No one can do this for you, but you. Whatever this is. I've said that before and I know I said it recently when I talked about the importance of advocating for yourself on my Facebook page. It's true - no one will look out for you more than you, so ask questions, be curious, get … Continue reading Day 263, I guess I’m paraphrasing: Fight for it, take ownership
I'm sure many of you have been told that stretching and warming up as well as cooling down are an important part of your workout. Have any of you ever really thought about why or if there are better ways to warm up and stretch? Would you laugh if you learned that you may want … Continue reading Wellness Refocused Education: Does stretching make an impact?
For a long time there was a war on fat, like over 30 years long. I've talked a lot about the importance of reading labels and understanding what you're consuming. Not necessarily saying no to the processed food, but understanding or knowing what is in it. Well, taking that a step further - we need … Continue reading Wellness Refocused Education: Fat and the Ketogenic Diet
Here's the blog post to pair with the video on the stages of change model. It's a bit more detailed about the initial studies that lead to the development of the model. I highlight some of the findings that DiClemente and Prochaska had even though the initial samples were small. As a coach , I want my client to succeed, but that also means that we need to be honest when looking at their over goals, where they are currently in their life and what they're willing to invest in making change. Not everyone is ready for big change, hell, not everyone is ready for small change either - change is scary, but scary doesn't mean impossible. You just need to give yourself time.
Let’s define success. We define our perfect world all the time, but is that what success actually looks like? Is that what success would feel like? Perfection? For some, success means working out five days a week and eating on track every day. For others, it means being on time or early to everything they … Continue reading Take That Jump: Let’s Define: Success, Failure and Fear
This week my manager and I were talking about my weightloss journey. He's bulking and I'm cutting again. There's also another employee who's cutting for figure. We work at a supplement store so I assumed it would be common practice for the employees to be this way. I showed him a transformation photo. Actually, I … Continue reading This Above All: Pull Happiness From Everywhere