Browsing All posts tagged under »mental-health«

How We Roll: Coach Courtney Townley

March 3, 2013 by

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by: Coach Courtney Townley I am a mama, a GT coach, a busy personal trainer, a lover of life AND oh-so human.  How I roll is far from perfect but I do feel that my lifestyle has a consistent rhythm to it that has rewarded me with a physical state that is healthy, vibrant and […]

I Removed Failure From My Vocabulary, The Day I Removed Diet From My Thinking

February 3, 2013 by

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I take it you are searching for the most reliable method for fat loss?  I was too. I tried it all: pills to speed metabolism, extra hours in the gym, calorie counting, point counting, low-fat, no fat, no carb, no meat, only meat, infomercial gadgets and any NY best seller that promised weight loss. I could […]

How We Roll: Coach Samantha Ray

January 6, 2013 by

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The past couple months I’ve been contemplating my priorities and their impact on how my time’s being spent.  It’s been an interesting process and one that is still evolving.  One profound realization in the past busy holiday month, while opening a new business (Genesis Kitchen), is that my self care HAS to be a priority, […]

RN Advice: Anxiety Destructor

January 5, 2013 by

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While the hustle and bustle of the holidays have ended and all should be calm; anxiety has a way of sneaking up on us and rearing its ugly head like an unwanted guest.  What causes anxiety is individual however there are some common triggers: Family/relationships Work situations Self-destructive talk and thoughts Health Financial worries Unfamiliar […]

“What Am I After?”

January 5, 2013 by

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by: Michele John When I began my journey with Genesis Transformation, it was all about dropping fat, getting healthy, sleeping better and changing up my life.   In my head, “changing up my life” meant getting my “after” photo (finally) when that magic number appeared on the scale.   Now don’t get me wrong, those are valid […]

2 Very Pink Lines: Delivery

January 5, 2013 by

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by Amy Zimmerman, BSN RN Priorities.  Now is time more than ever for me to really reflect and get mine in line.  Macklynn Elizabeth Zimmerman was born on 12/28/12 at 6:43 am.  She weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces and was 19 inches long. We’ve made it home from the hospital with only a small glitch […]

Meditating Moms

December 2, 2012 by

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By: Jenny Carr Society creates social norms that predetermine our decision as to how easy or hard it is to be a mom.  It dictates for us how we should prioritize our time with our infants, toddlers, and children, as well as predetermining how much self-care we give ourselves when we have a family, and […]

RN Advice: Holiday Blues

December 2, 2012 by

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‘Tis the season to be jolly, right?  Not necessarily.  Realistically, with the increased tasks and shopping on an already taxed budget, entertaining additional guests and overall fatigue, we may feel more stress than elation.  The holidays may also have us missing loved ones or reminiscing of holiday pasts.  Here in the Midwest, not seeing the […]

2 Chicagoland Connection Workshops

December 2, 2012 by

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GT Peeps Living Consciously Through The Holidays…

November 27, 2012 by

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The holidays seem to be the hottest time of year to catch up with everyone we have EVER encountered in life.  We squeeze 20 events into 8 nights and paste our biggest smile on for each of them.  Many of us will be pulled in several directions that go against our self-care, like baking sugary traditions, being served alcohol […]