While there’s nothing wrong with motivating people to try and change their bodies and work towards a leaner look, not everyone is in a position to do so. The $66 BILLION diet industry profits off our insecurities, self-doubt, and lack of education.
What once was a “healthy lifestyle” mentality has become a world of shrinking women and keeping them in the dark. We have successfully created a society that doesn’t know how to eat well, nourish their bodies, or cook delicious meals in the kitchen.
Most women spend their entire existence on planet Earth dieting and restricting. Especially busy professionals. And in a world that repeatedly insinuates we’re not thin enough, curvy enough, smart enough… it’s time we say ENOUGH!
It’s time we take up some space and learn to live a happy, fulfilled, and healthy lifestyle once again.
Despite what social media or popular magazines might tell you, we can’t perpetually live in a caloric deficit or in the gym for that matter. We have lives to live… barriers to break… and any other alliterative goals we’ve set to reach. Our body has to feel safe to get lean and stay lean. And we’re the only ones who can provide that safety.
Not society. Not our social media accounts. Not even our parents.
The purpose of this article is to show and support strong, professional women on how to fuel their badass lives… and not just with food. Here are 5 Tips for Professional Women to Stay in Shape (without sacrificing our mental health).