How to Get Rid of the All-or-Nothing Mentality

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How do I get rid of my ‘all-or-nothing’ mentality? What we are basically asking is, “how do I live in the middle ground where I can take my circumstances as they come and adjust to what life throws at me?” We could sit here all day and talk about the logic of why an “all-or-nothing” mindset is dangerous for health, …

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

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Life naturally slows down in the fall and winter. Days are shorter, light becomes scarce, and temperature plummets. But how do you know if this seasonal slump isn’t something more serious like depression? it’s often thought that SAD is just a “lighter” version of major depression, but this is not true. SAD is simply labeled as such because it is …

Break Free From the Dieting Mindset

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It can be tricky to resist succumbing to the diet mindset. Throughout most of our lives, us women work non-stop trying to shrink and be smaller. Many of us (myself included) grew up with mom’s and aunts and grandma’s who were constantly judging themselves for their size and how they were going to change that (along with their self worth) …

Self Love, Adrenals, Stress, & Hormones

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Wow so many topics that are near and dear to my heart. Did you know that they way you talk to yourself affects your stress response, hormones, and inflammation? Sure does. A study showed that negative, self-degrading comments about yourself can actually increase cytokines in the blood. Cytokines, as you know, are a measurement for inflammation in the body. You …

Self Care Practice

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I can’t stress this enough. It all starts with self-love. If you don’t love yourself you don’t have a solid foundation! When there is no self-love you tend to look for love in other people and places. You become dependent on these things to fill something that you are not filling on your own. People and situations can easily break …

Shift Your Perception of the Scale

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As someone who used to weigh herself daily and let the number decide whether she was going to have a great day or a shitty day of self-degradation, I can totally relate to how you feel when you see a number you don’t like. # But I want you to realize that there is no truth to the meaning you …

When CrossFit Doesn’t Love you Back

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Sooo I discontinued my CrossFit membership 😵 # Not because of the gym itself…I LOVE THE GYM and all its people. # And definitely not because I don’t love CrossFit…we all know I’m obsessed! # No, it’s because CrossFit doesn’t love me back 😪 # I’ve been trying to make this one-sided relationship work for the past year and we …