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Podcast: Procrastination

FitMama, we have all been there before when we know something needs to get done, but we find everything else BUT that to do.

Now, I want to clarify, I live by the statement that time you enjoy wasting is NOT wasted time, so enjoy it!! But identify where it is enjoyment for enjoyment’s sake or where is it procrastination and avoidance.

I share some food for thought that will get you digging deeper into what really matters to you so you can stop procrastinating and get what you want to get done DONE for once and for all.

Next time instead of your usual procrastination choices, choose:

  1. Breathing
  2. Meditation
  3. Journaling

And tune in for my bonus procrastination technique that might actually get you CLOSER to your goals instead of further away.

I talk about will power in this episode, and what you can do to replenish yours when you need it – hint: it DOES want to work for you and be on your side – train it and get really clear on what you actually want.

What do you actually want? Because anything is possible FitMama!

If you haven’t already downloaded this audio, do so now. I talk you through a peaceful, relaxing self-love meditation to Listen Within.

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Love Jen

Podcast: Fertility Optimization with Dr. Janice Davie

As a Naturopathic Doctor and Integrative Fertility Expert, Dr. Janice Davie helps couples to optimize their health in order to optimize their fertility, reduce their stress and to feel empowered along their fertility journey.

Her mission is to improve the health of our next generation through preconception and perinatal care.

Dr. Janice Davie maintains a local practice in Amherstburg and Tecumseh, Ontario and also supports couples trying to conceive globally, online at www.drjanicedaviend.com

In today’s episode we dive into what it means to have a “perfect period” and how you can optimize your health to best be prepared for your fertility journey. She talks in detail about PMS and how toxins play a role in our hormone health. Dr. Davie shares an important study that has influenced the way she practices medicine and she offers us insight into creating a healthier next generation.

When it comes to embarking on your fertility journey or supporting someone on theirs, her informative mindset based download is one you don’t want to miss!

How NOT to Try When You’re Trying is a key piece of the positive fertility journey.

Thanks for tuning in!

Feel free to join Dr. Janice’s free Facebook Community and for ongoing support and wisdom, follow her on Instagram and on Facebook

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Love Jen

Podcast: Awetism with Dr. Theresa Lyons

This episode speaks to finding the awe in something that may feel initially like a world-ending diagnosis.

Dr. Theresa Lyons is a mom first and a scientist second. She has brought the latest autism science and research into her most important role to help not only her own daughter diagnosed with severe autism but also to parents across the world who need the information she shares.

Seeing an autism diagnosis (and all the uncertainty and fear it brings) as an awe-inspiring Awe-portunity is what Dr. Lyons is passionate about sharing with others.

Tune in while I interview Dr. Theresa and dig deep on all things relating to parenting a child with special needs.

From the difficulties of talking with doctors, dealing with a lack of knowledge, clarity, and understanding of the depth and scope of autism and the importance of the right support, Dr. Theresa shares the realities and the opportunities in being a parent of a child on the spectrum.

Her positive spin on the most difficult things and her ability to breakdown the science into practical tools make her who she is and she has been able to offer hope and answers for so many struggling parents and children.

Find out more about Dr. Lyons and connect directly with her on her website https://awetism.net

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Love Jen

Podcast: Restriction Affliction

In today’s episode, I talk about what happens when you restrict yourself from your natural desires. Often a heightened desire follows a period of restriction and can have negative lasting effects.

“Get in the Grey” is the Love FitMama Way.

If it suits you and your personality to restrict without rebound, (it’s a small percentage of “upholders” according to Gretchen Rubin) and if it works, then YAY! However, most of our lifestyle habits don’t work that way and giving up sugar or carbs or whatever FOREVER (or even for a period of time) may not be the best short or long-term health strategy for you.

Tune in for some real food for thought in this week’s work IN around how the limits you place on yourself can feel like they free you, but can also have consequences that we don’t want.

Starting with awareness, leaping into forgiveness and presence, patience and self-care without negative feelings, like being restricted, feels so good. Even when we think we won’t make the best choices if all options were available, we do, because there’s a level of self-respect that grows as we give ourselves permission to choose in each moment.

Accepting and appreciating that each moment is different and each day is different allows you to “get in the grey” and take a deep breath to make the best decision for you.

Come and join us for our free #FitnessChallenge happening in the FitMama Facebook Community!

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Love Jen

 

Podcast: The Vagina Coach, Kim Vopni

This week, I have an exciting and incredibly informative interview with the Vagina Coach herself, Kim Vopni, sharing so much about core and pelvic health for pregnant and postpartum FitMamas.

A FitMama herself with loads of experience and knowledge, she is a wealth of valuable information you will want to keep learning more from.

In this episode, she explains why and how kegels done properly are a healing exercise. Her depth of knowledge runs deep and she has created and offers a great program for women called kegelmojo.com.

Kim elaborates during this episode on the need for pelvic floor physiotherapy for every woman and shares how she became the “Vagina Coach.” She explains things in a very clear and non-intimidating way and has educated so many women globally in her many books, videos and blogs available on vaginacoach.com.

Learn more about things you didn’t even know would be helpful to know as a FitMama – this episode is going to open your eyes!

Share this with a friend who is pregnant or has had babies and she will thank you forever FitMama!!

Kim is one of the 3 original founders of BelliesInc.com and talks about the importance of postpartum belly wrapping on the @lovefitmama YouTube Channel.

Get more info at preparetopush.com and find Kim on Instagram @VaginaCoach @belliesinc and @belliesinceducation and on Facebook @pelviennewellness and @belliesinc

 

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Love Jen

 

Podcast: Your Environment Impacts You

On every level what’s happening around you is happening within you.

This is the Work IN to your workout, so if you are not working out, what is going on within?

I talk about the feedback look of Feeling and Thinking over and over…and where it gets you.

Feel clutter in every corner? Maybe your mind or body feel cluttered, weighed down, tired and overwhelmed.

What if you cleared that clutter? Yes, it would feel like dropping 20-30 lbs of weight you may feel energetically.

Not sticking to your goals?

Maybe it’s the environment: People, commute, uncontrollables, routines etc.

I challenge you to create an environment that sets you up for success in both your mind and body.

There are many internal and external influences leading to the thinking/feeling/thinking/feeling … the loop that never ends

Create the environment that gives you the reps to achieve your new normal…that new vantage point where things look CLEAR.

Look no further than within FitMama.

Come hang out in our Facebook FitMama Community!

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Love Jen

 

Podcast: Ab Rehab with Samantha Montpetit-Hyunh

This week on the podcast, I interview the incredible Samantha Montpetit-Huynh one of the founders of Bellies Inc.

She is a wealth of wisdom and experience and is sharing some incredible nuggets of love in this episode for you FitMama!!

Samantha Montpetit-Huynh is the mother of two incredible and talented girls and we talk about raising daughters in this current environment. Sam shares her brilliance around pre- and postnatal core and pelvic floor rehab and was one of the original teachers of mine who led me down this path.

She shares her why “ab rehab” is so important and how she went down this route with her clients as a personal trainer. She has amazing pelvic floor and core knowledge and shares her PF/core tips here for download.

Samantha is also one of the co-founders of Bellies Inc., the creators of the AB Tank Complete System, the most comprehensive, holistic system that combines restorative exercises and abdominal wrapping to help women build core confidence from pregnancy through motherhood. I am always recommending it, so if you are pregnant, get yourself one of these!!

To find Sam and connect with her directly head over to samcoretrainer.com, get her Ab Rehab Program and find her on all social media @samcoretrainer on all platforms!

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Love Jen

 

Podcast: What if?

Do you know what you really want?

How bad do you really want it?

What if anything WERE possible?

Today I am dropping some love bombs your way about dreaming in technicolour.

Making your dreams a reality starts with imagining what you really want and letting yourself DREAM BIG without following the voice that says, “It’s not going to happen for you.”

This episode is a call to arms to re-energize yourself towards your health and fitness rituals through dreaming bigger in all areas of your life.

Motivation and inspiration come from having something greater than yourself to look up to/forward to.

Make it desirable today!!

Find more motivation and inspiration in the FitMama Facebook Group

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Love Jen

 

Podcast:  Intuitive Eating with Dr. Kerri Fullerton

This week, I am excited to interview one of my fave online docs, the leader of The Diet Rebellion herself, Dr. Kerri!

This naturopathic doc is an Intuitive Eating and Body Acceptance Coach. She helps women escape the frustration, confusion, and the sense of defeat that comes from years of battling their weight.

Dr. Kerri created the Intuitive Eating Foundations Program for those who are ready to un-complicate food and let go of comfort eating, stress eating and food guilt. YAY! Dr. Kerri helps the “Rebels” find peace and power within their bodies and their food.

What I love about Dr. Kerri’s work is her passion for raising a generation that DOESN’T look to their bodies for their happiness, self-worth or confidence. What a dream I know she is making come true with her work!! 

I know I want that for my girls for sure.

Dr. Kerri and I dive into what the Diet Rebellion is really about, how she got into it, what food freedom means and what exactly is “Intuitive Eating?”

Her loving Facebook group, “Applaud Your Bod” is where she shares great articles and info that will support you on your body loving journey to your best health.

Join us for this valuable conversation and don’t forget to share this episode with those in your life who are ready for this refreshing self-love message.

Dr. Kerri has a gift for you that you will find very valuable if you are ready to escape the diet cycle – The Diet Escape Plan!

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Love Jen

 

Podcast:  Motivation Hint: This time isn’t last time

This week I challenge you to look at your goals and decide what about them is contributing to you NOT following through.

Sometimes we set goals that aren’t meaningful and DON’T motivate us at all.

One of the hardest things for people is to repeat a goal they already achieved following the same method as a time in the past.

“Last time is NOT this time.”

I share how to carry out meaningful goals by following my 3 level structure:

For a MINIMUM of 9-12 weeks.

Find a meaningful goal and create:

  1. Routine – Ritual (That doesn’t feel like a chore!)
  2. Repetition / Recording (Monitoring and Follow Up help here!)
  3. Real Life Adjustments (Stay flexible, last time is not this time)

Be realistic for yourself and your life NOW, not how it was in the past.

I share some great info on how this all works seamlessly in your life by getting back to basics with yourself.

Tune in now and as a secondary one, tune in to my TEDx Talk, “How to Love Yourself to The Core”

Are you setting goals that are not motivating?

I would love to hear what goals you’re setting and getting these days!

Comment or find me on social media @lovejenoliver on Instagram!


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Love Jen