Dream a little bigger 👏 . I used to think that I couldn’t have big dreams. They weren’t going to happen. So, why even think about them? I also used to think that after college I would go to grad school while working as a manager in retail. Basically dreading the next 2 years of my life. But, that clearly didn’t happen. Instead, I work from home and I help other women on their health & fitness journeys and help other women create their own path. . How did this happen? Because I learned to dream bigger. I learned to stop listening to other people and started doing what I wanted. Was my journey “typical”. Not in the slightest. People doubted me.. heck I even doubt me but here I am!! Working towards living my best life all because I chose to dream a little bigger and work my ass off to make those dreams happen.
Something I used to be self conscious about were my arms and my armpit fat. I always felt like my arms were “huge” and I was always trying to wear clothes that would hide my armpit fat as much as possible. . I was basically scarred bc my freshman year, I was Skyping a boy and he literally asked me if I could tuck that in... meaning my armpit fat🤦🏽♀️ How embarrassing lol. Ever since then, I was so self conscious about it & it was something I hated about myself. . I was always trying to make my arms smaller but what I didn’t realize is how confident I would feel when I gained strength in my arms. Honestly makes me feel like a bad ass 😂 As for my armpit fat, it’s still there. But guess what, I don’t care one bit about it. It’s natural. Everyone has it & I am doing just fine with it 😉
Nothing better than a no makeup, cuddled up kind of Sunday 💛 . My freshman year of high school self would be shocked that I was taking pictures of myself with no makeup on 🙈 It’s funny how much we try to please other people. How we try to look good, not for ourselves, but the people around us. . If you love wearing makeup, I am all about it. But I hate wearing makeup 99% of the time. It took me awhile to think I was pretty without makeup on 🤷🏽♀️ Its taking me awhile to think I am pretty without a tan. I miss my freckles 😩Getting used to it though & learning to embrace me for me ☺️ Self love is where it’s at 👏
My Saturdays used to look like *working for 8 hours and then going out until 3am.* My Saturday’s now look like *work if I want to, get my workout in, target date & movie night.* . Just giving you a glance into my real, not so glamorous life, but a life that I am so happy with & so proud of. I worked hard to create not only healthier habits, but to also have freedom on the weekends. Don’t get me wrong, I love a fun night out but if I am honest, I would much rather stay at home with my pups & watch movies with Jace 💕 . Raise your hand if you are a homebody like me 🙋🏽♀️
Be a little kinder ✨ . Sometimes, it makes me sad to see the comments people make towards others & the way people treat each other. Believe me, I am not perfect and I have definitely said my fair share of things I shouldn’t. I used to be negative af and let my emotions affect the way I spoke to others. . But let me tell you, being kinder will make you happier. Choosing to be nice to others even when you have had the shittiest day in the world, will make a difference not only for them but for you too. . Just a little reminder that you never know what someone else is going through. Why not make someone’s day better by being a little kinder? 💛 . . . . Sports bra and leggings are @paragonfitwear of course! Use code “KELSEY” to save some at checkout 💛 @paragonfitwear
2 months ago I took a chance on a 20 minute a day workout program that included this weird little step.. . I was worried..how was 20 minutes a day going to work when I am used to 30-60 min? But tbh, I struggled a lot, I wanted to give up a lot, but I pushed through and I became stronger because of it. I have never worked out with a step before & I definitely underestimated it at first but that damn step gives me the best workout of my life. . Physically, there are so many changes (see insta story for transformation) but mentally, I have pushed past my barriers. This made me push myself more than ever, while not having to sacrifice too much of my time to do it 👏 . I am so ready for you to make these changes though & I want to help you get there. I am so excited that I can finally bring you guys VIP Access to this 6 week program. I am opening 12 spots in my upcoming challenge where I will give you all the tools you need to be prepared af for this launch!! If you want more info on how you can get your hands on this, drop your fave emoji below 😈
I spent so much of my time trying to make myself little. . I spent so much time obsessing over food & then having those “well f it” moments & just grabbing a whole bag of Cheetos and binging. I spent so much time taking countless pictures of myself & pointing out everything I wanted to change. I spent so much damn time worrying about my weight rather than how I truly felt. . I thought skinny was perfect. I thought the number on the scale had to be at its smallest for me to feel confident. . I may have thought those things once but I am so glad I don’t anymore. I have learned how beautiful it is to be strong. I have learned how to appreciate myself. I have learned how to not be defined by a number on a scale. Was it easy? No. Am I still learning? Yes. Is it still hard sometimes? Yes again. But I will never go back. . I will always keep moving forward, even if I get a few steps behind. I am so thankful for this journey & I am so thankful for the strength I have gained both mentally and physically 💛
Sundays are meant for fuzzy socks and cuddles 😇 . In all serious, I know Sundays can go one of two ways. You can either have one of those days where you are loving life, doing whatever you want or you can have one of those stressful, anxiety ridden days because you just are not ready for another long week! . To the person having an amazing day, I hope it continues into an amazing week 😇 To the person having a stressful, anxiety ridden day... breathe. You got this. You can handle whatever this weeks throws at you but working yourself up about it won’t do you any good! Believe me, I would know. I used to be a pro at this! You just need to do whatever you have to do to get your mind right & to make this week better than the last 👏 . Hope you guys all have a bomb ass week & a great start to the new month!
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You can’t please everyone. . I use to be a big people pleaser. Sometimes, it may not come off that way, but I cared a lot about what people thought of me. I spent a lot of my life trying to please everyone. Being less like ME, because I wanted that person to like me more. . I have realized that pleasing everyone is impossible. There is no way that everyone is going to like you, get a long with you, or relate to you. You shouldn’t have to try to be someone you are not just to please someone else. . My journey has made me realize I don’t want to please everyone. I want to speak to that ONE person that needs to hear what I have to say. I want to help that one girl that I once was and I could care less if others don’t agree with it or judge me for it. Once I stopped focusing on trying to make everyone happy, I was able to be more ME and find people who are my people! . So my advice: do you gf 👏
Nothing that lasts is accomplished quickly. . Let that sink in. If you want something, it’s not going to happen over night. Your journey is going to be a process. It is going to take time. It’s going to take hard work & dedication. Results will not be immediate & your journey is going to look completely different from someone else’s. . It took me awhile to realize this. I would start & stop so many times because I was frustrated. I would make excuses for myself rather than working to overcome them. But then I realized if I want to accomplish something, If I want to change my lifestyle and create healthier habits, it’s not going to happen overnight. It’s going to be a continuous journey with ups and downs but if I want this to last, I will keep failing forward. I will keep working on myself to be better. . Just remember, if you want something to last, chances are you’re gonna get knocked down a few times & that’s okay. It’s all apart of the process 👏
We spend too much time picking apart every inch of ourselves & not enough time appreciating what we were given. . I used to look in the mirror and could tell you a million things that were wrong with myself. I was so damn hard on myself, which caused a lot of bad habits. I look at myself now & I am so much more appreciative of the body I was given. Do I get the urge to still pick apart myself? Sure. But I am actively trying to love myself more. I am actively trying to be nicer to myself. . Take a second out of your day, & give yourself a compliment. Stop being so hard on yourself and try to create a more positive mindset, while loving yourself a little more 💛