• negative self perception

    Negative Self-Perceptions

    I recently had a conversation about self-hate, love, and comparison, and how it bleeds into our interactions with other people. How our self perception, whether it was developed by ourselves or from past upbringings and traumas; our self perception bleeds into our daily lives – how we handle other beings and situations we’re faced with, both positive and negative. In the conversation, a comment was made about another, “they hate themselves and I don’t understand why.” This led me into a single breath, long-winded monologue, diving into why this person…

  • Changes Happen

    It’s a love/hate relationship. The body can do amazing things (many of which we take for granted), and one of those things being how quickly our bodies can change. It can be extremely discouraging with of how quickly or slowly the body changes – gaining “bad” weight always seems to be far easier than losing it, and losing muscle happens faster than building it. It can be challenging to target body mass fluctuations because they can be caused by a multitude of things such as diet, training, gender, hormones, etc.,…