What a decade 2020 was, right? via GIPHY At best, last year hit us with major changes to our daily lives and wave after wave of catastrophic news. At worst, we suffered devastating personal losses. I can’t imagine anyone came out unscathed, and to those of you who are struggling, please know that we see you and honor you. (Therapy, in my experience, can be a huge help, and there are loads of options for virtual appointments these days. I had a few appointments with a counselor at BetterHelp when I felt myself spiraling last summer, and many of my…

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We all know kids are little sponges. They just absorb everything that’s around them — from our words to our actions to how we talk about and treat others. (Confession: I remember the first time my daughter cussed when she couldn’t get a snack out of the package, and I was like — whoops — I need to watch my language there!) And, most of the time, here on Fit Bottomed Girls, we share a lot of tips on how to improve your relationship with your body, your workouts, and your food, so that your kids naturally have a positive,…

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The following post is sponsored by HydroJug. For our sponsored post policy, click here. We all know we need to drink more water. Because water and staying hydrated is SO good for us! From digestion to energy to brain power to just feeling good, water is where it’s at when it comes to being healthy and feeling good. So, if we all know it’s good for us and we want to drink more water, then why do so many of us not get enough of it each day? Why is it that most of us struggle with staying hydrated? In…

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Nichell Delvaille is a Holistic Soul Coach and Reiki Master. She has certifications in Western Herbalism, Kripalu 200HR YTT, Foundations of Ayurveda, Reiki, Restorative Yoga, Therapeutic Yoga, and Holistic Life Coaching. She has worked at Whole Foods Market as a Healthy Eating Specialist under the tutelage of plant-based guru Rip Esselstyn. Nichell’s readings are holistic, empowering, and nurturing (work with her here and follow her on Insta here). She gives you a lot to think about. She gives homework. Her main goal is to help people rise in their consciousness. And, today, we are SO excited to share a guest…

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When you become a new mom everything changes. Like, EVERYTHING. With your world turned so upside down it can be easy to put your own nutritional needs aside, but it’s a really, really important time to make sure that you’re getting the nutrients and the fuel that you need — especially if you’re breastfeeding and/or getting back into your workouts. To help with that, we’re sharing this guest post on nutrition for new moms from Kim Daly Farrell, a certified health coach, former magazine editor, fitness fanatic, and mom to Keane and Julia. Kim has worked for national media outlets,…

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Ready for us to unveil the most important exercise you need to do? Absolutely HAVE to do? via GIPHY Nope, it’s not burpees. Or planks. Or push-ups. Or pull-ups. (Although we do love all of those.) It’s THIS: That’s correct, exercising your right to vote is the most important exercise EVER. Now make a plan, and go do it! (Here’s a comprehensive guide on how to vote in every state.) via GIPHY And, feel free to share the image below to encourage others to do the same. Go use that beautiful voice of yours! –Jenn

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Laura Williams is a freelance writer and exercise physiologist living and working in Costa Rica. After being widowed in 2018, she started using her own grief experience to champion others navigating significant loss. She’s now working to open a grief retreat in Costa Rica and an online grief community. You can follow Brave Heart Ranch on Facebook to learn more. Read on as she shares her experience with grief — and how she’s learned to find her new path and joy after such a big loss. 5 Ways to Move Forward with Grief After a Devastating Loss by Laura Williams I…

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There A LOT of unknowns right now when it comes to school. And, if we parents are stressing this much, imagine how our kids are feeling. That’s why we got with moms and educators, Amanda Kopischke and Angela Anderson who co-founded Incubate to Innovate, to help give us all some tips on how to equip our families for resilience, no matter what happens in the coming weeks. Amanda and Angela crated Incubate to Innovate to give educators innovative pedagogical practices and tools to transform teaching and learning experiences and environments. They offer coaching and extensive resources around their ChangeMaker Mindsets…

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If you’re like so many of us (myself included), you’re probably ordering your groceries online and having them delivered a lot more now — and maybe for the first time ever. Online grocery delivery has always been really, really convenient. But now? Well, I’ve never been more grateful for my Instacart shopper. But there is an art to ordering groceries online — and planning a whole week or two of meals out when you’re not entirely certain what’s going to actually be in stock. Plus, there are other things to consider. Like: what’s appropriate for a tip right now (spoiler:…

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