How I Went from Hating my Body to Loving My Body

Here’s a snippet of my own story of my body love journey: I sure hope this inspires you. ❤
I HATED MY BODY, ESPECIALLY MY BELLY!
Then, I decided to push my body, diet it, perfect it, and secretly binge ate ALOT….pushed my emotions down, beat myself up for eating outside my meal plan OR even foods that were on my meal plan but I ate like 1/2 a portion more (!!!!!) and it resulted in me getting my “then perfect body” in 2008 (bodybuilding)…and guess what?
I was even more anxious and obsessed about food:
-when I was going to eat next
-what I was going to eat next
-how many calories did I overeat
-how many hours i would need to work out to work it off…
-and feeling like my belly wasn’t flat enough,
-if my love handles were showing,
-did I look pregnant,
-spending hours in the change room trying to find clothes that made me look good…
I spent HOURS mentally and emotionally tortured by these thoughts…
I WAS A PRISONER IN MY “PERFECT” BODY.
AND THEN…
I went from seeing my stomach as disgusting, fat, jelly, gross, beating myself for eating, having no willpower, felt like I couldn’t figure out what the secret for a flat belly was because I couldn’t get one (unless I was starving myself) …
TO…
learning to accept my belly for it’s softness, it’s shape, it’s roundness, the sometimes definition I have, and the sometimes definition I don’t have…the ever changing shape of my belly….
TO
Even liking and appreciating my belly… to see how strong it is at it’s core, to be grateful that I have a healthy digestive system, to be grateful that a fuller belly for my body means my hormones are balanced…
TO
Understanding on a SOUL level what my belly means. It’s the 3rd chakra.
The third chakra is the center of willpower. This chakra is all about the perception of who you are.
The gift of this chakra is sensing your personal power, being confident, responsible, and reliable.
It is the center of your self-esteem, your willpower, self-discipline, as well as warmth in your personality.
Seeing the abundance my belly has, the loving abundant energy it holds, the fact that when my belly is not flat, I am balanced, I am happy….I am CONFIDENT, I AM OK WITH WHO I AM.
And when I truly accepted, appreciated, liked, to loved my belly in all it’s forms & energies …
I felt proud and confident enough to rock it out on the cover of a Women’s International Fitness magazine, GORGO Fitness Magazine.
I AM STRONG.
I AM WORTHY.
I AM VALUABLE.
I AM POWERFUL.
I AM LOVE.
I AM LIGHT.
I AM INTUITIVE.
I AM CREATIVE.
I AM HAPPY.
I AM JOY.
I AM FREEEEEEE!!!!!!!
In my Highest Divine Purpose,
I AM A CHANNEL OF SELF-LOVE.
How’s that for BODY LOVE?
if I can do it, you can too ❤ ❤ ❤
Let me show you how!
Join me in my Self-Love Course:
Next class: Steps to Cultivating a Loving, Positive Body Image!
roz6Rosalyn Fung, M.Sc. is Founder of Holistic Body Love Coaching Inc.
She is a Self-Love Coach for Women & Entrepreneurs.
She has a background in being a Registered Psychologist for the past 10 years, is Certified in Eating Psychology and has facilitated live and online Food, Body Image ad Self-LOve Programs.
Rosalyn offers  1 on 1 coaching and group coaching with clients through video conferencing.
You can book in a FREE strategy coaching session here  

FREE Webinar: How to Stop Self Sabotaging Your Weight, Eating & Body Image

Are you sick and tired of dieting?
Feeling like you need to always be so focused in your relationship with food?
Feel out of control with your eating or emotionally eating more than you’d like?
Frustrated or hate your body?
Wish you could just be at PEACE with food and your body?
Join me in my powerful 60-minute FREE webinar at 7:30pm MSTMonday April 24!
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You will learn:
The 4 different types of psychological stresses, and which one to really watch for…if you want to STOP SELF-SABOTAGING your health efforts!
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The most surprising cause of weight gain and what to do to BOOST your ABILITY TO BURN FAT –HINT: It’s NOT about pills, exercise or food!
How your unconscious mind & environment affects your eating habits, weight & body.
See you there, Love!
In Abundant Self Love & Joy,
Rosalyn Fung, M.Sc.,
Self-Love Coach for Women & Entrepreneurs
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How To Slow Down The Aging Process

Experiencing sagging skin and deeper lines and wrinkles? Your skin is likely beginning to age. We all will inevitably see our skin mature at some point in time, but that doesn’t mean it has to be right now. Everyone also experiences aging in their own way, but even if you don’t have creases and lines, now is a good time to prevent them before they start.

Aging is the process of growing old. It shows up mentally and physically. Not everyone ages exactly the same. Even in old age, many people are still able to retain their youthful vigor. Signs of aging in the skin can lead to dullness and a more sallow tones, however, thanks to advancements in modern skincare, many telltale signs associated with aging skin can turn back the clock. Even if you haven’t experienced any signs right now, prevention is always the best medicine.

Though aging is inevitable, there are many factors in the environment that can cause our skin to accelerate the process. If you’d like to take preventative measures and retain your youthful skin for as long as possible, then read on for more helpful tips on how to slow down the aging process.

What Causes Aging?

Many influences cause our skin to age. Some are natural, some environmental and some are caused by habits. Our skin is very susceptible to what we put in and on our bodies, which means that we have the power to make the aging process go faster if we allow it.

The natural aging process however, is unstoppable. We will all age eventually. However, aging can also be fun, if you believe in the adage of aging gracefully. At any rate, it’s important to know the signs of aging, if you notice any changes within the skin. If you have habits that are inadvertently causing you to look older, here are the signals:

  • Hyper-pigmentation – Also known as dark spots, caused by sun damage, years of smoking or injuries.
  • Lines and Wrinkles – Caused by sagging skin, often due to sun damage.
  • Dryness – Flaky, arid skin that can make wrinkles worse.
  • Dull Complexion – Dryness can make lackluster skin worse. Tight, flaky skin can also cause lack of color.
  • Sagging – Skin loses elasticity over time, which creates lose skin.

Ways to Prevent Aging Skin

There are several simple ways to slow down the process of aging skin. The #1 cause of premature aging is caused by sun damage, so knowing how to protect it will have to retain the skin’s youthful glow.

The best skin care regimen for aging involves forming habits that will keep the skin soft and smooth. Other factors, whether they be self-inflicted or natural can speed up aging, so here are some of the best ways to keep your skin youthful:

  • Sun Protection – Since UVA/UVB rays, given by the sun is the primary factor in aging skin, wearing sunscreen of at least 30 will help stave off pesky wrinkling and age spots. A water resistant, broad-spectrum sunscreen is best to prevent burning and aging skin.
  • Stop Smoking – A single cigarette has up to 4,000 chemicals, all which are carcinogenic and can do irreversible damage to the body. Smoking also contributes to dull skin and hair.
  • Eat Healthy – You are what you eat, so make it healthy and colorful. Our body thrives on nutrition given from healthy fruits, vegetables, nuts and proteins, including healthy fish, so load up on nutrients that will give you a vibrant glow.
  • Drink Water – Water is the element of life, which will also bring life to your skin and hair, by increasing suppleness, detoxifying the body and ridding the skin of dirt and debris. Water also contributes to keeping hair shiny and bouncy, while adding suppleness.
  • Avoid Alcohol – Alcohol can dehydrate the skin, contributing to wrinkles and lines. If you do drink some alcohol, make sure to follow up with a glass of water to replenish hydration.
  • Exercise – Moving is very important, to increase circulation, which will keep the skin healthy and alive.
  • Use a Moisturizer – Keep the skin moisturized with a quality lotion that will help the skin retain water.
  • Avoid Abrasive Products – Using products that rub, stretch and scratch the skin can create an aged look. Instead gently cleanse the skin with products fit for your skin type.
  • Avoid Stress – Stress is inevitable, but can increase aging by tweaking our DNA. It’s important to take time to avoid daily stressors in you life whenever possible. Take time for self care and unwinding.

To slow down the aging process, you’ve got to treat your body right. These useful, easy-to-follow tips will help you look youthful for as long as possible.

Essential Remedies To Get Relieve From Flaky Skin During Winter Season

Dry skin is affected most by change of weather condition. When the skin is exposed to extreme weather conditions, it becomes dry and flaky a condition which is very hard to deal with. It also increases the risk of infections and leads to overall decline of your skin health. For you to maintain the glow, proper care should be taken on your skin. Below are essential remedies, which will help to make your skin smooth and relieve from flaky skin during the winter season.

Moisturize

Keeping your skin moist will help to maintain the glow and prevent it from cracks and dryness. Many people don’t know how to prevent dry skin during the winter season. The key to maintaining your skin smoothness and glow is by keeping it hydrated throughout the day and night. Coconut oil is a good skin moisturizer, which works well when applied at night. Coconut oil delvers a soothing effect on your skin, making it soft and tender to touch. You can also keep your skin hydrated by increasing water intake and taking diet, which contains water.

Birch Tea

It helps to improve your skin health by relieving from conditions like herpes and eczema. To make this tea, you may use dry or fresh birch leaves. Boil the birch leaves and steep for about 10 minutes. The tea is ready to serve.

Dandelion Leaf

It acts as a detoxifying agent and it helps to remove all the dirt and harmful substances from your skin. It is a remedy for those who are wondering on how to prevent dry skin. It cleanses your skin pores, giving proper aeration which makes your skin smooth and radiant. Use of this product will help to prevent your skin from itchiness, dryness and from being oily. It also helps to fight against yeast and fungal infections.

Oatmeal Bath

Oatmeal makes a good face cleanser, which leaves you feeling clean, fresh and moist. It have the ability to penetrate in your skin cells where it delivers its molecules to improve your skin texture. It scrubs over your face gently removing all the peels and preventing it from drying. You may combine oatmeal with baking soda and milk to make it more effective in improving your skin complexion.

Tallow Balm

It is rich in micronutrients, which helps to nourish your skin and improve its health. Tallow balm can be mixed with olive oil, making it effective in soothing dry skin and keeping it hydrated. Use of this product will improve your skin texture and make it smooth, soft, radiant and glowing.

Glycerine

Glycerine helps to prevent your skin from cracking and drying. It is used as an ingredients in many skin care products. You may use it as pure glycerine or use it when mixed with other ingredients. It works effectively on dry skin by improving the moisture content and the ability to lock moisture on your skin. Regular use of glycerine will help to relive your skin from peeling, cracking and dryness. It also have some antiaging properties and it is very essential in keeping your skin fresh and rejuvenated.

Washing Your Face

Keeping your skin will help to remove dirt, oils and other materials that might lead to decline of your skin health. You should cleanse your face using a gentle cleanser to avoid damaging the dry skin and add more harm. Cleansing your face will also help to get rid of the hard skin layer, which leads to dryness. Avoid too hot shower as this will damage your skin and extract the retained moisture. Washing your skin will help to trap and retain water molecules, leading to an increased level of moisture content. This will improve your skin hydration and prevent it from cracking and drying.

Conclusion

Winter is a harsh season, which makes your skin vulnerable and prone to many conditions. If your skin is not taken care of during the cold season, it may suffer from dryness a condition which is hard to get rid of thereafter. When the change of season is about to start, it is recommended to take necessary measures to keep your skin smooth and free from dryness. The main remedy to prevent your skin from drying during the cold weather is by keeping it hydrated. A well hydrated skin will have an improved texture and it is free from cracks and dryness. There are many way to relief your skin from dryness during the winter season and you should select the best one for you. Skin should be protected from dryness in all seasons.

Top 10 Makeup Tips if You are Going on a Date

Going for a date can sometimes be a headache to you because you do not know how and what to dress or makeup to have. These dates come along with excitements, romance and goose bumps. You are advised to be yourself as far as looking good and attractive is concerned. Your dressing, makeup and your personality are three key elements that you must focus on. Do not try to pretend as this will give you false confidence that will fade as time passes. Wrong makeup will lead to unnecessary attention and makes you feel uncomfortable. Choose your makeup wisely depending on the time that you are supposed to go for your date, a night or daytime date. Keep it your makeup moderate and simple for a perfect look.

Makeup Tips When Going On a Date

You need to be yourself and apply moderate makeup when going for a date. This will make be at ease while feeling glamorous. There are makeup items that can be valentine’s day beauty gift for her. Help her enhance her beauty and feel loved during this love season through buying her such beauty gift. This is a special way to show her how much you care and how she looks. There are several makeup tips as discussed below:

1. Avoid Anything Too Dramatic

You are advised to stick to your usual makeup as you are used to it. This will make you feel comfortable and relaxed other than trying out something new. Your date will also appreciate the fact that you do not overdo any of your makeup. Keep it moderate and you will be able to concentrate on your date otherwise you will be focused on how you look.

2. Wear Makeup That Fits The Place Or Occasion During Your Date

Be careful when choosing your makeup or dress when it comes to the place of your date. Wear according to the occasion. If it is a night date, wear dark colored to moderate bright colored makeup. This is to avoid attention from the surrounding. Put on your dressing too according to the place of your date.

3. Avoid Having Your Face Done Some Hours To Your Date

Facial is a great thing to do as it helps enhance your confidence about how you look but avoid having it one day before going for a date. This is to prevent break out and help you get used to the new texture of your skin.

4. Avoid Heavy Foundation

Avoid heavy foundation that makes you look different. Have a moderate facial foundation that matches your skin color. Apply it sparingly to help you realize a smooth and flawless skin.

5. Avoid Overloading Yourself With Perfume

Make sure that you use your perfume sparingly to help you feel comfortable. If it hair spray or body perfumes, try to be moderate in applying them. This will help your date appreciate the scent.

6. Shape And Define Your Eye Brows

Ensure that your eye brows are well shaped if you must shape them. With the help of eye pencil, make sure that they are well filled for a great look. You can choose to run a mascara brush across your eye brows for a good look.

7. Use a Matching Lipstick

Ensure that your lipstick is well matched with your dressing or accessories. Learn to use it moderately to prevent attention. Apply a color that you are used to for you to feel at ease.

8. Apply Powder On Your Face

Apply your favorite powder on your face if you have an oily skin. This is to prevent shiny skin and help you look great.

9. Earrings

Wear earrings which match with your dressing. Wear simple and classy earrings that complement with your dressing. Its color should match well.

10. Hair Style

Have your hair done to your used style. Choose a simple and good style that makes you look great avoiding new styles on your date. This will help you be comfortable as you will be sure of how great you look. This will boost your confidence and help you concentrate on your date with much ease.

Conclusion

Make sure that your date will be enjoyable and fulfilling. Keep your makeup moderate to boost your confidence. Your dressing should be according to the occasion. Hair style, nail polish and handbags should be carefully chosen. Do not try new styles on your date to help you be at ease. Lipstick and perfume should be applied sparingly to avoid attention. Follow this tips for perfect date this valentine.

FREE MASTERCLASS WEBINAR: Create more flow & ease – Time Management, Self-Care & Confidence

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Hello Gorgeous Soul!

Recently I have noticed there are 3 common struggles that my clients are facing regardless of what their lifestyle is like: whether they are mamas, full time career women, single women, or entrepreneurs.

The 3 common struggles are:

1) Time management (Balance in life/work)

2) Self-Care Time is Sacrificed

3) Lack of Confidence (in one or all areas of life)

So I decided I’m going to facilitate a FREE workshop webinar THIS SATURDAY, March 22 AT 9:30AM MST

I always say Knowledge isn’t Power…it’s APPLYING THAT KNOWLEDGE INTO ACTION that’s POWER!

So let’s create ACTION together!

In this LIVE workshop, I am going to coach you to create a PLAN OF ACTION so that you can start implementing it in your life for the following results:

1) Learn how to manage your time better so you have more ease and flow in all areas of your life (a struggle I also personally had to overcome!)

2) What is Self- Care and creating space for it in your life because YOU ARE WORTH IT!

3) Increase your confidence in the areas of your life that need more confidence – whether that’s your body image, relationship with food, being more confident in your business, and setting boundaries …

ALL this comes down to knowing and feeling into your SELF-WORTH.

Let me show you the way so you can discover and start to stand and live from this place of SELF-WORTH!

So see you on the webinar!

SIGN UP HERE NOW

Those who SHOW UP and play full out will get so much out of this because you’ll have your questions specific to your situation answered live!

Bonus: If you use Young Living Essential Oils, I will show you how to apply them in this process to shift your mindset quicker and use as a tool as you proceed with your ACTION PLAN!

Please note it’s not necessary to use essential oils, it’s just a really great tool to support you, but you can achieve success either way!

See you on Saturday!

 SIGN UP NOW

Rosalyn Fung, M.Sc., is a Self-Love Coach in Confidence for Life, Love, Health, Wealth & Business.

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Happy, Healthy & Whole for your Mind, Body & Soul

happywholeHolistic Body Love is so excited to bring you this amazing and powerful Body Image & Self-Love Coaching Course

Are you struggling with:

  • Confidence or Self-Esteem?
  • Your Body Image or Self-Image?
  • Putting yourself first (aka Self-Care)?
  • Emotional Eating?
  • Diet- binge- over exercise & repeat cycle?
  • Then this soul fulfilling course is for you, it’s been waiting for you.


DIVINE PURPOSE of this Course

This Soul Nourishment & Restoration 2 Day Course will support you to: 

  • Detox your mind of any toxic messages, beliefs & body shame.
  • Replenish with a new perspective, mindset and body image attitude.
  • Nourish your mind, nourish your body, nourish your soul.


What You Can Expect
Coming together in a sacred, safe, loving, creative & fun space of like-minded women

Rosalyn will coach you to:

  • Explore and raise self-awareness to your automatic, toxic beliefs and patterns that create self-sabotage.
  • Learning to start being friends with your body. 
  • Coaching Methods of self-reflection exercises, meditation, affirmations, mirror work, journaling, vision-boarding, manifesting and Sacred Circle Sharing.

Together, we are: 

  • Creating healing energy
  • Awakening yourself
  • Raising our vibrations into the beginnings of Self-Acceptance, Self-Love, Peace & Joy.


Results: 

  • Shifting how your see your current body image from negative to positive.
  • Let go of perfectionism
  • Stop self-sabotaging thoughts and behaviours.
  • Learning how to look at yourself in the mirror without self-criticism, hate or judgment, and instead, see your strengths and wholeness.
  • Take on a new attitude of Self-Love Empowerment.
  • Generate Self-Love rituals
  • LOVE YOURSELF

REGISTER NOW

Dates: May 27 and 28, 9-5pm

Where: 2gfitness – 9254 34a Ave, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Philanthropy Program:

10% of proceeds will go to Local Youth Experience, to help empower young girls and boys to love themselves too! So while you’re loving you, you’re loving them too ❤

Investment:

Includes lunch and refreshments.

Early Bird Before May 12: $397+ GST

May 13 and after: $497 + GST

Holistic Body Love Cancellation Policy: There will be no refunds past May 12, 2017. 

Refund requests prior to May 12 will be honoured minus a $100 non-refundable administration deposit. 

REGISTER NOW

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