Inner Strength Mindfulness Activity

Tiffany Healthy Living & Self-Care, Mindfulness & Relaxation Tools, Strategies and Skill-Building, Stress Management

Mindful Activity for Inner Strength Mindfulness is a health-promoting activity.Mindfulness can help with giving us the space to become aware of and deal effectively with our thoughts and feelings.Mindful activities like this one can also strengthen our sense of mind-body connection.The mindful meditation I'm sharing today is one that I've enjoyed using with my clients for regaining a sense of ...

Talking Body (Image) with Bodybuilding Bikini Athlete

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As a therapist, I find the world of bodybuilding intriguing. This sport offers a unique set of potential challenges and rewards, as it is a sport that requires lifestyle and behavioural commitments and is judged based on aesthetics. Preparing to compete involves daily effort and influences physical, mental, emotional, and social aspects of athletes' lives. One area of concern that ...

Your Best Beach Body Ready Plan!

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Unlike other beach-body ready plans, this plan does not require you to follow strict exercise or nutrition rules. No sucking it in, sweaty cleavage, tears at the refrigerator, or hangry mood swings required here!   This plan recognizes that yes, some of the women at the beach this year will look like those women in the usual “beach body ready” ads. …

10 Doable New Years Goals in 10 days

Tiffany Brown Healthy Living & Self-Care

10 Doable New Years Goals In 10 Days  As we look at the year ahead of us it can be intimidating as we think of the momentous goals and hopes we’ve set for ourselves. When we take several smaller, intentional steps in our everyday lives we can find ourselves looking back later, amazed at the distances we ended up traveling. …

Moving Towards-Why Enhancement Goals Might Help You Experience Better Results

Tiffany Healthy Living & Self-Care

  There are many reasons why people decide to focus on changing their weight. These goals may be to increase their health, to feel better about their body relationship, and to feel better overall. Weight change may also be a goal suggested by someone else. Recently I came across weight loss as a suggested pleasurable activity in a therapeutic workbook. …

Nourishing Positive Body Image This Summer

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Summer brings noticeable changes to the world we live in. The days are warmer and longer. Restaurants and retail businesses adjust their hours. School semesters end. Schedules change and community events are held. As the world around us changes, the activities that we engage in, our eating habits, and the way we dress also changes. While we often enjoy many of …

Feeling Squeem(ish?)

Tiffany Brown Body Image

  There has been a lot of recent discussion about waist-cinchers  & other similar products. Many of the discussions have reflected resistance to: the idea that there is one desirable body shape for women and the product’s actual value in supporting people with achieving health, body satisfaction, fitness and athletic goals.     In a culture where body dissatisfaction has become …

Welcome to Nourished Living

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Welcome to Nourished Living What is the Nourished Living Program? Nourished Living is a 7 week program that aims to promote positive body image and self-esteem. You will complete a variety of activities and reflections each week to help you explore healthy body image, promote positive self-esteem, move towards a holistic approach to well-being, learn skills & positive coping tools …

Who’s the Real Diet Expert? Listening to Your Inner Wisdom

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  When it comes to eating and diets it seems like everywhere you look there’s another expert telling you what and how you “should” be eating to lose weight and promote health. There’s the physician endorsing meal-replacement bars for health in the grocery aisle, the doctor on television telling you to eat chia seeds to make yourself fuller for longer, …