Sign up below to be notified when Meditation for Bad Meditators launches!
get on the waitlist
A 30-day guided journey Delivered straight to your Inbox
This program was created for my clients, to help them get over the hump in developing a consistent meditation practice and to help them feel confident in their ability to meditate/tune in.
Join the waitlist to be the first to know when the program launches!
Crack! [wuh-PSSSH.] Hello to the whip of self-flagellation!
You’ve done everything you were supposed to do: kicking ass at top notch schools, an enviable resume, the dream job. As your accomplishments pile higher and higher, your negative self-talk seems to get louder and louder:
“Ugghhh. I hate the photo Laura posted of me on Snapchat. I'd feel and look so much better if I could just lose a few pounds."
“My boss thinks I did a crappy job in our meeting this afternoon. He totally regrets hiring me.”
Trying to escape the never ending chatter, you crawl into bed at 9:30pm, desperate for rest, only to lose an hour of your life mindlessly scrolling through TikTok.
You keep checking the boxes and getting the gold stars but you still feel empty and like it’s not enough: you could get a more prestigious and higher paying job, more likes on Instagram, a lower weight and better sculpted buns and abs. Will it ever feel good enough? (And wasn’t it a similar line of thought that got you to your eating disorder in the first place?)
Perhaps you’re totally new to recovery, finally ready to acknowledge and address your eating disorder head on.
Or perhaps you’ve already made good progress in recovery: you’ve stopped using your ED behaviors (binging, purging, restricting, and/or overexercising) but you feel blah and muted, exhausted and dreading each day.
This, my friend, is your life with fierce self-confidence, and I can show you how to get there.
You bound out of bed, and instead of reaching for your phone, you plop down onto your meditation cushion to center yourself for the day.
You sail through your day, nailing your morning presentation and intuitively caring for your body all day long without meltdown or obsession.
You check your phone to find the guy you’re dating canceled dinner plans again. Ouch. Without thinking, you place your hands over your heart, take a big breath in and a big breath out. This totally sucks, and you know you’ll be okay.
You call your BFF on the way home, crank up your favorite playlist, and dance around your living room. You settle in for the evening with a glass of wine and the next book in the series you’ve been reading, cuddled up with your favorite 2- or 4-legged friend. You end the day by crawling into bed, content and at peace.
No self flagellating whip in sight!
Whether you’re new to eating disorder recovery or already on the path, you want freedom from the draining ED behaviors and the excessive preoccupation with eating, weight, and shape. You want inner peace. You want to believe you’re already enough.
From the outside, you seem to have it all together. But on the inside, anxiety and doubt run rampant. It's time stop deferring to everyone else and start trusting yourself. It's time to slay your anxiety and finally live the life you've been dreaming about.
Holy Moly! Motherhood feels sooooo much harder than you expected. You might ask, "What the heck is happening to my body?" or "Will I ever have another minute alone?" The uncertainty, exhaustion, and upheaval are no joke.
For over a decade, I’ve helped women not only recover from eating disorders but banish anxiety and doubt. I help women develop fierce self-confidence so they can stop deferring to everyone else and start trusting themselves.
I have lived this. I had an eating disorder in college, and there is so much I know now that I wish I’d known earlier in my journey. I was “recovered” from my eating disorder but something still felt off.
I worked all the time, was on autopilot in my relationships, and still felt like I needed to chase the next achievement to be “good enough.” The problem was, I needed to uplevel my recovery. After that, my life caught fire. I traveled more, developed solid self-care practices (yes, this includes both meditation and lots of play on an Oculus Quest VR headset), learned to prioritize myself, and started a new business.
I laughed more. I breathed more. I connected more. I loved more. And…
I am going to show you exactly what I learned so you don’t have to waste more time trying to figure it out on your own (because they don’t teach you this in traditional ED therapy).
ditch your whip and stop being an asshole to yourself
speak your truth unapologetically instead of swallowing the bold statements and zinger comeback
ask for what you want and need *(permission permanently granted)
stop comparing because your self-worth > the number on the scale, the likes on social media, or the status of your job or relationship
navigate through big feelings without missing a beat
get feedback from others without doubting yourself or falling to pieces
prioritize play and fun (ready to laugh so hard you almost pee in your pants?)
find freedom from guilt and obsession with your eating/weight/body
Fierce self-confidence begins with self-trust. And the best way to build self-trust is to show up for ourselves consistently.
Meditation is the BEST tool to listen to and trust ourselves.
Get started now with this free meditation practice now.
Download a free meditation to grow fierce self-confidence
Lucy T Smith, PhD, is a Licensed Psychologist with the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists (TX License #34601; Expires October 2023). For information on how to verify a license, please go to www.tsbep.texas.gov. For information on how to file a complaint, please go to the following page: https://www.tsbep.texas.gov/how-to-file-a-complaint-enforcement.