/When Did We Accept That It Was OK To Be So Hard On Ourselves?

When Did We Accept That It Was OK To Be So Hard On Ourselves?

I completely love the New 12 months as a result of it seems like a recent begin, a clear slate, and a world of potential and alternative. Why is that marvel so shortly stomped on by our worry of not dwelling as much as our personal expectations?

Do you ever make New 12 months’s resolutions or objectives and end up getting overwhelmed, stressed or pissed off as a substitute of impressed, motivated and energized? Why do you assume that’s?

Is it the stress we placed on ourselves to not mess up or get off observe as a result of then we are going to really feel like we failed? The place did that stress come from and when did it start?

When did we settle for that it was okay to be so onerous on ourselves that we don’t even start to strive?


One in all my favourite issues about SBF is our group on Fb. We have a bunch for lively SBF’ers the place members encourage, encourage, share tales, defeats and construct relationships. It is a assist system of girls from everywhere in the world which might be standing up in opposition to the lies that we’re fed each single day and reminding one another why it’s we select to be wholesome and attempt to be the perfect variations of ourselves. These are girls which might be serving to one another reply the questions above, and pushing one another to kick worry within the face and maintain onto the worth and price that isn’t present in our look, our quantity on a scale, or the variety of birthdays we’ve celebrated.

Final week one of many members shared these phrases together with an amazing device that she discovered and I used to be compelled to share it:


“I normally don’t make resolutions, as I normally solely follow them for per week. One thing at all times modifications, or I am going again to the best way I used to be final 12 months. Resolutions find yourself being extra worrying than useful. 

It’s late in January, however I’m beginning a plan. It’s not a brand new aim; it’s been round for some time, however now I’ve determined to have a plan to chase it. 

Purpose: be match, for all times. 

It’s a aim that’ll final eternally. 

I’ve been doing SBF for a couple of years now, however I wish to give myself extra construction and make it a behavior. three days per week a minimum of, no excuses. 

Somebody as soon as informed me that too many individuals deal with train like one thing further, one thing they COULD do. However not sufficient folks deal with it like a necessity, such like meals. One thing they NEED to do. That actually made me assume. 

So right here’s my behavior e-book! I discovered it in Goal. It’s an amazing little accountability hard-bound e-book with superior quotes on every web page. On my days off, I’m going to decide on SBF exercises, run, and report all of it on this e-book. Plus, earlier than I begin exercising, I’m to sit down down, chill out, and do my devotions. I have to be taught to take it sluggish and never rush to suit issues in. I preserve over-scheduling myself on my days off. That must cease! 


So right here goes. It’s late within the day already however I’m about to log into SBF and select some movies. And it’ll all go on this e-book.

Pleased SBF’ing, girls!”    -Deborah S.

Thanks a lot for sharing this Deborah! It inspired me a lot to see that you’re deliberately making a plan and implementing instruments that can assist you follow it!

three Most Vital Issues To Keep in mind

  1. You’re sturdy and able to greater than you’ll ever perceive. Inform another person that right now.
  2. Give your self grace.
  3. When you feel discouraged sit down and journal issues you’re grateful for. Simply begin writing.


Okay, now it’s time for a sweepstakes #giveaway! I cherished Deborah’s behavior e-book a lot that I tracked a pair down and shall be sending two of you a e-book with a private message from me!

Enter to WIN by COMMENTING beneath together with your ideas and SHARE this weblog submit of Fb. 

xoxo Suzanne

P.S. For those who don’t WIN you could find this journal at Goal.

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