By Chris Freytag
I heard this saying once and I love it: What story does your body tell about you? Does your body speak neglect and carelessness? Or does your body say to the world that you care about the one body you were given and you want to take care of it?
No matter the excuses, the weather, the busy schedule, the life events that can take you off course, your body speaks the results. Like it or not, it’s your billboard to the world.
If you want to change the story your body tells about you, the fight first has to be won in your head. The Harvard Medical School recently did a special health report on positive psychology and harnessing the power of personal strength and the study addressed the importance of self compassion.
The key to more success is tied to your ability for self compassion. “Self-compassion means being warm and understanding toward ourselves when we suffer, fail or feel inadequate, rather than flagellating ourselves with self-criticism,” according to the Harvard study. It can make a difference in your mood and your outlook.Read More