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Gisele in Bathing Suit Shares Inspirational Message

Here’s how the model prioritizes her physical and mental health

Gisele Bundchen has an inspirational message for her fans! The 41-year-old supermodel and wife of NFL star Tom Brady shared a stunning image of herself taking a walk on the beach in her swimsuit with her daughter, alongside a poignant and thought-provoking message. What did she say and how does she take care of her mental and physical health on a regular basis? Read on to see 7 ways Gisele Bundchen prioritizes her health and the photos that prove they work—and to get beach-ready yourself, don't miss these essential 30 Best-Ever Celebrity Bathing Suit Photos!


She Encourages People to Love, Live, Play, and Laugh

"Life is our biggest gift, and it's more fragile than we know. In a second, everything can change," she wrote in the post. "There is no better time than NOW to take a leap of faith, and do all the things you've never taken the time or had the courage to do. To spend time with the people you love, to live, to love, to play, to laugh–may we live each unique moment of our lives with presence and gratitude."


She Regularly Meditates

"Meditation has been an incredible gift in my life. Just 10 minutes of practice a day can change your day–and creating a regular meditation practice can change your life," Gisele wrote in a recent Instagram post. "It has transformed mine! If meditation is challenging for you, perhaps you can start off with a guided meditation, or with some nature sounds, or mantras. Whatever works best for you."


She Does Yoga

"Many years ago, after going through one of the most difficult times in my life, I immersed myself in the very deep process of getting to know myself better," she wrote on Instagram. With the help of yoga, she "came out of that period stronger and happier, and knowing that no matter how difficult challenges appear in the moment, they always bring with them an opportunity for transformation."


Her Diet Is Mostly Plant-Based Foods

Gisele eats a lot of plants. "At our house, we try to eat organic foods that are in season and locally grown," she told Marie Claire. "We believe that by buying locally, we'll have a better chance at getting foods that are fresh and also support local farmers. We eat mostly a plant-based diet."


She Enjoys Outdoor Activities

 "I love any type of exercise that I can do outdoors; horseback riding, biking, and skiing are some of my favorite ways to stay active and connect with nature," Gisele rtold Marie Claire. "Not only do these activities help me stay in shape, but they help in giving me clarity and perspective. Being active fuels my body, mind, and soul. It just makes me happy."


Moderation Is Key

"I'm not super strict and believe everything is OK in moderation," she added to Marie Claire. She does have one cheat food. "My ultimate guilty pleasure is dark chocolate.


She Encourages People to Go Inward

"It's that time of the month when the new moon invites us to stop, go inward, and write down our intentions. What do we want to manifest? What areas do we want to work on? There's no better time than now to make the changes necessary to achieve our goals," she wrote on Instagram, offering a few tips. "Direct your energy into something constructive," "Be open to change, and to unexpected outcomes," "Know that it's all happening for you," "Embrace our differences. Give others the dignity of their own process without judgment. We all process things our own way!" and "Be clear about what you want, believe in yourself–and take a leap of faith!" "Let's all go create! Happy new moon!" she ended the post. 

Leah Groth
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