26: Internal Motivation & The Real Reason I Lift Weights

I’m telling you- I get weirder and weirder with each passing episode. And I liiiike it!  Today, we’re talking about intrinsic vs. extrinsic motivation, and which one you NEED in order to be able to adopt a healthy lifestyle once and for all.  I make a mention to a certain study- and here is the link if you want more …

25: How Loving Your House and Loving Your Body Is the Same Thing

Women come to me all of the time opening up about their body image issues. Almost daily. I LOVE this conversation because it allows me to talk about what I’m most passionate about– how the fuck are we supposed to love our body if we’re not 100% where we want to be? Maybe we’re not as lean as we want …

24: “Not Sick, Not Injured.”

What do you want written on your headstone? Bleak- I know- and not *quite* what I’m talking about today- but, sort of.  Your self-identification can either help you or hurt you. Do you consider yourself the chubby girl? Because that’s who you were 20 years ago? What about now? Or do you consider yourself a fit, confident badass? What’s the …

23: What’s Self Compassion Gotta Do With It?

What’s the most overlooked and ignored component on the quest to the most confident, strong, and badass lifestyle?  Sorry to ruin the surprise, but: it’s the way in which we speak to ourselves.  How you talk to yourself determines whether or not you will succeed in the long haul. It determines how you feel- will you feel like a strong …