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How workplace wellness challenges fail.

Are you in the middle of a workplace wellness challenge? Sadly, these group weigh-ins or 10k step a day challenges don’t do much for long term wellness for most people. Here are a few reasons why they fail and a few suggestions for more meaningful workplace wellness.

I’ve also got another fun hashtag for you to follow on the latest segment of Love Your Hashtags.

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What is it so hard to get dinner on the table?

The idea that we have to do it all and do it perfectly is one of the biggest obstacles we have to living a healthy happy life.

Feeding ourselves shouldn’t be as hard as we make it out to be. And there should be no guilt in asking for help if you need it. In this episode, I talk to Katie Baker from The Gracious Plate about the simplest ways to feed ourselves and our families and how to delegate dinner to an expert.

Learn more about The Gracious Plate here: https://thegraciousplate.com/

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Yes, you can eat vegan in 417-land.

Are you taking the challenge to go vegan in January? Or perhaps you’re just trying to eat a more plant-based diet?  Either way, you need to know where you can get a delicious vegan dish when dining out in 417-land.  Today, I share my top 5 picks for vegan dining in Springfield, MO.  Plus, I’ve got a very special Tea and a Book segment.


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What does it mean to be diet agnostic?

Have you ever wondered why there are so many diet plans and eating styles? Because at their core, all those fad diets have a few nuggets of truth that give you short term results.

A diet agnostic approach to coaching is all about habits, not dogma. I’ll share how widely different diets can give you similar results. These simple truths can help you find a path to food freedom.

For meal planning tips based on habits, not diets, click here: https://www.thrivepersonalfitness.com/mealplanning/

And on The Best of Thrive Personal Fitness, I share “You May Be Healthy But Are You Well?”: https://www.thrivepersonalfitness.com/2019/01/you-may-be-healthy-but-are-you-well/

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