Sometimes we get caught up in ourselves.
In our reflections.
In our rejections.
We look to reconnect with that person inside of us, but often settle for a passing reflective surface and a snap judgment about how we look and what we’re wearing.
Maybe we are torturing ourselves. Maybe we’re not eating. Maybe we’re binging. Maybe we’re purging. Maybe we are programming ourselves to feel shame about our bodies, and crossing our fingers that our children or friends and families don't see what we’re doing or why.
“My skin is gross today.”
“I feel fat.”
“I’m just not attractive.”
Maybe it’s time to stop for a minute and think about the weight of our words instead of the number on the scale.
Here are30 things I remind myself on the days that seems like a tough call to make.