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Face the Fear of Getting Started

I want to talk about something that we have probably all struggled with from time to time – and that is the fear or intimidation of getting started. I know that I can definitely relate to those feelings. After I had my daughter, I tried to go for a run and I kept falling. Like, actually falling down when I was trying to run. Even though I had been working out during my pregnancy, I had lost so muc ...[Read More]

My Favorite Supplements

My Favorite Supplements

Hey guys, I get asked all the time about what supplements I use and which ones give me the maximum benefits. If you have followed me for awhile you know I love MRM. I recently wrote a blog for MRM about my favorite supplements and which ones I use daily. Make sure to use code NATALIE at check out for 40% off! Check it out here: My Favorite Supplements        

Celebrating without Totally Blowing It

Birthdays, weddings, anniversary, Valentine’s Day, The Superbowl, Thanksgiving, Independence Day, Christmas, Graduations, if there is an event… we celebrate! Most of the time we celebrate with food! Cake, cookies, pies, donuts, brownies, cheesecake, pizza, cheeseburgers, you name it…. it’s involved in the celebration. None of these foods are “bad” foods inherently, but it can be a big problem when ...[Read More]

Speaking Kindly to Yourself

Speaking Kindly to Yourself

A while back I stumbled across a very interesting study on self compassion performed by researchers at Duke University, Wake Forest University, and Louisiana University. Some of the main takeaways from the study were that (I am paraphrasing here): -People who were self compassionate tended to be more optimistic and had a tendency not to believe that their problems were worse than other people's pr ...[Read More]

Loving Yourself Through Difficulty

Tips to improve your sanity when you are at the end of your rope! We walk through the fire at times. Challenges can be zero fun: lack of motivation, relationship issues, health challenges, exhaustion, fitness struggles, parenting concerns, unexpected financial difficulty, security issues…. (If we all pitched in, I think this list could go on forever!) While we are in the middle of the struggle it ...[Read More]

Perfectly Imperfect

Perfectly Imperfect

We all have flaws. I try to be very transparent with you all and share many of my own. My skin isn’t “flawless” without makeup, I’m not great at decorating, my skin on my stomach is stretched out after having two 10 lb. babies, and the list can go on. No matter how “perfect” someone else may appear, we all have things behind the scenes that are imperfect.   If we allow them, our imperfections ...[Read More]

Come on a vacation with me!

Vacation with Natalie

Are you feeling burnt out? Are you tired with everyday life, your current health, and feel like you have lost the person you used to be? Natalie Hodson and Drew Manning want to help you by taking you away on a 3-day California retreat where they will personally help you get rejuvenated, give you the tools to take hold of your health, and find yourself again! With Natalie’s motto of embracing your ...[Read More]

Pumpkin Oatmeal Bake

Pumpkin Oatmeal Bake

  I am SO excited to share this recipe. It tastes so good, very similar to pumpkin pie, and I really think you guys will love it.   I am a sucker for all things pumpkin during the fall. I posted my favorite Homemade Pumpkin Spice Latte recipe a while back. I decided that along with a yummy pumpkin drink I should come up with a yummy pumpkin bread treat.   This recipe tastes really s ...[Read More]

How to Battle the Bloat

Speaking Kindly to Yourself

Bloating is an all too familiar reality for many of us, especially us ladies. Dietary and hormonal fluctuation can wreak havoc on our digestive systems. While occasional bloating is not something to be concerned about, it is also not something we have to live with. Here are some tips and tricks to help reduce overall bloating. Drink plenty of water. Dehydration can significantly affect your bodies ...[Read More]

About my MRM Natalie Kit

About my MRM Natalie Kit

Hi Guys! I am consistently asked about what supplements are needed to lose fat, and gain muscle, or which supplements I take each day….  there are so many supplements on the market today. It can be difficult to know what supplements are beneficial and which are the right choice for you and your needs, and honestly just walking down the supplement aisle can be so overwhelming!   As you know I ...[Read More]