Faith Fast or Crash Diet?

Source: google.com via Rebecca on Pinterest   I was recently asked to put together a handout for an organization getting ready to start a community-wide faith-based fast and I want to share this important information with you, too. Spiritual fasts are a powerful and important discipline which can bring about some truly meaningful experiences and […]

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Call to Action

Source: potentiatherapy.com via Rebecca on Pinterest   Wow!  Potentia has had its own brick and mortar space for a little over 9 months now. And it has been so crazy-busy-fun-amazing-blessed wrapped in some stress, grace, clarity and relief. This new space has been a dream call to action on my heart for several years. After […]

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Five Reasons to Ditch Dieting

Source: google.com via Rebecca on Pinterest   By Megan Handley, MPH, RD and Nutrition+Wellness Coordinator at Potentia For the last time, diets don’t work! A group of researchers out of UCLA analyzed studies that followed dieters for 2-5 years, and found that the vast majority of participants gained back the weight, and then some, by […]

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Is Authentic Going the Way of Awesome?

Source: enlighteneducation.com via Rebecca on Pinterest   By Molly La Croix, LMFT Trauma Expert at Potentia Family Therapy In a recent article in the Wall Street Journal (“Keeping it Real at Facebook” 2/12/12) the author lamented the use of such phrases as authentic self. She states, “Unless you start out fake you don’t need to […]

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But I’m Still Beautiful…

                                                                    Source: Uploaded by user via Rebecca on Pinterest   I received this email yesterday and was so moved that I immediately asked permission to share this story. When I read this email at our staff mtg later in the day, I choked up with tears reading through it again. Inspired as a mom and […]

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Everybody Knows Somebody

In a few days, National Eating Disorder Awareness Week will kick off.  I am always blown away by the power, the emotion, the dedication of so many who participate in this week through speaking, writing, creative events through multimedia and more.  So many have been touched by eating disorders and the disordered eating spectrum.  And […]

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Valentine’s Day Eve Inspiration

Source: ordinarycourage.com via Rebecca on Pinterest These words are like a valentine to all who read her work. Thank you, Brene’ Brown! “Wholehearted living is about engaging in our lives from a place of worthiness. It means cultivating the courage, compassion, and connection to wake up in the morning and think, No matter what gets […]

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The ABC’s of Self-Love: B is for Beauty

                                                                       Source: everythingfab.com via Rebecca on Pinterest   I am excited to participate in my first ever Blog Crawl (find out more about The ABC’s of Self Love Blog Crawl + Treasure Hunt here), hosted by Molly Mahar of Stratejoy  celebrating the upcoming launch of her Fierce Love program.   I really appreciate Molly’s commitment to […]

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(re)defining health at Potentia…one word at a time

I recently discovered Wordle and it has been a very entertaining time-suckage of late.  One of the many “wordles” I put together was the one at the top of this post with the words most often heard by those who enter the Potentia world. I believe in the power of words – spoken and written […]

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Be Kind to Your Body: A Case for Yoga

(Image via Etsy: Dazychic’s store) By Kelly Schauermann, CPRYT, Yoga Instructor, Potentia’s Yoga Coordinator + Founder of Beulah Wellness In the past weekend I have come across 2 separate forms of media that emphasize the danger of yoga. As a yoga instructor and practitioner, there is a bit of me that wants to turn defensive […]

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