Step Away From The Salad! 5 Real-Life Tips For Weight Loss.

Step Away From The Salad! 5 Real Life Tips For Weight Loss.

When I first began my weight loss journey at 24 and 195lbs, I ate a salad twice a day.

Avoided carbs and fat.

Punished myself when I didn’t do what I thought I “should” do.

What I chose to eat could make or break my day.

Everything was black or white.

I was also struggling with depression and poor self love.

I was undernourished, overweight and living a bland life.

Over the past 7 years, I have done it all. Most of which did not work.

The purpose of this post is to share my top 5 real life weight loss tips that helped me lose 40 lbs and confidently step away from the salad mentality.

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My Favorite 3-Step Meditation Process to De-Stress Easily

My Favorite 3-Step Meditation Process to De-Stress Easily

I am not gonna lie.

This is my first ever guest post. I am little nervous and lot intimidated. As an Empowerment Educator, I write lessons, a blog and send email mini-lessons just about every day…but, guesting is like giving a little gift of myself and (of course) I want it to be perfect. For you. For our gracious host, Kammie. Perfect, because I cannot bear to imagine saying all of the wrong things and sharing them out into web-land.

But, guess what?

One of my closest friends calls me an “overcomer” and I like to believe it. I’ve learned the hard way what happens when you put on the Perfectionism Pants and decide to join the “Keep Doing More Or You Will Fail” Club. Cancer and adrenal exhaustion taught me that letting go (at least a little) is mandatory practice and that not taking time for me is NOT an option. I have learned much as a lover, fighter, solopreneur, survivor. And, I straight-up live to empower you! I refuse to let a little anxiety stop me from teaching you how to sneak in a few minutes each day for introspection, self-care and healing.

So…

These days, the favorite live and online lessons I teach combine meditation, movement (borrowed from tai chi and yoga), EFT/tapping (to let go of the junk) and positive affirmations (that we sneak in after slipping into a cozy, comfortable self-hypnotic state). They are short, sweet and oh so soothing! I am beyond excited to share one with you…

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How I healed depression and got back my life

In this post, you will learn the steps you can take to move towards how to heal depression, like I did, and get your life back for good.

how to heal depression

Have you ever felt exhausted, lethargic and with no interest in life?

Have you ever felt like there is no escape and you’re just surrounded by darkness and nobody could understand what is happening to you?

Would it make a difference for you if I told you how I healed depression?

Years ago, I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome and depression. Suddenly all my life got upside down and I couldn’t even understand how all this was happening to me! I thought I had a good life! I wasn’t rich but I wasn’t poor. Not everything was pink roses and champagne but I was happy and let’s say content with my life.

Imagine my surprise when I got so sick I had to crawl on my bedroom floor to reach my phone and call for help.

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How to Break the Cycle of Emotional Eating for Good

When you’re having a hard time- whether it’s a fight with a loved one, or a rough day at work- it can be tempting to head to the kitchen for some ice cream or a few handfuls of chocolate to help you feel better.

How to break the cycle of emotional eating for GOOD

While there’s nothing wrong with the occasional treat, eating to soothe our emotions is never as satisfying as we want it to be, and we usually end up feeling even worse than before.

After the initial relief, the sugar crash kicks in, we feel disappointed in ourselves, our body feels heavy and sluggish, and it makes it that much harder to make good choices for the rest of the day. Talk about a vicious cycle.

If this is you, don’t be too hard on yourself. Comfort is important (and you deserve it!) Luckily there are healthy ways to pamper yourself when you need some extra love. 

Below, you’ll find a healing meditation based in BodyTalk, a modality rooted in both modern and ancient medicines, that will help you let go of some of the subconscious factors that keep bringing you back to the kitchen when you need comfort.

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