FREE Self-Care Activities & Adult Coloring Pages

By Shelli Johnson | Apr 1, 2020

One of the best things you can do for yourself when you’re going through a stressful time is to take excellent care of yourself and practice some self-care. Self-care helps alleviate anxiety and fear. It also helps you feel nourished and supported. And in uncertain times, it also empowers you because self-care is something that’s …

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3 Ways to Practice Self-Compassion

By Shelli Johnson | Mar 25, 2020

Compassion is what you feel when you see someone hurting and your heart breaks for them and you want to help. Self-compassion is turning that same feeling on yourself. Self-compassion is what you most need to heal yourself.  Nobody can grow while they’re being mowed down You may have turned on yourself and berated yourself, …

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Perfectionism Got You Trapped? Here’s How To Get Out.

By Shelli Johnson | Mar 11, 2020

If you live your life by perfectionism, you probably have an overwhelming fear of making a mistake. And if you do make a mistake, maybe you: let that be an excuse to make a lot more mistakes (well, you didn’t do it perfectly so the heck with this) and/or give yourself permission to abandon yourself …

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4 Steps To Overcoming An Eating Disorder So You Can Thrive

By Shelli Johnson | Mar 4, 2020

I suffered from binge eating and bulimia for nearly 30 years. I’m qualified to talk to you about overcoming eating disorders because I’ve been free from any eating disorder for 10 years and counting now. Living with an eating disorder is not living, it’s surviving. You are worth more than just surviving. Binge eating is …

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National Eating Disorder Awareness (NEDA): Binge Eating Will Never Fix Weight Shaming (Or Anything Else)

By Shelli Johnson | Feb 26, 2020

Being shamed, bullied, and teased about weight significantly increases the odds that a person will gain weight, binge eat, and also participate in radical techniques to lose weight. (NEDA) I sit in the school library at a table tucked in the corner with a textbook, a few loose-leaf notebook pages, a stubby pencil with the …

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3 Reasons The Only Permission You Need Is Your Own

By Shelli Johnson | Feb 19, 2020

A lot of times, people (myself once included), look outside themselves for others to give them permission to: do/say what they want, pursue their dreams, create a life that matters to them, and on the list goes. Thing is, you’ve got to be the one to give yourself permission if you ever want to be …

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3 More Reasons Weight-Loss Efforts Fail & How To Overcome Them

By Shelli Johnson | Feb 13, 2020

I spent over two decades on what I call the diet-go-round: jumping from one diet to the next to the next, hoping that this next one would be the answer. It never was. I kept myself going in circles until, at my heaviest, I weighed 304 pounds. As of this writing, I weigh 128 pounds. …

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Shelli Johnson Weight Loss Transformation

Weight Loss Transformation: From 304 Pounds To 128 Pounds

By Shelli Johnson | Feb 5, 2020

  The short version of my weight-loss transformation: I was a chubby kid starting at about five years old. By age ten, I was dieting. I ended up with an eating disorder by the time I was thirteen. I suffered for nearly 20 years with bulimia and spent more than two decades on what I …

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You Can Now Find Me on YouTube

By Shelli Johnson | Jan 29, 2020

    What this YouTube channel is about: Looking at every mistake as simply a brand new chance to do it better the next time. Giving yourself unlimited tries. Forgiving yourself as many times as it takes. Finding what works for you and doing that. Empowering yourself so you can create a body and life …

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diet-go-round.

 

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