Motivation

The Number 1 Factor in Your Success

We’ve all done it…..started something with great hopes and then either not finished or didn’t get the results we wanted.  Then we start to believe it isn’t possible, that we can’t do it, that we’re not good enough.   And we give up. So what happens here?  It might be a time management issue, it […]

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Belief Creates Success

BELIEF AND SUCCESS Have you started to work on a goal, a big dream, or something that you think will make your life better, and ended up feeling frustration and discouragement at the lack of success? What happens next is crucial to actually being able to achieve your goal. The messages you tell yourself, the thoughts […]

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Your Wellness Breakthrough

Getting started on lifestyle change can seem intimidating and overwhelming.  There’s so much conflicting advice about what to eat and how to exercise it makes us all nervous to do anything. I still advise starting with the basics: a balanced diet, portion control, lots of leafy veggies, lean protein, a few fruits and healthy fats. […]

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Willpower is Not Enough

WILLPOWER IS NOT ENOUGH To make it truly a lifestyle, weight loss has to be about more than a number on the scale and counting calories.   It has to be about a whole lifestyle of taking care of yourself and focusing on wellness and wholeness.  It has to be about loving yourself and taking […]

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CHANGE is HARD

I don’t like change.  I’ll admit, I have blinders on when I plan my day, my week, my life! I am comfortable with a schedule and feel a little lost when that schedule changes.  This is kind of funny to me because as a business owner, there isn’t predictability or assurance; things are constantly changing! […]

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Mind Over Matter

Mind Over Matter by Christie Ryan Fitness   I have a fern sitting on a beautiful pedestal of my grandmothers and it’s coming back this year after a pathetic, root bound, stunted period the year before.   It currently has one new shoot that is reaching up and away from the rest of the foliage […]

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“It’s So Hard To Stay On Track!

Staying on Track by Christie Ryan Fitness Do you feel like you’re always starting over when it comes to your health and fitness routine? You get tired of planning, eating clean foods, tired of cooking, tired of being sore from your work out program, tired of scheduling it in…… That’s OK; you’re not alone. But […]

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How to Stick With Your New Year’s Resolutions

WOW, my inbox gets hit every day with info about New Year’s Resolutions, what to change and how to make these changes happen!  I’ve read that 70% of people don’t stick with their resolution and 40% of those that make resolutions never even start.  Yikes!  Why bother then? I like the idea of starting clean […]

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Hope and Gratitude

I love Amaryllis bulbs! Every year I am gifted with a brown, scrawny little bulb for the holidays from a very dear friend. This bulb slowly transforms into a large, beautiful and brilliant blossom that I can’t help but put my face into.  I love the flower but I especially like the symbolic nature of […]

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Willpower During The Holidays

  YOU CAN’T COUNT ON WILLPOWER  OVER THE HOLIDAYS FOR THE FASTEST WEIGHT LOSS PLAN by Christie Ryan Fitness Coming back after a month of erratic schedules, holiday foods and increased alcohol, you may feel a desperate desire to find the fastest weight loss plan you can! Do you feel like you just don’t have enough willpower […]

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