As a young girl, I admired my mother so much that I wanted to be just like her when I grew up.
She was a gifted seamstress. When she went to a wedding, she made the perfect outfit. Her dresses looked just like the Spiegel catalog dresses.
I remember wearing look alike dresses. My Mom had style, class and elegance.
She delighted in cooking and serving us the most delicious meals. When she tasted her food, she made yummy sounds. I loved hearing those sounds. I knew how happy she was when she made those yummy sounds.
I totally admired my mom and wanted to be just like her.
In my teen years, I started exploring who I might be if I wasn't trying to be my mom.
Who am I? What do I want for my life? Who do I want to be when I grow up?
I tried on different lifestyles. I tried being a good Jehovah’s Witness like I was raised.
But, It never felt like it was me.
I rebelled and joined my stoner...
Do you see yourself as beautiful? Wonder where your ideas about beauty come from?
A NY Times article below demonstrates how easily we have been programmed by the media. It used to be that in Fiji ''You've gained weight'' was a traditional compliment. Eating disorders were not common. 3 years after American TV was introduced in 1995, almost 30% of teen girls thought they were fat and eating disorders were up to 15%.
According to Psychology Today, Fifty-six percent of women say they are dissatisfied with their overall appearance especially with their bellies (71 percent).
How do you get to peace with and even love your body, no matter what your weight, shape or appearance? That's where week 3 of the Soulmate Kit (TheSoulmateKit.com) comes in.
You'll tackle Appearance, Fat, Food and Pain.
You will learn to see your body through the lens of Self-Love and release the voices of self-criticism.
You will lavish your body with praise, gratitude and acknowledgements.
See the NY Times...
I was 22 years old and newly married to Rambo ( he loved watching Rambo movies so, he is Rambo for this story). I wanted to get out of my parents home and I yearned to start my own family. I believed in fairy tales, I wanted my very own Prince! We married after knowing each other a couple of months, but marriage was not what I thought!
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