Thank you, please drive through.

“Can I get a strawberry smoothie? And a small order of fries?” That was me, sometime in 2010, ordering my “usual” at the McDonald’s drive-thru down the road from our house. One of my habits around that time was to pick up my daughter, Grace, from the carpool line at her school and drive to [...]

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Coming in September: It’s time to Level Up

COMING IN SEPTEMBER: It’s time to LEVEL UPThis month, I was honored to be featured in a local magazine with women from all over my city. We shared our unique stories about how we take care of ourselves, as well as (we hope) inspiration and motivation for other women to create a lifelong friendship with [...]

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Evolve or Revolve?

  *This powerful question is brought to you by @womenontopp via Instagram. When I feel stuck and like I’m going in circles, I sometimes start by looking for the “big issue” that’s fueling the feeling. I’ll lump together weeks or months of things I didn’t do, or results I didn’t get that I wanted. I’ll [...]

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Real, Not Perfect

  I work with many women on positive weight loss and body image issues; and I say this to almost everyone I serve: “You cannot hate yourself into loving your body.” Give gratitude to your body for what it offers you every single day: your breath, your ability to walk into your favorite coffee shop, [...]

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5 Ways I Stay Motivated To Exercise

Listen to this week’s newsletter and blog post by clicking the pink icon above.   Hey good people! “I wish I was as motivated as you are.” That’s one of the most common comments I hear from other women when I talk about exercise or post an update or inspirational (at least I hope it’s [...]

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Laura Wagner practicing yoga

The Once-A-Month-Club: It’s Not What You Might Think

Listen to this week’s newsletter and blog post by clicking the pink icon above. Hey good people! It’s Friday and I just got home from seeing my clients. I usually wind down on Fridays and take in the weekend, but I couldn’t let go of the work day without writing about yet ANOTHER miracle session with one [...]

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Laura Wagner practicing yoga

MOVE And The Beautiful Basics

For Derby week, it was all sassy dresses and glamorous fascinators, and this week… I’m walking the streets with raccoon eyes from my mascara melting off of my face after a two hour (!) heated, power yoga class. Yes, it was incredibly difficult. Yes, I thought I was going to walk out of the room [...]

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“I want to feel beautiful in my body” and a gift for you

It’s the time of season… It’s happening again. The last time I noticed it was right after Christmas. The commercials. “10 pounds in x-number of days (by eating food that has been sitting in a warehouse on a shelf for x-number of months).” “Wear this pleather, zip-up camisole to look slimmer (and swim uncomfortably in your [...]

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I See You

I see you.   I see you, beautiful. I see you scan the room — looking for a place where you can follow the instructor and see what is going on, but not get too close to the front. I see you watching all of the people in the room who seem to know one [...]

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What Was The One Thing?

People love to ask that question. We like to ask it when we’ve witnessed or heard about someone achieving something spectacular or transforming their lives somehow. There’s something within us — maybe we’ve seen it in movies too many times — that leads us to think that a person had to have one defining moment [...]

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