Today is thanksgiving in 🇨🇦 !
taking the time out of your day to reflect on the good that is present in your life is something that we should all practice more often! part of my mental healing journey is recognizing the things in my life that cause me stress and anxiety, and conversely, recognizing things that i’m grateful for -mostly things that i take for granted each day 🤓 and also allowing myself to feel pride and joy for the things i’ve worked hard to accomplish!
i’m working on finding joy in small day-to day things instead of only allowing myself to feel “happy” or proud when i reach an achievement. most of the time these “achievements” can be superficial anyways, so it’s super important to put things into perspective and that way i can use my gratitude to appreciate life more fully!! .
so today on thanksgiving- instead of just giving your “thanks for this food”- take a second to truly think about the things in your life you’re appreciative of, and also what the implications could be if they weren’t a part of your life.
i’m grateful for this little instagram support system and connections i’ve made because of it, and i want to thank you for being a part of it!
hope u eat lots of yummy food and pie today (or leftovers if u already had your meal)!!! (not a fan of pumpkin pie, is that weird?😂 i think it’s the brit in me)
happy canadian thanksgiving famjam ☀️💕
1 hour ago
Isn’t it funny how there’s no term for “body negativity”? it’s because it’s the norm, it’s what we expect from society.
it’s so engrained in our media-led lives that even the notion of liking ourselves is a rebellious act, because corporations literally profit from our self hatred!!
we need to undress this idea of inherently hating our bodies and striving to be “better”. realistically, no one is going to like you more because you have a 6 pack, or the trendiest clothes or flawless makeup. while these things can be empowering, we need to move away from the idea that we are better because of them.
ur friggin fab. happy #worldsmentalhealthday
love ur self. ☀️
4 days ago
Hammies coming in strooonnggg lately. 🐷 my goal is to be walking around on tree trunks by spring time. 😌🌳 it’s cuffing season and hypertrophy is bae. progressive overload is bae. caloric surplus is bae💏 just one big happy family 😂
i don’t film my workouts any more because i found that it detracted from the quality of my workouts and i wasn’t getting as much engagement on them anyways 🤷🏼♀️ just know that i’m really doing my best to make some sort of progress each time i step into the gym! whether that’s adding weight or reps, or focusing on form or mind-muscle connection - i’m leaving each session giving it more than i did the day before!
i sometimes will take a day off if i have other priorities (school work) but generally i will plan that out and make up for it on the weekend😊
hope you all enjoy your sunday and extra day off tomorrow (in canada 🇨🇦) and smash your goals today ☀️
23 hours ago
☀️saturday** funday☀️ you know how ridiculous it is to take yourself seriously all the time. it’s exhausting ... and boring. let loose have some fun. scream-sing in the car and dance in the shower. jump in puddles, race your dog down the street (i always lose). watch a funny movie and just let yourself laugh 🤣 even if it’s not that funny.
not everything has to be so serious all the time and i find that i sometimes stand in the way of my own happiness because i’m worried about what other people might think. right now i’m working on finding a freedom from other people’s opinions within myself, and just having a bit of fun and feeling good about not giving a 💩 is helping me achieve that!
getting used to laughing at yourself will make you immune to other people’s laughter. i said this in my story yesterday but don’t let other people define your self worth, because most of the time they just have their own issues they’re projecting onto you - you define your own worth 👏🏼 👏🏼 👏🏼 period
i sincerely hope you have a faaaabulous day😌 and smash your goals! ☀️☀️
2 days ago
☀️☀️it’s friday! ☀️☀️ who else is hitting the gym today?!
i’m making sure i get all my workouts in this week since its thanksgiving this weekend in 🇨🇦 canada and i wanna make sure that i’m extra hungry for those brussels sprouts and delish turk 🦃 🤤
i got my first pair of @alphalete revival leggings yesterday and i am in looove with them 🥰 they’re so soft and stretchy! i went with a m off of the sizing chart and they fit super well. i think i could’ve gotten away with a s based on how stretchy they are but i like having a little more room in the bum/thigh area. a+ 👌🏽
2 days ago
Sundays filled with long drives and doggo walks - more please 😍🌸