Gratitude has the power to transform your entire life. It can instantly shift you out of a bad mood, transform a “why me?” victim thought pattern, and help you to feel amazing.
If you’re reading this, then you already have a million things to be grateful for. You are educated, you can read, and you are so rich that you own your own computer to read it on.
I have recently noticed in my yoga classes the ritual of giving thanks to your body at the beginning and end of the session, I love this practice, and know that being truly thankful for your body has the power to completely transform it.
We live in a dichotomous world, right & wrong, black & white, acceptable & unacceptable. We live in a world where the general standards of beauty and body shape are set by the popular consciousness and media. We all know these standards are mostly unrealistic and unhealthy. So instead of comparing yourself to glossy, retouched magazines, start comparing yourself to YOURSELF! When you compare yourself to yourself, you can inspire yourself and strive to improve in all areas. You can run a little further, stretch a little more, be a little kinder, smile a little more.
So often as women we take that “right & wrong” thinking and apply it to ourselves, and to parts of ourselves. I have heard hundreds of women say things like this to me; “I like my ankles, but not my thighs, my belly is disgusting and I hate my flabby arms.” I want you to practice thinking of your body as a whole. You need all of your body to function. Those bits of yourself that you don’t like or hate, are crying out for some love and attention. Be kind to yourself. Yes, even the cellulite on your thighs.
Did you know that the reason women have cellulite and men don’t is because of oestrogen? Biologically we are designed to carry a little more body fat than men, so we can feed and nurture babies. Body fat is like nature’s insurance policy against famine. It’s just stored energy. We have cellulite because it’s much safer to store the fat under the skin, and not inside our arteries. Men have much more risk when they are carrying extra fat, because their fat tends to store inside their arteries and around internal organs. That’s what creates that hard, pot-belly in men. Dangerous fat. Thank your cellulite because it protects your internal organs from dangerous fat deposits. (I’m not saying you shouldn’t continue to strive to improve your health or body shape, just begin from a place of love & acceptance rather than punishment & self-loathing.)
These tips will help to improve cellulite, so get loving your thighs and incorporate these habits into your life…
1. Spend some time loving your thighs with a dry body brush before your showers to get the blood circulating. You can also give them a vigorous massage as you soap up in the shower, anything that gets the blood flowing will help.
2. Make sure you’re drinking plenty of water and eating a healthy diet.
3. Follow a regular strength training routine focussing on the lower body including moves like lunges, step ups, squats and dead lifts at least 2-3 times per week.
4. A bit of moisturising fake tan really will improve the appearance of your legs.
5. Make up a home remedy cellulite mask. Dr. Oz says this really works! I haven’t tried it yet, but thought I’d share anyway – Equal amounts of coffee & sugar, add olive oil to make a paste. Rub it on like a body scrub, and leave for a few minutes, then wash off in the shower. Apparently the caffeine can be absorbed by the skin and it has a metabolising effect on the fat, helping to break it down.
6. Smile and get on with life. Even supermodels have some cellulite. Confidence, a bit of lippy and good dressing works wonders regardless of your body type.
Everything you see and feel in your body now is simply a result of the past choices you’ve made. Your body is only giving you feedback from your past choices. If you’re not happy with the feedback from the current state of your body, you need to make better choices for yourself. You will more easily make better choices when you love your body and want to treat it well.
When you are feeling down on yourself list in your mind all the things you can be grateful for. Keep going till your state “pops” and you really feel that gratitude welling up inside.
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