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Five Things Gyms Don’t Want You To Know - From a Former Award-Winning Trainer

I was an award-winning, successful, highly sought-after personal trainer for 8 years. I specialized in weight loss, body transformation and in later years, injury prevention and recovery.

I was exceptionally good at it and when I first started, I loved it but I ended up quitting when the truth...

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How Do You Define Healthy Eating?

This is currently one of my fav breakfasts. Some cheese, apple slices, blueberries, and grapes.

It's delicious, takes zero effort to prepare, I love being able to pick at it with one hand while getting some work done with the other and I feel terrific when I'm done eating. Happy, satisfied,...

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The Burnout Antidote with Anne Berube, Ph.D.

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Roni: Today I'm talking to Anne Berube about her new book, The Burnout Antidote. This is for anyone who overgives and depletes themselves in the process of serving their families, clients, patients, or communities. So pretty much women...

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Through my eyes, dear friend... hollie's blog self-love

Repeating the phrase ‘I am worthy of self-love and kindness’ sure doesn’t cut and hurt with the unbearable pain that repeating ‘I am fat and disgusting’ does it?

“I AM DISGUSTING” 

It's a common phrase I've heard you utter, my friend.

When I do, my...

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The Worst Thing To Do After A Weekend Of Holiday Eating consistency healthy eating holiday eating motivation self trust transformation weight loss struggles willpower

 

If you’re feeling full of regret this morning over what you ate over Easter weekend, first and foremost - let it go. It's not helping.

Your worth as a human is not determined by what or how much you eat - nor is it determined by how much weight you gain.

And no matter what you eat or...

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Read this when you can't sleep at night anxiety sleep trauma

(warning: some domestic violence-related content)

I spent a large portion of my adult life with massive sleep disturbances.

I’d crawl into bed and lay awake half the night, tossing and turning, doing the whole, “if I just fall asleep now, I’ll get 6 hours (5, 4, 3, etc)…...

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Why must we always justify relaxing and judge being "lazy" to be such a bad thing? hollie's blog

Why is the word LAZY so offensive? Why do we attach such negative connotations to the word?

I had a visit from my mum last week and she said to me, "Well, it's not been a very relaxing week has it?"

I smiled and said nothing.

I am fortunate to live in a warm climate and when she visited it...

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Dear Sister... I Promise We Are Enough hollie's blog

I was inspired to write this post by my little sister who for whatever reason doesn’t believe that she is enough, but this could equally be a letter to a younger me or anyone who feels the pressure to look and be ‘Perfect'.

Please my darling, if you choose to compete, do it for the...

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