Transform Your Body - Transform Your Business - Transform Your Life
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I'm going to be real with you... personal trainer or not, I am NOT a morning workout person.
If I had to choose between waking up 20 minutes early to do a 20 minute workout, or doing a 90 minute workout after 12 pm... 90 minutes would win every time.
Nonetheless, my interest has been peaked lately. Over the years, I've heard more and more, just how beneficial it is to move your body first thing upon waking.
Being a bit of a...
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If you listened to last week's podcast episode, you'll remember my girl Gio's woeful complaints about her tendency to stop reaching for her goals once she got 80% of the way there.
In other words, if she were running a marathon, she'd get to mile 20 on the track, stop...
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We've all been there, right?
You get that initial spark of motivation that comes from a new year, an upcoming beach vacation, or a spark of an amazing idea.
And then you go to work on your gym habit, or you start the diet, or you start heavily researching how to launch that Etsy shop or how to publish your own book.
You're energized by your new goal and are sprinting towards the possibilities your future holds.
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So, you want to know why you're dragging and lagging, even though you consistently get 7-8 hours of shut eye...
I totally get your frustration, that used to be me. I could get 12 hours of sleep and still practically be holding my eyes open.
I was desperate for an answer. I was young, I ate healthier than most people my age, I exercised; there was no obvious reason for this chronic exhaustion I was facing.
I was willing...
I have a confession to make.
I am an absolute, 100%, self-help junkie. And I have been this way for as long as I can remember.
I mean we're talking about buying confidence-building books in middle school while all my friends were enjoying tween magazines and vampire romance novels.
But I'll be honest, while I loved reading anything personal development I could get my hands on, it wasn't penetrating my daily life.
I would get all amped up about speaking up and being heard, and...
I cannot begin to tell you how many conversations I have had about alcohol lately.
Friends, clients, and family are all coming to me with the same stories and the same problems. Tell me if you can relate...
They're working on their fitness goals, they're working to lose weight, or they're looking to just live a healthier lifestyle.
They're getting their workouts in, they're eating well, and they're getting decent sleep, but there's one problem.
Every single time they go out with their...
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When Bryan and I first started dating 3 years ago, we were in very similar places.
We were both entrepreneurs, foodies, and fitness junkies.
We both had a history of dating narcissists and were looking for a healthy relationship.
And we both loved taking random Tuesday afternoons off to walk the Katy trail, catch a movie, or find a place to practice some acroyoga.
You guys know I talk a lot about unleashing your inner bad ass warrior.
But what the heck does that even mean??
I mean, it's nice to say and all, and it sounds cool, but seriously, how do you go from just living your life, going through the motions, following all the rules, to stepping into your bad ass warrior identity? Especially if you don't feel much like a bad ass warrior.
Sister... I got your back.
Which is why today I'm going through the 11 steps, or the 11 commandments if you will, of owning your inner bad...
I had such an interesting conversation with one of my clients the other day; it had me both surprised, and also really wanting to write this for you today.
She told me how she was really enjoying going on these long, 3-5 mile walks lately. But as she said it, she was sort of chuckling to herself.
When I asked her why she was giggling, she told me her reason for loving those walks was really kind of ridiculous and embarrassing. Of course now I had to know.
"It's because I've been daydreaming."
Raise your hand if you consider yourself to be an overachiever...
maybe you did well in school,
maybe you were the class pet and always messed up the grading curve (oops),
maybe you excel in your career and moved quickly up the success ladder.
Or maybe you're a high achiever in your social life.
Do you show up to every party and hold court as the perfect guest or the charming host?
Does everyone envy your partner of choice.
Does your house look pristine any time a guest shows up?
There are lots of ways to be an...