Ooph, we can be mean to ourselves can’t we?! It almost always breaks my heart when I have the first session with my clients to hear the things they say about themselves.
We speak to ourselves in ways we would never, ever speak to anyone else. An important, in fact pivotal point in the body acceptance journey is being able to soften the inner dialogue but in order to start doing that we have to become familiar of the words we’re using against ourselves. This might take time, don’t worry. It may be that – like many of us — your self-critical voice is so common for you that you don’t even notice when it is present.
If you think about how long we’ve been saying these things to ourselves - it’s no wonder it’s going to take a bit of time to change them!Read More