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paigemfh

Do you ever stand in front of you closet full of clothes certain you have nothing to wear? Do you hate every single thing you put on and end up crying on your bed in a pile of discarded clothes? Is it worse around the holidays when all you want to do is look good when you see family and friends you haven’t seen in months? 👗 I have been there one million times! And I have some tips for not only surviving but feeling awesome at all your holiday parties! 🎄 1. Accept your body as it is right now! I know it’s tempting to get to December and think about all the progress you could’ve made by now, but you’re not going to lose 20 pounds by your party on Saturday, so accept where you are at and move on. ❤️ 2. Wear clothes you feel good in. It sucks to go somewhere and be too busy feeling like you can’t breathe in your jeans to have a good time. I have some go-to pieces that I always know look great on me and make me feel good. I’m looking at you black @torridfashion skinny jeans. 👖 3. Remember you are your biggest critic. It’s highly unlikely anyone else will even notice, much less think about, your flaws the way you do. So your shirt doesn’t hide every little roll? It’s no big deal! Rock your outfit with confidence and your “imperfections” will be the last thing people care about. 💃 4. Just have fun! Life is too short to spend what could be amazing times making memories with your loved ones criticizing and tearing yourself down. I’ve been there, don’t look back and regret all the moments you wished you would’ve just enjoyed. #holidayparties #wearwhatmakesyouhappy

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this_is_me.vsg

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flaunt.your.curvez

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thatcurvywoman

This was the day someone told me I "dance for attention". Yeah right! I dance a certain way because I like it. I dance a certain way to express myself. I dance a certain way to express my freedom.. Cz dance floor is one of the few places I can let everything go. I dance like no one is watching me. I dance without giving a single fuck. I enjoy every second on the floor because I let myself loose there. You know what's common in all these reasons? NONE OF THEM INCLUDE YOU. Stop slut shaming girls every chance you get. Stop shaming them for simply having fun. Stop shaming them for being themselves. And one great life hack: Do Not Say Anything If You Have Nothing Nice To Say. Sometimes words do speak the loudest and comments like these can make someone feel absolutely crap about themselves. Don't be the person who does that to other people. Live and Let Live ❤️ . . . . . . . . . . . . #bodypositive #bopo #bodypositivity #bodyacceptance #bodyposi #psblogger #plussizeblogger #positivethoughts #positivemindset #positivevibes #pink #pinkdress #curls #wavyhair #womenempoweringwomen #womenpower #wavyhair #womenempowerment #feminista #feminism #feminist #lifequotes #live #liveandletlive #curvy #plussizefashion #curvywoman #curvyfashion #effyourbeautystandards

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strengthmarks

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megoneill10

I’m not going to lie and say that I am anywhere near confident and accepting of this photo. I’m not. I nowhere near being in love with my body, but I’m ready to put in the work. Posting this feels like ripping off that bandaid. . . “Here world! Just look and see all the parts that I am terrified to show.” . . I’ve spent nearly 35 years wishing to be different in some way. In middle school I wished to be less skinny and boney. In high school I wished to be less tall. In college I wished to be less soft. During pregnancy I wished to be less big. . . It’s time to change this relationship. . . Step 1. I’m going to stop wishing for my body to be less than anything it already is. . . I’m 6ft tall and 180lbs. I have gained, and lost, 120 lbs over the last 7 years. I have given birth to 28 lbs of human. I ran a half marathon. I’ve played 4 years of varsity basketball. I’ve worked out. I am training to be a yoga teacher. . . This body has been good to me and it’s time I start returning the favor. 2019 is going to be all about treating myself right. Eliminating negative self-talk and embracing who I am in the present moment. . . I wanted to post this for any woman who has looked at herself—or looks at herself now—and is disappointed in what she sees. For any woman who feels unworthy because of something that society tells her is a flaw. For anyone feeling stuck. I am with you. I am hoping that this vulnerable moment will give you a bit of peace ❤️

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julesalamode

Story time!! My mom recently told me that growing up I was always obsessed with this idea of a “prince.” Whenever I saw a Disney princess alone I’d ask my mom, “where’s her prince?” When she told me this, I realized that I’ve spent most of my life searching for the perfect person to “complete” me. Because of this I’ve settled for some pretty unhealthy relationships. It wasn’t until I spent several months truly ALONE, that I discovered my own value without a man or woman by my side. It was then, that I attracted the most perfect human that I couldn’t have dreamed up myself. 🥰💋 But I don’t NEED a “prince” anymore, and I’ve never felt stronger. I’ll be wearing the loveliest scent this season, #mykindoflove @bykilian available at Sephora, to celebrate my SELF LOVE! What’s your kind of love?? #sephoraxkilian - - - - - #womenempowerment #bodyacceptance #selfcare #selflove #chicagogram #chicago #chicagoblogger #perfectlyimperfect #loveyourself #selfacceptance #bloggerlife #selfappreciation #lingeriemodel #photoshoot #holidayseason #vlogmas #chicago #sephora #bodypositive

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tanikalucie

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hellloitsvee

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39beyhankayaoglu92

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jenniferdigennaro

If it involves buying a product for weight loss from multi level marketing company - IT IS A DIET If it involves someones before and after pictures to sell a "health" product - IT IS A DIET If it involves food restrictions prescribed to help you lose weight or "get healthy (and by healthy they mean thinner)" - IT IS A DIET And diets do not work. The diet industry is hitting hard already and it is not even January...*sigh* ...exploring intuitive eating is a gentler, wiser way to go vs. another diet. #intuitiveeating #intuitiveeatingcounselor #bodytrust #bodytrustprovider #diet #dietsdontwork #edrecovery #bodyliberation #haes #bodyacceptance #bodyrespect #losehatenotweight #ditchthediet #holidaycheer

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flaunt.your.curvez

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barbs.torrez

#StevenUniverse is teaching a new generation to accept and love ourselves and others exactly how we are. Watching it makes me remember to have fun and accept my body and feelings. So, yes, I'm a #GeekGirl . . . . #GlassesGirl #Glasses #FullBody #BodyPositive #BodyPositivity #BodyAcceptance #PlusSizeFashion #PlusSizeGirl #PlusSize #Curvy #CurvyGirl #Curves #Fun #FunnyGirl #Mexican #MexicanGirl #WednesdayWisdom #Wednesday #LongHair #Geek #VSCO #effyourbeautystandards #flauntyourcurves @lil.snaxx #lilsnaxx #GoodNight

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fightfornaturalbeauty

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livingitauthentically

💎YOUR NIGHTLY REMINDER: Beauty has NO size 💎. . . . 🦄 I’m 5’2 - Worth it 🦄. . . TAG A FRIEND + SHARE BELOW WHAT YOU GOT ! 💖

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cyclicalwe

Today as I was driving (PS the suburbs are hell) I started to think about all the healers, tarot readers, astrologers, reiki practitioners, breathwork teachers, and space holders of all kinds that I follow, admire, and look up to here on Instagram. Folks that I’m friends with and those that I’ve never met or really even spoken to. In that same moment I realized just how many of them are queer. And I smiled. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Because the truth is that we simply had more processing to do, and maybe always will. And so we became the people that *we* needed. The people that we wished would have been there for us. We do this work because we needed it first. Not for the pursuit of making money - although all energetic and emotional workers deserve to be well compensated because this labor is very real, so please pay your healers - but because we wanted to be the people we needed for both ourselves and for the rest of the collective. It’s a massive act of love to show up and do this everyday. It’s a huge leap of faith. It’s like stating, every day, that we believe in a world where things can be better because we’re actively choosing to show up for what is and do our part shift it. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ So, to all my peers, please know I’m grateful for you. Thanks for being here with me. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Unrelated sidebar: Year Ahead tarot readings still available on a sliding scale on my website - orders will be closing on Sunday the 16th.

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recoverybrainfood

Understanding this has been one of the biggest eureka moments in my recovery and understanding my transition from anorexia to binge eating. I was not a "compulsive overeater." I was not "addicted to food." I did not have to "overcome emotional eating" or "cure" myself from binging. I was hungry. Physically, mentally, spiritually, and emotionally - I was hungry.

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_thesoulofme

💛Good Afternoon you beautiful humans! remember to keep smiling today😊 .. I have a question to ask you ? This holiday season In all it’s glory of food that’s going on 🙌❤️.. are you going to enjoy the food, the love and the company that comes with the holidays? Or are you going be dreading it all and thinking about what exercise you can do to counteract the Christmas food ? For years and years I would dread the Christmas season. I would think of quick ways to lose the couple of kilos I may have put on (which generally I never did 🤦‍♀️). I Constantly would look down at my stomach throughout the day and watching it expand and start to freak out 😳💕.. since recovering from my eating disorder I have really learnt to be happy with my body(chunkiness and all🙋‍♀️🙊😂💛)and to really enjoy my life instead of revolving my life around what I look like on the outside , it’s made the Christmas season alot easier 🙋‍♀️❤️.. So I encourage you this season to remember to just focus on the relationships and the love that surrounds all the food! Enjoy it without the guilt and without the “I need to diet after Christmas” . Don’t be so hard on your body and let yourself enjoy ❤️❤️ ..📸 @foodandfearless

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bellabbold

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road_backto_recovery

Day 13: as of this evening, I AM DONE WITH ANATOMY CLASS!!!!! Now, *ahem* topic change. . Crow’s feet or evidence of laughter in your life? Parentheses or proof of the smiles you’ve had? .. Wrinkles are only negative when they are in your clothing. Tell me why they are bad on your body? Because they make you “look old?” Because you used to not have them? ... Why are we carrying on the message that the NATURAL PROCESS OF AGING is negative?! Why is it BAD to have evidence that you’ve been alive a little longer than you were yesterday? .... Perspective matters. I don’t ever want to strive for a face that gives no evidence that I have laughed hard and smiled a lot. I don’t want a face that is unrealistic or not mine or altered. I don’t want skin that will ever reinforce the message that you will look better if you change how you look now. ..... “There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.” ...... So what is something that you’ve decided is negative about yourself, but has no substantial reason that it is bad other than society (or you) says so? ....... F society!! Take back your life! Take back your body! Be in charge of what labels you apply to things in your life! ........ Please know that I have zero judgement to those who get Botox or have procedures or surgeries done to their body! None at all! It just makes me sad because it is a reminder of the messages we are given about ourselves just as we are. ......... #recovery #loveyourbody #loveyourself #selflove #selfcare #edrecovery #edwarrior #edfighter #strength #recoverycommunity #osfed #hope #help #heal #anorexia #bulimia #bodyacceptance #depression #anxiety #awareness #bingeeating #fighter #support #prorecovery #bodypositivity #weight #scale #bodyimage #society #riseabove

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in.progress.jess

Awwww you guys!!! I can’t believe it’s been 5 years since that fateful Thursday in December when I decided to commit to a healthy lifestyle! Although my life doesn’t revolve around weight loss anymore, I still want to acknowledge how far I’ve come both physically and emotionally! 🤩🤩🤩This next year of my journey is gonna be all about continuous improvement and balance and move self love 💕

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rosemattsonrd

After yoga the other day, BOTH of the women next to me immediately checked their fitness trackers. I'm assuming it was to see how many calories they burnt in class (obviously, I could be wrong). But, it honestly broke my heart a little 😭 ⠀ ...⠀ Yoga, or any movement, should be FUN. Moving can help foster appreciation and respect for your body (along with lots of other benefits). But if your entire focus is on how many calories you burn, maybe it's time to ask yourself some questions👇🏼⠀ ...⠀ Do you find yourself getting a little intense doing extra steps or whatever to hit a certain number? ⠀ Does your mood depend on how many steps you did or didn't get? ⠀ Are you upset if you forget to track steps, or a workout? ⠀ Do you feel like a workout doesn't "count" unless you hit a certain number? ⠀ Does the amount of food you eat each day dependent on that number? ⠀ ...⠀ If the answer is yes to any of these questions, it might be a good time to put your tracker away. ⠀ ...⠀ Know that you don't need a tracker to determine how "good" the class was. You don't have to equate high calorie burn to exercise "done well". True yoga is not about how many calories you burn. You CAN eat according to your hunger/fullness cues, and not based on what the tracker tells you. Know that your worth is entirely NOT dependent on how much exercise you do or don't do🤗⠀ ....⠀ The process of Intuitive Eating is all about listening to your body cues. Leaving these numbers out of it can be a good place to start❤️⠀ ...⠀ * This isn't to say ALL fitness tracking, Fitbits etc. are problematic. I know that some people can use them as helpful reminders, without stress or obsession. You do you.

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ladymoderne

It's time to shine 🌟calling all the women out there to glitter up and celebrate yourself in every size, shape and color - @hilaryduff Let's listen to Hilary Duff and celebrate ourselves, ladies! #hilaryduff #GlassesUsa #glassesusapartner

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lehmermaidqueen

“Flounder don’t be such a guppy.”🐠💖 • • • Having a REALLY bad self love week so here’s some pics from when I wasn’t hating myself. 🙃✌🏻also forever shouting out @colleen and my love for her and her lipstick.💋💜 #thelittlemermaid #ariel #disneyprincess #partofyourworld #underthesea #mermaid #dinglehopper #casualcosplay #disney #disneycosplay #disnerd #disneyland #selflove #bodypositive #bodypositivity #bodyposi #bodyacceptance #beautybeyondsize #effyourbeautystandards #cosplayer #cosplaygirl #cosplayersofinstagram #mermaidqueencosplay #colleenballinger #mirandasings

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feministsaretakingover

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intuitive.dietitian.kosher

I had phases where I used to try to get myself to eat less/curb cravings by drinking a ton of water before meals. It never worked. I was still hungry & would often end up on a binge at some point. I used to wish I’d just stop feeling hungry so then I can easily not feel the urge to eat and finally reach my “dream body”. I didn’t think this was disordered thinking. Especially when these “health tips” were found all over the place! . . News flash!! Hunger is a BLESSING and water can’t replace FOOD! Without hunger signals we would not be driven to eat so that we consume food (energy) and keep on LIVING! Let’s call these “health tips” what they are - Ridiculous!! And dangerous. . . What do you think would happen if you filled up your car tank with water? It would probably crash and burn as you are cruising down the highway. Also, putting water instead of gas will not turn your car into another car model. It will just ruin the one you have now. . . Your body is no different. It needs the appropriate fuel. FOOD! Your body has these signals for a REASON and the weight your body wants to be at is already predetermined by your genetics (other factors such as medical conditions, dieting history, etc can play a role as well). Fueling your body with water when it needs actual food will only damage it in the long run - and if you struggle with binge eating - being overly hungry is what will drive you to those binges! This is a NORMAL response to being overly hungry. . . Let’s STOP finding ways to suppress an appetite & instead learn to TRUST it! Hunger + appetite can be a wonderful thing if you let it be. It makes food taste good, it brings pleasure, and it helps us to nourish ourselves appropriately. . . ➡️➡️Doors to my 4-week program: Set Yourself Free - are now open. Its for those who are ready to leave food guilt and anxiety behind and learn to TRUST their body and themselves so that food is a peaceful and joyful aspect of life that provides true health and happiness🙏🏻💃 Door close next Monday! Click the link in my bio to join, we start next Tuesday and I can't wait!!💃 . . . Do you trust your internal cues?

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kayliemorbid

I was just reading about how the @victoriassecret fashion show this year had its lowest ever ratings. I can’t say I’m surprised. Times are changing, and people are tiring of “aspirational” marketing. We want to see ourselves and those we love represented! I’ve never really cared about VS since their advertising and sizing has always made it abundantly clear that I’m far outside the very narrow demographic they want to appeal to. Which is fine, because I will continue to support brands and businesses who at least attempt to support and celebrate all the beautiful forms of diversity the human form takes 🖤 So here’s an oldie of my fat, queer body sporting a cute (and comfy!) @caciqueintimates bra. VS wishes it was ready for this jelly 😉😈🍑 . . . . #plussizefashion #fatshion #girlswithtattoos #goth #gothgirl #alternative #alternativegirl #purplehair #plussize #plusmodel #bra #victoriasecret #inclusionmatters #transisbeautiful #plusisbeautiful #bodyacceptance #fatbabe #gothicc #fatandhappy #honormycurves #plussizebeauty #witchesofinstagram

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bribickathletics

⚠️Warning⚠️ I'm breaking society's stigma and "bragging on myself" just a little 😊 On this #womencrushwednesday I'm going to give myself the praise it deserves. My body is amazing! ❌Do I have a 6 pack? Nope ✔Do I have stretch marks on my thighs? Yup! ❌Do I have that infamous thigh gap? Nah... ✔Can I do all the hard things in the gym? Oh ya! ✔✔✔ Does this make it perfect? Yes! 💯I have recently realized that I give myself a lot less credit for my efforts and small successes than in would for someone else doing the exact same things as me. I think that there are social stigmas that tell us to down play our own efforts and play up the efforts of others. That thinking is BULLSHIRT! ("The Good Place" anyone? 🤣). We are always worth praise for our accomplishments no matter how small. 💯That said...lately I’ve been treating my body like an asshole and my normal nutrition game has turned into a bread and cheese, wine, and ALL the cookies on the planet game. (Literally I ate 4 last night🍪🍪🍪🍪). We planned our wedding, went on our honeymoon, had Thanksgiving dinner, and attended another wedding. All of these events included indulging my sweet tooth and allowing myself to have any and everything I wanted. Now I’m craving junk food because that’s what I’ve been feeding myself. I took this picture this morning. I don’t necessarily look like I gained a ton of weight but I feel shitty on the inside (gut issues, brain fog, muscle fatigue, etc) when I’m not nourishing my body right. I don’t have as much energy for my workouts and I feel sleepy all the time. All of this to say, I’m regrouping myself mentally. January I’m going to be running a reset so that bith melyself and others can tackle some of these things in the new year. Updates coming soon so stay tuned!! #loveyourself #selflove #bodyacceptance #fitfam #healthylife #healthychoices #healthybalance #lifebalance #praiseyourself #youareenough #enough #reallife #reallifestruggles #hardchoices #adulting #adultingishard #toughchoices #fitfam #journey #healthandwellness #healthandwellnessjourney #enjoythejourney #fitnessforlife #fitstagram #fitforlife #thisisreallife #realwoman

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revolutionaryselflove

How would it feel to accept every inch of yourself? Hell, not only accept, but like every inch, even love it! Would you believe me if I told you that you could have all that.. all of it... and nothing about your body needs to change? #revolutionaryselflove #radicalchange #allbodiesaregoodbodies #bodyacceptance #bodytrust #mentalillness #selfcare #bodydysmorphicdisorder #mentalhealth #healthateverysize #bodylove #bopowarrior #ditchthediet #foodfreedom #bodyacceptancecoach #selflove #recoverywarrior #selfloveisthebestlove #recovery #mentalhealthawareness #growth #bodypositive #healthateverysize #bodylove #honoryourbody #bantheBMI #bodypositivity

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jessjonesboudoir

Me after doing anything remotely taxing.**

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flaunt.your.curvez

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_wendyyy__

okay, swipe left to see me double fisting some whiskey and wine 2 years and about 30 pounds ago. • I saw that photo of myself and realized how much my life has changed. (thank goodness) • i used to drink pretty heavily; i would either drink a whole bottle of wine at home or i spent my nights at happy hours drinking plenty margaritas or gin and tonics (my favorite) • i am not against drinking or going out and enjoying life, i just learned that i didn’t need to be drunk to have fun or to relax after a stressful day. • over the past two years, i have fallen in love with working out, sweating, getting stronger, meeting people that inspire me and finding things that make me happy. • happy and proud of this transformation ✨

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mayathegourmand

let’s talk about exercise... first of all, you are by no means obligated to work out or push yourself too hard. do what makes YOU feel good! not what other people are doing. i took a break from exercise for about 4 months to regain weight i lost in my eating disorder and recover from amenorrhea. for the past few weeks i’ve been eating A LOT more and easing back in to exercise. i eat to work out, i don’t workout to eat. my perspective has changed since i last stepped in the gym. however, i found myself comparing my body to other women. the old me would have pushed harder until i could barely move. the current me continued with my workout the way i would have if i were alone. i had to take it easy in the gym today. i had planned on doing an old workout that i had saved in my phone. one that i used to be able to do. today, i felt way more challenged. and i let myself take it easy if i needed it. i had a conversation today with a friend, and i told him i was going to the gym. he immediately said “oh gotta get fit! don’t forget to work those legs” and while this may have messed with my brain only a few weeks ago, i remembered everything i’ve learned and worked towards. i told him politely, “no, i’m not trying to change the way i look, i just want to feel good” and he gave me a weird look. but i do not care. i am me, i am allowed to be me, and i am allowed to have this body. i do NOT need to manipulate it with exercise. i do not need to be lean or fit. i accept my body as it is. #haes #bekind #edrecovery #healthy #wholesome #nourish #anorexiarecovery #amenorrhearecovery #bodypositivity #veganism #greens #bodypositivity #bodyacceptance #selflovespo #dietculturesucks #veganrecipes #veganinspo #breakfast #lunch #salad #balance #lifestyle #foodblogger #vegan #oatmeal #vegetarian #yoga #selflove #amenorrhea #weightrestored #dietculturedropout

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idrinkcupsoftea

been home all day with a fever/body aches/sore throat i have done absolutely nothing productive and i ain't mad about it

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jyounger23

Sometimes at work I walk around the corner and see this. Is he filing purchase orders or just being creepy? We won't know... #workinglikeadog #englishbulldog #bulldog #underbite #bodyacceptance #walker #walkertexasranger #doyouunderstand #datswhatimtalkinbout #whatsgoingon #filing #creep

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buxomboudoir

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welcometomylifeamf

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healthyeaton

Are you sick of: > Constantly weighing, measuring, calculating? > Stressing, guessing, and obsessing? > Self-criticism, judgment, loathing and shame? > Self-worth determined by how much you weigh or ate? . What if instead of committing to ANOTHER diet or ‘lifestyle change’ you did something different? . You: > Paused and dug deep to what exactly isn’t working for you? > Got really curious about your struggles, why you’re feeling stuck? > Created an awareness of why past attempts haven’t stuck? > Thought about what would truly support you in sustainable change? . Awareness. Thoughtfulness. Mindfulness. Insight. . What might happen then?

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ekgnutrition

Was reminded of this quote from #IntuitiveEating from a post by @kristamurias and also wanted to address it. We often hear people feeling ashamed that they're still drawn to diets, even after they have learned of the failure rates and science proving diets are total BS. ⠀ ◾⠀ We live in a culture that praises diets, bombards you with weight loss pill ads, fills your Instagram feed with fitness models. Because of that, it is totally normal to be enticed by diets and it takes genuine work to ignore those messages. Breaking up with diet culture takes time and effort, and you cannot change a lifetime's worth of feelings and thoughts overnight. Give yourself time and grace. ⠀ ◾⠀ ◾⠀ ◾⠀ ◾⠀ ◾⠀ ◾⠀ ◾⠀ #haes #antidiet #ditchthediet #nondiet #bodyacceptance #honoryourbody #selfcare #selflove #losehatenotweight #antidietdietitian #dietitiansofinstagram

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fatglorioushippiesquishy

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embraced_curves

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kristinabruce_coach

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ahofri

Your body was built for you and the closest it comes to perfect is when you use it for you hey 👋 I’ve had multiple people reach out to me today about scale struggles, triggering diet language, and overall complicated feels about self, body, food and energy around the holidays so let’s take a beat food, body and movement insecurities are complicated ALL year but they tend to feel especially complicated around the holidays — maybe you’re busier than usual, maybe your schedules and habits are different (and constantly subjected to discussions of missed workouts and holiday meals), maybe you feel broken because the world is telling you to be joyous and bright and you’re just… not? whatever it is: it’s okay I see you I feel you Don’t let your beliefs around your body keep you from making the most of your body Feeling like you need a little extra support? Head to my story or “life work” highlight for some tips

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plus.pelu

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fatveganvoice

Fat Vegan Voice is about supporting fellow fat vegans, educating allies, and calling out fatphobia in the vegan movement to create a more inclusive community. #fatvegan #vegansofig #fightfatphobia #fatliberation #socialjustice #fatacceptance #vegancommunity #fatcommunity #bodydiversity #bodyacceptance #fatpositive #bodypositive #yourvoicematters

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mollybcounseling

Letting go of feeling guilty about what, when, and how much we eat is HARD. We’ve developed food rules over the years from dieting, diet culture, celeb/fitstagram advice, etc. so when we break these ‘rules’ we tend to feel guilt or shame. ⁣ ⁣ Feeling bad for something you did = guilt⁣ Feeling like a bad person = shame⁣ ⁣ Eating should have never been given rules or related to morality. Unless you’re: ⁣ -Eating other people⁣ -Eating their food without asking -Poisoning their food⁣ -Punching the Girl Scout⁣ -Stealing food you can afford⁣ There’s no need to feel guilty. ⁣ ⁣ Remember we were all born intuitive eaters and along the way we learned these made up rules. We followed these rules because we were made to believe they will lead to happiness, worthiness, value, health, and wealth. These were false promises. Good news is we can unlearn them too.⁣ ⁣ 1. What rule did you break?⁣ 2. Where did you learn it?⁣ 3. Would you tell a child to follow that rule?⁣ 4. What are your current values?⁣ 5. Does it fit your current values?⁣ 6. Can you create space to neutralize what just happened? It’s neither good nor bad, it’s just (food, eating past fullness, a midnight snack). It’s only bad if the story you tell yourself says it’s bad.⁣ 7. Compassion: its ok to feel this way. You’re unlearning years of diet mentality while living in a culture obsessed with thinness and disguised as “health”. This is really hard! ⁣ 8. You’re ok as you are. You aren’t broken. You can make peace with food and your body.

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idrinkcupsoftea

my top nine 💖

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liveinloveyogi

I think I unfortunately started doing yoga because it seemed photographic and “perfect”. Yoga people always seem to have their shit together. They seem mindful, kind, talented, productive, beautiful, in shape, photogenic, etc. These are all the wrong reasons to start yoga though. Unfortunately my whole life I’ve chased some ideal form of perfection. And that’s the catch... it’s always something you chase. We all know perfect doesn’t exist but for some reason my mind still thinks otherwise sometimes. Fortunately, I’ve realized all of this within the last few years and have been able to take back this practice as my own. To turn it into something where I can be my most authentic self. My practice usually looks like this... nothing near perfect, lots of dancing, lots of laying on the ground, blurry photos most of the time because not everyone has time to take an aesthetic photo, lots of falling, laughing, anger, thoughts that won’t leave my mind alone. It definitely isn’t what most people imagine when they think of yoga but it’s my way. A time for me to focus on how I feel and to challenge whatever aspects of myself I want to. Today I’m challenging the fact that I have a hard time letting go. I like to time things, including my yoga, so tonight I didn’t look at the clock. I didn’t want it to feel like a workout that I had to do for a certain amount of time, so I ignored the clock and did as much as my body wanted. I also have this gross habit of only allowing myself to do yoga when I feel skinny enough... another thing I forced myself to let go of today. ✨🌙

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lauraofthesand

No matter how at peace you may be with certain parts of your body, there will always be something that you feel less than okay with. My back has never been my favourite area. So what do I do when I feel uncomfortable with a part of my body? I buy clothing that highlights that part and I show it off until I AM okay with it. When I didn’t like my stomach, I wore crop tops. When I didn’t like how wide my hips were, I wore form fitting dresses. When I didn’t love my thighs, I wore shorts to dance class. This doesn’t work for everyone obviously and there’s a lot of anxiety that comes with doing this. BUT I feel it’s what works for me and I’ll be owning some open back shirts for a while and until my back is just another imperfect part of my body that I think is perfect the way it is! 🌈💜🦄 - - - - - #bodypositive #bodypositivity #loveyourself #bodylove #positivevibes #fatspo #allbodiesaregoodbodies #bodyacceptance #effyourbeautystandards #edawareness #fatpositive #bodyposi #stophatingyourbody #loveyourbody #fatgirl #wearwhatyouwant

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moveoutofmadness

If you are caught up in dieting and wanting to lose weight, most likely you are also caught up in negative body-talk and behaviours. After all, usually the reason someone goes on a diet is because they don’t like their body and they want to change it in someway. . . Moreover, women have been taught to “hate themselves skinny” - meaning that if they just feel bad enough about their body and or specific body parts, they will then be motivated to diet or exercise intensely to change it. There’s also the message of “if you just work hard enough, you can change your body”, which then encourages rigid dieting and over-exercising behaviours. . . Intuitive Eating and the non-diet, body positive world would say there is another way to be with and treat your body. One that is nourishing and promotes positive health behaviours and WAY better for your mental health! . . I get that just accepting and loving your body overnight seems like an impossible feat (I struggled with this my whole life). And I don't expect you to suddenly fall in love with your body or to even like it right now. . . But I invite you to at least ask yourself, Can I respect my body right now? No matter what you may dislike or want to change about your body right now, can you at least still treat it will dignity and respect? . . This idea of #bodyrespect is what principle 8 of Intuitive Eating dives into. My latest blog post goes into more detail of what respecting your body means, and how you can start practicing it today, in the body you have now. Because your body always deserves respect, whatever size or shape or weight you are. ➡️ Link in bio (latest blog posts). . . Enjoy these blog posts? Want to get them straight to your inbox? Sign up for my newsletter now! You'll also get a free email course on the 3 essential Mindset Skills to get on the simpler and saner path of health (click link in Bio!). . . #antidiet #intuitiveeating #foodfreedom #peacewithfood #bodyacceptance #enjoyfood #foodguilt #realwellness #mindfuleating #bodypositive #lifebeyonddieting #stopdieting #embraceyourbody #donewithdiets #nourishinglife #nourishyourbody #nondiet #donewithdietculture #fatphobia #weigthstigma #haes

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the.extra.ounce

This is my emergency contact list on my phone. I have all the first names set as “AAA” so that they appear at the top of my contacts list. This way either myself or someone else can open my phone and easily call who we need to speak to without having to search for the number. I also make sure the contact names are general like “Psychiatrists office” instead of their name so that other people can call on my behalf and advocate for me if need be. This makes reaching out for help much easier and smoother for me. 📞

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flaunt.your.curvez

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mschloemeghan

I just want to sit in how I’ve been feeling today. Grateful. Yesterday I spent the day at a theme park with the love of my life. Needed time just the two of us doing what we love to do. Then last night I launched something I’ve been borderline sick to my stomach nervous about for the past couple of months with the greatest group of moms. “Just do it” is my motto for 2019 so that fear won’t hold me back. Today I have food in my belly, a roof over my head, cozy clothes, hot chocolate and a kindle full of books. My daughter is here. My husband is here. All is well and I want to acknowledge that. This moment may be fleeting, but no matter how small the break in the waves, the calm deserves recognition. - We all will spend our entire lives doing this or that, rushing around, focusing on the wrong things or wishing away the days. Only to find that what we were looking for was here all along. A beautiful life, in its simplest form. Right before our eyes. Relax. Take it in. You’ve arrived. . ✨what are you grateful for today?👇🏼 . #bodyacceptance #bodypositive #loveyourbody #embraceyourbody #allbodiesarebeautiful #bodyloveforall #celebratemysize #trusttheprocess #positivebodyimage #embracethesquish #losehatenotweight #icanseeyourbeauty #postpartum #selflove #motherhoodthroughinstagram #bodypositivity #motherhoodrising #momsofinstagram #stopbodyshaming #effyourbeautystandards #femaleempowerment #selfconfidence #bodyposi #nonairbrushedme #plussizeblogger #plussizestyle #plussizemodel

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cde614

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beatingeatingdisorders

#edrecovery#ed#recovery#edwarrior#edfighter#edfamily#inpatient#strength#recoverycommunity#eatingdisorders#beated#ana#osfed#anorexia#bulimia#bodyacceptance#depression#quotes#anxiety#awareness#advocacy#bingeeating#orthorexia#fighter#recovered#support#prorecovery#bodypositivity

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curvy.queen.nation

⏩@_sancurvy_#Repost No estaría mal tener memoria de pez 🐠, así siempre sería la primera vez. Aprenderías algo y lo olvidarías. Todos los días la mirarías con ojos nuevos. Los malos ratos ya no estarían presentes de nuevo. Cualquier cosa sería lo nunca visto. Se acabaría la rutina, cada día volvería a ser otro distinto. No tendrías malos recuerdos. Y vivirías la primera vez una y otra vez. Pero no.. no somos peces, ni falta que nos hace! . . . #SanCurvy ❤️ . . . 🔺🔺🔺🔺🔺🔺🔺🔺🔺🔺🔺🔺🔺 . . . effyourbeautystandards #celebratemysize #honormycurves #bbwgirls #bbwappreciation #loveyourcurves #bbwinstagramersinstalikes #bbwgram #bodylove #bigandblunt #thickthighssavelives #flauntyourcurvez #bodypositive #thiccgirls #bigandbeautiful #bbwmodel #bodyacceptance #thicc #curvyqueennation #bbwlove #beautybeyondsize #bodypositivity #plussize #nobodyshame

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namaslaywithnams

Um, you guys... yesterday I had a long, stressful, and frustrating day. I didn’t get home until after 8PM and was feeling defeated. . The old me would have immediately put on pajamas, wallowed in negativity, stuffed my face with pasta and ice cream, and gone to bed feeling lousy. . But not last night... last night I came home looking forward to working out! What?! . I channeled my excited for @transform_20 and remembered that the free preview workout became available yesterday. @shaunt is the master of motivation and making you feel awesome while pushing you to the max. . So, I unboxed my step, put on workout clothes, and pushed play! . Was I terrified of doing a new, and rumored to be tough workout? Yessss, indeed. But as soon as I started I felt like “I GOT THIS!” . Sure, I modified pretty much the entire workout... but it went by so fast, and sweating felt soooo good. And, my mood and attitude instantly improved - fo reeeaaal! And, I felt pretty damn proud of myself for following through . Aaaaannndd, now I’m even more excited for the full program to start in January! . Curious about the program? 20 minutes/day. 6 days/week. 6 weeks. How does that sound? Who doesn’t have 20 min/day?! Drop a 🔥 in the comments, and I’ll add you to our free info group. . Want to try this preview workout? It’s free! No credit card info or commitment required. Drop a 💪🏻 in the comments and I’ll send you a link. . #transform20 #shaunt #trustandbelieve #commitclimbconquer #stepitup #riseup #decidecommitsucceed #prioritizeyourself #youreworthit #womenempoweringwomen #heathandwellness #healthjourney #wellnessjourney #wellnessmindset #weightlossjourney #weightloss #healthylifestyle #healthybodyhealthymind #bodypositivity #bodyacceptance #progressnotperfection #communityovercompetition #positivemindset #mindsetiseverything #mindsetmatters #namaslaywithnams #teaminspirejoy #eldermillennial #thisis30something #curlieandfitcrew

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learning.to.love.myself_

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blogmyed

It’s that simple. I’ve been at war with myself for far too long. I have been soo brainwashed by all this: ‘fitspo’ ‘eat this not that’ ‘5 steps to a flatter belly’ ‘Calories in vs calories out’ ‘IIFYM’ BULLSHIT & it’s left me with nothing but a soul draining eating disorder. Oh & also a flatter stomach & a slimmer body paired with a sad heart & a major unhealthy relationship with my body. __ I choose recovery☀️ I am choosing to unconditionally love my body throughout this process💕 I am choosing to re-learn all the amazing qualities I have, separate to my body/appearance 🌺 I am more than my appearance. I wasnt put on this earth to Count calories Shrink my stomach Torture my body Kill myself at the gym Avoid delicious food Avoid social events Avoid carbs & all the other shit that comes with obsessing over our bodies. It’s boring & im done with it. It’s time for me to respect myself & do things to ensure I have the happiest & healthiest life. If that means not being ‘thin’ then so be it. Pass me a slice of pizza 🍕 & a glass (bottle) of red wine 🍷 __ #eatingdisorderrecovery #eatingdisorder #eatingdisorderawareness #edrecovery #edwarrior #edwarriors #edawareness #bulimia #bulimic #bulimicrecovery #bulimiafighter #bulimiarecovery #anxiety #anxietyrecovery #foodanxiety #bingeeatingdisorderrecovery #mentalhealth #mentalhealthawareness #mentalillness #mentaldisorder #selfhealing #healing #intuitiveeating #orthorexia #orthorexiarecovery #acceptance #bodyacceptance #selflove

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jennafit0606

Healing mind, body, and soul ❤️

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momscantoo

By my birthday (8/13), I will look like this again. I know I will. I am optimistic that I can handle all that is being thrown at me, while I raise two beautiful girls, and find time for ME. #selflove y’all. That should always be priority. #5weekspostpartum #mombod #notashamed #loveyourself #healthylifestyle #healthmom #healthybaby #takingiteasy #loveyourself #blessedtobewhereiam #momof2girls #momof2 #momoftwo #bodyacceptance#learningtolove#momlife #makehealthychoices #multitasking #mommapooch#ihavegoals#letscrushthem#lifegoals#patience#perseverance #loveeverystep #itsaprocess

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jt0613

When in doubt or not when in doubt, always lift it out! 😂🤘🏽💋 #BestSelf #LoveYoSelf #SimplyJess #LoveYoLife #ForeverThick

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kaylarees.art

More reflections on my last post on speaking with your younger self: as I wrote phrases I needed to hear as a 10-year-old, I’ve most often thought back to this one. I was an extremely fearful, extremely empathetic child (no surprise that I grew up to be an anxious & empathetic adult). These are words I still connect with longing to hear: how lovely it is to feel so much. To care so much. To be impacted by those around you. As an adult it’s easy to drown out the child who was easily moved by the feelings of others, but this is so important to relating to ourselves and others as an adult. How wonderful it is to care and to be impacted by the world around you. Your feelings are good. ❤️

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tattoocole2

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