What does being self-confident mean to you?
here is a dictionary definition: “a feeling of trust in one’s abilities, qualities, and judgement”
Self confidence will a slight different meaning to each individual.
It depends if you are having a good day or not right?
Feeling confident has to come from within. I used to think it was about how I looked.
If I was thin enough I would feel self-confident.
Hmmmm not so! When I got really lean a while back, sure I felt great but all my ‘old
stuff’ was still there. I still wasn’t happy. I still craved foods and felt guilty around food.
Guess what happened? Yeah I put all the weight back on and some!!
I realise now that I have to work on the inside stuff for the outside to follow.
This is much harder and takes much longer than a ‘diet’. Don’t get me wrong I still get
drawn towards the quick fixes.
Lose 7lbs in 7 days? oh yes please, where do i sign up. Doh!! NO NO NO (that’s me shouting at myself)!
Last year I kinda fell off the healthy wagon. I didn’t really exercise and I certainly didn’t eat very well.
I have spent this year getting back on track. I’m taking it steady eddy. I’m following a non-gimmicky nutrition plan.
I have lost roughly 7lbs in six months. I’m not sure because I have stopped weighing myself.
I just want to feel good by loving by body and mind.
I have invested my time in getting my body moving well again so I’m not in pain.
Here’s me with my Back to Life Babes having completed a 5k fun run. This was an achievement considering how unfit I had become.
This definitely made me feel more confident. I felt flippin’ AWESOME.