After having a baby or two, your body may look a lot different from when you were in high school. With stretch marks and muffin tops, its easy to want to hide your body, or worst talk bad about your body. With the help of a body positivity coach, we can learn simple ways to develop self-love.
Christine has gone through having a negative body image to now embracing and loving her body. She documented her journey of building self-confidence and ways to develop self-love through Instagram. This later grew into a community of women and young girls that are embracing and loving their bodies.
Christine shares how you can get started with simple ways to develop self-love by putting affirmations around your home so that you’re constantly reminded of how beautiful you are.
Plus, she shares tips to retrain your mind to look at the positive instead of the negative.
Know that you will have hard moments when you look at yourself. But you can take a moment to complain about, but don’t stay there. Shift your mindset and begin to find the good things that you can celebrate.
You will find the more confidence you have, and the more you find ways to develop self-love, the more it shows up positively in your relationships.
Remember to do more of the things that make you happy.
Check out the episode in the player above to learn more about ways to develop self-love for yourself and your daughters.
Links mentioned in this episode
- CEO of My Curves on Instagram @ceoofmycurves
- Christine on Instagram @christyosoria
- Christine on Facebook
- Christine website www.christineosoria.com
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00:04:23 All right, today I have a Berry button. Guest is Christine and she is going to be sharing with us about self love. So Christina, welcome to the podcast. Thank you so much for having me. I’m super excited to be on this podcast today, and I am excited to have you. You have been one that I have been anticipating as you bring so much energy and just so much of the life to me.
00:04:47 So I love it. I’m like so excited to be here. I’m looking forward to it. I’m so excited to share, to talk, to be part of this community, your community. And that’s what I can’t wait. I can’t wait to like all the questions I can’t wait to get started. Yes. Now, before we jumped into our topic,
00:05:04 Christine, I just wanted you to give us a little bit of your backstory on how you got to be so passionate about self love and body positivity. Yeah. So let me just give you a little background about myself. I’m a mother of three wife. I’ve been married to my husband for about 15 years now. I’m what a regional speaker, a brand new author.
00:05:24 And, um, I am the founder of CEO, my curves. So if you, if you never heard of seal my curves as a community that I have built for women, young women and women, um, to discuss about self love and body positivity and the weight. And the way I started with that honestly was about five years ago, my I was pregnant actually with my third child,
00:05:47 but I, before I got pregnant and I’m going to go back more than that. So right before I got pregnant, I was going through a health and wellness journey where I was trying to weight after the first two pregnancies of my daughters. Um, I had my first daughter when I was 19, my second daughter, about two years after that. So within that time span,
00:06:07 I gained about 60 pounds. I’m sure you can relate as many men as well as many other moms, right. Then when you gain the weight, when you, you know, when you feel sluggish, when you feel like you have no energy, like you just have like the still self esteem about yourself. And for me, it was that I recognized the women that I saw in the mirror for so many years after giving birth,
00:06:29 right? My body had changed. I went from a size one 38 to almost a 200, you know, so I had to gain a lot of weight during my pregnancy with my daughter. When I was going through my health and wellness journey, I had lost about 50 pounds, 50, 60 pounds, and showing off, um, right after my first marathon in 2014,
00:06:51 a month later, after losing all this weight, I found that I was pregnant again, as much as I was happy that I was pregnant because, um, I wanted to have another baby. I was also scared of what will happen during my pregnancy, which is the weight gain, which is a low self esteem. What is the depression? You know,
00:07:10 things that I went through with my first two daughters. So I decided during my pregnancy that I, during this pregnancy, this last pregnancy, that I was going to continue my health and wellness journey. And I was going to continue, um, in doing what I love, which was running to honestly, like I’m not gonna lie like six months into running and I was still running and I was actually doing a race down in central park,
00:07:32 in New York because New York is my home. I just got like this voice or this message like, like love your body type of thing. And I don’t know if it was my son, honestly, at the time. Like, I really don’t know. I don’t know if he was like trying to make me look at life differently, but I remember like it was a bright,
00:07:49 sunny, beautiful day in New York. I’m running around central park. I’m running with my stomach is pretty big. I’m six months, six, seven months pregnant. I just felt so good. I felt so good running. And I also felt like, you know, I felt like I was just getting this message of love your body, love your body.
00:08:06 And I was like, you know, I’ve got three more months until this pregnancy. I need to learn how to love myself. And I need to learn how to just love this body that I’m in. I don’t know. Like I just wanted to figure out what that was, because I’ll be honest. Like even though I had, even though I was already a mother,
00:08:22 I didn’t know what it was to love yourself. I never talked about that. My mother never spoke about that growing up. And I just started sharing this journey on Facebook, about me learning, how to love my body when I was pregnant and learning how to love the strong, beautiful mom body at six months, it kind of continued from there after birth.
00:08:43 I remember showing a picture of my body right after birth. And I’ve continued that through. It’s about five years now, since I started CEO of my curves that I’ve continued to share, you know, the different body types that I’ve been the biggest different body shapes that I’ve been. So that’s kind of how it started. I hope that answered your question,
00:09:02 but like, yeah. That’s kinda how it started in this journey of how I started and why I’d started a little bit of why it started. Yes. I love it. And I love that story too. And I love that. Now you’re able to, to talk about self love and even teach about it. So I wanted you to break down some of the ways that moms can start Love,
00:09:23 love in particular. Yeah. So I, listen, I speak to moms all the time and I think it’s so important for moms to really start falling in love with themselves. Right. And really start, start talking to themselves in a positive way. And what I mean by that is, um, maybe, maybe you can start with sending a post it note right.
00:09:50 And putting it everywhere in your house, maybe in the wall and the first wall that you see when you wake up, maybe in the mirror, maybe in your phone and have a positive affirmation and something positive could be like, I am beautiful or something is in the sense of, I am loving this body that I’m in. Right. But get an affirmation that you can,
00:10:14 you can feel with, right? Like you can, like you can connect with, right. Because sometimes, maybe the word is not love. Maybe it’s maybe it’s starting small. Like I like the body, you know, I am, I love, you know, I like the way I am looking. So it’s starting little by little. So really something that I started doing was putting affirmations in my mirror.
00:10:34 I started also journaling a lot. And in my journal I have thousands of journals. So like, you will see even going back, like I will write something. Like I love my body. I look fat, you know, I feel amazing, sexy, phenomenal. And I write that every single day, every single day, I write that. And the reason why I do that is because I try to now change my mind to,
00:10:56 you know, to write it, but also say it to myself. So in those moments, when I’m not feeling myself, I go back into my journal and I go, Oh, okay. Like, you know what? I got to give myself some love today. So, you know, let me go back and repeat my affirmation. That’s one way to do it,
00:11:12 putting all our affirmations out in about, in your house. So, you know, every, repeat it to yourself, we’ve consistently repeat it to yourself, even when you’re not feeling like, even because let’s be honest, right? You’re a mom and I’m a mom and a women in general. There’s going to be days that we look at ourselves in the mirror and we’re not liking the way we look,
00:11:32 right. We’re not liking that way that gene fits when we go to target and we try it on, or the way that dress, we have this vision of this, how this dress is going to fit our body. And all of a sudden it does not look great in the, in the fitting range, but it’s consistently reminding ourselves and repeating the affirmation.
00:11:46 That’s something that I did a lot. I repeated all the affirmation and I kept repeating it and repeating it because I just wanted to my mind to look at the positive and not always the negatives. Yeah. And I think that’s a big one for me because I’ll tell you, Christine. My biggest problem is in my mind, my body looks like before I had kids.
00:12:07 So when I go in the mirror, I’m like, Ooh, Oh yeah, I don’t really get it. I still go through those moments. Like what girl? Like, you didn’t look like that a week ago, but this is, and this is the thing about training the mind. And also in the terms of affirmation is the sense is the truth.
00:12:37 The truth. The reality is that we are going to have those hard moments when we look at ourselves. And when you’re in that moment, when you are talking to yourself, you kind of have to back up a little bit and go, okay. So it’s like give yourself two minutes, three minutes of complaining. And that the shift is like, this shift is now,
00:12:56 and let’s not stay in this because what happens as a, when we begin to stay in that environment of negativity, it cripples on into our day. Right? And then we, maybe our husband says something, more kids do something and we’re already getting upset with our kid. Right. And it, sometimes it goes back to how you look at yourself and how you talk to yourself that moment,
00:13:17 that morning it’s really like, you have to train the brain and it gets, it’s easier said than done. Right. But it’s all about the sense of, okay, I’m going to give myself two, three minutes of complaint. Okay. I’ll look, I’ll look ugly. I don’t like it. You know, it happens right. Sometimes I make that happens.
00:13:35 Um, I’m not like the way they’re feeling, but alright. I complained. Let’s go. How can we ship this? Oh, I am beautiful. Oh, I am phenomenal. Oh, I am sexy. Or, you know, that just the banging on me. So you know what I’m going to put that dress instead. The other dress that makes me feel good and comfortable instead of me feeling uncomfortable with the shirt I have on.
00:13:54 So it’s really like just training the mind and just train and just shifting it in that moment. I hope that’s like making perfect sense. Yeah, no, I’m getting it. So Christine, as you’re talking, I was just thinking about how wealth and confidence go together. And I was just wondering what that looked like for you as far as, you know,
00:14:14 you having more love for yourself in how that turns into confidence within yourself. Yeah. Yeah. So I’m going to be honest with you for, so when you begin to talk to yourself in a more positive manner, when you begin to like really start instilling, like changing your mindsets, you know, more positivity and more love. It has shown a confidence,
00:14:35 not only in my work, but I have to say in my relationships and my relationships, let’s just say like my husband and, um, one of the things that I, that I was kind of hoping with my husband. So like I said before, I’ve been friends with for 15 years. And a lot of the times I was kind of depending on him to tell me,
00:14:53 Oh, you’re beautiful or you’re phenomenal, or you’re this, or you’re that like, let’s be honest. We get comfortable in a relationship. Right. I’d be like I’m for 15 years. And we wonder why like, Oh my God, my beautiful and my amazing does he look at me this way? You know, what does he see? And we become dependent on what they say,
00:15:11 but then we kind of forget that we cannot always depend on them. We have to, you know, kind of say it to ourselves. So when I started changing my, my affirmations to myself, I went, I started speaking more positive to myself. I built this confidence that it showed in my marriage. Right. And it showed me my marriage in the sense that my husband’s starting noticing it.
00:15:33 Right. And then as much as he saw me talking to myself right in the mirror on a day to day, he started smelling saying that to me. Right. But then not only did it, not only that it helped our marriage, it me level. Right. And all this other stuff. But it also showed that with my kids. Now I have three kids.
00:15:51 I have two daughters. I have a 13, 11 year old and I have a four year old son. Now my daughter seen my confidence and now they’re building their confidence. You see? So it’s like a triple effect, right? Like everyone’s like not, everyone’s feeling it right. Because now mom is giving herself all this love. And not only is she doing it within herself,
00:16:11 she’s also showing the love, but it’s like, now they’re feeling it. And now they’re also projecting it. Right. And now they’re also doing it right in their own way. Right. In their own little community. Um, and how this has helped me in terms of my work is that when I, when I’m at, um, you know,
00:16:33 when I’m at a workshop or something, you know, I, you know, I stand up taller now, you know, and I’m not afraid to speak up. You understand? That has helped me in like being more, you know, talking to myself in the more loving, more passionate way for myself, I’m able to like talk more and I’m not be afraid to share what I’m passionate about because there was a point in my life that I was so afraid to like,
00:16:56 share with is to see women rise like straight up. Like I just do, like, there’s nothing more beautiful to see women to see women blossom into this beautiful thing. It’s impossible for them to do it because as mothers, as I think, not as much as, but as women, we are so hard on ourselves that we feel that we can accomplish more than what we could do.
00:17:17 It has bolded from my work in a sense husband or having a better connection. Me and my kids are having a better connection and not to say that it’s like this every day, right? Like we’re not in a positive setting all the time, but like it has helped in my relationships. And it has helped me be the woman that I am now,
00:17:34 you know, and doing the work and doing more of the work that I do now. Yes. I’m totally with you on that, Christine, because I definitely see the correlation between self love and self competence, but I’m just wondering what mindset shifts do we need to have when it comes to having self-love. It was kind of like what I mentioned before.
00:17:55 Right? You got to have your fine okay. In those negative. Cause we’re all going to get the main negative moments. Right. I said this before, in those moments that you are feeling down about yourself, or you are feeling like man, and my beautiful, you know, am I doing this right? Do I feel sexy in this lingerie?
00:18:11 You know, you get, you’re going to have those little moments where you’re feeling doubtful. And I always tell people like, give yourself these two moms to complaint, give yourself two minutes, just two seconds, three seconds, 10 seconds, whatever it is, let it all out. And then change, shift that into the sense of, okay, I,
00:18:31 I, I’m gonna, I’m gonna let this go. I’m gonna vent for a couple of minutes, a couple of seconds, and now I’m going to start talking positive. You know, what is something positive about myself? Oh yeah. Like I know how to skate or, you know, I know how to dance. So start dancing, you know,
00:18:46 move your body, like, make yourself feel good. I guess those are like the little shifts that you can do, do something that, that you know, is going to make you feel good maybe. And maybe that is taking a nice bath, right? A nice hot shower with, um, you know, start with, I’m just going to like speak right over you.
00:19:04 And just like speaking positive about yourself in the shower or something else, like maybe looking at yourself in the mirror and going, Hey, gorgeous. You know, like those are the little mind shifts that you can have to build more confidence with yourself and also doing things that make you happy. I think that’s so important. And that’s something that I always preach on in the sense of do things that make you happy.
00:19:24 Right? Because that also builds confidence. And what I mean by that is that like dance, maybe dancing your room, dancing your shower, right. Draw art work, you know, go outside, get into nature. Like honestly, like do I, we also need to like go back into doing the things that we love because that’s another thing that as moms we forget to do is beginning to do the things that we love because we’re so focused on our children.
00:19:51 We’re still focused on everybody else, but we tend to put ourselves for last. And in this moment, in this time, it’s really important that we start, we begin to put ourselves first on top of the game before we take care of everybody else. Yes. I’m totally with you on that one because I definitely believe that it is a huge problem,
00:20:11 especially for women in general about putting ourselves last and definitely for moms. For sure. And while you’re talking, I was just thinking about a couple of things. One you had mentioned earlier about, you know, the ripple effect and how it can go down to our kids, into our spouses and how they can notice a difference within this. So I’m just thinking about ways that we can also teach our sons and daughters about self love more than just,
00:20:38 um, you know, modeling the behavior, but other ways that we can do it for them. Yeah, definitely. So I’m gonna, um, and, and so going to tell you something that I started doing with my daughter, because my daughters are in the teenage stage. So they are, one of them was going to be going to high school soon.
00:20:55 And you know, that whole body image comes into play, right? The whole, you know, do I look good or not the way I look a bit more? I was like, am I pretty my beautiful and you know, bullying does happen. It happens. It happens as adults. And we, as parents have to be that reminder that,
00:21:09 you know, don’t let these people get into your head and stuff like that every now and then I always do. Um, I was proposed to my daughters and my daughters mirrors. Um, I put in the mirrors because I wanted to remember like who they are when they wake up and who they are when they, when they go to sleep. And again,
00:21:25 you know, when I, you know, I don’t do this every day, but when I do, I, you know, I was proposed to Knowles and I just remember love mom. Right. And I also do this thing where, um, me and my husband just started implementing it is sitting down with the kids at least once a week. Right.
00:21:41 And letting them vent of what’s going on in school. Now, granted, not a lot of kids like to talk because you know, you don’t want to tell your parents what’s going on in school, or you don’t want to tell your parents, you know, what is happening, but continuously remind your child and that, you know, just remember you are beautiful.
00:22:00 Just remember, don’t let nobody nobody’s opinion affect you. Keep reminding them this because it’s the only way that they’re going to get it. Right. Because again, just think about who you were at that age. Right? A lot of the times when we were 10, 13, 12 years old, sometimes we didn’t want to listen to our parents. And when we’re like,
00:22:18 Oh, they’re just crazy. They don’t know what they’re talking about, but the more that you keep repeating something like, you know, just remember here, beautiful. Just remember nobody else’s opinion matters just yours. Eventually they’ll get it. And um, eventually they’re like, Oh, okay. That person’s opinion doesn’t matter. My as matters more. So that’s something that me and my husband do.
00:22:38 Like we just consistently remind them in the morning or the afternoon or whatever, or text them like, Hey guys, I hope you’re having a great day, have an amazing day, but just remember, you know, you’re beautiful. You’re awesome. You know, and I always try to instill those affirmations to my kids, even though they might not get it yet.
00:22:53 They’re like, okay, you know what? I’m awesome. And I’m beautiful. So like they read it and they that’s like helping them build confidence. So those are the little things that I do. Like, I don’t do nothing big with my kids. And only because they’re still kids, they’re teenagers and they’re still growing up. They’re still going through their homeowner’s stages.
00:23:08 But I consistently remind them whether it’s through a text them, whether it’s through a conversation, like you know who they are and what they are and reminding them like, okay guys, you know what? Let’s do something that makes you happy. Because again, when they start doing things that makes them happy, they, they built confidence. And like, it’s like anything,
00:23:27 it’s like a runner. I’m going to go into running because I am a runner. It’s like, when you start running and you’re not a runner runner, you know, you walk and run, walk and run walking run. But the more you practice it, the more that you go, okay, you know what? Last week I ran a block this week,
00:23:44 I’m going to run two blocks. So that kind of builds your confidence, right? So it’s the same thing with children. You have to consistently repeat it to them and practice that with them. That way they’ll go. It’s like building their confidence along with building yours, because believe it or not. When I text my children, when I talk to my children,
00:24:01 I’m building my confidence as well. When I tell my daughters they’re beautiful. And when I tell them, I go to that go, you know what? You guys do not give up. You know? Um, it’s just say, they’re in a sport. Don’t give up, you got this. Um, you know, just the eyes on the prize or whatever.
00:24:14 It builds me confidence. And it gives me goosebumps because it’s like, okay, I’m talking to this from my kid. Now I must do that. I must show them that I can’t give up on what I want. I can give up on myself. You know what I mean? And I have to practice what I preach. No, definitely. And you made me think about,
00:24:32 even when I was a kid, I know that, of course, I think we all go through it. You know, we want to be with the cool kids. We want to be what everyone thinks is, is cool and cute and all that. But now as an adult, I don’t give two flying flips about that. Like, I am so confident in who I am.
00:24:48 Yeah. I don’t care who doesn’t like my posts. I’m not all about that. You know what I mean? But I don’t care who follows me or not, or who talks about me because in reality, it comes to a point that once you put so much talk on is you’re so confident who you are. Right. And you’re just, and it’s not to be like,
00:25:07 it’s not, it’s not so much of an ego thing, but it’s just like, it goes to a point, I guess now as an adult, that you’re like, what matters and what doesn’t right. And, and for kids, they do not understand that. Right. As an adult, we understand that because we’ve gone through so much, right.
00:25:23 We wanted to be part of the cool club. We want it to be part of the, you know, the, where all the girls, I, you know, who they’re hanging out with, like, you know, um, you know, where they all were. So, you know, we already went through that. Our children are still growing up.
00:25:36 So they’re still learning. I’m trying to still identify where they should be, what club they should be. You know what I mean? But as a parent, it’s really important that we continue to remind them who they are as, while we’re building our own confidence so that our kids could understand it. Will they probably get it right now? Probably not,
00:25:54 but they will get it eventually. Right. And they’ll go, you know what my mother said, my mother said, I need to, I need to not give up. And you know what? I won’t give up because she keeps repeating it. And I see my mom not giving up on the things that she’s doing. So I won’t, because she’s not.
00:26:09 So, you know what I mean? It helps as much as it’s helping you, as much as your words that can affect your kid in a powerful, amazing way. They’re also seeing what you’re doing. So they kind of want to, you know, were basically their role models were their first role models and, you know, from birth. So might as well continue this one model by doing it by being in a positive,
00:26:29 in a positive way. Um, that way they can see, you know, what they can do for themselves, you know, and what they can succeed in. Yes, definitely. Now you have shared a lot of really good. Hopefully we’re getting some blood for ourselves as well as for our kids. So I just wanted to make sure that if there was anything else that we did not touch on,
00:26:52 that you wanted to talk about in regards to self love, I wanted to make sure that you had the option to give it to them. Yes, you guys, guys, okay. To all my mama say anyone out there that is listening, I will tell you this one thing as always make sure that you, as much as you’re giving out to your families,
00:27:09 your husbands, see your kids, giving them, you know, buying them stuff, make sure that you’re always buying yourself something, buy yourself a flexi lingerie, put it on rocket around the house. Even if the kids are sleeping or afterwards, honestly, because we need to be proud of the body that we’re in before birth, after birth, after journey,
00:27:25 we just need to be part of the body that we are in because we are beautiful, phenomenal women. We birth children, we burst so many. We were so creative. And, um, you know, not just with laundry raid, but maybe buy yourself a pair of lifts that maybe buy yourself a nice bag, buy yourself something beautiful that you,
00:27:42 that you, that you know really well, that you feel so beautiful. And, and you just want to walk around your house, walk out in the streets and, you know, walk up with your head up high. Because as women, you know, when we have this, this amazing love within ourselves, we show women what is possible and they can love art.
00:28:00 Then they can love themselves. Right? Do more things that make you happy again. And that may be maybe go back into running, maybe go back into art, maybe go back into the things that you love when you were a child, maybe starting a podcast, maybe that’s writing, but to start to start scheduling a day, one day in the week where you’re going to do something that you love.
00:28:22 And then once you start doing one day a week, start doing it on a weekly basis, maybe two days, three days after that connect with women, right? Because believe it or not, there are a lot of amazing women and moms out there that are going through the same journey as you, we all here to help each other. And in terms of more,
00:28:39 self-love like every single day when you wake up and every single night, when you go to sleep, if you tell yourself one thing that you love about yourself and, um, you know, one amazing thing that you did today for yourself, you know, maybe whatever that is. Maybe you watch a movie or, um, I don’t know, took a nice bubble bath,
00:28:56 whatever that is important, loving yourself, tell yourself every single day that you love yourself, that you are proud of who you are because each and every mom out there, we are just amazing human beings. And I can’t wait to see so many women out here in this world being so confident in their bodies and themselves and shifting this world to more, you know,
00:29:15 more love and more compassion, especially with my mom was because we are like so amazing human beings. I think that’s it for me. Yes, yes, no. I’m with you on that one. I love that. I love it. Now, Christine, where can we find you online if we want to connect with you or learn more about you?
00:29:31 Yes, of course you can always email me. My email is Christine C H R I S T I N E last dot and all Soria O S O R I a N gmail.com. You can always email me. I love emails also on Facebook. My name is Christine or Saria on Instagram is actually Christie C H R I S T Y O S O R I a.
00:29:58 And you can also find, see all of my curves at Instagram. Um, yeah, those are the amazing things that you, these are the things that you can find me in. Um, you can email me, chat with me the on me. Um, and you know, if I don’t message you back to Instagram, always email me. You know,
00:30:15 I also host workshops and hopefully soon I’ll be having a self love journal for women. Cause that’s so important to me. And I also do things for women. I’ll be doing more webinars for women online in terms of self love in the next upcoming months. So I’m looking forward to that and for any woman to come and join some also now make sure to include all of that in the show notes,
00:30:35 Christine. Yes. So much for coming on and sharing this with us. I really, really appreciate it. Thank you so much to everyone. Thank you for having me here. I was so excited. I was like I said it and I’m like so pumped. I could keep talking, but I know he’s limited time, but um, thank you so much for having me here.
00:30:52 No problem. You’ve enjoyed this episode with Christine. Like I said, she is a pretty fun girl to hang out with and I love talking to her and I hope you’ve enjoyed hearing everything that she’s had to say about self love and body positivity. Now, if you are listening in your legs to get the links in the show notes, to this episode,
00:31:13 you want to go over to realhappymom.com/93, and there you’ll find the links as well as a summary of this episode. And do me a favor. If you found this episode helpful, you want to rate and subscribe wherever you listen to the podcasts. This helps me out a ton and gets the message out to other moms that this is a good podcast to listen to.
00:31:36 Now, that’s it for this episode, I’ll catch you again next week for another one, take care. And with that.