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Motivation Monday - Constant Busyness Isn't Productivity, It's Trauma Feb 13, 2023

“Feeling the need to be busy all the time is a trauma-based response and fear-based distraction from what you’d be forced to acknowledge and feel if you slowed down.” - Maxine Carter

Isn't this the truth? Unfortunately, I do speak from experience. It wasn't until I slowed down...

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Self Care Saturday - Present & Deliberate Feb 11, 2023

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Self Care Saturday is important. 

Self care every day is vital, really. 

Your physical and mental health depends on it. 

And it doesn’t have to be much. 

Today’s self care looked like a slow morning with my journal, my Daily Stoic...

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Foodie Friday - No-Sugar-Added Iced Tea Feb 10, 2023

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Foodie Friday includes staying hydrated, and one of my fave ways is this amazing no-sugar-added iced tea. 

You’ll need:

2L jug

4 Twinings Raspberry Pomegranate herbal tea bags

1L boiling water

Pure lemon juice to taste (75-125mL)


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Thoughtful Thursday - Let's Talk Mental Health Feb 09, 2023

Mental health is crucial to your overall wellbeing, but it often isn't until something goes wrong that we really give it a thought. 

Here's a quick video on why we need to take better care and pay more attention to our mental health. 

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Short 5 Basics of Self Care Feb 08, 2023

Welcome back - today we are talking in a short video about the basics of self care. Make sure to come back next week as we dive deeper into how this can look specifically for you!

These basics?





Treating Yourself.

What are your favourite ways to take care of...

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Technique Tuesday - Warrior 2 Part 1 Feb 07, 2023

Let’s continue our Technique Tuesday series with an exploration of Warrior 2, Maha Virabhadrasana or Virabhadrasana 2.
This will be a series of videos where each video will show different modifications to help you find a comfortable fit for your body - remember, all bodies are different,...

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Motivation Monday - You Are Worthy of Healing Feb 06, 2023

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“I couldn’t heal because I kept pretending I wasn’t hurt.” - Timothy Heard

Stop pretending. 

Start healing. 

You’re worthy. 

I say this from experience as well. 

For so long I denied my hurt. 

I pushed...

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Self Care Saturday - Slow Mornings Feb 05, 2023

Today’s self care Saturday looks like a slow morning with my protein shake, my hot cocoa, my gratitude journal, and my book. 

Taking time each morning to be grateful, to journal a few things I’m thinking and feeling, to be slow and deliberate, to enjoy my breakfast, is how I like...

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Foodie Friday - Stop Eating What a Toddler Eats Feb 03, 2023

I said what I said.

If you’re an averagely healthy adult, working a job, doing daily activities, and exercising even just once or twice a week, 1200 calories per day will not be enough to sustainably keep you healthy.

Crash diets don’t work.

In fact, most commercially available...

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A New Month is a Reminder You Can Start Again Feb 01, 2023

This is a transcript from the video, I hope you enjoy it!

Hey friend, Happy February 1st, I'm sitting here doing my journaling, and it got me thinking.

It's a new month, and if months are allowed to start again, if weeks, days, hours and even minutes are allowed to start again, Maybe so can you?

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Simple Upper Back Stretch Jan 31, 2023

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This is a fantastic and simple way to help breathe and relieve tension in your upper back, neck and shoulders.  

Do this seated, in a chair, on a mat, or standing as often as you need to get tech tension relief! 

Tree huggers are...

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We Need Your Help! Jan 30, 2023

Hey Friends! I can’t thank you enough for being a part of the HealthGirl community - you make it better every day!
And speaking of making it better, would you do me a HUGE favour and answer the short, 7-question, under-2-minute survey I’ve made?
It’ll help me know what you want...

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