Are You an Intentional Collector of Positive Memories?

In life, how do you remember experiences?  Do you find whatever you are looking for?  If your mind is set to focus on the good parts of experiences, then that is what you will remember.  The reverse is also true. If your mind is set to concentrate on the negative, then that is what you […]

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Do You Slip Back a Little at a Time in Your Weight Loss Journey?

Once people reach their weight loss goals, it is possible to fall back into their old routines. This can reverse all the good work they have accomplished.  The term yo-yo dieting comes to mind.  Some people report it feels like they live on a roller coaster with their weight.  They reach their goal and then […]

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Habit Stacking to the Rescue!

It is morning, you open your eyes, get out of bed, and go take your vitamins.  It is the first thing you do every morning.  You don’t even need to think about it, you just do it naturally.  It is one of your habits that you do every day. A new habit that you want […]

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Compliment and Support One Another; Will You Accept the Challenge?

Do we compliment and support one another enough? Do we need to promote each other more? I was listening to a motivational podcast and the host was sharing a story about the women in her audience.  She had taken an impromptu survey and learned that out of the 1,000 women in attendance, 98% of them […]

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Tackle Your Mindset Challenges and Implement Practical Strategies

I am honored that you have an interest in Fitness Life By Design.  I am Gail, a transformation, fitness, and lifestyle coach who can help tackle your mindset challenges and implement practical strategies that can help you live healthier, active lives. Are you the type of person who will read something one time, try it […]

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90 Meals – Opportunities for Change

Ninety Meals?  That is a big number, it is how many meals we eat in a 30-day month if we eat breakfast, lunch, and dinner.  To look at it another way, that is 1,095 meals in a year.  That number is overwhelming, so let’s break it up. 90 Meals – opportunities for change in a […]

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Dealing with Change Can Mimic the Grief Cycle

We all go through changes in life.  Some are welcomed other changes we struggle with.  These tough transitions can be challenging even when we are intentional about them.  Dealing with change can mimic the grief cycle.  As I work with clients, I hear many opinions about change.  Some of their comments remind me of Dr. […]

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5 Top Principles to Live Your Best Life

Life changes constantly.  Some changes are small, and we seem to shift into them effortlessly while others are significant changes that are harder to accept.  Regardless of the degree of change and no matter where you are in your life journey, having principles in place can help one cope.  In other words, no matter what […]

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It is Natural to Stay on Auto Pilot When Starting a New Exercise Plan

Do you have exercise plans for your day and then when the time comes, it is harder than you thought to get started? You are not alone.  It is human nature to resist change. It is natural to stay on auto pilot when starting a new exercise plan. I was talking with one of my […]

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The F Word We Do Not Say Out Loud

FAT! That is the word I am referring to. (The other F word is said WAY TOO MUCH.)  Fat has gotten a bad rap at times.  It has become the F word we do not say out loud. Fat is good for us. Fat is bad for us.  Like many things in life there should […]

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