“Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.” ~ Helen Keller
I spend 4 years hiding in what felt secure. Keeping myself closed off, avoiding the danger of being hurt, of being seen, of being judged and feeling shame. I didn't see my worth. Hiding in my comfort zone wasn't that comfortable and I certainly wasn't happy. My negative outlook affected how I cared for myself ( or lack thereof), and I had no exciting adventures.
Then one day I decided I was tired of that existence and I decided I was making a change. It was a private change from with inside my home but the very act of caring for myself lit a spark in me that turned into the power to change on a much larger scale!
You are worthy. Right now in this moment. You don't need to change anything but your perspective but changing your actions helps to change your perspective. Treating yourself well makes you more aware of your worth and you gain courage. Courage to stand up and say, without shame "This is who I am!", as you go about becoming the best version of your worthy self. That better version is all internal, my dear, but the outside catches up as you treat yourself with the respect you deserve!
These simple actions, exercising and eating well, changed my life, not because I have a better body but because it showed me what it felt like to be respected. I had to respect myself first!
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"And Aubrey was her name. A not so very ordinary girl or name."(Or so says David Gates ;) I'm a wife to Phillip, a mother to Scarlett and Juliet. We live in the beautiful city of Thornton, Co. I'm a recovering red bull addict. I love to read. I hate to cook. I seek to be inspired and also to inspire others. I am a Beachbody Coach on a quest to be truly healthy mind, soul, and body and challenge others to do the same.