Tagged: wellness

So You’ve Taken On “Diet X”? That’s Awesome.

There has obviously been an uproar in the world of nutrition when it comes to elimination strategies and self-diagnosis’ of intolerances. People are cutting dairy, becoming soy-free, slashing gluten, and going Paleo all over the place. Even restaurants are making an effort to place specific guidelines on their menus to pinpoint...

Helpful Advice For Ending Self-Doubt Today

Self-doubt, the lurking, sneaky idea that we lack some sort of super-human quality that makes us less than. It is a negative and fabricated idea of self, one that does not have any root in reality, but is destructive and oppressive. When the going gets tough, we find ourselves in...

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How to Live Positively Like A Normal Cynic

  MINDFULNESS What were the first thoughts that went through your mind this morning? You want 5 more minutes? Should you sleep 5 more minutes or eat breakfast? What’s that little red bump on your chin? Was that there yesterday? The moment we awake from a hopefully deep and relaxing...

misconceptions on fitness

Wander Talks: Episode 5 – Misconceptions on Fitness

    In this episode of Wander Talks, Rachel sits down with some of the guys from her exercise science program to discuss some of the misconceptions on fitness the general public has. Stephen Beaugrand, Michael Dumala, and Rachel dove heavily into misconceptions regarding nutrition and diet. Last week, Rachel...

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Why It’s Important To Pay Attention to Your Posture

  We all do it. We slouch at the dinner table, we lay on our favorite sides watching TV, and we carry our bags on one shoulder. These habits of standing out of proper anatomical alignment have become a comfortable position for us to hold our bodies in.   When...

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Wander Talks: Episode 3 – Girls Who Love To Lift

  KTB presents: Episode 3 of Wander Talks with Rachel Jimenez. This week, Rachel sat down with 3 of her classmates from her Exercise Science program to talk about what it’s like to be a woman lifting in the gym. Last week, Rachel discussed the age of social media.  ...

Body Image

Body Image: Confident and Healthy Is Beautiful

Body Image As people grow up, they hear they should take pride in their bodies. Beginning in grade school, bodies change during puberty and can bring about distorted images. Bigger boobs, taller statures, and strange weight fluctuations all draw attention in both negative and positive ways. Media Even into adulthood,...