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A Gift To Self

That Feeling of Empowerment! Let’s Do This! Do you sometimes feel as though you don’t quite have control of your life? Do you ever think that you’re even out of control? Then it is definitely time to learn how to take that control back and feel empowered when it comes...

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Self-Love – Accepting Who You Are

Self-Love is Creating the Life that is Best for YOU! We hear a lot about self-love and self-care these days, but what does it all mean? And how do you get there? Self-love begins with accepting who we are—all of the good and all of the bad. It’s about wholeheartedly...

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Practicing Self-Care

Practicing Self-Care We’ve talked about the importance of self-love and the impact it has on how we become the best self we can be. Self-care is a part of what we do to express that self-love. Taking care of ourselves puts us in a better place, allowing us to create...

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Creating Your Power for Self-Change

Do you ever find yourself saying, “I just don’t have the willpower,” when talking about how you’re going to meet a goal, such as losing weight, eating better or practicing the all-important self-care? When we think of willpower, we often associate it with the strength...

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Sustainable and Maintainable Goals

Where do you want to be when it comes to your health? Your professional life? Your family life? Setting goals and achieving them can help you be the best you can be! Your goals are a reflection of YOU! When you set your goals, you are showing a piece of your own...

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Overcoming Limiting Beliefs

To be our very best means believing that we can achieve anything we set out to do. Have goals, create a plan, and achieve it! But sometimes our subconscious can have us believe that we can’t do something, a belief as to why we can’t reach our goals; physically,...

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Being Your Best Self

We all strive to become the best self we can be, but what does that even mean, and is it different for each one of us? It means being and doing your very best every day. For example, if you give 100% of how you show up and feel, that is the best you can do. Not every...

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The Power of Positive Affirmations

The power of positive thinking along with positive affirmations or power virtues are the building blocks to creating a positive and abundant mindset as well as a life filled with love, hope, purpose, and gratitude. For most of our lives, we live in a state of...

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The Power of Self Talk

  So powerful and moving! This video had me in tears. “What you think you become; What you feel you attract; What you imagine you create.” This is one of Buddha’s famous quotes, and it cannot be truer. Sometimes we think the worst, most defeating thoughts about...

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Want To Get Fit? Change Your Mindset.

Do you sometimes feel like the fitness journey is not meant for you? Does a workout feel like a burden? Do you give up after a few days in the gym? Do you feel like others are doing better than you on their fitness journey? Well, you are not alone. This has happened...

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Tips to Boost Your Confidence at the Gym

You enjoy working out. You’re committed to getting fit or working to maintain your physique. Then why is it so hard to overcome your intimidation at the gym? Perhaps you fall victim to some of these negative thoughts… “Everyone is looking at me.” “Am I using this...

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Strike A Pose

Strike A Pose: An Interview From the Mat With Julie Wilkes I am… Athletics is on a mission to inspire, motivate and empower others to overcome obstacles through a positive shift in mindset. Our message is simple, yet powerful: let go of your limiting beliefs and...

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Chicken Zucchini Noodle Caprese – SkinnyTaste.com

Lately, I have been doing a lot traveling and I haven't had much time to get creative in the kitchen or preparing my meals, which I miss doing. Typically, my husband does the main cooking, lucky me! I prefer the sweeter side, desserts. But every so often, I like to...

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Say Yes to Yourself! Brides and Body Image

America is obsessed with weddings. Say Yes to The Dress, Four Weddings and Bridezillasare but a few of the top-rated wedding-themed television shows. We are in love with the romance, the beauty and the drama. There are more than 2 Million couples who say “I do” each...

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Step Into My Arena

I find myself staring at a blank screen and struggle with where and how to get started. Creativity is an expressional art and often I struggle with how to convey that to an audience. I believe that as long as I stay true to who I am, my creativity will flow in...

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I am…Enough

Have you ever looked at yourself in the mirror, and thought, “I am not good enough?” I have.  For many years, I let that negative thought define me. I became so self-conscious about everything, from the way I looked, dressed, thought, carried myself, you name it. I...

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I am…

Not good enough, smart enough, pretty enough, strong enough, not enough... NO MORE!! My life was full of fear, insecurities, self-abuse, depression, ambiguity, you name it. I was a miserably unhappy person. Today, I am proud to say that I have a deep love for myself,...

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