The Lauren Messiah Love Your Body Challenge day two is all about talking about a part of your body you love and why.
I really didn’t expect this to be so difficult but as soon as I sat down to write my answer I couldn’t think about anything without coming up with an instant negative. I like my stomach – but I’ve put weight on so it’s not quite how I want it to be right now. I like my eyes – but I always seem to be tired at the moment so they’re bloodshot and not as bright as they should be. I like my boobs – but age is starting to get to them and they’re obviously not as perky as when I was 18. What kind of nonsense is this and when did I allow myself to turn back into my own bully?
After a deep breath and a little chat with the negative gremlin telling him to take a hike, it’s time to try again without a negative counterpoint. I love my bum – it’s a good shape and will refuse any trousers that aren’t worthy. I love my shoulders – they’re broad, strong and fill a blazer just right. I love my waist – it has always stayed defined no matter what weight I’ve put on and gives me an hourglass figure. I love my hair – it survives everything I put it through and gives me the opportunity to experiment with my style whenever I feel like it.
Most of all, I love my mind. It might try and trick me sometimes and pull the rug from under me but it is also capable of changing, learning and turning negatives into positives.
I can’t wait to carry on this journey to empowerment and I couldn’t recommend it enough to anyone out there.