Get **it together.

If you're looking for some good motivation and self-help toward getting things together this year - and don't mind some profanity in the process! - check out get your SH*T together by Sarah Knight... This book provides tools and motivation to get things together in all areas of life. I cannot stress enough that weight … Continue reading Get **it together.

Grateful to exercise.

It can be hard to feel grateful for exercise, because people do not always love exercise! I challenge you this mid-week day to consider thinking of exercise as something to be grateful for! Remind yourself how fortunate you are to have the ability to exercise. Think of that friend or loved one battling illness, a … Continue reading Grateful to exercise.

Morning movement.

Beginning the day with a healthy start can lead to vast improvements in self-control, energy, positivity, and motivation. I am a firm believer in taking a few non-distracted moments to think in the morning, and some gentle movement can be a nice addition to this. Take the time to become aware of your body in … Continue reading Morning movement.

Build resilience.

Resilience is highly important to getting through life with emotional and physical wellness. If we let every unfortunate incident or stressor bog us down, we would never be able to fully function. Negative emotion would take over and essentially debilitate us. Here are some tips from Psychology Today on how to build resilience. Boosting your … Continue reading Build resilience.

Get back on track for fall.

Fall is a great time to get back on track. The busy days of summer are winding down, and hopefully there are fewer things to get in the way. Changing seasons can be motivating, and a reminder to get in shape for the holidays never hurts! Take some new before pictures, face the scale, take … Continue reading Get back on track for fall.