Category Archives for "Mindset"

The Mask of Authenticity

​If there’s one thing that irks me most these days, it’s when people touted as being “so authentic” have IG feeds filled with posed professional photos of themselves saying some crap about life.  The best one yet was one such photo – okay, it was a selfie – but it was of this person CRYING. I think […]

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  • December 23, 2019

One Mindset Shift that Changed Everything

​In January this year I weighed in at over 170lb. My pre-baby weight was 138. ​I never thought it was possible to gain this amount of weight in ​basically a single year.  But that’s what happened. ​I’d fallen into some pretty unhealthy habits, and one of them was not moving. There were reasons for me not moving: I had […]

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  • September 12, 2019

Eight Inspiring Stories of Not Giving Up

One woman inspired me to pursue strength training. In fact, this woman inspired me to do pull-ups and push-ups without the burden of not believing that upper body strength was possible for me.  She showed me why strength was important. As a teenager in the early 1990’s, she was the first female character I had […]

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  • March 15, 2017

Body Acceptance is NOT the Goal

If I hear one more time that the solution to hating your body is to love it I think I might explode! This is something I have literally done a 180 on, since I used to completely preach that we have to embrace ourselves, flaws and all! But you can’t force yourself to feel something […]

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  • August 1, 2016
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