The Ultimate Reboot

 

You’re a what? 

Why would people need a coach?

Like… how can you really help them just by talking to them?

I get this all the time.  Someone asks me what I do and I tell them I’m a health and life coach

That’s usually when I get a blank stare.  Maybe a half smile and nod if I’m lucky. 

 

So, for those of you that are curious about exactly what I do, I will try my best to describe it here.

All of you know what you need to do to change a certain aspect of your life.  Maybe you want to lose weight.  Maybe you want to be happier.  Or maybe you want to stop yelling at your kids.  You know what you need to do (even though some of you tell yourself you don’t, you really do know) but seems like you are unable to follow through.  You even take a few steps to get to your goal.  But after a while, you fall back into old habits.  Nothing seems to change and it feels like you just keep...

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Visualization: Rehearsing for Your Future

 

I was an ice skater when I was young.  No, I was not good, but I enjoyed it anyway.  It still perplexes me because I DESPISE cold.  Yet, I would go to a COLD rink every week and freeze for hours on end.  That’s beside the point though....

At the end of every season we had a big show.  During the show you would skate in a group to a song that fit some sort of them.  The week/weekend leading up to the show we would have dress rehearsals.  I LOVED DRESS REHEARSALS!  It was so fun because we still got to skate and practice our routines in our costumes (super awesome!) but we didn’t actually have a large audience.  If we screwed up, nobody really cared.  That was the best part about it.  There was no pressure.  In my mind, the rehearsals were better than the show. 

 

Too bad we don’t have more dress rehearsals now.  It’s a bummer that we don’t get ourselves ready and...

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Let's Just See How Lovable You Are

Want to know something really neat?!

 

You are 100% lovable.  Always have and always will be.

There is nothing that you need to do different or change to be loved more.

 

Really, this world needs more love.  I know it sounds cliché but it’s true.  If we all could just see each other’s innate worth and lovability, can you imagine what this world would be like? What if we were all just confident in who God made us and loved ourselves even?  Not in an arrogant way, because arrogance is not love, but in a self-confident way.  Self-confident love is knowing your worth but recognizing everyone around you has the same worth.

 

And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity. Colossians 3:14

 

You should really love yourself in a self-confident way.  I recommend it.  It doesn’t matter if someone else doesn’t love you.  Loving yourself is about giving yourself the...

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The One and Only Secret To Balancing It All

Balance.  Doesn’t it sound lovely?

When I think of balance I think of a smiling, well dressed woman that has all the kids’ lunches packed as they walk calmly out the door to get on the school bus. Her house is clean, supper prepared in the fridge, car washed, cat fed and she picks up a book to read and snuggles into the couch.

This is NOT a picture of my life.  But I still run a business, raise three kids, have an awesome marriage, strengthen my faith daily, exercise and still find time to unwind without going crazy.

Want to know the secret?

 

S.T.O.P.

Yep.  Stop it.  Stop balancing. 

 

There is no such thing as balance in my life.  What I have are priorities.  I set them clearly and firmly.  Then I stick to them.

 

I believe balance is a myth.  There are seasons to life, just as there are seasons in nature.  God doesn’t balance the perfect amount of rainfall, sunshine, wind and temperature every day,...

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The Five Health "Rules" I Break as a Health Coach: Losing Weight is All about Diet and Exercise

For 5 weeks, I have been breaking down the top five “health rules” that I BREAK. 

One thing that I pray for you is that you never take any person’s opinion as fact.  While some of these “rules” might work for you, I would say the majority of people it is actually hurting rather than helping them.  Even when I tell you my opinion, you need to decide for yourself if you will benefit from this or not.  You need to test it out by applying it to your life, listen to how your body reacts and then by making YOUR OWN DECISION.

Last week’s rule was EAT EVERYTHING IN MODERATION.  I’d love to hear your opinions so don’t forget to stop by my Facebook page and leave questions or comments!

 

This is the last week!  Of course, I saved the best for last!

 

Health "rule": LOSING WEIGHT IS ALL ABOUT DIET AND EXERCISE, MOSTLY DIET THOUGH.

 

I’m smiling right now while reading that statement.  Yes,...

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The Five Health "Rules" I Break as a Health Coach: Everything in Moderation

For 5 weeks, I am breaking down the top five “health rules” that I BREAK. 

One thing that I pray for you is that you never take any person’s opinion as fact.  While some of these “rules” might work for you, I would say the majority of people it is actually hurting rather than helping them.  Even when I tell you my opinion, you need to decide for yourself if you will benefit from this or not.  You need to test it out by applying it to your life, listen to how your body reacts and then by making YOUR OWN DECISION.

Last week’s rule was EAT WHEN YOU’RE HUNGRY.  I’d love to hear your opinions so don’t forget to stop by my Facebook page and leave questions or comments!

 

This week is one I am sure to ruffle a few feathers about:

EAT EVERYTHING IN MODERATION.

 

Seems logical right?  Paul does write, “Everything is permissible for me” in 1 Corinthians 6:12a.  We can eat anything we...

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The Five Health "Rules" I Break as a Health Coach: Eat When You're Hungry

I'm breaking down the top 5 “health rules” that I BREAK.  Today we talk about number three.

One thing that I pray for you is that you never take any person’s opinion as fact.  While some of these “rules” might work for you, I would say the majority of people it is actually hurting rather than helping them.  Even when I tell you my opinion, you need to decide for yourself if you will benefit from this or not.  You need to test it out by applying it your life, listen to how your body reacts and then make YOUR OWN DECISION.

The last two "rules" were never skip breakfast and eat every couple of hours to keep your metabolism going.  I’d love to hear your opinions so don’t forget to stop by my Facebook page and leave questions or comments!

 

RULE NUMBER THREE: Eat when you’re hungry. 

Lately, if you follow any of the “natural” health movements, you have probably...

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The Five Health "Rules" I Break as a Health Coach: Eat Every 2-3 Hours

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For 5 weeks, I will be breaking down the top four “health rules” that I BREAK. 

One thing that I pray for you is that you never take any person’s opinion as fact.  While some of these “rules” might work for you, I would say the majority of people it is actually hurting rather than helping them.  Even when I tell you my opinion, you need to decide for yourself if you will benefit from this or not.  You need to test it out by applying it your life, listen to how your body reacts and then make YOUR OWN DECISION.

Last week’s rule was Never Skip Breakfast.  I’d love to hear your opinions so don’t forget to stop by my Facebook page and leave questions or comments!

 

Well, this week’s really follows along in this similar direction.

 

RULE NUMBER TWO: EAT EVERY 2-3 HOURS TO KEEP YOUR METABOLISM GOING

 

Humm.  Heard this one?  Have you said this to yourself before when you really want a...

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The Five Health "Rules" I Break as a Health Coach: Never Skip Breakfast

For the next 5 weeks, I will be breaking down the top five health "rules” that I BREAK. 

One thing that I pray for you is that you never take any person’s opinion as fact.  While some of these “rules” might work for you, I would say the majority of people it is actually hurting rather than helping them.  That being said, you still need to decide for yourself if YOU will benefit from this or not.  Test it out by applying it your life, listen to how your body reacts and then make YOUR OWN DECISION.

You made me; you created me. Now give me the sense to follow your commands. Psalm 119:73

 

Let’s dive in.

 

RULE NUMBER ONE: NEVER SKIP BREAKFAST

How many times did you hear growing up, “breakfast is the most important meal of the day”?  While I do believe there is some truth to this statement for children, I don’t believe it is true for most adults.

Breakfast is optional my friends. ...

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Tough Relationships

We all have them.  You know…

  • The sister-in-law that one-ups you all the time.
  • The mother that never helps out.
  • The friend that gets drunk and embarrassing every time you spend time together.
  • The husband that never has anything nice to say.
  • The child that is strong willed and never obeys.

 

Those tough relationships.

 

They are draining.  Mostly mentally, but sometimes physically also. Most of that energy is spent wishing they were some how different.  We just want them to be easier to get along with.

But they’re not.  They probably won’t change.  And all that energy you’re spending wishing, wanting, hoping, is just wasted.

 

Do you wish you could just feel better about these relationships?

 

You can. 

 

This is what you’re signing up for if you want to feel better; you don't get to change the other person.  You can only change yourself and do the hard work of managing your thoughts.

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