What if Mother Teresa was A Cover Girl? (Inspired by The Dove Evolution)

On my quest to show how important body image is to our weight I was turned on this video where Dove shows the evolution of a woman from the beginning of the day to being on a billboard. See the before and after below: At the end of the video they say, “No wonder our…

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The Toxicity of Photoshop on Our Body Image

A dear friend posted this article/video called “Who IS that girl? Time-lapse video shows the radical effect of Photoshop on a model’s body” where they show you in real time what goes into a photo shoot. They show a normal looking woman get completely transformed. First with makeup/hair/lighting and then with the magic effects of…

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The video that brought me to tears: Real Beauty Sketches by Dove

I write this blog as tears stream down my face after watching this video. I don’t consider myself a very emotional person. In fact, just last year I was completely numb to all emotions as I coped with the most challenging year of my life. And I’ve been hit by 5 cars so that should…

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What is your body image doing to your body?

I’m not going to lie, most of the time the media is disgusting. Magazines that take pictures of celebrities cellulite and double chins. And then circles them with red pen with arrows. Meanwhile it’s just the way that person is sitting or leaning.. and even if it isn’t.. what gives you the right? There is…

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Don’t throw away Your Bread Just yet…

You are ready to admit the truth You really, really, really, really want to release the excess weight and you are willing to “do what it takes” as they say. And when you say the words “do what it takes” to yourself you cringe a little, thinking about how much it sucks to dump chocolate…

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Let Go to Finally Live

This is not your first rodeo. You’ve been here many of times. And as you look at yourself in the mirror you just know there is more to losing weight then moving more and eating less, yet you still aren’t sure exactly what that is. You realize that weight is protection so it probably has…

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Secrets From The Scale: Go From Meltdown to Masterful in 5 Easy Steps

Your alarm goes off and as you rub the sleep out of your eyes you decide that today will be the day. Today you will get on that scale and it will go down. You have been eating around 1500 calories for 30 complete days. You have been to the gym 6 days a week…

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The Way You Measure Success Really Sucks + 3 Ways to Turn It All Around

You’re sitting at the table having dinner with a few friends. They know you’ve jumped back on the weight loss train since you have been skipping out on dessert and that extra glass of wine. So Shelly finally steps up and asks what everyone else is thinking, “So… how’s it going?” Ah.. the question. The…

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3 Hidden Secrets to Getting What You Want

Today’s article comes from a dear friend an incredible coach I know named Lynn Moore. We’ve known eachother for a few years now and I know you will love what she has written just for you today! Sitting up all night with a shotgun in my lap? Maybe. The signs on the door…. failed. Keeping…

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How to Avoid the Abundance Trap and Still Prosper

Today’s article comes from a brilliant writer I stumbled across and quickly formed a friendship with, Nick Pfennigwerth. He is truly gifted and I am so excited for you to all enjoy his article below: How to Avoid the Abundance Trap and Still Prosper A lot of spiritual people and small business owners desire to…

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