Day by Day: Creating a Life You Love

Your life is a culmination of your days, your days a result of how you spend your hours and your hours are nothing more than all of your moments summed. What are you doing right now? In this moment, you have the power to change your entire day by deciding…
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Feel Your Feelings.

[embed]https://flic.kr/p/8cpYTe[/embed] Push them down, bury them deep. Bottle them up and screw the lid on tight. Eat them, shop them, work them away. Get drunk, very drunk. Distraction tactics. Avoidance. Oh the things we do to just not feel. Your old wounds will fester your present moments. Your bottled emotions…

New Experiences : Yoga Inversions

In the spirit of new experiences and living as fully as possible, I have been challenging myself to step outside my comfort zone and try something new each month. So far, it has ended up being fitness related both times, but being active is a big part of my life,…
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Choosing Pleasure Every Day (Dogs Know Best)

What is life without pleasure? Certainly nothing worth living. Pleasure does not have to be a grand gesture or monumental experience; it can be found and created in the simplest of moments. It can be found in AND outside of the bedroom. Pleasure doesn’t have to cost a penny, nor…
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Why You Eat - Digging into the Real Reason You are Eating the Cookies When Nobody is Looking

Eating is a very intimate and personal experience. We need to eat to survive, but we also connect to our food on an emotional level. Many of us self-identify by the foods that we eat - we are vegan/paleo/gluten free, instead of saying we eat vegan/paleo/gluten free. Many of us even put limitations…
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Clarity is Power

Clarity is power. If you don't know where you want to go, how are you meant to get there? How will you know if you have arrived at your destination? As the Cheshire Cat says in Alice in Wonderland, "If you don't know where you want to go, it doesn't matter…
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Cut Yourself Free from the Anchor of Perfectionism. Stop Drowning Yourself!

Perfect is a myth; no more real than Big Foot or the Loch Ness Monster. Unlike these mythical creatures which can inspire whimsy and delight, perfectionism is soul crushing, dream deteriorating and emotionally exhausting. You might think that by aiming for perfect with everything you do makes you better, that…
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Your Struggle is Necessary

Struggle is an important, integral part of the process. Through struggle we are able to discover our own strength. Through struggle we are able to grow and develop. Through struggle we are able to better appreciate what we have. While struggle is unpleasant and uncomfortable, we need struggle in our…
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Overcoming Common Fitness Barriers and Excuses

As much as obesity and overfat are epidemics within our society, we have become a culture obsessed with fitness, health and aesthetics. The diet and fitness industries are worth billions of dollars. It seems everyone has some fitness or health related goal. Yet, there seems to be a large disconnect…
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