- The Manipulation of Food, Mind and Body
We tend to view food as one of 3 things:
- A substance used to manipulate the body to achieve a specific body type or ‘look’.
- We view food as a way of comfort, a way of control.
- We eat for pleasure a form of entertainment and social connection.
- Society plays a HUGE part in this view. Society has slowly instilled in the minds of humankind an ‘ideal’: a well thought out marketing technique to make the people feel as if what they are, what they do, isn’t the best, unworthy, not as good as the people that surround them. An illogical, irrational view based on an even more Ludacris view that we will never be happy or sustained with what we have, a horrific cycle that profits the economy and not the people within it.
You must realise that the discomfort you feel has stemmed from the motivations of people who want to profit off of your despair, who want to benefit from an insufferable illness of the human race, that is self-loathing. When you feel that you must be slimmer or curvier or different to suit an ideal that is unreachable, REMIND YOURSELF OF THIS. This fear, this undeniable fear that every human feels to not be popular or good enough for everyone and everything else is completely and utterly CRAZY and will forever ONLY dis profit you, your goals and your life.
STOP THINKING IN THIS DESTRUCTIVE WAY, SUPPORT YOURSELF AND YOUR LIFE AND LOVE WHAT IS YOURS. LOVE WHAT IS UNIQUELY YOURS.
We constantly strive for a body type that for the majority of people is physically impossible and incredibly unhealthy to attain. The viewpoint that these body types should be admired is based on lies and selfish motivations.
The attitudes of the nation must change. Strive and long for a life of health and happiness; an incredible beauty comes from treating yourself as it requires. A healthy mind and body isn’t concerned for small meaningless insecurities. A healthy mind and body is exactly that, HEALTHY, and that’s all the matters, that’s ALL that is important.
STRIVE FOR GROWTH, HAPPINESS, HEALTHINESS, THE JOY THAT COMES FROM CHALLENGE AND MOVING. THE UNDENIABLE BEAUTY YOU SEE IN YOURSELF WHEN YOU GIVE YOUR BODY WHAT IT NEEDS.
YOU CAN BE SO MUCH HAPPIER AND MOST IMPORTANTLY FREE.
- FOOD – a way of comfort a way of control
Eating disorders – an epidemic in itself. Eating disorders aren’t always prevalent and most of the time they are not.
The reality of today is that most, if not all people struggle with food, how they feel towards food, what to eat, when to eat, if to eat. The mere thought of a struggling nation confused and conscious on the one thing that should be easy, that is biological. Confused by a society that has added arms and legs and insecurity upon insecurity to a concept, a substance that will forever be required to human life, Is devastating.
The human race is a miracle. The human body is so incredibly complex that even we cannot comprehend its boundaries. The human body wasn’t made to be questioned, to be abused. And abuse is what we give it.
The complexities of the human body are beyond anything we could ever imagine. Every cell, every enzyme, every chemical reaction, EVERYTHING, that occurs within your body is put there for a purpose to be a part of an incredibly complex process that contributes to an even more complex process that keeps us ALIVE. How can this be? How can it be that we are given something so wonderfully perfect for free. It is yours, it is all yours. YOU ARE PERFECTION. You are incredible, wonderful, much much more than anything you could imagine. You are capable of love, hate, anger, emotion! Remember what you are and what you can do. We treat ourselves as if we are something so numbingly normal when we are so incredibly extraordinary.
So, the next time you think to yourself and what you dislike about your body, about you. Remember how incredible you are. How lucky you are to be alive and the wonder of opportunities you have as an individual. THERE ARE NO BOUNDARIES. The only thing stopping you from being you and doing something incredible is yourself.
Go out and do something you’ve never done before. BE DIFFERENT.
Whenever i think about the future, i always imagine myself at the end of my life and looking back on what i have achieved and the life I’ve lived. Wouldn’t it be so incredible to be able to look back and be so incredibly happy with what you have achieved no matter how big or small?
Live life to impress you, live in every moment so you can be happy in yourself, in your own accomplishments. Live a life for YOU. YOU ARE THE MOST IMPORTANT THING IN YOUR LIFE AND MOST IMPORTANTLY YOU ARE CAPABLE OF ANYTHING.
There is no one better than another. We are all the same. the same bodies, the same brains, the same insecurities, doubts, loves, hates. No one is better. We are all human. We are all living the same life, a human life. Why would you be the only one that cannot achieve? That cannot be incredible? You are your worst enemy, your biggest competitor. Believe in yourself, in your wonderful ability and you can do ANYTHING.
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2 thoughts on “The Power of You”
Love your views on life Mairi.
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Whaw how inspiring! I agree we are all unique and self love and getting to know who we are is why we are here. ❤️
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