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)

Body Love and Body Kindness, Uncategorized

How Cultural Messages About Exercise Mess Us Up: Movement and Self-Love

I loved movement when I was little. I went to a really cool elementary school that had awesome gym classes in which we got to roller skate, do gymnastics, and play on unicycles and stilts. I loved climbing trees, running fast, riding my bike all over the place, and jumping on trampolines. I loved playing.… Continue reading How Cultural Messages About Exercise Mess Us Up: Movement and Self-Love