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Staying Body Positive While Planning a Wedding

If you’re a bride-to-be, it’s easy to have a perfect “look” in mind for your special day. It’s not uncommon to diet before your wedding or choose to get in shape at the gym. We’ve all seen the “sweating for the wedding” t-shirts, right?   Though there’s nothing wrong with wanting to look and feel your best on your big …

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What to do when you don’t like yourself

I’m a big contender in the self hatred stakes. So what do you do when you don’t like yourself? I think my feelings of self loathing originated in my childhood. My parents were very critical of me and there were rarely any kind words. This early ‘programming’ has certainly made liking and accepting myself much harder. I mean, if your …

Self hatred

Self hatred seems to come to people a lot easier than self acceptance. I have often wondered why this is. Why is the default set at loathing rather than love? You might hate yourself for not being pretty enough, thin enough or rich enough. Often, self hatred is a symptom of perfectionism. We expect a lot of ourselves and when …

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When we let ourselves down

  When  we let ourselves down We all want a better life for ourselves and there are always things that we can improve upon. We can get ourselves into a cycle of self-loathing when we have expectations about either losing weight, attracting someone from the opposite sex, eating more healthily, finding a better job and so on. The self-loathing occurs …