I've complied a list of 50 different ways to move your body. When it comes to exercise, sometimes we think there is only 'weights or cardio'! Let me tell you, there are so many other ways to move our bodies. Some fast, some slow, some gentle and some tough. And ALL of them are okay. … Continue reading From Tennis to Trapeze – 50 Ways to Move Your Body!
If I had a dollar for every time I heard the comment about someone having a 'good' body I would be a very rich woman! We talk about it in reference to others ('She has such a good body' or 'Wow, she's looking good') and ourselves ('I used to have a good body' or 'I … Continue reading What Is a Good Body Anyway?
Health is not an easy thing to define. Society, media and culture likes to tell us it is about our size (ie fat = unhealthy). We are told that being smaller is better, losing weight should be something we want/need to do and that exercise is about burning calories and weight loss. Health is SOOOOOO … Continue reading Health
As I mentioned in a previous post, I follow a weight-neutral approach with my clients. It is the most effective long term approach to health and wellness because of it's attention to self awareness and in turn creates meaningful behaviour change. Here are some other areas you could focus on to simply encourage movement in … Continue reading Weight Neutral Goals for Health
I get it, you are at that point where you feel like you 'should' be doing something for your health/fitness. You know something has to change, but you're not sure how to do it or where to start. On top of that, there are so many diets, fitness fads and products and it's very confusing. … Continue reading 5 Easy Steps to a New Fitness Regime.
There’s no right or wrong way to have a life but only what is right for you. What is right for you might be wrong for someone else, but it doesn’t make it wrong. You need to live authentically and by your own values and desires. I lived for so many years trying to please … Continue reading On Right and Wrong
How did I know it was time to walk away? When I felt I had no other option. My pain and suffering became unbearable. Not only emotional pain like grief, stress, helplessness, anxiety and depression but physical like chest pain, stomach pain, head pain. I became a shell. A skeleton of someone who might have … Continue reading On Walking Away
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