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Wellness Wednesday – Why I’m Glad I Didn’t Buy the First White Dress

Wellness Wednesday – Why I’m Glad I Didn’t Buy the First White Dress

Welcome back to Wellness Wednesday! I was inspired to write about this particular topic after listening to a podcast by The Healthy Maven with Robyn Nohling as a guest. They chatted about many topics but one was engagement and avoiding manipulating your body to fit into a particular size or shape. I was reflecting on my own experience of engagement, and here are my thoughts and encouragements: After engagement, it seems like a million things happen and need to start…

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Wellness Wednesday – Ditching Diet Rules for Intuitive Eating

Wellness Wednesday – Ditching Diet Rules for Intuitive Eating

Today I’m reflecting on some diet-borne thoughts that I catch myself in sometimes. Even after practicing intuitive eating for a couple of years now, those thoughts still persist. That is how pervasive diet culture is/was! Read on to hear me pick apart some of those thoughts that still run through my brain and how I combat them with intuitive eating. Ditching the Diet – Intuitive Eating in Practice 1.I already ate one of ___ today so I shouldn’t have another…

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Wellness Is Yours to Define

Wellness Is Yours to Define

One of the very first exercises we will do in the upcoming Wellness Workshop (and that I do with any individual client) is creating a mood/inspiration board or having a brainstorm session that lets each individual define his or her ‘healthy.’ Why is it important to define healthy for yourself? Let’s do a little comparison… Do you let the world decide what toothpaste you’re going to use? No, you go to the store and choose from your (seemingly) hundreds of…

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You’ve Gotta Want It… But What’s Your ‘It’?

You’ve Gotta Want It… But What’s Your ‘It’?

How many times have you heard that phrase? “You’ve gotta want it.” When I hear it I’m transported to grade school days, getting advice/coaching about sports, academic endeavors, and of course- health goals. Why is it that “you have to want it to achieve it” has been used as a mantra for healthy initiatives? Don’t they know we all want it? We all want to feel our best and look our best and present our best selves to the world….

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