5 ways women sabotage their body confidence

5 ways women sabotage their body confidence I regularly see women sabotaging their chances of having a better relationship with their body. I’ve found there are a few common ways this can happen, which I collectively call ‘The Body Confidence Trap’. Lurking in the trap are misconceptions about what body confidence means, and what it [...]

By | 2017-08-16T10:56:41+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Body Image, Self worth|0 Comments

10 things that will not help your body image

10 things that will not help your body image In a society where you’re constantly being told your body needs to change for you to be worthy or acceptable, it’s easy to get sucked into trying to physically change your body. I used to believe that if I ‘worked hard enough’ on my looks, I’d [...]

By | 2017-08-16T08:53:04+00:00 July 3rd, 2017|Body Image|0 Comments

How to get a beach body mind-set

How to get a beach body mind-set As we head into summer holiday season in the UK (and I’m sure it’s the same wherever you are at the moment, unless you’re in the Southern Hemisphere!), we’re bombarded with magazine articles and adverts telling us how to get that ‘beach body’. I’m already sick of it! [...]

By | 2017-05-31T06:30:49+00:00 April 11th, 2017|Body Image, Health & Fitness|0 Comments

How to have gratitude for your body

How to have gratitude for your body One of the tools that has helped me most in learning to value and respect my body (and still does), is a regular gratitude practice. Articulating what you feel grateful for about your body (and life) is one way to counter-act negative body thoughts. What is a gratitude [...]

By | 2017-05-09T16:45:56+00:00 March 8th, 2017|Body Image|0 Comments

How to be your body’s best friend

How to be your body's best friend We all have an inner critic, or what I call my 'inner bitch'.  It's the part of you that engages in harsh and judgmental self-talk. When it comes to your body, if you frequently experience negative body thoughts, followed by body dissatisfaction and shame, it's likely that your [...]

By | 2017-05-09T16:45:56+00:00 March 1st, 2017|Body Image|0 Comments

How to live a body confident life, your way

How to live a body confident life, your way Back when I first started out on my body confidence journey, my head was full of voices telling me what my body should and shouldn’t look like, and what I needed to do to have the ‘perfect body’. One of the things I did to drown [...]

By | 2017-05-09T16:45:56+00:00 February 9th, 2017|Body Image|0 Comments

How to deal with negative body thoughts

How to deal with negative body thoughts The way that you feel about your body is largely a product of the way you think about it.  If you have a negative inner voice that is constantly saying unpleasant things about your body, it's difficult to feel body confident. An awareness of your thoughts is one [...]

By | 2017-05-09T16:45:56+00:00 December 23rd, 2016|Body Image|0 Comments

4 ways to cope with a ‘bad body day’

4 ways to cope with a 'bad body day' After years working on my body image, I still have days when I don’t feel great about my appearance. I call this a ‘bad body day’. Being body confident doesn’t mean you’ll never have days when you think negatively about your body. Rather, a healthy body [...]

By | 2017-05-09T16:45:56+00:00 August 22nd, 2016|Body Image|0 Comments