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Wellness Writing

By Tasha Carroll

November 9, 2019

I feel like a lot of my eating choices can be summed up by this three step process: react, regret, reset. Personally, I’ve identified a few triggers that I often react to by eating. When I’m bored or procrastinating I’ll grab a snack as a distraction. When I get tired...

October 16, 2019

Recognizing the contradiction.

‘I don’t have enough time.’

An incessant thought that likely occupies all of our minds multiple times a day. Often, that’s just the prefix. It leads to,

“I don’t have enough time to do all the things..

— I want to do.”

— I need to do.”

— I want...

July 15, 2019

We’ve heard it time and time again, it’s not about the destination, it’s about the journey. I agree. But then we also contradict that notion slightly when we place such an importance on goals. A goal is the destination. There is a place for both of these forms of think...

June 1, 2019

Why meditate?

Put this in your minds eye: A gentle flowing waterway, a channel leading to the ocean. It’s about twenty feet wide, plenty deep with a constant, fluid movement steadily carrying whatever may come into contact with it’s surface towards the ocean. A feather...

May 15, 2019

The concept of will-power has become such a natural term associated with wellness. Those that do choose to eat quality food, choose not to overindulge, choose to run instead of watch TV, workout instead of sleep in, drink water instead of pop. Will-power. They’ve got i...

April 9, 2019

Selfish. As society calls it. Taking care of yourself. Protecting your time. Saying no when it doesn’t feel right or personally necessary, when it doesn’t feel energizing or relaxing, purposeful or fun. Working out. Spending money on fitness memberships and quality foo...

March 5, 2019


Get your blood flowing. Raise your heart rate.  Breathe hard. It feels good. Let me tell you.

I’m not saying workout, though that’s a fine idea; I’m simply stating, once you finish reading this, or this evening when you’re exhausted, M O V E. In a non-traditional w...

February 5, 2019

One of the most difficult conversations I have with a client is the one in which they tell me they’re doing awesome, making great choices consistently, their head’s in the right place, and they feel good —but the physical progress is literally not there. Whether they’r...

January 22, 2019

I loathe being uncomfortable. The forethought of just the possibility of discomfort gets me feeling anxious. Discomfort is so comprehensive and could mean something completely different to each of us. But the feeling is the same. Personally, not knowing what to say, la...

November 20, 2018

This summer I had all the energy for wellness. I was motivated, focused, and committed. I ran almost every evening without a second thought. I kicked it in at the end of every run and adored the exhaustion. I never over ate. My Dad said I was “eating like a bird”. He w...

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