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    confident of a suit this summer may not be the easiest task. But our next guest is here to may not be the easiest task. But our next guest is here to help I think we can all learn But our next guest is here to help I think we can all learn from that's right here are 5 help I think we can all learn from that's right here are 5 steps to build body confidence from that's right here are 5 steps to build body confidence Veronica Welsh. steps to build body confidence Veronica Welsh. >>There has with the Levitt Veronica Welsh. >>There has with the Levitt center welcome to the show. >>There has with the Levitt center welcome to the show. This is a really interesting center welcome to the show. This is a really interesting topic I think because you know This is a really interesting topic I think because you know we are getting to the warmer topic I think because you know we are getting to the warmer season. I struggle with this. we are getting to the warmer season. I struggle with this. All the time I work out a lot I season. I struggle with this. All the time I work out a lot I know you do too and I feel like All the time I work out a lot I know you do too and I feel like when I put on a swimsuit know you do too and I feel like when I put on a swimsuit I want to go hide I really do when I put on a swimsuit I want to go hide I really do because I'm just not feeling I want to go hide I really do because I'm just not feeling that comfortable. In my skin, because I'm just not feeling that comfortable. In my skin, yeah, I'm Ty says that that's that comfortable. In my skin, yeah, I'm Ty says that that's pretty normal right up so I yeah, I'm Ty says that that's pretty normal right up so I think it it's so important that pretty normal right up so I think it it's so important that we start with think it it's so important that we start with I'm feeling where we are now so we start with I'm feeling where we are now so it's OK that you don't feel. I'm feeling where we are now so it's OK that you don't feel. >>You want to go and hide its it's OK that you don't feel. >>You want to go and hide its if we can start with that and >>You want to go and hide its if we can start with that and just and of except ourselves if we can start with that and just and of except ourselves right here where we are I think just and of except ourselves right here where we are I think everybody kind of coming off of right here where we are I think everybody kind of coming off of the winter season. This is everybody kind of coming off of the winter season. This is called the same thing at the the winter season. This is called the same thing at the beginning of summer every time called the same thing at the beginning of summer every time it's like beginning of summer every time it's like you can build up to it but it's like you can build up to it but you're still like I still have you can build up to it but you're still like I still have a lot of you're still like I still have a lot of of winter wait coats I need to a lot of of winter wait coats I need to take off and that's kind of a of winter wait coats I need to take off and that's kind of a little unnerving right exactly take off and that's kind of a little unnerving right exactly so let's explore some of the little unnerving right exactly so let's explore some of the current message is so if you're so let's explore some of the current message is so if you're asking yourself like what's the current message is so if you're asking yourself like what's the meaning of attaching. asking yourself like what's the meaning of attaching. >>Appearances to the What does meaning of attaching. >>Appearances to the What does that sound like for a lot of >>Appearances to the What does that sound like for a lot of people it's sort of like the that sound like for a lot of people it's sort of like the looking at things like I hate people it's sort of like the looking at things like I hate my arms are my tummy or looking at things like I hate my arms are my tummy or something like my arms are my tummy or something like that right. something like that right. >>Right yeah and our our that right. >>Right yeah and our our physical body is a part of us. >>Right yeah and our our physical body is a part of us. So if we can take a step back physical body is a part of us. So if we can take a step back and take a look at why why is So if we can take a step back and take a look at why why is it that I hate my belly so much and take a look at why why is it that I hate my belly so much and what does that really about it that I hate my belly so much and what does that really about and where is that coming from and what does that really about and where is that coming from is that is this coming from a and where is that coming from is that is this coming from a standard the eye is that is this coming from a standard the eye agree with that I want to align standard the eye agree with that I want to align myself with or is there is not agree with that I want to align myself with or is there is not something I want to take a myself with or is there is not something I want to take a second look at. something I want to take a second look at. And really decide what you want second look at. And really decide what you want so when you're when you put And really decide what you want so when you're when you put those messages out there. so when you're when you put those messages out there. >>And we realized that we don't those messages out there. >>And we realized that we don't like something on ourselves >>And we realized that we don't like something on ourselves what should we do with how do like something on ourselves what should we do with how do we begin to really accept what should we do with how do we begin to really accept what's there. we begin to really accept what's there. I think that such an important what's there. I think that such an important question I think it's like any I think that such an important question I think it's like any kind of goal that we want to question I think it's like any kind of goal that we want to set we. kind of goal that we want to set we. >>We decide where does that we set we. >>We decide where does that we want to go how do I want to >>We decide where does that we want to go how do I want to feel in my body in a swimsuit want to go how do I want to feel in my body in a swimsuit how do I want to feel any time feel in my body in a swimsuit how do I want to feel any time I got of my house anytime I how do I want to feel any time I got of my house anytime I want to have a relationship I got of my house anytime I want to have a relationship with my body. What is that want to have a relationship with my body. What is that going to be like. So often we with my body. What is that going to be like. So often we want to skip right past this going to be like. So often we want to skip right past this process and just go right to want to skip right past this process and just go right to the extreme confidence and it's process and just go right to the extreme confidence and it's important to really visualize the extreme confidence and it's important to really visualize that that pathway of look important to really visualize that that pathway of look what is going to be like for me that that pathway of look what is going to be like for me because it may be very what is going to be like for me because it may be very different then you believe that because it may be very different then you believe that your body. different then you believe that your body. I see this a lot over social your body. I see this a lot over social media, it's women who are just I see this a lot over social media, it's women who are just throwing norms out the window media, it's women who are just throwing norms out the window and saying you know what forget throwing norms out the window and saying you know what forget it, let's just celebrate your and saying you know what forget it, let's just celebrate your body and that is one of the it, let's just celebrate your body and that is one of the most important. body and that is one of the most important. >>Points to remember just most important. >>Points to remember just celebrate yourself in the way >>Points to remember just celebrate yourself in the way that you are exactly I love celebrate yourself in the way that you are exactly I love that and I that you are exactly I love that and I I think in order to really that and I I think in order to really celebrate our body. It's I think in order to really celebrate our body. It's important for us to spend time celebrate our body. It's important for us to spend time being in our body with so much important for us to spend time being in our body with so much stimulation it's easy to just being in our body with so much stimulation it's easy to just released a in our minds. stimulation it's easy to just released a in our minds. >>And it feels great to be in released a in our minds. >>And it feels great to be in our body. It's kind of the >>And it feels great to be in our body. It's kind of the conduit to the present moment, our body. It's kind of the conduit to the present moment, so if I can feel conduit to the present moment, so if I can feel you know what does it feel it so if I can feel you know what does it feel it feel like to be in my skin here you know what does it feel it feel like to be in my skin here to to breathe to move to dance feel like to be in my skin here to to breathe to move to dance and it feels great to be here to to breathe to move to dance and it feels great to be here in my body and celebrate what and it feels great to be here in my body and celebrate what that's like absolutely in my body and celebrate what that's like absolutely celebrating it is super that's like absolutely celebrating it is super important. Also one of the celebrating it is super important. Also one of the points as you say to listen to important. Also one of the points as you say to listen to your body when you mean by that points as you say to listen to your body when you mean by that right so as I mentioned just a your body when you mean by that right so as I mentioned just a second ago we can't separate right so as I mentioned just a second ago we can't separate our mind and our body. So are second ago we can't separate our mind and our body. So are our brains and all of our our mind and our body. So are our brains and all of our signals to our body. our brains and all of our signals to our body. So for us to listen to the signals to our body. So for us to listen to the sensations that we have to the So for us to listen to the sensations that we have to the signals that is sending us when sensations that we have to the signals that is sending us when you feel nervous, your heart is signals that is sending us when you feel nervous, your heart is racing to feel angry New Year's you feel nervous, your heart is racing to feel angry New Year's get hot racing to feel angry New Year's get hot or maybe you feel like get hot or maybe you feel like something's not quite right. or maybe you feel like something's not quite right. If you can instead of just oh something's not quite right. If you can instead of just oh no, I don't want to feel that If you can instead of just oh no, I don't want to feel that can I tune into that sensation no, I don't want to feel that can I tune into that sensation and listen to what my body is can I tune into that sensation and listen to what my body is trying to tell me has a lot of and listen to what my body is trying to tell me has a lot of wisdom for us and you forget trying to tell me has a lot of wisdom for us and you forget about this but depending on wisdom for us and you forget about this but depending on your path. about this but depending on your path. >>Cast your body holds a lot of your path. >>Cast your body holds a lot of history a lot of information >>Cast your body holds a lot of history a lot of information and that may be also something history a lot of information and that may be also something to look into. and that may be also something to look into. That's really true. So a lot of to look into. That's really true. So a lot of times we That's really true. So a lot of times we in a wise way our body kind of times we in a wise way our body kind of kicks us out because as this in a wise way our body kind of kicks us out because as this hasn't been a safe place for me kicks us out because as this hasn't been a safe place for me to be in the past and so hasn't been a safe place for me to be in the past and so as a protective measure we to be in the past and so as a protective measure we moved out of our body and into as a protective measure we moved out of our body and into our minds and as we start to moved out of our body and into our minds and as we start to move back into our minds and as we start to move back into our bodies. Maybe we'll have move back into our bodies. Maybe we'll have some more memories are some of our bodies. Maybe we'll have some more memories are some of those uncomfortable sensations some more memories are some of those uncomfortable sensations so in that process is really those uncomfortable sensations so in that process is really important for us to get the so in that process is really important for us to get the support that we need as those important for us to get the support that we need as those things come up for us Veronica support that we need as those things come up for us Veronica point let me ask you this things come up for us Veronica point let me ask you this really fast. We talk about point let me ask you this really fast. We talk about social media is important to really fast. We talk about social media is important to kind of take a break from social media is important to kind of take a break from social media and the pictures kind of take a break from social media and the pictures that you see that you really social media and the pictures that you see that you really want to be just kind of good to that you see that you really want to be just kind of good to put the old vision of the way want to be just kind of good to put the old vision of the way your body should look in a put the old vision of the way your body should look in a swimsuit away official media your body should look in a swimsuit away official media break. It can be yeah I think swimsuit away official media break. It can be yeah I think that individual for everyone so break. It can be yeah I think that individual for everyone so if you find the social media is that individual for everyone so if you find the social media is a an old story and it becomes if you find the social media is a an old story and it becomes this mean voice in this way for a an old story and it becomes this mean voice in this way for you to kind of beat up on this mean voice in this way for you to kind of beat up on yourself. Then of course it's you to kind of beat up on yourself. Then of course it's it's good to take a break from yourself. Then of course it's it's good to take a break from that and then reintegrate as it it's good to take a break from that and then reintegrate as it feels good for you. And let's that and then reintegrate as it feels good for you. And let's be honest. I mean good things feels good for you. And let's be honest. I mean good things happen when year. be honest. I mean good things happen when year. >>Embracing your skin happen when year. >>Embracing your skin that you're an right you're >>Embracing your skin that you're an right you're exercising you're out having that you're an right you're exercising you're out having fun, you're you know look at exercising you're out having fun, you're you know look at the sprinkler you get in the fun, you're you know look at the sprinkler you get in the pool whether that's with loved the sprinkler you get in the pool whether that's with loved ones pool whether that's with loved ones family friends. Enjoy the ones family friends. Enjoy the moment and not worry about family friends. Enjoy the moment and not worry about what's attached to it. moment and not worry about what's attached to it. >>Right, I mean that's what's attached to it. >>Right, I mean that's basically the message >>Right, I mean that's basically the message right and going back to this basically the message right and going back to this idea of what is it that she right and going back to this idea of what is it that she wants its it's not very fun to idea of what is it that she wants its it's not very fun to be worrying about our body all wants its it's not very fun to be worrying about our body all the time life right. What is it be worrying about our body all the time life right. What is it that I want how the time life right. What is it that I want how how do I want to feel do I want that I want how how do I want to feel do I want to have some fun to I want to how do I want to feel do I want to have some fun to I want to just enjoy my body weather to have some fun to I want to just enjoy my body weather looks like this girl or that just enjoy my body weather looks like this girl or that guy or whatever looks like this girl or that guy or whatever great how do I want to feel guy or whatever great how do I want to feel people pick up on your good great how do I want to feel people pick up on your good vibe. always pick up on a good people pick up on your good vibe. always pick up on a good 5 minutes. Thank you so much vibe. always pick up on a good 5 minutes. Thank you so much for coming and we do appreciate 5 minutes. Thank you so much for coming and we do appreciate a for more information if you'd for coming and we do appreciate a for more information if you'd like to connect with. a for more information if you'd like to connect with. >>Veronica just visit the scene
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