A “Bright Line” is a clear, unambiguous rule that you just don’t break. It’s a boundary you create for yourself that you simply don’t cross. Susan Peirce Thompson–one of the most compassionate, intelligent, deliberate mothers I know, joins us in this episode to talk about how Bright Lines can help us to reach our goals […]
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I liked the idea of wrestling with a yoga pose. I liked not doing a half-way job for 60 seconds and then moving on.. I wanted, desperately, to peel back the pose to its core. Lately I’ve been wondering: what if this philosophy could be applied to motherhood?
As an overwhelmed new mom, Rachel Nielson finally acknowledged that she had an eating disorder. As part of her counseling, Rachel learned about a mindset called “intuitive eating” which taught her how to trust, respect, and listen to her body. Listen in as April and Rachel discuss what she learned.
Whether the number of people who “officially” look to us is big or small, our influence always reaches farther than we think.
The calendar is ready to turn, and you set your goals for how you will “finally get in shape” this year. Then you spend weeks and months trying your VERY hardest–without seeing results. Have you been there? Me too. Let’s talk.
Family is our top priority. But how do we invest time and energy in healthy eating and exercise without sacrificing our time with the ones we love? Our recent episode of The SANE Show offers specific ideas you’ll love!
Like any gift, this body of mine deserves to be cherished and nurtured. Rather than belittle it with negative talk and unhealthy living, I ought to do my best to keep it strong, and then use it as the instrument for good that it’s meant to be.
Approximately one in three children in the United States are overweight. So what does a deliberate mother DO if her child struggling? Join April Perry and NYT Bestselling author Jonathan Bailor in this powerful episode you won’t want to miss.
Of course, it would be ideal to give our best every single day. But now I know that today’s best is different from yesterday’s best. And some days I’ll admit that I am not even giving my best. But I am still giving. And that is enough.
Ever since I was first pregnant, I can’t feed my family anything without second guessing myself. Being responsible for another person is often motivation for people to make healthy changes in their lives, but for me it created a slippery slope to a state of anxiety.
There is a voice in my head. And it is mean. It is critical. In the past I’ve tried to change the way I think, but it hasn’t stuck well enough. However, my crazy imagination recently found something that seems to finally be making a difference.
Ironmom, the story of a woman who used Ironman races to cope after a personal tragedy, reminds us that most mothers have to dig themselves out of a hard spot at some point, so we need to learn to dig deep within ourselves and to rely on those who can help.