Posts Tagged "self image"

What You See In The Mirror

Posted in Brain Stew

Recently a friend of mine posted this on FaceBook “When you wake up in the morning, look in the mirror and ask yourself if you’re happy. If the answer is no too many days in a row… It’s time to make a change.” There have been times in my life where I have avoided looking very long at myself in the mirror. For about the last eight to ten years, I have carried around some extra pounds and I personally didn’t like seeing my gut stick out further than my boobs. But what about when you look in the mirror and you just don’t like the person you see, or you are not happy with the person you are, or maybe you are not content with where that person is in life. Have you looked in the mirror today? Did you like the person you saw? Possibly you did like me and many others do, and you looked very briefly at yourself and felt if you avoided looking at yourself in the mirror, then it will be easier to avoid things of your life that you very much wish were different. For me, I simply cut out bread and M&M’s… As a result, along with smart eating and portion...

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Today is the First Day of the Rest of Your Life

Posted in Photo Journeys

Breakfast overlooking St. Barthelemy started off yet another banner day. And using my favorite quote “today is the first day of the rest of your life” as the catalyst for todays agenda. A ride on the tender over to the pier, and I was in what seemed like a small town in France. Of course I was in the French West Indies, so I guess it would be rather “frenchy”. Very narrow one way streets lined with designer name shops and sidewalk bistros gave me plenty to walk through. I toured many many blocks of shops and then came across the angelican church where I went in to have a chat with God about letting go and accepting certain recent misfortunes of life. I then ventured up to the top of a hill that has some sort of light house looking structure and two vintage canons of Fort Gustavia. What an awesome view from up there, and a strong breeze felt very nice in the heat of the day. I even took off my shirt for the walk back down into tow. You may be thinking whats the big deal about taking off a shirt… well remember this is French country, and the only overweight people are American tourist...

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