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Give A Gift To Yourself

Give A Gift To Yourself

It’s the month of December and many cultures will be exchanging gifts this season. Something that can help you be intentional during the holidays is setting aside time for you. This season, I want to address self-care. Often we forget about ourselves when we are making our busy to-do lists. Scheduling time for yourself is so important! I recall Rachel Hollis saying it best: “Imagine a tall, glass vase standing under a non-stop flow of water. The vase symbolizes you,…

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How to Combat Feelings of Guilt for Self Care

How to Combat Feelings of Guilt for Self Care

Do you feel selfish or guilty when you take time for yourself? Or maybe you resent someone who may interrupt it? If these feelings are something you struggle with for self care there are ways you can change that narrative. A sign of burn out or a need for self care can come when we are asked to commit to something and we say “yes” when you want to say “no”. At times you may resist your feelings of guilt…

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Weight Loss Journey So Far

Weight Loss Journey So Far

Hello Friend,  In July 2015 I decided to start my healthy life style journey. I wanted to be healthier and was not happy with my current health. I was 25 years old and had put on quite a bit of weight since going gluten free in 2013 due to a severe gluten intolerance. I also had high cholesterol.  My starting weight was 150 lbs at 5’0″ and I am now a healthy 120 lbs and my cholesterol is great. Below…

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Creating Routines

Creating Routines

Hello Friend, I recently discovered that having a routine can make all the difference in my day. Prior to having routines I struggled with why my days felt so unproductive. As a task oriented person I tend to quantify my day by the tasks I completed. So I asked why was not I feeling fulfilled? In comes routines and how they help me live my best life and feel fulfilled. If you are like most of us you may be…

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