When I get on the scale and I don't know what is going to happen, I think of what I would say to my best friend. Either a big congrats or 'you'll get 'em next time' and I say them out loud as if he is in the room with me. Treating myself like my own best friend has done wonders for my weigh ins. :)
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Be your own best friend. Not the kind of friend who secretly wants you to fail but the kind of friend who is gentle and kind to you and will take the spoon out of your hand and tell you to talk it through. Be nice to yourself like you would be to your best friend. You completely deserve it.
Would you pick a best friend who beat you up? No. When you fail, do as your best friend would do and look at the positive of what happened. Recognize your own achievements and cheer yourself on. You deserve to be your own true best friend and to build yourself up as you go on this journey.
Anytime you mess up on your healthy lifestyle journey, simply put it behind you! Everyone makes detours in life - you are no exception. Instead of beating yourself up about it and making yourself feel bad, talk to yourself in a positive fashion instead. Make yourself feel better the same way that you would encourage your best friend. Remember, YOU are your own best friend!! 22030
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