She is a working mom and a woman in the real world who is trying to balance the demands of her life with creating a healthy lifestyle for herself and her family.
In this episode, Robyn shares her own personal journey to creating this healthy balance. She encourages us all to examine our goals in a different way, to let go of perfectionism, and to infuse all of our self-improvement efforts with an oft-overlooked success factor: self-compassion!
Robyn’s journey to a healthy pregnancy, and getting healthy during early mom life
By walking away from something, you give yourself the space to say yes to something else
Taking those small steps builds momentum to be able to say, “this isn’t serving me anymore”
The two main challenges for women trying to live a healthy lifestyle
Moving away from someone else’s prescriptive plan of perfection
Setting incremental goals as opposed to always aiming for perfection
Living with that shame spiral and guilt of not being able to achieve “perfection”
Self-compassion as jet fuel for your transformation
Changing your mindset so that you can actually be happy right now!
Modeling the behavior we want our children to exhibit when it comes to how we talk about our bodies
Cutting ourselves off from any influences (magazines, social media, etc.) that feed our negative self-perception
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