Starting the conversation for body confidence.

Starting the conversation for body confidence.

I want you to hear me out on something. Your body, how you feel about it, all of that stuff just as it is right now, is FINE. Perfectly, imperfectly fine. You don’t have to wait to weigh less or be fitter, to be well or anyone’s version of healthy to start. You have to start now. Now is the only time that matters when it comes to taking back control of your body and loving it. Meagan Kerr | www.thisismeagankerr.com Think about it, are you going to wait to be shorter to start? Until your skin is a different colour or your hips are suddenly not as wide-set? Impossible. Literally impossible. So instead, consider this. We all know the…

How the Confident You Body Confidence Challenge will work.

How the Confident You Body Confidence Challenge will work.

We are only days away from kicking off the 2016 Confident You Body Confidence challenge. Holy heck. Time flies when you’re having fun and writing your butt off on a new challenge. Haha. I wanted to make it clear how the challenge will work. A frequently asked questions, of sorts! So, let’s do this. Erika | The Queen of Confidence Email Subscribers. You guys will receive daily challenge emails delivered to their inbox. This is where the magic happens. I’m asking the over 200 people subscribed to the emails to really dig deep, to tackle the challenge day by day and see what results show up for them. There is a Facebook Group to support this, click over here to join…

Closet clean out update!

Closet clean out update!

If you can even cast your mind back far enough you’ll remember my declaration that my wardrobe NEEDED a clean out. Urgently. So, did I do it, or did I totally flake out and NOT do it? Place your bets ladies and gentlemen, this is the closet clean out update. Firstly, you know it took me a while. That post was written and the tips to getting it done given months ago! MONTHS and months ago. But I did it. Finally. I culled my wardrobe and I was pretty darn ruthless. Anything that doesn’t fit me now, went. Anything that I hadn’t worn or considered wearing in recent memory, went. I probably still have more clothes than the average woman,…

I finally read #GirlBoss and this is what I got out of it

I finally read #GirlBoss and this is what I got out of it

#GirlBoss by Sophia Amoruso was one of the books I purchased in a massive buy up ages ago. I started to read it and got distracted, I never really got into it. Almost two years later I picked it up again for a day at the beach. That day I managed to read the whole thing in one sitting. I loved it. It got me excited about things. I was keen to get home and get working. This post is a sort of summary of what I took away a lot from this book. The first lesson was about what it means to work hard in business. A lot of people will tell you to work smarter, not harder. But in the…

How to deal with other people’s unwelcome conversations about your body

How to deal with other people’s unwelcome conversations about your body

Fat or skinny, short or tall, athletic or squishy, in 2016 there is little chance that you will be able to escape the running commentary that is ‘bodies’. Your body is the only one to be concerned about. The only one. But that’s not the way it is for most people. So today, I want to talk to you about how you deal with other people talking about your body. Talking about it, weighing in and giving opinions like they own it or something. Which collectively, I think they do. But they don’t. Let’s get clear about that now. You are the owner of your body. The way it looks, gets used, exists and the things it does are all…

You don’t have to be perfect to be a good role model.

You don’t have to be perfect to be a good role model.

A reader of this blog, who shall remain nameless at her request, is struggling with how to be a good role model for her daughters. She does what she can to eat well and get her body moving but can’t seem to break through this idea that it isn’t enough, that her life is setting a bad example. I wanted to talk to you all about that. Firstly, know that in the Suger News survey your concern, this concern, came up over and over again. How do I show my kids the way? How do I feel at home with myself? How do I set a better example of a healthier lifestyle? You are not alone. There are many, MANY…

My weekend in the Barossa Valley

My weekend in the Barossa Valley

There is much to be said about a Barossa Valley weekend well spent. And well, spent I certainly am. Or was, it’s taken me a week to put this post together, so that will give you some idea. Haha. As I wait for my plane, killing an hour or two before I’m due to board, I reflect on this. I can’t help but feel a little sentimental about the new friends I’ve made and now waved off. Bonded by women being great and generous with each other. And wine, we are bonded by wine. When Nat spoke to me about joining her on a business retreat for her clients in the Barossa Valley, I was always a yes. Nat plus wine…

Confident You: Body Confidence Challenge

Confident You: Body Confidence Challenge

Ladies, brace yourself. Confident You is back for the second time in 2016 with a TWO WEEK body confidence challenge. Starting 1st December this short and sweet challenge will see you question, and in a lot of cases break through, the ideas you have about your body, how it should look and who has a say in what you do with it. It’s about confidence and being at home in the body you have NOW. The one that has loved and supported you through all the challenges life has thrown at you. The one that, to date, has never quit on you. It’s about saying to yourself once and for all, I AM GOOD ENOUGH. Because you are!  PLUS, we…

It’s our 7th Birthday!

It’s our 7th Birthday!

On the 29th of October, in the final hours of the day, this little blog turned seven years old. SEVEN. How is that for something special? This blog that has loved and supported me, been my place to vent and an opportunity to effect change in my small way. This blog has become like a member of the family. And I don’t know if you guys realise it, but you are part of that too. A major part. The biggest of parts. Some of you have been here since the beginning, some signed up and joined the fun last week. Whenever and however you first made your way here, know that you are part of this. You leave your mark…