How do I change my bad habit? Most people want an answer to☝🏼 that ☝🏼question. As you know, I’m a firm believer that when you change your outlook, you can change your life (hence the name Outlook Good, Feel Good), and my favorite way to do this is through mindfulness and somatic experiencing. If you … Continue reading How to trade in your bad habits for healthy, thriving ones (part 1 of 4)
If you're anything like me, you've tried one (or many!) of the hundreds of mindfulness apps out there or made a promise to yourself to sit in silence every day and "just be." Isn't it funny how quickly it all goes flying right out the window?You get discouraged by a lack of perceived progress, you're … Continue reading Ready to make real progress with your health?
Answer honestly: Have you lost touch with the pleasure and joy you received from eating before you became inundated with diet culture’s messages? You know the messages I’m talking about right? The kind that leaves you feeling guilty or shameful for eating anything that isn't a plant. Things like, “drop 20 lbs by following a plant-based diet,” “restore … Continue reading How To Take Your Life Back From The Food Police
As we begin to untangle our authentic voice from our inner food police (see March and April's posts for more info), fear has a tendency to rear its head. So if you’ve noticed fear creep in when reading these posts about food, acknowledge the fear because it’s valid.Of course, you’re going to worry that throwing … Continue reading Ever wonder why your pant size fluctuates?
Ever notice how you can be showered with compliments all day long, but when you receive one negative comment, you find you can't stop obsessing about it? This is your negativity bias taking the driver's seat. It's not a bad thing as you'll see in today's exercise, but if it is the only lens you see the world through, you're probably not going to be a ton of fun to be around.
Be like a tree. Stay grounded. Connect to your roots. Turn over a new leaf. Bend before you break. Enjoy your unique natural beauty. Keep growing.Joanne Rapits Who couldn't stand to take a bit of advice from nature? This is just one of the reasons why I love this quote. Have we lost touch with … Continue reading Mindfulness & Nature
Real Moment Monday: I saw this picture for the first time a couple months back and cried, and I cried because I thought this body was “bad”. But it’s not is it? It works so damn hard for me every single day, and I am genuinely grateful for that, but I still have these moments of irrational … Continue reading Health At Every Size: A Wellness Coach’s Perspective
Give it a try...you know you wanna! (Sure am attempting to use peer pressure for good. 😉 )
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