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MANDYDE
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Being kind to myself

Monday, January 24, 2011

I realise that I am my own worst critic and if I don't always attain the high standards I set for myself, then I will beat myself up and feel angry, guilty and then sad.

This isn't helping me to attain my health, fitness and weight goals as I am knocking my own self-esteem. I need to learn to be kinder to myself and acknowledge the small steps I have taken each day and look for the positives that will keep me motivated. I have to realise that aiming for perfection is a fool's game (what is perfection?) and that aiming to do my best each day and recognising this will help me enjoy my progress
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  • v MOMMABOF7
    WoohOO being kind to ourselves is essential to happiness!
    2044 days ago
  • v VW_STEPH
    GREAT BLOG!! Everyone can use this, and i am glad you have realised and are trying for yourself, good on you girl. YOU DESERVE IT. Always remember that. Perfection is something nobody can possibly be. Putting all your effort in and doing the best you can do is wonderful enough!

    Ooooh you're going to London? Have a great time!!! xox
    2044 days ago
  • v DXTREME45
    Just look in the mirror every day and say, "I love me some me."
    2044 days ago
  • v NINETANGEL
    Now that you realize this can you teach it to the rest of the women in the world? We could all use a daily reminder!
    2044 days ago
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