Archive for August 2020

Hitting the Diet Bottom

“Sometimes when I’m raging against my body, I hear it quietly but firmly call out: same team. Same team. Same team.” Dr. Maria Paredes Whole 30. Paleo. Keto. Intermittent fasting. Extreme calorie deficits. A new week, a new diet. The vicious cycle of wanting to “be good” and then not being able to follow through…

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Reflecting Through the Lens

“You can only grow if you are willing to feel awkward and uncomfortable when you try something new.” – Brian Tracy  There are times we must break out of our comfort zone. Bodies and brains are designed for survival, for comfort, and for moving away from that fixed mindset. It is definitely hard work, but…

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Sleep is the New Kale

Today’s society pushes increased productivity and asks you to squeeze out every single ounce of energy, but sleep is essential. However, studies show that over the past twenty years we are actually getting fewer hours of sleep each night. We are trying to thrive through this sleep deprivation, and on top of the coronavirus pandemic,…

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Wake Up and Live Empowered

When you’re feeling stuck, move. Some may question how when you’re in the middle of a pandemic. It’s what I like to call, the 20 minute reset- a minimum five minutes of meditation and 15 minutes of yoga, and there’s no better time to start than now. Yoga has the power to shift mind, body,…

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Respecting My Body Through Intuitive Eating

No calorie counting. No “bad” or “good” foods. No more shame. No more guilt. No more judgement. Eating when you’re hungry. Stopping when you’re satisfied. Complete food freedom. My journey with Intuitive Eating began a little over a year ago when my recovery from an eating disorder began. It was scary to let go of…

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