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What to do when times get TOUGH

Wanna know a secret?!
Those times when you really don’t FEEL like getting in a workout.💪
Think it’s not CONVENIENT to eat healthy. 🍓
Are too BUSY to meal prep. 🍳
Can’t AFFORD to start something new. 🤑
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Those are usually the times when you probably need it MOST. 💕
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We hear it all the time but the better you take care of YOU, the better you can take care of everyone else.
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You’ll show up happier.
Have more energy.
FEEL more positive.
Relieve some stress.
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And tackle those tough times just a little EASIER.
So, I’d say it’s worth it… Wouldn’t you?! 🙌

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Mindset…

Mindset
As someone who struggles with anxiety and depression I know all too well how my mood can affect how I feel about my body. .
These two pictures are exactly the same but what I see on a good day versus a bad day can be a world of difference. On a bad day, I’ll see all of my flaws, on a better day, it’s much easier to brush past them, or realize it is merely me being my own worst critic. 
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Now while it may be impossible to completely CHANGE your thoughts and how you feel about your body, it is possible to work on reframing them. Another thing to work on… how you REACT to them. In the past a bad day would lead to either restricting my food, emotional eating, or hours of extra workouts. Not anymore. 
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Trust that your mood is merely dictating how you are viewing yourself and it may not always be the most accurate picture. Bottom Line: Work on your inside and your mindset, and your outside will reflect it. 

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Be Your Own Definition Of Amazing

“They keep saying that beautiful is something a girl needs to be.
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But honestly? Forget that. Don’t be beautiful.
Be angry, be intelligent, be witty, be klutzy, be interesting, be funny, be adventurous, be crazy, be talented – there is an eternity of other things to be other than beautiful.
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And what is beautiful anyway but a set of letters strung together to make a word?
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Be your own definition of amazing, always.
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That is so much more important than anything beautiful, ever.” – Nikita Gill

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FUEL your bodies healthfully

It’s so important to remember where you came from to appreciate where you’re going…
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9 years ago, I was a dance major STARVING my body, depleting it with cardio, and felt unworthy of being ANYTHING other than a size double zero.
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5 years ago, I was HAUNTED by food. I tried desperately to lose weight as I continued to battle an eating disorder. I was lost about what I wanted to do in my life, and spent most days counting calories, and planning my next diet. 
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3 years ago, I suffered from an extreme LACK of self-confidence and body HATRED after “recovering” and gaining back all of the weight I had so unhealthily kept off for years.
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Now
I have learned the value of FUELING my body.
I no longer DIET.
I ENJOY a life I never thought I would.
I wear a bathing suit MINUS the panic attack.
I workout because I LOVE my body, not to torture it.
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Eating disorders, anxiety, body dysmorphia, you name it, I struggled with it. We’re all given our own battles and struggles to fight, and this was mine. BUT it was not without a LESSON.
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I’ve made it my personal mission to help other women find beauty in their own strength, FUEL their bodies healthfully, and learn to LOVE fitness. And to me the fact that I get to do that EVERY SINGLE DAY for a living is EVERYTHING!!!
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