The beauty-brains paradox tells the story that if you’re beautiful you can’t be intelligent and if you’re intelligent you can’t be beautiful. Brittany Allyn and I discuss the stereotypes and judgments received based on outward appearances and how beauty is a form of social currency.
I am sitting here 10 pounds heavier than I was at the beginning of COVID. Where I am in my own journey is learning to accept that lovingly. I want to speak to those of you who have also experienced some level of body shame from others or from yourself.
Self-love is at the heart of everything we talk about on this show, and it is at the heart of all genuine, lasting personal growth. It is inner work. At the most basic level, self-love is simply asking the questions, “Can I allow myself?” and, “Can I allow myself to be fully here now?”
When is the last time something just pushed your button and before you knew it, you were in a really different heated, emotional state? Usually, it’s a state of anger, but sometimes it can be shame, blame or guilt. These are your triggers.