It’s time to start believing YOU ARE ENOUGH

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“Self-love is a sincere acceptance of the past, an agreement to make the most of the present and a willingness to allow the best to occur in the future.” — Yung Pueblo

Two steps forward and 5 steps back. That’s how most of my early adult life felt. It felt like every time I would catch a break, fear, self-sabotage and the belief that “I’m not good enough” would take hold and ruin so many opportunities in front of me. I felt like something was wrong with me. I felt broken. But…

5 Steps to help you process unpleasant emotions that don’t involve food

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And how to actually achieve them

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Is it just me or do more people talk about New Year’s resolutions failing than actually creating them? Well, instead of reinforcing the idea that 80% of resolutions fail by February, let’s highlight some ways to keep people motivated and committed.

Although I’ve been part of that statistic many times, I’ve learned a few things along the way and created 7 steps to help keep New Year’s intentions. I like to use the word “intention” because it doesn’t have the bleak connotation “resolution” has. …

and Add a Little More Joy to Your Day

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Americans are statistically among the most stressed in the world. Gallup’s report states that 55% of Americans experience stress, which is well above the global average of 35%.

Nearly 70% of Americans experience physical and mental symptoms of stress, but only 37% think they are doing very well at managing stress. Of those experiencing regular stress, the highest ranking stressors were the future of our nation at 63%, money at 62%, work at 61%, current political climate at 57% and violence and crime at 51%.

It’s safe to say, Americans need some serious self-care. Stress, overwork and overwhelm are expected…

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After too many Sunday nights and Monday mornings feeling guilty and anxious about my weekend “damage,” I came to terms with the fact that I needed a change. Don’t get me wrong, I love my weekends just as much as anyone else, but the “Sunday Scaries” became a paralyzing stressor for me. I had to figure out how to get control so I could enjoy myself without anticipating the anxiety that would follow.

With a lot of self-reflection and trial and error, I finally figured out a process that helped me stay in control and reduce the guilt. It wasn’t…

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45 million Americans diet each year. Of those millions, 95% gain weight back, if not more than when they started.

We might feel great when we lose weight, but what happens when we stop dieting and gain it all back? Research shows that more than two-thirds of people regained more weight than they lost. It makes sense; if diets actually worked, the diet industry wouldn’t be worth $72 billion.

I’m well aware there are people who need to be on special diets for health reasons. …

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Studies show that 90% of women and 80% of men are dissatisfied with their body image. So, if you can believe that staggering statistic, 9 out of every 10 women reading this have some sort of dissatisfaction with their body image.

Most people think of body image as the physical aspects of our appearance. But body image encompasses more than just our weight and shape. It’s how we behave as a result of our thoughts and feelings.

Unfortunately, living in a society where body image is synonymous with physical appearance, many of us tie our self-worth to how we look…

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Have you ever felt like a bad mood just hijacked your entire day and you can’t get out of it? You wake up exhausted, hit the snooze button more times than you’d like to admit, barely have time to brush your hair before racing out the door to work only to be greeted by every red stop light?

How about the once in a blue moon morning where you wake up before your alarm clock with a smile on your face and a little pep in your step. You have time to eat a good breakfast that’s actually enjoyed sitting…

Jill Dreisilker

Confidence Coach — empowering people to embody self-acceptance and confidence so they can live their best, most authentic lives / IG: alvcoach_jill

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