Self-Care

Exercise Equipment

Lack of Resources: Reason #10 Why Moms Don’t Exercise as Much as We’d Like

One of the “shoulds” that I released a long time ago was that “I should read books.” Reading fiction novels is a great form of self-care and entertainment. Reading non-fiction is helpful for learning new things about topics that interest me. Because of these great reasons, I would always tell myself that I should prioritize …

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focus and exercise

Lack of Focus: Reason #9 Why Moms Don’t Exercise as Much as We’d Like

Remember the days before social media when people would forward emails? You’d go into your inbox to find it filled with forwarded emails you would have to scroll twenty times to get to the message. Then, if you wanted to remain friends with the sender, you had to forward to 10 people immediately. Oh, those …

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Lack of Energy to Exercise

Lack of Energy: Reason #8 Why Moms Don’t Exercise as Much as We’d Like

Who is one of the most energetic adults you know personally? In what ways does this person behave that makes you think they have a lot of energy? What do you think contributes to this person’s level of energy or ability to energize people around them?  If you think about it, there really are many …

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Mom in Pain

Pain and Injury: Reason #7 Why Moms Don’t Exercise as Much as We’d Like

If I could possess one super power, I would have the ability to feel everything that my clients feel in their bodies, especially during an exercise session. Knowing if they are activating the correct muscles and if there is anything painful about the movements is very important. I feel like I sometimes ask a million …

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Competing Priorities and Exercise

Competing Priorities: Reason #4 Why Moms Don’t Exercise as Much as We’d Like

When you pull out your planner, do you ever dream of cloning yourself in order to make it possible to get to all the things you have on you and your family’s schedule? You are in good company, my friend! Sometimes your schedule gets too overwhelming, and you must step back and re-evaluate your priorities. …

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body confidence

Lack of Confidence: Reason #3 Why Moms Don’t Exercise as Much as We’d Like

When you think of body confidence, how would you describe yourself in this department? Go ahead, take a moment, take some deep breaths, and really think about how you feel about your body. What comes up first: thoughts about what you like about your body or thoughts about what you dislike about your body? Whatever …

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