Lately, I've been seeing a lot of press about a phenomenon known as "fat talk" -- a type of discussion being attributed almost exclusively to women. It's a back-and-forth conversation in which we make disparaging remarks about our bodies. It usually starts with one individual saying something like "Ugh, my butt looks so huge in these jeans". This generates a cacophony of competing comments, such as, "Never mind your butt, just look at the size of my thighs."...more
Every day I want you to give yourself 1 compliment, so that by the end of the 21 days you should have 21 compliments. They can be visual or internal, just make sure that you’re writing them down. I want to see and hear about them, so please write them in the comments box below.
Part two of a two-part post: Caitlin Boyle of OperationBeautiful.com and Gaby Montero of GivesMeHope.com both seem to say based on their experiences with being more positive and how people have responded to their motivational Web sites and blogs that we humans greatly underestimate thinking positively.