Chasing Wonderment Journal — MINDSET

5 Lessons I've Learned from Letting go of Body Perfection.

MINDSET PERSONAL

5 Lessons I've Learned from Letting go of Body Perfection.

I walked past the mirror, and thought "UGH. I wish my arms weren't so fluffy. And my butt. And my…"  You get the idea. We've all done it, right? We've all wasted precious time on this earth worrying about what isn't right with our bodies. And it's causing SO MUCH GRIEF. We are stressed out about which diet to try. How and when to exercise. Do these pants make me look fat (or too skinny)?   It's an endless cycle of self-hate and frustration.  Do you think God made a mistake when he made you? I don't. I think when he created you, He...

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Intuitive Eating and the Holidays with Char-lee Cassel - Episode 38

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Intuitive Eating and the Holidays with Char-lee Cassel - Episode 38

  4:46 —Diet Culture is often abusive to our bodies. 5:02 — What Intuitive Eating IS, and how it differs from the Diet Culture. 7:27 — Dieting often turns off your signals. 9:35 — Ten Guiding Principles to Intuitive Eating 9:53 — 1st Principle: Rejecting the Diet Mentality 10:34 — Principles 2 & 3: Honoring your Hunger + Honoring Fullness 10:40 — Principles 4 & 5: Making Peace with Food + Fighting the Food Police 10:54 — The Habituation Effect 14:21 — Principles 6 & 7: Satisfaction + Coping with Emotions 15: 30 — Principle 8: Exercising + Joyful Body Movement Principle 9:  Respecting...

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3 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Give Up.

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3 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Give Up.

Would you rather listen? Click "play" below! Lately, I have been thinking a TON about giving up...  ... and sticking with something. Often the moments that you want to give up are the ones where you need to keep going. They are the times that you need to press in harder, and dig deeper.  When I'm exercising, the moment it starts to burn is when the muscles begin to change. That’s when I need to dig in and do a few more reps. That’s when it’s important to keep pressing in. Right when the job gets hard is usually when you...

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3 Reasons You're Feeling Stressed (and what to do about it).

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3 Reasons You're Feeling Stressed (and what to do about it).

Prefer to listen? Just click "play" below! If you're here, you're probably feeling a little bit stressed. Maybe you feel like Everyone is expecting you to do Everything — Right. Now. Or that you've tried to balance ALL. THE. THINGS. you should be doing… and you feel like you're failing. Whatever the cause, you have to find the ROOTS of your stress before you can figure out how to overcome it.  Please hear me, friend: You don't have to have your entire life together all of the time. Let's face it, life can be busy, hectic, and a little (okay, a LOT) crazy! Any number of...

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Why you should Always dream Bigger.

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Why you should Always dream Bigger.

Every time I hit a goal, there's an inevitable "let-down" after I reach it. It's a normal part of the creative process: after you accomplish a BIG THING that you've worked hard towards, there's a space between the last project and the next one that feels a  bit... Empty. It's when I'm not quite sure what project to start next, and/or I'm not quite ready to pick a new one. Would you rather listen? Press "play" below!   During my entire teenage years, I desperately wanted to get married. I wanted to meet my "prince charming," settle down, and have a family. I...

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