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Why I Stopped Comparing Myself to Others

This post is a guest post by Dr. Danielle Dowling & originally appeared here   Many of us are slaves to comparison. I’m not as thin as So-and-so I don’t earn as much as she does I’m not as funny or as intelligent I’m not as tall or as pretty The list goes on. And on. I totally get it. I do it too – but (thankfully) not as often ...

5 Surprising Questions for Body Love

This piece was originally a guest post I wrote for The Body Book     Women come to me to transform their relationship with their body and ultimately, themselves.   They’re tired of not feeling good enough, exhausted from trying to figure out how to eat “right,” and they’re ready to end the body bashing.   Sound familiar?   Here’s the thing, feeling good in your skin isn’t about being a size 2, it’s about nourishing your soul from the inside out and appreciating who you are (exactly as you ...

The Bizarre Question That Could Change Your Life

What if I asked you a bizarre question that could change your life? Intrigued? Well, good. That would just reassure you that you’re ready for a change-;) A new way of waking up every day. A new sense of self. A healthier, happier, more confident you.   Bottom line: you’re ready for something to shake you up. But, you don’t know where to start… In fact, you’re not even 100% sure what you want to change, but you are 100% sure that you want a change. Thing is, I don’t ...

How to Get What You Need

  You want more. Maybe you’re looking to: – Be happier in your relationship – Feel more appreciated in your friendships – Do more fulfilling work – End the negative self-talk – Find more peace in your day – Nourish yourself with real foods – Move your body more – Take time to breathe   Any of this ring a bell? Whatever it is that you’re working towards right now, remember this one thing—communicating your needs is key. Your life is vibrant. It’s complex.   Without asking for what you ...

5 Things I’ve Learned as a Wellness & Nutrition Coach

Entering the field of nutrition, I believed our health and wellness to be about food. Some aspects of the mind, yes – but mostly about the food. Well into the field of nutrition and wellness, a few hundred clients and years later, I see it’s  about the mind. Some aspects of food, of course – but mostly about the mind. As a nutrition and wellness coach, here are the 5 biggest things I’ve learned so far.     1. Inner change before outer change Our thoughts are our inner programming. ...

7 Things to Forgive Yourself for to Feel Good Again

  There are things we don’t even know that hold us back. They hold us back because we feel bad about them.  Sometimes they hold us back because we feel bad about feeling bad about them … or even thinking them.   If you find yourself: – Obsessing about a situation – Thinking how things would be different if you just did this or that – Feeling guilty or ashamed – Beating yourself up or – Beating yourself up about beating yourself up!   Read the below and start to ...

How to Stop Thinking You’re Not Good Enough

  Do you ever find yourself thinking you’re not good enough, pretty enough, thin enough, or whatever enough? And that these very thoughts are preventing you from moving forward? I have. We all have. You’re not alone. But, what if you’re ready to move forward? You’re ready to ditch your limiting beliefs, end negative self-talk , banish body bashing, and redefine a new relationship with YOU? Because you absolutely can. This is possible for you. You just need some tools, which is where I come in. Today, I’m sharing my 3-step ...

Get Happy! 5 Strategies that Really Work

  “We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same.” ― Carlos Castaneda   This is a very powerful quote that hit me hard.   Whether we’re happy or miserable falls on us. A large determinant in which way we go is our mind. Or more specifically, our thoughts. What I’ve seen, through my work, is that there are two types of people—“dwellers” and “fast reactors.” “Dwellers” are more sensitive, take more time to process emotions and will let something that bothers ...

11 Changes in Perspective that Will Better Your Life

Today, I’m sharing with you 11 perspective changes (ranging from weight to exercise to motivation to success to relationships) that have made a huge difference in my life as well as clients’ lives. They can make a huge difference in your life too!   1. Focus on food as nourishment, enjoyment & fuel, not as numbers, calories, and stress Forget about the calories, serving size, and stress of whether you can eat that for just a second. Instead, ask yourself if that food is truly going to nourish you and ...

How Would That Make You Feel?

    About a year ago, my Aunt asked me a very powerful question, “Corinne, how would you feel if you quit?” I was floored. I asked people how they felt about X, Y and Z all the time, but I never stopped to think about this question in reference to my current situation. At the time, I was working a job, where I loved the people, but I became way burned-out, disillusioned, and unhappy. I had been on overdrive for far too long. We humans aren’t meant to be ...