4 New Year’s Resolutions Not To Make. This Year, Make These Instead…

New Year’s Resolutions can be great. They can also be cliche, meaningless expressions that lack true importance and motivation power. Here are 4 New Year’s Resolutions not to make this year followed by some warm and fuzzy suggestions instead. 1. Lose Weight. Everyone is over this resolution. And secretly you’re over it too. So why make it again this year? Don’t. Instead: Feel Good In My Body. I’m not saying that weight loss isn’t a valid desire or worthwhile goal to have, but how much you weigh is not a measure of your value and I’m sick of seeing women struggle with this. Surely you have more to concern yourself with than your thighs? You might need to lose weight. And you might not. But, maybe you only think you need to lose weight because Cosmopolitan┬átells you your perfectly normal and healthy female body doesn’t measure up to their ridiculous and unrealistic “beauty” standards. Think about it. Before you write ‘lose weight’ on your 2014 to do list ask yourself if YOU really want it or need it. Ultimately it’s the feeling that you believe being thin will provide. It’s the feeling of lightness. The feeling of freedom. You don’t have to be skinny to feel that way. What can you do besides lose weight, that will provide you with that feeling? First off, you can stop caring so much about what other people think. If people judge you based on how you look, then fuck ’em. Secondly, stop waiting to live your life until you “look like her.” Give yourself permission to live in the moment, to be happy now and to feel good in your body. And who knows, if you really do need to lose weight it might just happen automatically as a result of you living …

Erin Huggins4 New Year’s Resolutions Not To Make. This Year, Make These Instead…

Why Diets Don’t Work – Audio

Before you start planning your new diet for 2012. Take a few minutes to listen to why they don’t work. Holiday hype aside, the new year is a great time to hit the refresh button on your body…. BUT, is that what you’re really doing? Listen for more… Here’s to reaching your ideal weight and getting healthy and happy in a sustainable, pleasurable way.

Erin HugginsWhy Diets Don’t Work – Audio