How To Breathe Better

Did you know that as a society, we have stopped breathing properly because of our vanity? If you breathe properly, your diaphragm is meant to go up and your stomach out but because of our vanity, humans have largely stopped doing that – especially women, in order to not look fat. The fear of fat … Continued

A glimpse inside my hospital experience.

Ever wondered what I am like in hospital? This is exactly how I am.   A post shared by Michelle Elman (@mindsetforlifeltd) on Feb 20, 2017 at 9:57am PST I am the same, I am still me. I was 1 month into my hospital stay at this point. I was starting to become delirious from … Continued

How To Adjust To Change

So many of you have asked me how to adjust to a big change in your life, whether that’s weight gain, a loss of a relationship or a friend so when someone sent me this question for my Ask Michelle video, I had to get into it. I also get into some of the training … Continued

Self Belief.

“There is no real safety except in self-belief” Madonna I’m going through a work thing at the moment. It’s a project that I’ve been working on for years and it’s crunch time right now. The problem is, I’m the most impatient person in the world and unlike in university or school, you don’t always find … Continued

Body Neutrality

This word came up in my book club a week ago and I was amazed by it! I started googling frantically trying to see if it’s already a legit concept and IT IS. Found a great article about it on Everyday Feminism. It is such a great concept and one I have believed in for … Continued

Representation Matters

Bringing back my Burberry modelling days 😂 A post shared by BoPo w/ Michelle Elman (@mindsetforlifeltd) on Feb 11, 2017 at 8:54am PST When I saw this photo of Ashley Graham, it got my attention. Why? Because my underarm has always been my most insecure part of my body and whenever I lift weights above … Continued


A post shared by Michelle Elman (@mindsetforlifeltd) on Apr 10, 2017 at 9:13am PDT WHEN IS THE LAST TIME YOU TOOK ONE PHOTO? Not 3. Not 5. Not 20. One. It’s seriously liberating and it’s an exercise you should try. I was hanging out with a friend and I wanted a new profile picture for … Continued

“Doing It” Book Publication Day

A post shared by Michelle Elman (@mindsetforlifeltd) on Apr 6, 2017 at 1:59pm PDT IT IS “DOING IT” PUBLICATION DAY! (Swipe for more photos) I’m in @hannahwitton ‘s awesome sex-positive, body-positive, inclusive book which basically needs to be compulsory reading for all teenagers – it’s the sex ed you needed in school! I couldn’t urge … Continued

When You Are Hard to Love

We all have an “ugly” side to ourselves, and I’m not talking physically. My side is my fiery side, I get really passionate really quickly and sometimes when I get like this, my passion hides my sensitivity and my carefulness when I choose words. I used to hate that part of myself… for obvious reasons, … Continued

How To Love Your Younger Self

We are so harsh on our younger selves. We always think we should have known better or we should have done better and are so critical of our previous selves. It’s time we stop doing that. It’s not fair to that child. She deserves more.This is my passionate (and slightly angry) video yet… a whole … Continued