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The Power of Moderation in Action

The Power of Moderation in Action

Do you fall into the ‘all or nothing’ mentality when it comes to habit change? You swear you’re going to… …go to yoga class 3 times per week… …start reading more… …meal plan… …stop drinking two glass of wine per night… …wake up at 5:30 am… …de-clutter your closet. You set goals with the best intentions of following through, BUT when you slip up, you give up. And not only do you give up, you go down a shame cycle of not having enough willpower or discipline. Then the cycle repeats. Time for something...

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How Self-Acceptance Can Get You a Body and Life You Love

How often do you compare yourself with the former you? Are you unhappy with where you are now and spend energy trying to figure out how you can *fix* yourself? I thought about this while practicing with my 2012 self in THIS 50-MINUTE YOGA SEQUENCE. (So fun!) During practice, I felt a deep admiration for Jackie circa 2012. Empathy for her wants needs, desires, fears, and insecurities. We had just moved to Atlanta, I had recently become a wife and was exploring taking my business online. I was on the cusp learning how to take care of myself not...

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American Flag Cookie Cake (lower sugar + vegan)

American Flag Cookie Cake (lower sugar + vegan)

Happy Fourth of July Weekend! Why not get into the spirit of the holiday with this recipe makeover – American Flag Cookie Cake. I remember eating this cake as a kid and LOVED it. The original desert recipe has tons of sugar so along with my cute helpers we made a lower sugar version that is equally as delicious. Not only is it lower in sugar, but it also has more protein, fiber and can be made vegan! I have to admit it was strange searching for a low-sugar, sugar cookie recipe, and was concerned they’d all contained artificial...

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New Moon, New Beginnings

New Moon, New Beginnings

The universe’s energy has your back this week if you’re looking to start fresh for two reasons: 1) Tuesday was the summer solstice – the first day of summer! The energy of summer is vibrant, light, fun and curious. You might feel ready to take on a new project, be more adventurous, learn something new, or be inspired to start healthier habits. ***If you’re looking for step-by-step guidance to help jump-start healthy habits my Happy Body Program has your name on it. Go HERE for more info and get $26 off using THIS...

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Berry Banana Smoothie Bowl

Berry Banana Smoothie Bowl

  You’ve heard me talk about life changing green smoothies but how about a green smoothie bowl? Instead of eating ice cream I opt for a smoothie and my body thanks me. Delicious and just as easy. Plus, if you’re looking to bring more creativity and fun into your life (like I am) they’re PERFECT. Not only are these bowls filled with nutritional goodness, but you can also create a design on top which is super fun. It’s also a great way to get your kids to get veggies.  This post is dedicated to my amazing friends who traveled to...

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