We’ve all heard the over-used definition of insanity. “Trying the same thing, over and again, and expecting different results.” No one really knows who said it, but we all know it’s true. If you’re like me, you’ve tried all the diets, the fitness gimmicks and maybe even the weight loss pills. You’ve tried convincing yourself that your true value is found on the inside and that you are more than your pants size. You know all the lingo. And, yet . . .you’re still struggling.
Relax. You’re normal.
But, today, we can turn a corner. Now that you’ve identified the root of body image idolatry, perhaps you are feeling more hopeful. You know that things can be different now. For the rest of the Spring Break Free series, we’ll be talking about the habits in your life that will need to change as you attempt to find, and keep, your freedom. Watch today’s video to find out more:
Questions for reflection
What conventional methods of fixing your body image have you tried over and again with limited success? Diets? Exercise programs? Positive Pep Talks? Self-Esteem “Boosters?”?
Do you believe there’s wisdom in trying something new?