Think of one word to describe

Think of one word to describe ......
"How you see yourself.
And then,
"How you think others see you.
"How you'd like others to see you."
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Do your three answers match? 
They rarely do......
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Beyourbestyou
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“How you see yourself.
And then,
“How you think others see you.
“How you’d like others to see you.”
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Do your three answers match?
They rarely do……
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Beyourbestyou

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#tbthursday Back in the day

Back in the day.
Before social media and when we were all happier in our own skins.
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Here I am on holiday in Mauritius in 1980s.
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We aspired to look like the models or movie stars we read about in magazines or saw on TV and movies. There were no reality wannabe TV stars , a celebrity was a celebrity by virtue of actual talent not Tv exposure or a social media presence.
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We may have wanted to be slimmer, have bigger boobs, a smaller waist or longer legs but we didn't stress about it, didn't seek cosmetic procedures to instantly change our bodies or body shame.
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Life seemed simpler then.
We could be who we wanted to be without judgement.
The words anxiety and mental health weren't words that we now so often hear in our daily life.
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We are all shapes and sizes and should accept and embrace our differences. .
That's what makes you unique and special.
No one is perfect , unless they've been filtered or airbrushed in a social media photo. And that's not reality. .
Don't compare.
Don't judge
Be yourself.
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@tuclothing

Before social media and when we were all happier in our own skins.
.
Here I am on holiday in Mauritius in 1980s.
.
We aspired to look like the models or movie stars we read about in magazines or saw on TV and movies. There were no reality wannabe TV stars , a celebrity was a celebrity by virtue of actual talent not Tv exposure or a social media presence.
.
We may have wanted to be slimmer, have bigger boobs, a smaller waist or longer legs but we didn’t stress about it, didn’t seek cosmetic procedures to instantly change our bodies or body shame.
.
Life seemed simpler then.
We could be who we wanted to be without judgement.
The words anxiety and mental health weren’t words that we now so often hear in our daily life.
.
We are all shapes and sizes and should accept and embrace our differences. .
That’s what makes you unique and special.
No one is perfect , unless they’ve been filtered or airbrushed in a social media photo. And that’s not reality. .
Don’t compare.
Don’t judge
Be yourself.
.
.
.
.
.
@tuclothing

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Age 64 and body confident enough to still wear a bikini

Age 64 and body confident enough to still wear a bikini.
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Whatever your bodyshape or size be confident in how you are naturally with no Insta filters.
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Don't let people fat shame, body shame or make you feel bad about your body. .
We are all unique in our personalities, appearance and bodyshapes and that's what makes you special.
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So although I had a 6lb weightloss after 7 nights @grayshottspa on the Health Regime it should not be about actual weight loss but more importantly about visceral body fat ( the fat that collects internally around your vital organs) which can lead to diabetes, heart disease and more.
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So for an ongoing healthy lifestyle diet try to leave out:
Sugar 
Simple carbs ( all "white" foods such as bread, pastries, cakes, flour, potatoes, rice, pasta ) that turn into sugar
Fruits high in sugar ( grapes, bananas)
Fruit juices ( high in sugar even if fresh) 
Processed meats
Unhealthy processed cooking oils ( rapeseed, sunflower etc) 
Grains if you're sensitive to them
Milk
Low fat foods ( full fat best as our bodies need fat to feel fuller longer and to function well- especially the brain) .
.
Eat mainly :
( if you can)
Protein- organic eggs, poultry, grass fed beef, lamb, pork
Oily fish such as wild or organic salmon, herring, mackerel, tuna, sardines ( for Omega3) 
Organic leafy and colourful vegs, and a few root vegs.
Nuts and seeds ( non salted)
And full fat yoghurts ( Greek) and unpasteurised cheeses ( not if you're pregnant) 
And
Fermented foods such as Sauerkraut and Kefir. 
Good first press extra virgin Olive oil and coconut oil and good butter.
.
If you are Vegan or Vegetarian then obviously there is no meat or dairy but do check if your foods or dairy alternatives have high sugar content.
.
.
.
.

.
Whatever your bodyshape or size be confident in how you are naturally with no Insta filters.
.
Don’t let people fat shame, body shame or make you feel bad about your body. .
We are all unique in our personalities, appearance and bodyshapes and that’s what makes you special.
.
So although I had a 6lb weightloss after 7 nights @grayshottspa on the Health Regime it should not be about actual weight loss but more importantly about visceral body fat ( the fat that collects internally around your vital organs) which can lead to diabetes, heart disease and more.
.
So for an ongoing healthy lifestyle diet try to leave out:
Sugar
Simple carbs ( all “white” foods such as bread, pastries, cakes, flour, potatoes, rice, pasta ) that turn into sugar
Fruits high in sugar ( grapes, bananas)
Fruit juices ( high in sugar even if fresh)
Processed meats
Unhealthy processed cooking oils ( rapeseed, sunflower etc)
Grains if you’re sensitive to them
Milk
Low fat foods ( full fat best as our bodies need fat to feel fuller longer and to function well- especially the brain) .
.
Eat mainly :
( if you can)
Protein- organic eggs, poultry, grass fed beef, lamb, pork
Oily fish such as wild or organic salmon, herring, mackerel, tuna, sardines ( for Omega3)
Organic leafy and colourful vegs, and a few root vegs.
Nuts and seeds ( non salted)
And full fat yoghurts ( Greek) and unpasteurised cheeses ( not if you’re pregnant)
And
Fermented foods such as Sauerkraut and Kefir.
Good first press extra virgin Olive oil and coconut oil and good butter.
.
If you are Vegan or Vegetarian then obviously there is no meat or dairy but do check if your foods or dairy alternatives have high sugar content.
.
.
.
.

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If you take on the challenges that life offers you, they can take you to exciting places

If you take on the challenges that life offers you, they can take you to exciting places.
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When life offers you an opportunity outside your comfort zone seize it with both hands and go for it.
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I have just done this. .
Many of my age would not. I'm 64.  They would say " You're brave, I wouldn't do this, but well done." .
Watch this space. .
I am going to be part of an exciting campaign that is something I would never have considered doing a few years ago. .
I'm braver now and I have to walk the walk and talk the talk if I am going to inspire and bang on about positive body image, confidence and being yourself whatever age, shape or size you are with no filters. .
Be bold. Be brave. Be you.
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When life offers you an opportunity outside your comfort zone seize it with both hands and go for it.
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I have just done this. .
Many of my age would not. I’m 64. They would say ” You’re brave, I wouldn’t do this, but well done.” .
Watch this space. .
I am going to be part of an exciting campaign that is something I would never have considered doing a few years ago. .
I’m braver now and I have to walk the walk and talk the talk if I am going to inspire and bang on about positive body image, confidence and being yourself whatever age, shape or size you are with no filters. .
Be bold. Be brave. Be you.
.
.
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.

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Happiness

Happiness.
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I help my 121 clients to be the best versions of themselves they can be.  But that doesn't mean they have to look perfect, live a perfect life or have a perfect relationship to be happy.
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Happiness is a state of mind that is ever changing.  It's defined by the ups and downs in your life that create your happy moments. .
So for your happiness, don't compare and wish that you can achieve/ have what you see on others' Instagram posts. Your own happiness will be from your own life achievements and personal goals however small. .
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I help my 121 clients to be the best versions of themselves they can be. But that doesn’t mean they have to look perfect, live a perfect life or have a perfect relationship to be happy.
.
Happiness is a state of mind that is ever changing. It’s defined by the ups and downs in your life that create your happy moments. .
So for your happiness, don’t compare and wish that you can achieve/ have what you see on others’ Instagram posts. Your own happiness will be from your own life achievements and personal goals however small. .
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