Girl’s Night Out Remix

What an exciting way to end our year with Beyond the Curves. . .

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What an exciting year for Beyond the Curves! And, what an awesome group of ladies to end our year with.

On Saturday, December 12, 2015… we had 15 women gathered for FUN (some shown above in photo), LAUGHTER AND TOGETHERNESS! And, I think we certainly accomplished that.

We had a great Girl Chat session with Ms. Victoria Curry, great laughs, good eats and everyone completed their own Vision Board.

Often times we say; “New Year, New Me” but in order to actually make your new year a success you have to plan for your success. In order to have this success that you wish for, you have to put in work!

An AMAZING TIME, with some amazing women and I can’t wait for us to gather again!

 

Enjoy the abundant life you so much deserve.

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Happy One Year Anniversary to Beyond the Curves

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The photo shoot to start it all and, we have all changed so much within this year. In a good way!

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Bowling Madness Fundraiser at SpareZ was GREAT!!! A FUN evening for the guys & gals to come out and socialize together. Eat, drink and a good olé time.

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Our 1st Women’s Empowerment Conference, turned out great. Those that were there, we’re supposed to be there! In 2016, I am not worrying about QUANTITY anymore… I will certainly focus on QUALITY!

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I wanted to step outside of the box and try YoGa for the first time ever. So, I thought it would be great to share with the community. I would love to see Body Positivity Yoga grow in 2016. Our awesome instructor Yogini Monica of S.W.E.E.T Eden has a lot to offer. Classes are ONLY $10 per session. Will resume next year.

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Girl’s Night Out was amazing! We had 12 ladies attend. There were yummy bites, refreshing natural juices, wine, sweet treats and massages. And, we also had great Girl Chat with Coach Cass and makeup tips and tricks with Gabs the Fab.
We had such a great time, that I decided to close out 2015 with Girl’s Night Out Remix! December 12th, please go to our Facebook page Beyond the Curves for details and entry details. You DON’T want to miss it.

I want to thank every VENDOR, SPONSOR, PARTICIPANT and SUPPORTER for ROCKING with ME on this journey and the birth of Beyond the Curves!

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Next to Represent Our Brand

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Check out @beyonddacurves’s Tweet: https://twitter.com/beyonddacurves/status/659568540505219072?s=09

More information will be forthcoming.
Get ready, January is the month.

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How to Empower Yourself!

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em·pow·er

əmˈpou(ə)r/
verb
 make (someone) stronger and more confident, especially in controlling their life and claiming their rights.
         synonyms:                         emancipate, unshackle, set-free, liberate
No one is born feeling self-empowered. Confidence is learned. EVERYONE has fears and insecurities. But, some create a confident façade.
You CAN empower yourself, with patience and determination. It can take a while but you can start today to inch your way to becoming self-empowered and break any People Pleasing Habits you might have.
  1. Repeat Affirmations: Affirm that you can do what you want, repeatedly, until it sticks. When you have an important meeting to attend or phone call to make, before you leave or call repeat, “I know what I’m doing.” or “I will make a great impression” or “It will all work out for me.” The more you say an affirmation, the more it will sink in and become true for you. Repeat a positive one until you believe it! Create your own affirmation.
  2. Build Self-Appreciation: Self-esteem that’s based on external achievements doesn’t last! Take inventory of your good qualities and allow those to shine bright. Often what you hate blinds you to your great attributes. Become aware of yours by looking for them (ask loved ones for suggestions) and writing them down just to impress yourself.
  3. No One is Perfect: Accept that no one, including you, is perfect or completely secure. Stop holding yourself to higher standards than others. Striving to be perfect disempowers you. If you wait for perfection to feel good about yourself it will never happen. Since perfection is impossible, you’ll always be going after it and feeling low for not getting it. REPEAT THIS AND REMEMBER IT: “I accept myself for my imperfections.” Embrace yourself for who you are and if you’re battling with your body images, remember that; “I’m More Than My Curves”.
  4. Take Responsibility: Take responsibility for your thoughts. It’s YOUR choice to accept criticism from others as YOUR perception of who you are. Allowing criticism from others to take over your thoughts always reflects in your behavior. You can either let the criticism consume your life or ignore the damn thang!

    Nobody can make you feel inferior without your permission.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

  5. Kindness: Always consciously kinder to YOU! The more you do for you, the better you’ll feel. With each act of kindness, the better you will make yourself feel. It helps you focus on you and believe that you deserve good. Give yourself a break when you’re tired. Take a nap! Take a bubble bath! Get a massage! Buy that pair of shoes you’ve wanted, or that dress you saw in Macy’s. Self-kindness will blossom into self-love from which self-empowerment will grow. You deserve to be treated with kindness!
  6. Good Posture: That’s easy to fake! Standing tall is a great habit. Straightening your stance feels better physically. I initially developed good posture while working out at the gym and while walking to avoid pains and any discomfort. And, I felt more confident by standing tall, arching my shoulders and holding my head high. Your stance (swag & ‘tude) makes a statement. Set the tone for the people’s perception of you. Good Posture makes you look and feel more powerful!

    Helen Keller said, “Never bend your head. Hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.”

  7. Pep Talks: Give them to yourself! Affirm in a mirror that you’re ENOUGH. Recite your best qualities to yourself. Support YOU as you would support others. When you have doubt, repeat “You can do it” until you calm down.
    Tell yourself how awesome you are. It’s always best to take a positive approach.
  8. Stop Negative Self-Talk: Stop that “I can’t lose weight,” “People won’t listen to what I have to day,” “they won’t support my Scopes,” etc. Send those negative affirmations straight to hell. Pay attention to the self-defeating thoughts you have. Try being POSITIVE ALWAYS! It makes a huge difference in your spirit.
    Talk to yourself like you would to your best friend, not someone you don’t like.
  9. Support: Create an awesome support circle. Partner with someone who’s also trying to improve. Talk daily and make one another accountable. Call when you’re having a bad day. We benefit from helping one another. Be open to unwarranted pep talks and advice or self help.
  10. Let Go: Rid yourself of negative people. We absorb other people’s negativity. Avoid toxic people! If you must keep one in your life, limit the time you spend with them.

ALWAYS Speak with Conviction!

Remember, always EMPOWER YOURSELF FIRST! Otherwise, you won’t be able to help or empower others.

We Are More Than Our Curves

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Pretty Hat Tea – August 22nd

This is going to be quick….

I had an event to attend on Saturday at my church, Greater New Bethel of Liberty City in Miami, FL.

Well, I thought it was going to be quick and easy for me today. Makeup and dress, that’s all I had to do. I begin to apply my makeup and I did it in record timing (30 minutes).

Once I was done with makeup, I took my dress off the hanger that I was prepared to wear… and it was so cute. I put it on and all of my UNDERGARMENT STRAPS are exposed and there’s no way to fix this situation at this point.

Remember, I had this planned out in advance because it was for the Pretty Hat Tea event at my church. And, with a tea party… you need hats! Well, my hat went with original dress.

Final pick for the Pretty Hat Tea event
Final pick for the Pretty Hat Tea event

Fast forward to me having to make a quick decision! Being plus size, it’s NOT always easy to make last minute wardrobe changes– especially if you purchase something specific for the event. Although, you may have a closet full of clothes – it doesn’t mean it will be an easy fix.And, after THREE CHANGES… this had to be my FINAL SELECTION. Still cute and that’s all that mattered.

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Ms. Tammy

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