Category Archive: Best of You Coaching

11 Magical Things That Happen When You Start Taking Action

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“Do not wait: the time will never be ‘just right’. Start where you stand, and work whatever tools you may have at your command and better tools will be found as you go along.” ~Napoleon Hill

I think Nike got it right.

Ninety percent of anything I have ever learned has come about because …

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14 Things You’re Doing That Are Holding You Back

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It’s month #1 in the Best of You Coaching mentorship for 2015, and many of my women are taking steps they have never taken before — sharing openly and honestly in the online space, creating business pages for their brand on Facebook and struggling along with technology that they’re not familiar with — all with …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jillfit.com/2015/02/06/holding-you-back/

Ask These Two Questions When You Are Overwhelmed and Distracted

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“The key to not feeling rushed is remembering that lack of time is actually lack of priorities.” ~Tim Ferriss

My friend (and JillFit coach) Maryalice Goldsmith, owner of InsideOut Wellness is launching her Pursuing Purpose online training again this week, and when she told me, I immediately asked if I could go through …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jillfit.com/2015/02/02/purpose/

Things To Do When You Don’t Know What To Do

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It’s time to tell the truth — most of us don’t know what the hell we are doing 99% of the time.

Me, you, that gal over there who looks like she has it all figured out, that “perfect family” you know from around town, your parents, whoever. So much of the time, we’re struggling …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jillfit.com/2015/01/27/what-to-do/

2015: The Year of the Anti-Perfectionist

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“Courage starts with showing up and letting ourselves be seen.” ~Brené Brown

Perfectionism is a huge trap that continues to be perpetuated as a humblebrag: “What can I say? I’m a perfectionist!!”

What a scam. And it’s funny because I’m actually to the point in my personal development journey that associating myself with …

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6 Ways to Deal with Naysayers, Skeptics and Disappointing Others

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A couple years ago, I was at a family wedding and was chatting with two of my uncles who I hadn’t seen in a long time. They were asking me about my job and how it was going with personal training. I told them that I don’t train anymore, and that my business is now …

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A Day in the Life of a Former Fitness Hustler

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I am going to preface this post with a little PSA: I need you to have an open mind and a whole lot of security reading this piece. Initially, it might come off as self-righteous or “better than” — which as you know is a huge sensitivity of mine, because just the nature of writing …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jillfit.com/2014/11/29/fitness-hustle/

22 Things that Happen When You Start Trusting Yourself

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I’ve been thinking on the concept of vulnerability for a few weeks now. If you’ve read Brene Brown’s ‘Daring Greatly,’ she goes into a lot of detail around why allowing ourselves to be vulnerable in our relationships, though scary, is the ultimate in transcendence and connection and meaning.

My spiritual coach always quotes Brene’s, “Shame …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jillfit.com/2014/11/02/self-trust/

Are You Addicted to Coffee? (+ 4 Ways to Create More Balance In Your Life)

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During the years of 2003 to 2008, I taught 15-20 group fitness classes a week, and personal trained up to 12 clients at day. I was doing what I call, “The Fitness Hustle” and I loved every minute of it. EXCEPT … how it messed with my energy.

Anyone doing The Fitness Hustle knows that …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jillfit.com/2014/07/08/ram-balance/

5 Simple Solutions To Maintain Your Weight This Summer

I blogged last year about how I consider *maintaining* your weight to be a success. I mentioned that I would much rather maintain a flat stomach year round with little headache, than labor through weeks of strict dieting for a chance encounter with a 6-pack for a day. Extreme dieting is, well … extreme. And …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jillfit.com/2014/06/24/summer-maintenance/

5 Ways to Handle Envy & Jealousy Toward Others

OH MY this is a juicy topic! And I am so excited to discuss it!

See, over the last 2 weeks, I’ve been privy to about 5 different conversations all revolving around the concept of envy, specifically the feeling we get when we see someone we know being successful and the resulting feelings we experience …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jillfit.com/2014/05/07/envy/

What Your Doctor Doesn’t Know About Fatigue + The 3 Diagnoses They Miss

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You might not know this, but in conventional medicine, “chronic fatigue syndrome” is NOT actually recognized as a legitimate diagnosis because they can’t test for it nor treat it . And yet “fatigue” is the #1 reason why people go to see their physicians. 

And yet adrenal fatigue manifests in women all the time, and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jillfit.com/2014/02/20/fatigue/

7 Things Successful People Say

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Success is an attitude. It’s a mindset.

And it’s not a coincidence that all successful people share a few similar thinking patterns. It’s The Success Mindset. And it’s not luck. Or chance. It’s a deliberate effort.

I read the book, The Slight Edge by Jeff Olson and it’s all about cultivating the mindset of a …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jillfit.com/2014/02/05/success-mindset/

Help! I’m Counting Calories and I Can’t Stop!

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Aaaaaah! When JillFit Ambassador Maryalice Goldsmith approached me with the idea to write an article about calorie-counting, I loved the idea! I think the one thing that actually saved me from moving into full-blown adrenal fatigue and metabolic damage when I was competing was that I never counted calories. (Oh no, I just cut out …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jillfit.com/2014/01/30/calorie-counting/

How It Feels to Regain Weight After You’ve Lost

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Several things happened recently that spurred me to write this post:

First, I was recently speaking at a conference for women about fat loss nutrition, and the woman who hired me told me they brought a former contestant from The Biggest Loser to the conference to speak last year. They said that when she stepped …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jillfit.com/2013/12/09/weight-regain/

Who Has “The Right” to Do Something? Easy. The One Doing It.

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“Whatever you’re meant to do, do it now. The conditions are always impossible.” –Doris Lessing

There’s a lot of talk about worthiness in the fitness industry among professionals: who’s got the “right” credentials, who should do what (and who shouldn’t), how deep someone’s understanding is of “the science” and how so-and-so isn’t lean …

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7 Tools to Overcome Self-Doubt

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With my forth annual Best of You Coaching Club Mentorship launching this week, I’ve been thinking a lot about some of the more common struggles that women are dealing with, as they relate to mindset, physique and business.

One of the biggest challenges far and away is self-doubt: “Who am I to build this business?” or …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jillfit.com/2013/12/02/self-doubt/

7 Reasons You Pretty Much Rock

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Yes, you. YOU pretty much rock.

Why? Well, how about we start with, why not?

These two ideas sum up about 99% of this past weekend at the 1st annual Radiance Retreat in Asheville, NC. Jen Sinkler of Thrive with Jen Sinkler, Neghar Fonooni of Eat, Lift & Be Happy and myself co-hosted what turned …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jillfit.com/2013/07/26/you-rock/

6 Ways Being a Perfectionist Is Holding You Back

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It’s the ultimate humble brag: I’m a perfectionist.

Chances are, that if you are, things aren’t working out that great for you. I know because I used to be one and in some areas of my life I still in am. And ironically, it is in those areas that I still struggle the most.

Over …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jillfit.com/2013/06/27/perfectionism/

Change Your Mindset, Change Your Body: My Top 8 Mindset Reads

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In my last blog, I outlined the difference between what I consider a Victim Mindset versus that of an Empowered Mindset. The mindset (way we think about the world and how we interact with it) we CHOOSE to adopt impacts how our lives unfold–what we do, how successful we are, how lean we get, where …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jillfit.com/2013/05/22/top-mindset-books/

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