As a recovering people pleaser, the hardest realization to come to is that:
It’s my job to trigger people.
I’m not here to be liked. I’m here to help you become the best version of yourself.
As a coach, helping others become their best selves means being a beacon of truth - for most, these are the truths you’ve been avoiding, but taking ownership of will ultimately set you free - and speaking those truths means…
The need to be perfect used to permeate every possible aspect of my life. Within my family, school, friends, religion, job, and every possible interaction I had in the world - it all had to be immaculate.
I so clearly remember convincing myself that I was having high standards, and that I wanted to only give my best. I used to wear my perfectionism boldly, and proud.
I have had so many women reach out to me, asking about intuitive eating. Wondering what diets I follow, the cookbooks I use, and how to know what to do in terms of nutrition.
So many women - especially those who’ve operated from a place dysfunction, or even disordered relationship with food - have only ever known guilt + shame about what they’re eating, counting calories, and the constant desperate search for the next miracle diet…
Want to know what the key to unlocking your entire self love journey is?
The biggest factor in being able to live in alignment with our best, most vibrant selves (the version of you that doesn’t struggle with a lack of confidence, hating her body, is constantly searching for the next diet, who’s life is ruled by what she’s eating, worrying about what others think of her all the time, or wishes she could simply love herself), is…
Confidence, self love, and body positivity are incredible tools.
Telling women they are good enough, worthy of what they desire, and that they are allowed to love themselves as they are is 100% fact. I am a huge advocate of this, and stand firmly behind this message.
The entire movement of body positivity is one that was invaluable to me when I was first beginning my recovery from anorexia over 8 years ago.
But here’s the thing that’s not really being talked about in it…
I'm on a mission to help women to end their dysfunctional relationships with food, and heal body image so they can feel confident, worthy and free through body confidence coaching, and boudoir photography.