We all want that magic pill…that miracle diet that will immediately transform our bodies into the icon of beauty that we desire to be. The path towards that body doesn’t start with anything external – it all starts with something inside of you. Your thoughts are the key. I learned from the amazing weight loss coach, Brooke Castillo, that your thoughts create feelings – and those feelings create actions – and those actions create results. If you want the results in your life to be a body that is changing towards what you want it to be, you must start by changing those internal thoughts.
Our internal thoughts sometimes are really mean. So many women beat themselves up – for eating that extra cookie, for saying something dumb, for carrying that extra 20 pounds (again!), for somehow failing as a mother, as a wife, or as a friend. If we are not busy beating the crap out of ourselves with the negative track that runs rampant in our heads somedays, then most of the rest of the time we are busy ignoring ourselves. Distracting ourselves from things we are afraid to feel. Sometimes we disguise distracting ourselves with being busy. Or caring for others. Or working too much. Or eating.
The path towards finding peace with your body all starts in your head. Pay attention to your thoughts. If you don’t like them, find some new ones that you do like. Some new thoughts that you can buy in to. Thoughts that support the direction you want to go. That support the fab-YOU-lous life and body you can have!