Fitness

Self “care” is not Self “ish”

Self “care” is not Self “ish”

I want you to take some time today to truly evaluate how much time you give yourself for YOU, and what you do to actually take care of YOU. It seems in this day and age that sometimes, actually doing something for your well being, or taking time for yourself, can be considered selfish, or you feel selfish. I am not sure...

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Nurture Your “Whole” Self

Nurture Your “Whole” Self

What are you missing? Do you feel like maybe there could be more? Possibly, you could feel a bit better? Or....a whole lot better? About 12 years ago, I truly began to experience a slight emptiness in my self that I didn't know was there. It wasn't overwhelming at all, but I knew it was there. A few years later it grew...

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When Feeling Less Than

When Feeling Less Than

We all have days of feeling less than, not enough, or insecure. Even those of us that are extremely grateful, and truly enjoy our life can feel this way. It can be so easy to feel unsettled, and sometimes, not even sure as to why.  This is very common, and you are not alone. Without even realizing it, you can begin...

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5 Myths You Need to Know Now

5 Myths You Need to Know Now

Knowing what is best for our health can be overwhelming. We are in the age of too much information. Every time you turn around there is a new workout, new diet, new superfood and something you shouldn't eat. I love learning about health and wellness, and I too can get overwhelmed by it all. If you are just starting out,...

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The Jig is Up

The Jig is Up

The older I get, and by no means am I old, but I do believe I have become seriously enlightened by life and people, big and small, every day. I just want to say out loud so many times, that the jig is up. I am not falling for that anymore. This applies to so many things I face every day, with my kids, myself, my husband...

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It Has to Become a Way of Life

It Has to Become a Way of Life

I do believe there are great benefits to "programs", as long as you look at it as a lifestyle change. You have to see the "program" as not just for the 21 or 30 days that it exists, but for the long haul. It has to be something you can implement into your life. This is the same with New Year Resolutions, they have to be...

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A December to Remember

A December to Remember

As we start the last three weeks leading up to Christmas, let's do our best to feel our best. When things get too busy and start feeling out of control, I go back to basics. I take one day at a time and I try my best to simplify what I need to do each day. Here is a simple schedule I am using for the next three weeks to...

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A December to Remember

A December to Remember

I am sure we can all relate to the stress that comes on during the holidays. All of the pressures can overwhelm us if we let them. Family, friends, gifts, parties, sugar, wrapping, baking and more. Every year I say that I want to enjoy the holiday more, embrace the meaning of the holiday, and not get so overwhelmed. I...

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Consistency needs Discipline

Consistency needs Discipline

This is the last post in our four part series helping us to make progress toward our goals. Just to recap, so far we are working on the following: Being HONEST with ourselves about what we want, and truly being AWARE of what is holding us back. Being INTENTIONAL every day about what we need to DO to move toward our goals....

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Be Intentional

Be Intentional

This is the second in the four part series of some tips that have helped me to make progress toward my goals. Once I was HONEST (really honest) with myself about what I wanted, and truly became AWARE (honestly aware) of what was keeping me from going toward it, I sat down and wrote steps that I knew I needed to do to move...

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Awareness and Honesty

Awareness and Honesty

This is the last week of our Summer Accountability Group.  I have decided to make it the first of a four part series to continue to help us reach our goals. A huge thank you to those of you that reached out during the group this summer and participated. As with all things, the more we put into something, the more we will...

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