If you could stick a microphone in your brain, what would you hear yourself saying? I consistently ask my clients this question, and we tend to find some very powerful answers.
It is estimated that we have more than 60,000 thoughts racing around in our heads every day. And it is those thoughts (what you say to yourself) that affect how you feel and what you do. Now, what do you say specially about your body?
How much do you judge, criticize or bash yourself?
Unfortunately, we often say things to ourselves that we would never say to a friend, a stranger — or probably even someone we don’t particularly like. And yet, we mentally attack ourselves daily, sometimes even hourly.
Personally, even though I know it is important to love my body, there are times when I act like a spoiled brat towards it: “Why can’t you be thinner?!” “Look at those wrinkles!” “You better put on those Spanx before you go on TV!”
Watch this compelling video about two friends who share their internal dialogs about their bodies with each other.
How much can you relate to what they are saying?