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Blog / Thinking Stuff On February 24, 2017

Guest Blog: My Prison

This is a guest blog from my dear friend Holly Brantley.  In honor of National Eating Disorder Awareness Week, she has bravely and honestly penned this post, giving us all a profound glimpse into the world of anorexia.  Thank you, Holly. <3 “Outwardly, I was everything a well brought up girl should be. Inside, I was screaming.”      …

Thinking Stuff On January 11, 2017

5 Ways You Lie To Yourself

  Have you ever considered when it comes to reaching your fitness goals, your greatest obstacle may be your own mind? It’s true. Psychologists and scientists now broaden their research to explore the chemical reactions that link your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. They are all connected, and can become a frustrating Bermuda Triangle of emotions and actions if you don’t…

Blog / Thinking Stuff On December 23, 2016

2017: First Things First

Resolutions. They’ve never worked for me – or anyone else I know, really.  But about 5 years ago I invented a cool thing I’ve been doing ever since – instead of making a resolution, I “name” my year, or give it a motto. I’m always a little shocked at how effective this is. The first year I did this, I…

Blog / Thinking Stuff On December 5, 2016

The Hardest Part

…isn’t the waiting, Tom Petty, it’s the starting. That new job.  That tough conversation.  College.  And yes, exercise. No matter what change you’re making, it’s the very beginning that’s the hardest.  It can be scary, intimidating , wracked with anxiety and doubt, insecurity and apprehension.  And then…..it’s just another part of your life.  You get up every day and rock…