A staggering 35% of women say they feel less attractive on video conferences than they do in real life, and the long-term effects of those feelings begin to carry over into day-to-day life.
In the past, I’ve thrown in the towel on what I had called a “weight loss journey” because my goal didn’t make sense: I didn’t really want to lose weight, I wanted to change my body composition and look better. But when we’re comparing our progress against the wrong criteria, we can’t be successful.
It’s pretty simple: Turn the Golden Rule back around onto you.
Let me tell you a little something about ten pounds, random person who doesn’t know me but thinks I need to lose weight because I am a female on social media.
Compliment me on just about anything and I’ll be able to deflect it with some sort of deprecating comment faster than you can say “I like your…” “I like your shirt!” Oh man, it’s so old… and I’m pretty sure I got it on a clearance rack. “Your hair looks nice like that.” Thanks, I haven’t… Continue reading thanks – i didn’t wash it