Posts tagged self love
I told you so, sincerely your intuition

Since we were little, we’ve been told how important it is to trust our gut. Questioning a decision? What does your gut tell you? Feeling a little uneasy in a situation and not sure why? That’s your intuition letting you know something’s up.

The unfortunate part is that as much as we are told to listen to those feelings, they often get squashed by the opinions of others, work, relationships, and the list goes on. I had damn near lost mine a few years ago but after backpacking solo through Europe for a few months, with only my intuition to go off of, I quickly learned how to trust it and myself again. 

Now I understand not everyone can quit their job, pick-up and runaway to Europe (though I highly recommend it), to learn how to flex that muscle, but there are ways you can practice channeling your thoughts, trusting who you are, and what you want. Insert Sabrina Fraser, Soul Coach & Reiki practitioner

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This Is The Secret Sauce Of Weight Loss

Wanna know the TRUE secret sauce to achieving long-term weight loss?

I’ll tell you now - it’s not a particular program or supplement or type of exercise. It’s not doing X amount of cardio, or eating X amount of calories per day. After struggling to lose weight for my entire teenage years, I learned that the secret sauce to achieving long-term weight loss truly comes down to one core belief.

Are you ready for it?

“I train because I LOVE my body, not because I hate it.”

There’s a big difference there. (And I say this because I’ve been at both ends of the spectrum.)

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How I learned to love the gym in 2019

I set big intentions for 2019. Like most of you I’m sure, I took the time to dig deep and reflect on what the passing year meant to me. What did I learn? How did I grow? What do I want 2019 to manifest? 

2018 was a year of big changes; it was a move across provinces, of leaving a life and career I’d built for six years in Halifax, of starting fresh in my home province with a new job, a new apartment, and a new Toronto. 2018 was a year of protecting my health and my heart, and basically just trying to keep my head above water amidst it all. I spent the time to learn what I need to be my happiest self, and this is something I’m taking with me into this new year.

Now, 2019 marks a year of fluidity and movement, of not standing still. I’m ready to welcome new people, new experiences, travel, adventure, love, and growth into my world. This means new habits, new perspectives, and shedding a lot of the old, ingrained preconceived notions that previously held me back from this kind of openness.

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It's Time To Put Your Feelings First

I am constantly trying to take everyone else’s pain away so they can be happy, but sometimes forget to deal with my own mental health and emotions. I used to believe that if everyone around me was happy, so was I. However that’s not always the case. Obviously, it’s nice to help out those around you, but there comes a point when that starts to affect your mental health. Worrying about other people and pushing your emotions to the side is something we often do but don’t realize. Keeping the people in our lives happy will not necessarily ensure our own happiness. This is a common misconception.

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Why we should abandon the idea that there’s only one meaning of “healthy”

 The word “healthy” has so many different meanings to so many different people. There is truly no single way to define the term.

There is always a new food guide or workout plan that is released to try to sell being “healthy”. There are thousands of diets that are promoted to help you lose weight or get in shape, like the paleo diet, keto diet, going vegan or vegetarian, or intermittent fasting. These are just some examples of what people try to promote as being “healthy,” and what you need to do in order to eat healthy. This is the same way for exercising. There are so many different exercise programs that all seem to be the best way, like doing fasted cardio, weight training, or yoga. All these different ideas make it difficult for people to choose what to do, because there are so many conflicting methods to becoming “healthy”. That is not what being “healthy” should mean. Each person needs to create their own definition of the word. 

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Making Your HIH Moment (and Yourself) a Priority!

It’s February, the month of love. Let’s take a moment for a little self love and check in with ourselves! We are two months into 2019 and I want to know how we are doing with our New Year’s resolutions. How many of us resolved to exercise more and get our #HIHmoment in daily, or a few times a week? How many of us are hitting our goals and how many are struggling? Whichever side of the fence you are on, it doesn’t hurt to have a few motivational words and some encouragement to keep going. So that’s what I’m going to give you today!

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Chloe Wilde: Time is Precious. It is also Finite

Time is precious. It is also finite.

As someone who moved out at quite a young age from a small town to the big city for school, and then picked up and moved to a different province a few years later when a work opportunity arose (hello MuchMusic VJ Search!), I’ll be honest in saying I wish I carved out more time for family.

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