Category Archives: Fitness

when you start listening to your body…you can stop dieting.

I haven’t tried every diet. I’ve struggled with my weight for most of my life, trying to find that one perfect solution to shed pounds and keep them off. I’ve hoped, prayed, binge-worked out, starved, stretched and stayed the same. I’ve watched my friends try every diet in the book from the “grapefruit only” diet, the “cabbage soup” diet, weight […]

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sound and vigorous mentality: healthy

healthy* 1. sound and vigorous mentality: 2.prosperous or sound: 3. to heal. You make sound decisions, you have the ability to heal. You have a vigorous mentality. You are prosperous. You enjoy good healthy relationships, food, friends, you take advantage of all life has, you are healthy. xox Kari

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Health habits you won’t hear out there…

As a forward-thinking, wellness advocate, I already know the importance of eating my veggies, limiting alcohol, skipping cigarettes and fake foods, daily exercise, plenty of zzzzz’s, and regular adjustments. But listening to my medical doctor when it came to lowering my cholesterol and losing weight was a joke. (She told me to switch to Becel (margarine) and drink lots of […]

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keep going…

Almost two years ago when I started taking care of myself physically, emotionally and spiritually, I couldn’t wait to “be done” and live in the results. The beginning is when we give up. That beginning can be anytime in the first three weeks of trying something new. We doubt, we hope, we are not seeing results fast enough… so we […]

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Living to 100…

Last week while I was on vacation, I was thinking about my life {dreaming mostly} and realizing that I will soon be forty. I then thought, I would very likely live another forty years, healthy, forty years, and that would take me to eighty. And when I make it to eighty, then, why not one hundred? Then it hit me…what […]

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No one is watching me work.

No one is watching me work out alone. No now is watching me while I surge train alone. No one is watching me as I prepare my meals alone. No one is watching me eat. No one is watching me. But I wear the results of my hard work on the outside, where everyone can see them. It looks easy […]

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I am already consistent…

I consistently eat every day, I consistently read every day, I consistently listened to the radio every day, I consistently walk every day, I consistently browse on my computer every day. I am also consistently on my phone. Every day. The focus, however, is not that I am consistent, but, what am I consistent at. I can be consistent at […]

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How Can I Stick To My Diet this Weekend?

After working hard all week, you’re ready for some rest and relaxation on the weekend — and that mindset seems to also extend to your diet. You ask yourself,”How can I stick to my diet on weekends? With all the cocktails and greasy appetizers Friday night with friends, then on Saturday, you go grazing through the food court while shopping […]

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30 Day Challenge March 2014 – Day 1

“I have what it takes.” “I am a miracle.” “This is easy!” I spoke at my office on Saturday about the mindset required to make it to the end of this 30 day Challenge.  I’ve included the first 3 affirmations for you. For the next 30 days I will be challenging myself and whoever wants to join me to change […]

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How To Be Absolutely Miserable

How to be miserable. There are a lot of unhappy people in the world, but the most miserable seem, not to know how they got there, or what happened. This may seem like it’s easy to avoid, but the more I talk to people, the more I see the lack of understanding in this area. Sometimes, I don’t see that […]

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