Have you ever felt envious when…? a. You run into someone you haven’t seen since high school only to find out they have a bigger house, nicer car, better job, and sexier partner than you do b. You’re 6-weeks-deep scrolling someone’s Instagram trying to figure out why they have more followers than you because you’re… Continue reading How to Use Envy in a Wonderful Way
Contrary to popular belief, being out-of-balance is a freaking beautiful thing. It’s… That new relationship that makes you neglect other responsibilities because you’re absolutely fascinated with the human being you’ve just met. Pouring your heart and soul into building your baby business until its grown into something that lets you live the lifestyle of your dreams.… Continue reading Balanced Nutrition: Bullshit or Legit?
To My Mama, Georgina Bergen – Happy Mother’s Day. I love you! As I pulled out of Moose Jaw en route to North Battleford on Tuesday my mind took me back to my grade four classroom. There I sat under a mushroom cut and in baggy boys’ clothing, sideways in my desk with my right… Continue reading Who is Idealistic Isabel, Anyway? (Happy Mother’s Day)
Wondering what exactly a podcast is, when you could possibly find the time to listen, or why you should consider tuning in? “You become who you have coffee with.” – Robin Sharma. Brittney tells you the why, what, when, how, and to what of podcast listening so you can take full advantage of the greatest database of free knowledge to transform your life.
Meet my dream team (who might have remained my “competitors”) and learn how together we all win (even more).
Every month we feature one wonderful woman from the #confidencealliance and share her story as well as her tips and tricks to feeling more confident. This week we feature Melissa Pylypchuk – fitness professional and consultant in the healthcare industry.
The recent attention to the sexualization of women in CrossFit (and sport in general) is important, but I think it is missing the point. Current articles attribute the success of people like Christmas Abbott to their good looks, and blame women who promote their bodies for perpetuating inequality, stating that they are harming themselves and society. Writing suggests men also play a role in the process, stating we all have a responsibility in breaking the cycle.
True: inequality affects and is preserved by humankind, however, people don’t wait in line for hours to meet the gorgeous Christmas Abbott just because she is hot as hell (OK – not everyone in that line is standing there for that reason) – there is more to it than that, and I admonish you to dig deeper. Although Christmas’ beauty and bodacious booty are definitely assets (and she exploits them fully), this is only one aspect of the three-dimensional being she showcases to the world.