Body Love and Body Kindness, Healing Difficult Emotions

You’re Already Awesome, So Act Like It! Using Anger to Fuel Positive Change (A Guest Post from Personal Trainer Jack X Taylor)

A Note from Shelly: A few weeks ago, I went hiking with my friends Jack and Joanna. Jack is a personal trainer and one of the wisest people I know, and Joanna continually amazes me with her weight-lifting accomplishments. (By the way--Joanna is a grandma, and I met her at a strength showcase event in… Continue reading You’re Already Awesome, So Act Like It! Using Anger to Fuel Positive Change (A Guest Post from Personal Trainer Jack X Taylor)

Self-Love and Self-Directed Kindness

And Now for Something Completely Different: Exercise So There is More of You, Not Less of You

This post is about exercise, but it is not what you think—or at least I do not think it is. I often have a love-hate relationship with exercise. On the one hand, I love how exercise makes me feel. I really like dancing—hoop dance, free-style dance and yoga-inspired dance. I am by no means a… Continue reading And Now for Something Completely Different: Exercise So There is More of You, Not Less of You