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Health is a verb.

Health is a verb.

We live in a world that pushes this idea that if we mold our bodies into a particular shape, that’s health. If we have a certain body fat percentage, or we wear a certain clothing size, or we have a certain amount of muscle definition in our legs or arms, or even an athletic energy about us, we’re healthy, right?

Health is not a look. It’s a way of being.

Health is not a look. It’s a way of being.

It is tempting to hyperfocus on the WHAT in the heath equation…

What to eat.
What exercise program to follow.
What supplements take.
What experts to follow.

The WHAT matters but the WHY is everything.

Need a little help showing up for yourself?

Need a little help showing up for yourself?

Will you be arguing for your limitations or your possibilities this week?

I hope it is the latter.

Need a bit of help with that?

Recite the copy below. More importantly, practice it:)

Past your prime? Listen to this…

Past your prime? Listen to this…

For anyone watching this who thinks they are past their prime. You are right.

If you think your best years are ahead of you, you are also correct.

My point is…

How to show up for yourself on the regular.

How to show up for yourself on the regular.

I just returned from a road trip with my 12-year-old son which was magical. Just a mom and son trip for seven days. I’ll be honest; my son is getting to an age where I just want time to slow down. And since I know it won’t, I have had to intentionally slow down myself to soak in this incredibly special time in his childhood…

Befriending Emotion

Befriending Emotion

All week long I have been talking about the power of befriending emotions (yes, all of them) if you want to improve your health in sustainable ways.

You can lose weight by following a strict meal plan, but if the real reason you were overconsuming in the first place was to avoid feeling certain emotions… you will struggle to maintain any results that you achieve.

There is a dark side to the pursuit of “feeling good” all of the time.

There is a dark side to the pursuit of “feeling good” all of the time.

I don’t know about you but in the span of 1 day I can experience every single one of these emotions and many more.

Which makes the human experience so freaking awesome! Emotions give our life texture.

If I only experienced 1 emotion the rest of my life, I think it would feel like only eating 1 food the rest of my life.

Permission to Feel (and why it is so very good for your health)

Permission to Feel (and why it is so very good for your health)

Being a whole human involves allowing yourself to feel the full spectrum of human emotion. In other words, allowing all emotions a seat at the table. But we aren’t so great at allowing emotions a seat at the table. At least not all of them. Instead we resist, avoid, react to and judge our emotions. And we even make up really dramatic storylines about them.

Seriously, why isn’t there a diagnosis for “integrity pain”?

Seriously, why isn’t there a diagnosis for “integrity pain”?

When you find yourself traveling in a direction you didn’t intend to go, it is important you pay attention to the signs that indicate that you need to reroute yourself.

If you don’t recognize when you are misaligned you can cause yourself to suffer unnecessarily and…well… that sucks.

When the data says you’re “well” but you feel far from it.

When the data says you’re “well” but you feel far from it.

I cannot tell you the number of conversations that I have with women who generally feel unwell. They feel like they lack spark in their life. They feel like they don’t have a lot of motivation. They don’t feel like they have a lot of excitement for the future. And yet, when they go to their doctor’s office, everything checks out just fine.

Do you have a hustle habit?

Do you have a hustle habit?

In a world encouraging us to do more, be more, make more… slowing down (though it sounds lovely) can feel so freaking hard.

Why?

Because many of us have made the hustle a habit.

What helps to nurture relationships?⁣

What helps to nurture relationships?⁣

I teach from the perspective that health is NOT a destination, it is a direction.⁣

While goals may help validate that you are heading in the right direction. Goals alone will not help you improve your health. ⁣

There’s more impacting your health than weight.

There’s more impacting your health than weight.

Now, let’s talk about real solutions. (Because if “weight” isn’t the real problem, weight loss is not the real solution.) Here are four real solutions for what is likely the actual problems.

Improving health is an exercise in unpacking stress.

Improving health is an exercise in unpacking stress.

Yesterday I mentioned that your weight is NOT the problem when it comes to health challenges(and I will sing that tune until the day I die).

Excess weight, however, “might” be a symptom of underlying problems.

And one of those problems might be chemical mayhem induced by carrying WAY too much stress.

Smart Body Smart Mind

Smart Body Smart Mind

The truth is ALL roads on the health journey lead back to the nervous system.

If your nervous system is dysregulated from big and/or small traumas you will only survive this life and never truly experience what it is to thrive IN your life.

Appearing healthy vs BEING healthy

Appearing healthy vs BEING healthy

I work with women every single day who look healthy but who are struggling mentally, emotionally, and/or physically.

Appearing healthy and BEING healthy are not necessarily the same thing.

Not all weight loss measures are created equal.

Not all weight loss measures are created equal.

Weight loss is NOT synonymous with improved health. (You can be thin and have serious metabolic health issues), and yet…

Popular culture LOVES to hyper-focus on weight loss as a measure of health.

Are you new here?

Are you new here?

If you are new here… welcome! If you have been here for a while, thanks for sticking around:)

It has been a hot minute since I have done a formal introduction, so here we go…

What works to help you feel better fast?

What works to help you feel better fast?

When you feel like hell because you keep neglecting to insert yourself into your own schedule, you get desperate.

And desperation can inspire some less-than-stellar decision making like…

It doesn’t matter why you think you can’t. You absolutely CAN.

This is not just health coaching—it’s a personalized road map to the prime of your life. It’s coaching that will make today feel like the best days of your life are ahead of you, no matter where you’re at right now.

 

 

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