Self Love

Self Love and all that it is…. Have you heard the quote, “How you love yourself is how you teach others to love you”? Its from a Canadian poet, Rupi Kuar who wrote Milk and Honey at 21 years of age. She has written two more books all of which have been bestsellers. She has…

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It takes guts…

Thinking about the gut… Are you like really, Alexis?  You sit around all day thinking about the gut?  WELL there has been many times in my life where I have thought about my gut for extended periods of time because it would not allow me to not think about it, more on that later.  If…

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So not sorry

I’ve been thinking about saying sorry lately.  And how often we do it…or let me say, how often I do it.  I notice people around me say it all the time as well.  Before I get into this too deep, let me say that I’m big on taking responsibility for things.  I think that when…

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Understanding your why Part 1

Understanding your why Part 1: emotional conflict vs. instrinsic motivation Why what you say?  Well. Why you are here on this site reading this blog or newsletter?  Why you are interested in getting “healthier” or to a better version of your self? So let’s talk about it and what will separate out those who will really…

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What is a health coach, anyway?

What is a health coach anyway? And more importantly, why would I need one? Right. Well that is a good question. To be über vague, a health coach can really be a lot of things. But seriously, what is a health coach? you think now with added skepticism. MAYBE it would be better to start…

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All about those hamstrings…

All about those hamstrings… by Alexis Story Probably a good idea to stretch ALL of your muscles… But for someone who has been limber most of her life, a two-year-minimal-yoga running stint, did some damage to my hamstrings and I am forever paying for it.  So if you are tight in your hamstrings or just…

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Mindful Eating, what is it all about?

And more importantly… how can it help me? So what is mindful eating? Mindful eating means taking the time to honor your food, preparing it with care, then eating it slowly and mindfully using your five senses to really enjoy it.   It means allocating quiet time to prepare and enjoy eating your meal without…

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Cleansing: the good, the bad and the necessity

Cleansing.  The good, the bad and the necessity! by Alexis Story.  June 12th, 2020 First of all, what is a cleanse? It can be called a detox as well and they are designed to rid your body of toxins and can take the form of a fast, a diet, a drink or supplementing of some…

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The Science Behind Why Kissing Feels Good

Getting jiggy. By Sheril Kirshenbaum, University of Texas at Austin | Photo Credit: Pedrosimoes7, CC0 Public Domain   Lips are the most exposed erogenous zone, which makes kissing feel very good Scientists in the Netherlands have reported that we share about 80m bacteria during a passionate ten-second kiss; a finding that makes puckering up seem…

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