AA 049: Les Alfred on the Comparison Trap, Challenging Ideals, & Dealing with Social Media

April 17, 2017

In this episode, Les Alfred from The Balanced Berry joins me again to discuss the comparison trap! We talk about our struggles with comparing, the effects social media has on our self-concept, and how we deal with it when we feel the urge to compare ourselves to others. We also discuss how to handle relationships that lead to comparisons and who to turn to when you need more help. We talk about how people sometimes don’t allow themselves to be happy even though they could be, how society has created “ideals” that are completely arbitrary, and more.

Les’s online bootcamp starts May 1, so if you want to sign up, head over to thebalancedberry.com. If you want her to train you personally, you can find info on her site for that as well! You can also find out more about Les, see her delicious recipes, find some great workouts, and read her #realtalk on her blog. Also, follow her on Instagram (@balancedberry) and Twitter (@balancedberry).

As always, if you have a question you want us to answer or topic you want us to discuss, you can submit it on our website (www.actuallyadultish.com). You can also tweet us (@actuallyadult) or email us at actuallyadultish@gmail.com. Don’t forget to like our Facebook page (www.facebook.com/actuallyadultish) to keep up with updates! You should also definitely check out Christina’s blog, addictedtolovely.com.

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1 hr 7 min
April 17, 2017

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