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20 Reasons to Rebuild Yourself

A survivor's perspective

Drowning in doubt about whether you'll ever be well?

Ever want to start over and totally rebuild yourself?

You know, ditch the meds and create that Gisele Bundchen body crossed with Sheryl Sandberg’s brain and Melissa McCarthy’s sense of humour, that you secretly crave in your “ideal me” moments.

Or would you just rebuild to simple good health? You know the kind –  no symptoms, abundant energy, radiance, vitality and no pill popping or waiting for test results to determine the course of your day.

A 2017 survey showed 55% of Americans regularly take medication and the UK follows closely behind. Which means there’s a lot of people out there who need to rebuild.

If you’re one of the millions stuck in symptoms or drowning in self-doubt about whether you’ll ever truly be well, then pay attention because I’m about to throw you a life vest.

Whether you know how to rebuild yourself or not, here’s WHY to rebuild yourself.

Because…truth bomb…

Once you get the WHY, the HOW becomes way easier

And I know because I’m the expert.

Ten years of rebuilding, naturally, to get back to amazing health. I truly have the T-Shirt on this one so no sugar coating here, just pure truth serum.

This is for you if you’re...

– Taking tablets, reliant on meds, injections or anything that if you were “healthy” you wouldn’t need.

– In any kind of pain.

– Sooo tired of feeling like this.

– Overwhelmed. Constantly.

– Dependant on something that restricts your freedom to be you.

Here are my reasons to rebuild yourself from a survivor’s perspective. They might be just the motivation you need.

Because you always have a choice.

My top 20 reasons to rebuild yourself

1.You’ll feel re-connected – like you broke up with your body for a while but now you’re back together and this new love, this is the one, this is the relationship where you’ll feel loved and cherished for the rest of your life – whoo hoo!

2.In an OMG type of wake-up call, you’ll discover your real values. You’ll remember what’s REALLY important to you and if you’ll be able to make decisions from this perspective and all that sh*t that seemed important before will just kinda fade away…and you will be happier. Always.

3.You’ll feel sexier – because you’ll feel healthier and stronger and surer of your body and that’s kinda juicy and sensuous so be prepared to start lovin on yourself a little, blowing yourself kisses in the mirror and getting a little flirtatious with life…which means…

4.You’ll have more sex. Either with a partner or with yourself. And you’ll give in to pleasure more readily and receive the bliss available to you…ahhhh deep sigh.

5.And you’ll look younger. Because illness is ageing and a healthy mind and body create radiance that just beams out of you.

6.You’ll feel superhuman in a “Look what I just did” way because you got that inner glow that comes from the supreme confidence of knowing you’re in control of your health

7.Your shoulders will drop and your posture will improve because you’re not riddled with anxiety and carrying around all that sickness stress anymore. You’ll look taller, and yes, thinner!

8.Great things will manifest in your life because you’ve learned to trust the process. You’re not running around trying to find the next person who can “Fix” you. You know you’ve got this.

9.You’ll feel adventurous and maybe you’ll even believe in miracles. Not the “that just dropped out of the sky and solved all my problems” type but, “wow, I’m seeing things differently, my mind is open and I’m lovin my life.”

10.You’ll get clarity around who and what you need and what you don’t. And you’ll stop engaging with the latter because you know it no longer serves you.

More reasons to rebuild yourself

11.You’ll start having fun…real fun, because you haven’t been having enough and now you’ve got your mojo back so you’re brimming with gratitude and you’re ready to go out and play.

12.You’ll learn to let go of toxic relationships. Those people who drag you down, only see you in your symptoms or just drain you will be gently and lovingly cut away to create the space for something amazing. Which means…

13.You’ll make new friends. Proper like-minded, lifelong friends who get you and who you’re becoming. Friends who know you’re evolving and hold you in your future magnificence. Friends who improve your life no.

14.You’ll build a sense of self-deserving. You’ll finally feel worthy of the great stuff in your life and you’ll ask, “Ok, if I can do this with my health, what else can I do?”

15. You’ll go out and actually do the work you love. Because you know time’s precious and there’s not a moment to waste NOT being who you truly are. You’ll get on with living your life on purpose and every day will feel like a blessing.

16.You’ll fall back in love with learning – because you know what you’ve learned from this experience has changed your life and once you’ve sipped from the cup of your own potential your thirst can’t be quenched.

17.You’ll become a bigger and better version of yourself. You’ll evolve into the new you and fall madly in love because, dammit the new you is HOT!

18.You’ll dance, run, skip and MOVE, because you can, because it feels good, because you’re alive. You’ll try new things like meditation and yoga because you understand that stuff called energy buzzing within you can change your state in a nanosecond.

19.You’ll become a role model. People will look to you for inspiration, encouragement, and heck even advice. Because you know what’s possible and everyone wants a little possibility. Your kids will think you’re amazing and you will have a powerful opportunity to influence their lives for the better.

20.You’ll perceive your experience as a gift. As a learning assignment bestowed upon you by life. And while you would never have thought this at the start – you know you needed this change. You have the perspective you need to move forward and boy do you have big plans…

Bonus

Now I know I said 20, but here’s a bonus reason to rebuild yourself. In fact psst…here’s the ONLY real reason to rebuild yourself:

Because every other area of your life will unexpectedly transform

I mean it.

Life will conspire with you. The impossible will become plausible. Opportunities will open up before you and a path will emerge that you just couldn’t see before. And you will know yourself again.

All this is there for you. Promise.

All you have to do is choose. Pick a reason to rebuild yourself. From whatever. Then begin. Be the comeback kid. Be the change. Be you.

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