It’s 2020! The year we’re finally encouraging body positivity and love for all types of bodies. While this can be a great thing, insecurity and body dysmorphia still exist, and sometimes, body positivity isn’t enough to fight it off. Social media showcases unrealistic beauty standards and because of this, many feel the need to change or alter their bodies. While this is completely valid, this can also be quite difficult to some, and sometimes, extremely expensive too. When you are desperate to remove a certain part of your body you dislike, it is very likely that you are to create unhealthy habits. Many results in engaging in unhealthy ways to lose weight. Some of which have the possibility of developing eating disorders due to their body dysmorphia. While this is very likely, you have the choice to either choose a difficult but healthier path or an easy but unhealthy way of losing weight.
It can be easy for most, but for some- it can be quite difficult. Losing weight is a journey, and starting it is the most difficult part of the process.
There are so many elements needed for this journey.
Two of which are dieting and exercise.
When you’re so used to bumming around, the thought of exercising can be quite a hassle.
It takes a lot of will power to be responsible enough to act on a habit that can be extremely difficult for the body.
Although exercising may show amazing results, it can be quite tricky, especially when your body isn’t used to being physically challenged.
Diet and exercise are the most essential but you need a strong sense of self to commit.
Committing to these habits will be beneficial for your health.
Although it can be quite a challenge, there are many ways to pick yourself up and develop these habits to not only have a healthier lifestyle but to also have a healthier mind and body.
The unrealistic beauty standards that the media deems as “acceptable” makes people want to stick to a certain size.
The truth is that all our bodies are different and it isn’t built to fit a certain standard.
Losing weight should not be to fit the smallest size but for you to have a healthy mind and body.
If you don’t have the motivation to be physically fit or healthy, there are ways to work around it.
Choosing the right clothing can be the first step for you to finally get up and break a sweat.
Here are three things you can do to motivate yourself to lose weight:
Buying Clothes 1 or 2 Sizes Down
This may not work for some, but trying to buy a cute piece in a smaller size may be the answer for you.
Online boutique dresses in smaller sizes will frustrate you once they’re finally in your closet, waiting to be worn.
Buying Cute Workout Clothes
The sporty look is in, why not buy a few pairs of matching gym sets to look cute at the gym?
Wear Tighter Fitting Clothes
Seeing your curves can be a great motivator for weight loss.
Once you start losing weight, you’ll definitely see results when you’re so used to wearing clothes that hug your body.