We all want to feel comfortable and confident in our own skin. This isn't about focusing on perfection. It's about figuring out what you need to do to feel your absolute best. I personally have no shame in admitting I want to feel and look good naked! These thoughts don't stem from an ego place but from a place of deep love and gratitude for my body. It does so much for me that I want to feed it, physically and mentally, the best way I can.
As a holistic nutritionist, I know that the pressure to look perfect intensifies at this time of year. Going to the beach is about having fun but too often comes with anxiety about how we look, and we compare ourselves to others. If you’re happy, relaxed, and full of energy; have good digestion, a powerful immune system, and gleaming skin, how important is it to have a stomach as flat as a pancake?
If you're doing everything right in terms of food, nutrition, quantity, quality, exercise, and activity, but the body and mind are stressed, you're throwing off your hard efforts to lose weight. The body is intelligent, and there's so much we can't control, including hormones, which often dictate how good you feel and look. The good news is that there's a lot we can control. Here are some mistakes that might be keeping you from looking and feeling your best and exactly how to fix them: