Mental Fitness Rut

The last few weeks have been rough. My normal routine is off, and I’m exhausted, overwhelmed, and frustrated. Knowing what I know about fitness and exercise, I know that I’d feel better if I could at least come out of my workout rut and get my butt in gear like it was before. I couldContinue reading “Mental Fitness Rut”

It’s All About the Little Things

Part of my work is to team up with my company’s wellness team and support them in their communication needs for wellness initiatives. What does this mean? It means I put together pretty fliers, posters, programs, infographics, articles, and other things to help them distribute wellness messages, promote programs, and so forth. Lately, one ofContinue reading “It’s All About the Little Things”

What’s with the Body Wars?

One of the things I think a lot of us struggle with – women in particular – is that when we see an image of someone that doesn’t resemble us, and it’s paired with something positive, we interpret that as I’m not good enough, attractive – whatever – because I don’t look like that. In reality, that image isn’tContinue reading “What’s with the Body Wars?”

Curse the Community Candy Jar

Picture it: It’s a Tuesday afternoon and you’ve been trying diligently to eat healthfully, exercise regularly, and fit back into your skinny pants. But it’s only Tuesday, and you have a long week ahead. You shuffle back into your office, cubicle maze, work space – whatever – after your bunny food lunch break, and along the way youContinue reading “Curse the Community Candy Jar”

Perspective is Everything

One of my favorite Fitspiration quotes is, “Workout because you love your body, not because you hate it.” Simple, right? For me, this offers some great perspective for embracing body image in a positive way and achieving goals from a healthy state of mind, rather than setting the stage with a negative self-image. This is why myContinue reading “Perspective is Everything”

Stop Fitspiration? What?

I’d like to say that I’m at a loss for words, but in this case, I have many choice words I could use – I’m actually a little flustered. Allow me to explain. I love Fitspiration quotes. They’re motivating, empowering, and inspiring, and they show women especially that being strong is a good thing. Recently, whileContinue reading “Stop Fitspiration? What?”