Confessions of a Twirly Girl: Back to School – Pole Dancing Fitness Article

Confessions of a Twirly Girl: Back to School I am very blessed.  I have a boss who encourages me to want more for myself.  I have been in the legal field for almost 25 years.  I basically went from high school to a law firm at the age of 18.  I moved into local government (although still in the legal realm) about five years ago.  It has never really occurred to me to do anything else.  I like my job. …

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Why Yes, I Am On An Anti-Depressant – Running Fitness Article

Why Yes, I Am On An Anti-Depressant Disclaimer: I am writing this with a major, MAJOR disclaimer. I am not a doctor, licensed medical professional, psychologist, therapist – you name it, I am not it. So, you’re probably wondering why I’m writing this. What I share in this blog post took me years to write. No, it took me years to accept. And I know that in sharing this story, others may find the courage to seek the help that…

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This is the cry for help… – Pole Dancing Fitness Article

This is the cry for help… This month is National Suicide Prevention Month.  In 2015, I lost my boss to suicide.  In 2009, the person for whom I was named took her life.  Recently, a friend’s daughter took her own life as well.When people take their lives, so many confused loved ones ask what signs they missed.  They ask, why didn’t the person ask for help?  Maybe they did.  When I am struggling, I feel like I’m screaming: THIS IS MY…

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Body Shaming A Disgrace #DownWithBodyShaming – Fitness Article

Body Shaming A Disgrace #DownWithBodyShaming Standing on bathroom scale concept for dieting, slimming or overweight Hey everyone, we are here with another post on body shaming as we at Indian Weight Loss Blog are dedicated to spread awareness about leading a healthy lifestyle keeping in view individual body and health problems. You can read more viewpoints on #DownWithBodyShaming here. and here.. #DownWithBodyShaming What exactly is Body Shaming? Body-shaming is the act of criticizing and harassing overweight or underweight people about…

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My Story – Lottie Murphy – Pilates Fitness Article

My Story – Lottie Murphy It’s Mental Health Awareness week. What happens when you do all the right things like exercise, eat well, spend time outdoors, sleep for 8 hours, take time offline but still suffer. What happens if everything in your life is going well, but you wake up one day and your world has turned upside just because of the power of your mind. I never thought I’d struggle with mental health. The best thing I know I…

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Depression Awareness – Premier Fitness Camp – Fitness Article

October is Depression Awareness month, and struggling with depression can directly affect your eating habits, weight and motivation to exercise causing a downward spiral into feeling more depressed about letting your personal situation get out of control. Let’s discuss how to fight for ourselves during these times… For starters, it’s important to determine if depression may be affecting you. Some of the most common symptoms of depression are depressed mood, decreased interest in activities you used to enjoy, increase or…

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A Trip To My Therapist’s Office – Running Fitness Article

I looked at my calendar and silently groaned. “Therapy again tomorrow? I just went last week. There is literally nothing else I can say. I’ve said it all.” And there’s some truth to that. I’ve been in and out of therapy since I was 15. Having eating disorders, anxiety, and depression means my butt has been on a lot of old couches with stiff pillows, while surrounded by fake plants, cheesy quotes and various assortments of self-help books. Nonetheless, I…

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