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Much has been said and written about body-acceptance and self-love. There are many ways you can learn to make peace with your body and stop dieting once and for all.

But what are the best ways to begin your body-love journey? What does really help when you just can’t seem to be OK with who you are?

Over the years, I’ve been able to work with hundreds of women around body image and I’ve come to see that there are 5 tactics that ultimately trump all other body-acceptance tools out there.

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These ways aren’t necessarily easy to do and they only work if you are committed to yourself, but if you use them, you can get ready for total body-acceptance.

1. Uncover the roots

Accepting your body as it is can’t be done without first uncovering the roots of your body hatred. Take a few minutes, days, weeks to uncover what’s really behind your aversion against your body.

Why do you dislike it? When did it start? What happens when you think of your body? What are some of the limiting beliefs you are carrying around?

Write it all down and be sure to be honest with yourself. There’s no point in lying or not wanting to admit what’s really going on. This is your work, this is your chance to let go.

2. Meet your issues with love and compassion

While you’re working on your issues, don’t judge yourself for being so damn messed up or for not being further down the road to body-acceptance.

Instead, meet your thoughts with love and gentle kindness. Wrap yourself in a blanket of compassion and whenever a judgment thought arises, tell yourself that it’s OK. It’s just a thought. You don’t have to believe it, act on it or feel it. It’s just a thought passing by like a cloud in the sky.

Don’t hold on to it and instead let it go by grounding yourself in your body and in the present moment. Take a few breaths, go for a walk or dance to your favorite song. You’ll see that you’ll feel better in an instant.

3. Forgive yourself for your thoughts

The next step is to forgive yourself for thinking your thoughts and being insecure about your body. Take every limiting belief, every painful thought about your body and forgive it.

I forgive myself for thinking I’m fat. {Click to tweet}
I forgive myself for believing I’m unworthy. {Click to tweet}
I forgive myself for being scared about having to diet all my life. {Click to tweet}

Repeat these phrases as often as you want, need and desire. Repeat them over and over and over again until you believe it, feel it and are ready to move on with your life.

4. Create a new vision

You can’t really create a life of body-acceptance without knowing what you actually want. What do you desire when it comes to your body? How do you want to feel? How do you want to be? What do you want to do with your life instead of obsessing over your body?

Have some fun creating your vision by either doing a collage, sitting in meditation, writing it down or talking about it. Don’t hold back because you believe that it’s unrealistic. This is your dreamtime, so dream big.

5. Take action

Now that you know your limiting beliefs around your body, have forgiven them and have created a vision for your life without hating your body, it’s time to take action.

Your life won’t change when you simply sit in a corner wishing it was different. You have to do something about it. So, if you don’t want to diet anymore, then stop. If you don’t want to abuse yourself by thinking belittling thoughts, catch yourself and turn your thoughts into positive affirmations. If you don’t want to put your life on hold until you’ve lost 10 more pounds, begin living now.

The more you do what you actually desire, the less important your body will be.

If you stick to these 5 tactics, you’ll begin to tap into body-acceptance sooner than you believe.

Enjoy this episode!

Love and light,

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Want more support? Join the free Escape Diet Prison Facebook group to engage with others who are on the same path as you. We can only grow if we surround ourselves with like-minded people. If you don’t, you’ll stay stuck and that is a promise.

Enjoyed this episode? Share it with others in your life who MUST listen to it right now. YOU are a change maker in this world and your voice needs to be heard.

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Tapping into the Power of Style with Leila Hays

by Anne-Sophie Reinhardt on September 19, 2016

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In this episode of the Escape Diet Prison Podcast, I am joined by my friend and brilliant stylist Leila Hays.

Leila is the head fashion rule-breaker, stylist, and creator of #styledbyLeila, a one-of-a-kind personal style and empowerment movement. She helps women entrepreneurs of all sizes create the lives and businesses of their dreams through the power of a truly iconic, authentic, and true-to-you wardrobe and style.

She creates these life-changing transformations through group programs, online courses, virtual 1:1 style sessions, in-person VIP style and confidence experiences, speaking engagements, and signature events all over the world.

She works with women entrepreneurs in all types of businesses, including business coaches, mindset coaches, energy healers, copywriters, editors, owners of direct sales businesses, bloggers, and more.

Leila is also the author of the upcoming book #styledbyLife: From Struggle to Success With the Power of Style, a memoir and inspirational story that shows on a very personal level the true power of a change of clothes.

To help her clients create the incredible shifts in mindset that is her trademark, Leila uses a high level of intuition when working with a client. Her formal fashion training and her intuition allow her to create the perfect look for her clients, even after only a short video session.

Leila also collaborates with a variety of other businesswomen to create events and experiences that transform lives and businesses beyond style. These include speaking at an upcoming strategic planning retreat for corporate up-and-comers hosted by Alexia Mavrakes in San Diego in December and the #MombossRevolution business transformation event with Beth Griffith in Phoenix in February 2017.

Leila has a degree in English Literature and a Paralegal Certificate. She worked in the mortgage industry, in a call center, as an assistant to an attorney at a national franchise, and owned a direct sales business before finally finding her true calling as a stylist. She studied fashion styling and image consulting at the Fashion Institute of Technology and completed a 4-month internship with one of the top image consultants in Houston.

To learn more, go to: bit.ly/hangwithleila

We talk about:

  • Leila’s struggle with anorexia and bulimia and how she was about to heal
  • Leila’s relationship with her body now and how it has developed over the years
  • How to dress cute, sexy and however the heck you want – no matter your exact shape and size
  • Where women can find amazing clothes in ALL sizes – even if they can’t find them in regular stores
  • Leila’s views on Femininsm and beauty
  • Her favorite designers
  • How we can all find our unique style  – this was super important and helpful for me! 😉
  • How Leila practices radical vulnerability in her life and in her business
  • How to feel powerful in your skin – no matter what
  • What women in general need to change in order to stop the shaming and bullying that is going on in the fashion and beauty industry

Find out more about Leila Hays here and join her Facebook group The Dressing Room.

Enjoy this episode!

Love and light,

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Want more support? Join the free Escape Diet Prison Facebook group to engage with others who are on the same path as you. We can only grow if we surround ourselves with like-minded people. If you don’t, you’ll stay stuck and that is a promise.

Enjoyed this episode? Share it with others in your life who MUST listen to it right now. YOU are a change maker in this world and your voice needs to be heard.

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The Subtle Healing Power of Rituals

September 12, 2016

When I think back to my childhood, I inevitably think about all the beautiful rituals that my mom lovingly created for us. There was the bedtime story reading – something, I’m sure, most parents do with their kids. But still, it was special, it was comforting, it was the perfect way to end a day. […]

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I’m a Bully (And Why I Was Not Really Accepting All Women!)

September 5, 2016

In this episode of the Escape Diet Prison Podcast, I open up about some things that have been running through my mind when it comes to accepting all women – no matter their views on fitness, health, diets, weight and nutrition. Want more support? Join the free Escape Diet Prison Facebook group to engage with others who are […]

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Why Intermittent Fasting Is Dumb

August 29, 2016

In this episode of the Escape Diet Prison Podcast, I share my views on the Intermittent Fasting Trend and how it relates to you making peace with food and your body. Want more support? Join the free Escape Diet Prison Facebook group to engage with others who are on the same path as you. We can only grow […]

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Letting Go of Control with Christy Harrison

August 22, 2016

In this episode of Escape Diet Prison, I am joined by Christy Harrison, who I’ve been following for quite some time. Christy is a registered dietitian nutritionist and certified intuitive eating counselor specializing in Health at Every Size. Her podcast, Food Psych, is one of my favorites as Christy talks with inspiring people about their relationships […]

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What is Normal Eating?

August 14, 2016

When you are finally ready to stop dieting, binging, restricting, overeating, freaking out, crying, shaming, you create the space for normal eating to occur. But what does it mean to eat normally? How do you feel when you eat normally? Do you still think about food all the time? Do you still watch what you […]

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Rebalance Your Relationship with Food with Emma Bacon

August 8, 2016

In this episode of Escape Diet Prison, I am joined by Emma Bacon of Rebalancing Me. Emma is a wife and mother of two striving to live a happy, healthy life, following recovery from an eating disorder. She is a nutritional advisor, qualified personal trainer, martial arts instructor. She also runs the local eating disorder support […]

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Respect Your Body Enough To Stop Dieting

August 1, 2016

If you don’t respect your body, you don’t respect yourself. If you don’t respect yourself, you don’t respect your life. If you don’t respect your life, what do you respect? Over the years, I’ve come to learn that every act of dieting is an act of disrespecting your body. Whenever you begin to restrict – whether […]

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Shifting From Weight To Wellbeing with Linda Bacon

July 25, 2016

Doe you still believe that being fat is unhealthy and losing weight will extend lives? Yes? Then this episode of Escape Diet Prison is for you. This week I am joined by acclaimed research scientist, author and my personal hero Linda Bacon who shows that a focus on weight backfires. Instead that the best way to deal with […]

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