Cue a Wider Lens to Determine Wellness

What does it mean to be truly “well?” Not long ago, confused about what it meant to be “well,” I devoted myself to “wellness.” I drank the detox skinny teas and exercised with the purpose of earning and burning food. Being “well” was synonymous with physical wellness and doing it “right” meant achieving one look. But wellness […]

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Think you are addicted to sugar?

It’s that time of year where Halloween candy is everywhere and you might think you are addicted to sugar. And that used to be a big problem for me. I felt like I had no control around those little bite sized candies. I used to think I was addicted to sugar. And maybe you feel this way […]

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Five steps to reduce stress

One of the biggest threats to your health and well-being is unmanaged stress. The great news is that you can learn five steps to reduce your stress load and become more resilient to whatever life throws your way. Building a stress resilience practice provides you with a secure grounded foundation making you more likely to succeed in […]

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Train your brain
Taming Negative Self-Talk: Neuroscience and Your Wellness

You’ve likely encountered that nagging voice inside your head saying, “I can’t do this” when you’ve tried to improve some aspect of your wellness: eating more veggies, moving more, getting more sleep, or maybe meditating. Or maybe you’re critical of yourself when you look in the mirror. But don’t get disheartened. There’s some exciting neuroscience research that […]

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Are you living as your Best Self?

Are you truly who you want to be? Is this the life you really want? How would you answer those questions? Think about your daily life. Are you thriving, or going through the motions? Are your days full of work, relationships, and activities that are true to your authentic self, or do you feel trapped on a […]

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Declare your own authentic beauty. THIS is beauty.
Declare Your Own Authentic Beauty

What if you could declare your own authentic beauty and experience beauty as a creative, dynamic process? What if you could inhabit your body with more joy and confidence? These are the two goals of “Declare Your Own Authentic Beauty,” the 4th competency of The Be Body Positive Model. The Be Body Positive Model was created by […]

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benefits of the body positive approach to health
Five Transformative Benefits of the Body Positive Approach to Health and Wellbeing

Maybe you’re curious about the benefits of the body positive approach to health. But let’s be honest. The pursuit of health and wellbeing has become intertwined with the pursuit of a perfect body. From social media influencers to glossy magazine covers, the pressure to conform to unrealistic beauty standards can be overwhelming. Fortunately, there is a powerful […]

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Calorie counting apps should come with a warning label
Why Calorie Counting Apps Warrant Warning Labels

You grab your phone, tap on a calorie counting app, type in your personal data and out spits your calorie cap for the day. It seems like it’s a benign approach to your nutrition, but is it? As a former exercise professional and eat this, not that nutrition professional, I thought so. My days were spent measuring […]

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Nurture your existential health
Boost your existential health, live with purpose

Have you considered your existential health lately? When you think of your health, you might focus primarily on how you’re eating, exercising, and sleeping – all important aspects of your physical health. But my guess is that you’ve probably never heard of existential health or its benefits. What is existential health? Existential health is related to your […]

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Improving eating habits with the psychology of change
Use change psychology, not a diet, to improve eating habits

Diet plans make us believe we’re the problem if we failed to improve our eating habits on their diet. But key principles of “behavior change psychology” teach us that it’s how diets approach eating habit change as the real issue. So there’s nothing wrong with you if you’ve “failed” on a diet, or a meal plan. You’re […]

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