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This is a post I've made already but I believe it's still relevant.
As the summer approaches, I'm seeing a lot of posts and talk about getting in shape for the summer. The more I look around, the more I see body insecurity amongst my friends, family, acquaintances, etc.
I want to be clear that I do NOT support dieting. Dieting can be dangerous both mentally and physically. If you want to lose weight, tone up, get in shape - SEEK HELP. This is is NOT intuitive and you can end up putting your health in jeopardy.
The reason I am cutting now, is because I went on a bulk where I intentionally put on size (both muscle and fat) and the plan was always to finish that, then cut the fat gained. I went into it with full knowledge of what my macronutrient intake should be, what my omega 3 to 6 ratio should look like, and what my micronutrient intake should look like.
I want to encourage people to seek out help from a professional or to educate yourself so you don't accidentally harm yourself.
Lastly, whatever your goals are - learn to love yourself how you are now. That will get you wherever you want to go, and you may realize you're closer than you think.
Don't be afraid to ask for help.
HOW DID YOU COME ACROSS THE BOOK? Well, along time ago I read another book by Alison Weir called 'The Six Wives of Henry VIII'... and that was a great book... sort of my first introduction to that period of English history... so I knew she was a good writer, and so when I saw this in a used bookstore I picked it up. It kind of continues within the same period... well, there's one other book in the middle between these two called 'The Children of Henry VIII', but... I mean... if you know the basics of what happened then it's not that hard to follow along; I'm planning on reading all three!
SO FAR, WHAT PERSPECTIVE HAVE YOU GAINED FROM THIS BOOK? Hmm... perspective? Well, its mostly about Elizabeth and I'm in the very beginning. So, I guess... how early experiences affect one's outlook... her childhood was, to put it mildly, not particularly secure and not particularly pleasant. She was delegitimized and then legitimized again.... she was the prisoner in the tower and then became the Queen of England. So I guess what I've learned so far... well actually, it seems to have given her, you know, she kept her own council for the rest of her life and was wary of revealing emotion... that was actually good for her, but I think it also gave her some other things that made her a great Queen... but I wonder if it also didn't make her somewhat unhappy... later on.
WOULD YOU RECOMMEND IT, AND IF SO, TO WHO AND WHY? I would recommend this to anyone who likes English history... I'd recommend this book... actually, I'd recommend the 'The Six Wives of Henry VIII' because this is one of those subjects that a lot of people have heard about and... there was this show, The Tudors, which was on a while ago... and obviously, you know, it kind of follows the history... but this pretty much tells you what happened in chronological order and makes you... if you read 'The Six Wives of Henry VIII'... I mean it's really a popular history book... it's not a scholarly work, but it's accurate enough and it's just a really good book. Anyone interested in history should read that book! #CityReadsNYC#read#readmore#readmorebooks#book#books#bookstoread#queenelizabeth#englishhistory#nyc#ny