My1FitLife Blog

You Are Worth It.

As a life coach and personal trainer, one thing that astonishes me is that so many of my clients in both areas feel they “are not worth taking care of themselves”. The “why should I bother”s and the “no one cares, anyway”s leave me feeling sad. I wish I could make everyone see that there…
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Mornings like these are reality….

    I paid my bills this morning. I shouldn’t pay my bills in the morning. It doesn’t really set the most positive tone for my day. I already know this, but I did it anyway. I became level “Hide the women and children” grouchy. This following a dream just 2 hours prior where my…
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Living in the moment

I was on Spring Break with my family a couple of weeks in San Diego when I experienced this wonderful moment of clarity. Maybe it is because I am in my 40’s now. Maybe it is because I am now working with individuals who have lost loved ones and talk about how much the moments…
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On The Road To Clean Eating

We’re on the road to improvement, or at least I hope we are.  No matter how far down the path you’ve made it, redefining eating for your best life continues to require focus and awareness. And a plan; especially if your good habits are not completely formed yet.  #1 Understand your goals and set them. Forbes cited…
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Self Gratitude

This weekend I had the opportunity to watch some very powerful things occur at the My1FitLife Adventure Weekend at Lake Las Vegas. I was moved to watch individuals who indicated they have little confidence in themselves flip 300-pound tires, participate and enjoy Zumba® when they told me they couldn’t dance, participate in a challenging Boot Camp class, and literally…
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Juicing or blending – it’s a personal choice

Juicing or blending?? It’s a question I’m asked regularly, and one many clean eaters eventually delve into.  They are two very different choices, and each has advantages.  In the end, it comes down to personal choice and nutritional needs. The two most noticeable differences are texture and nutrient availability in the end product. I juice because I…
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The Mind-Body Connection

As I was getting my monthly massage this week, I reminded myself of just how important it is to pay attention to my body and my breathe while my muscles were being worked on. It always seems to amaze me when I pay attention to my body, I make so many connections. It even becomes…
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The Path to Self-Forgiveness

A few years ago I read an article about forgiveness and there was a piece of it that resonated with me: “Anger, bitterness, resentment and vengeance can rob our very existence of any semblance of contentment” It made me reflect on my personal ability to forgive. I must admit, I tend to hold onto resentment a…
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Nighttime Eating

You go the entire day eating healthy and mindful, only to sit in front the TV after the day is over with a bag of chips. Before you know it, the bag of chips is empty and you are left feeling angry with yourself, overstuffed, and miserable. It is a cycle that many Americans experience; and…
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Time Management: Making the most of your day

Does this sound familiar? Make a to-do list the night before, only to find yourself exhausted in the evening and not even 50% of your to-do’s are checked off of your list? On top of that, you didn’t make it to the gym and now you have no clean clothes because laundry did not checked…
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