Tag Archives: positive

Make This The Year of Progress

Every new year brings a wave of hope that this year will be the year of more, better or different. However, statistics show most of our resolutions won’t survive past January 15th. In a world of instant gratification, many of us struggle with impatience. We think eating well for a week should magically...
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Writing Your Own Rules for Holiday Success

I use to dread the holidays. It was the time of year that I missed my mom the most and although it has been over 15 years now, I still miss her presence daily, but particularly during the holidays. Every holiday season, I would use the typical coping mechanisms to survive including indulging in alcohol and...
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A Tricky Weight Loss Paradox

“Confidence isn’t a skill we learn.  Confidence is a natural result of self-acceptance.” I read this quote about a week ago and it kind of blew my mind. It has been on my mind ever since! This idea of “acceptance”, whether it be of ourselves or a situation, can be a pretty challenging concept to wrap our heads...
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What To Do When You Feel Like Giving Up

Last Saturday, I was ready to give up. After what felt like a million squat reps with the weighted bar on my shoulders, my legs were shaking and my quads were on fire. I wasn’t sure how many more reps I could do without my knees buckling and ending up in a sweaty heap on the floor, pinned...
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