5 Reasons Why You Should Think Twice About Joining a Gym

By |2019-02-17T16:25:08-07:00March 18th, 2019|Categories: Motivation & Mindset|

When you think of starting an exercise program, joining a gym is probably the first thing that pops into your mind. They may seem convenient and moderately priced, but is a gym really your best bet? Read on for five reasons why you should think twice before signing up at your neighborhood gym. There are more scenic places to exercise [...]

Celebrating International Women’s Day

By |2019-02-17T16:09:21-07:00March 4th, 2019|Categories: Motivation & Mindset|

March 8th is International Women’s Day and as part of a tribe of amazing women, we feel it is so important to recognize the challenges we have faced and still face as women today as well as the perseverance women have exhibited through the years. International Women’s Day is all about celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of [...]

How to Use Before and After Photos for Motivation

By |2019-01-30T18:28:43-07:00February 25th, 2019|Categories: Motivation & Mindset|

Before and after photos can be a great tool on your healthy journey, but they can also bring up unexpected feelings of anger, failure or other negative emotions. These types of photos are meant to be motivating and empowering, so we’ve compiled a list of strategies to help you gauge your progress and feel amazing about yourself through the process. [...]

Disconnect to Reconnect

By |2019-02-03T17:24:33-07:00February 18th, 2019|Categories: Motivation & Mindset|

In this day and age, we are all but tethered to our electronic devices. Whether it’s your computer at work, your smart phone on breaks or your iPad at home, more and more we are disconnecting from the people in our lives because we are too connected to our devices. Endlessly staring at a screen is not only bad for [...]

5 Ways To Treat Yourself to a Healthy Valentine’s Day

By |2019-01-30T14:58:39-07:00February 11th, 2019|Categories: Motivation & Mindset|

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and between fancy dinners and chocolates galore, this is a day we tend to splurge a little too much. This year, indulge in healthier alternatives whether you are a party of one or part of a twosome. 1. Enjoy a treat Treating yourself or someone you love doesn’t mean you have to also [...]

How to Finally Achieve Fitness Motivation That Lasts

By |2019-01-09T17:32:11-07:00January 28th, 2019|Categories: Motivation & Mindset|

Spoiler alert: There’s no magical way to achieve motivation once and have it last forever! One of our favorite quotes is by Zig Ziglar, and it says: “People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing—that's why we recommend it daily.” It’s absolutely true, and it’s the secret to unlocking your fitness potential. In fact, it’s the key [...]

This Is the #1 Resolution You Should Keep

By |2019-01-02T09:32:07-07:00January 14th, 2019|Categories: Motivation & Mindset|

You’ve made your New Year’s resolutions with every good intention of sticking with them, but somehow, come February, they seem to fall by the wayside. Don’t be discouraged! We have the perfect resolution that is the most important one you can keep. You can vow to make it anytime and it’s simple to do, although sometimes we struggle with it [...]

New Years Resolutions You Can Stick To

By |2018-12-31T08:54:39-07:00January 7th, 2019|Categories: Motivation & Mindset|

You know the drill. Every time January 1st rolls around, you have made all your resolutions and are ready to rock the New Year. But come February, most of those resolutions have fallen by the way side and you are back to all the old bad habits that you thought you would kick for good. Set yourself up for success [...]

How To Stay Stress Free Through the Holidays

By |2018-12-01T12:43:13-07:00December 10th, 2018|Categories: Motivation & Mindset|

The holidays are a wonderful time of year, but they can also be extremely stressful. Between the crowds, travel and financial responsibilities, even small things can feel overwhelming. But there are ways to combat stress and make for a merrier holiday. Be realistic The holidays don’t have to be perfect and life events happen. If your spouse lost their job [...]

Swap Your Cookie Exchange for Something Better

By |2018-11-27T20:16:17-07:00December 3rd, 2018|Categories: Motivation & Mindset|

December is the time of year that we gather with friends and loved ones and for a lot of us, that means a cookie exchange. Cookie exchanges are a fun way to show off your baking skills and is a great excuse to get together with friends and family before the holidays. But what if you could turn the friendly [...]