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Denise Trudeau, FMP, CEPC

Denise Trudeau, FMP, CEPC

Founder and Lead Practitioner

Hello and welcome to Vimergii Wellness. We are happy you are here and look forward to supporting you and other women who are over 40…and still fabulous! Check back weekly for your dose of nutrition, health and encouragement. And please don’t forget to check us out at The Inspired Queen (Inspired Living) or The Nourished Queen (Functional Health Solutions), our private facebook groups. A group designed specifically for YOU! Welcome again.

Quick Stress Buster: Try Meditating 

Today I’m back with another quick stress busting tip for you. These are short, actionable strategies you can implement right away. The best approach is to try these stress busters as soon as you read them. Take note of the ones that work well for you and deploy them...

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Quick Stress Buster: Go For A Walk 

It’s time for another quick stress buster tip. Today, my suggestion is that you go out there and take a walk. This is probably nothing new today, but let me ask you this: How often do you actually go out for a walk when you’re feeling stressed or need to recharge? My...

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Taking Time to Relax Actually Helps You Get More Done

You’re busy, I get it. There never seem to be enough hours in the day to get it all done. Who has time to relax and just take it easy for a while aside from the weekly vacation once a year? Even then, we tend to cram as many activity into that well deserved time off…...

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How To Know That You’re Too Stressed

What is Stress? Stress isn’t, in and off itself, a bad thing. It’s a natural process designed to protect or at least prepare us for imminent danger. Stress helps us run fast to catch a train, or run away from a threat. It’s the trigger to our fight or flight response....

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Quick Stress Buster: Take A Nap 

Naps Aren't Just for Toddlers! Throughout this month, I’m going to share some of my favorite quick stress busters with you. These are quick and easy strategies and ideas you can put to work right away to relax more and stress less. While not all of them will become...

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The Importance Of Rest And Relaxation

In today’s fast paced world we’re constantly on the go. We work long hours and even bring extra work home to catch up on at night and on the weekend. We work hard at parenting, keeping up the house and yard, and maintaining a social life. We are busier than ever, yet...

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The Dangers Of Stress

Stress isn’t inherently a bad thing. Really it’s a vital survival process that allowed us to flee from dangerous situation or prepare to fight during the "caveman" days. Even today, stress can motivate us to take action and help us get through important work. There is...

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How Relaxing More Can Help Reduce Stress

Hi ladies! Welcome to the Relaxation and Stress Reduction mini-course. Over the course of the coming month, you’ll be seeing a lot of content about relaxing and reducing stress here at www.vimergii.com. I find this such an important area for most of my clients so I'm...

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Quick Stress Buster: Take A Breath 

In yesterday’s post we talked quite a bit about the effects of stress and how to spot that you’re starting to get stressed out. Whenever you notice this, it’s time for a quick stress buster. Today I have another quick tip to share with you for something you can do...

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Reflect On How Far You’ve Come 

Day 30 - Reflect On How Far You’ve Come  I hope you’ve enjoyed this 30 part series of building courage and increasing self-confidence as much as I have. More importantly I hope you’ve learned a thing or two and started to put this knowledge into action. The confidence...

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Make A List Of Your Strengths, Skills, And Achievements

Day 29 - Confidence Hack – Make A List Of Your Strengths, Skills, And Achievements  No matter how confident and courageous we become, we all have days when we feel less than our best. It’s normal to go through times when you struggle with self-esteem and confidence....

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Cultivate A New Habit

Day 27 - Confidence Hack – Cultivate A New Habit  It’s time for another confidence hack. Today is all about cultivating new habits. There’s nothing to boost your confidence like getting into the habit of doing something positive. I don’t care if it’s giving up coffee...

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Let’s Talk Diet, Exercise, and Sleep 

Day 26: Lifestyle Habits; Let’s Talk Diet, Exercise, and Sleep  As we near the end of this 30 day blog series to build our courage and increase self-confidence, I think it’s important that we discuss diet, exercise, and sleep. They may not be the...

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Make Yourself A Promise And Keep It 

Confidence Hack – Make Yourself A Promise And Keep It  It’s time for another confidence hack. These are short little actionable tips that you can implement right away to grow your courage and self-confidence. Today is another great example of how a simple idea and a...

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The Power Of Being Prepared 

Day 24 - Preparation and Self-Confidence We all have times when we don’t feel confident or are even worried about what we’re supposed be doing. Often the reason for the worry is that we’re not certain what we should be doing. For example, when you first start a new...

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Confidence Hack – Eat That Frog

Day 23 - Confidence Hack – Eat That Frog In yesterday’s post I shared some tough love with you and explained why complaining about things isn’t a good long-term strategy. In today’s confidence hack we’re going to piggyback on that idea by eating the frog. Often the...

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Focus On Solutions

Day 22 - Stop Complaining And Start To Focus On Solutions I have some tough words to share with you today and for some of you, it will not be the easiest thing to read and come to grasp with. Believe me when I say that I’m sharing this because as a coach, it’s...

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Random Acts of Kindness on Steroids

Day 21 - Confidence Hack – Start Volunteering In yesterday’s blog post we talked about how doing random acts of kindness can boost your self-esteem. I hope you took the time yesterday to give it a try and are starting to make performing random acts of kindness part of...

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Let’s Talk About Random Acts Of Kindness

Day 20 - Let’s Talk About Random Acts Of Kindness What are Random Acts of Kindness Have you heard of random acts of kindness? It’s the idea to do something nice and kind for someone else without a lot of advanced planning or expecting anything in return. I’m sure...

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Sometimes You’ve Got To Fake It

Day 19 - Confidence Hack – Sometimes You’ve Got To Fake It I’m sure you’ve heard the expression “Fake It ‘Till You Make It.” It’s most often used in the context of entrepreneurship and entertainment. The idea is to act like you’re a big deal and great success until...

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Shoes and Confidence And Other Good Advice

Day 18 - Put Your Shoes On In The Morning And Other Good Advice On Self-Confidence Today’s post is going to be a little different. Instead of sharing one big confidence and courage boosting concept with you or one of the “confidence hacks”, I have a couple of small...

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Confidence And Courage Are A Balancing Act

Day 16 - Confidence And Courage Are A Balancing Act  Self-confidence and courage are a strange thing and there can be a balancing act that you need to perform to make sure you’re making the progress you want to make. When you don’t have enough confidence in yourself...

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Confidence Hack – Stop Negative Self-Talk In Its Track 

Day 15 - Confidence Hack – Stop Negative Self-Talk In Its Track  Yesterday we talked about negative thoughts and negative self-talk, what causes them and how they can sabotage us in our efforts to become more courageous and self-confident. I shared a few ideas with...

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Time To Talk About Negative Thinking And Negative Self-Talk

Day 14 - Time To Talk About Negative Thinking And Negative Self-Talk  In yesterday’s challenge post I talked about hearing that little voice in your head that tells you that you don’t need to do this, shouldn't have to do this, or can’t do this anyway so why even try....

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Confidence Hack – Do It Anyway 

Day 13 - Confidence Hack – Do It Anyway  Yesterday we talked about having bad days and setbacks and how they are normal and part of life. In other words, we all have days when we just don’t want to, or days when we hear that little voice in our head that tells us that...

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Bad Days And Setbacks Are Part Of Life 

Day 12 - Bad Days And Setbacks Are Part Of Life  So far we’ve talked a lot about different ways to boost our self-confidence and how to feel better about ourselves. While that’s certainly important, there will be bad days and there will be times when we suffer...

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Keep a Journal

Day 11 - Confidence Hack – Keep a Journal  It’s time for another confidence hack. These are the simple, and easy to implement little tips and ideas that I will continue to share with you throughout this 30 Day Challenge. I encourage you to give each of them a try as I...

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Do What You’re Good At And What Makes You Happy

Day 10: Do What You’re Good At And What Makes You Happy On A Regular Basis  We all have things we want to do and look forward too, and things we dread doing. Roasting a chicken for dinner may be something you enjoy, while cleaning the toilet doesn’t make that list....

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How Goals Can Help You Boost Your Confidence 

Day 8: How Goals Can Help You Boost Your Confidence  Let’s talk about goals and how they can help you boost your confidence. Goals help in many areas of our lives.  They help us get more done.  They can help us forward more quickly in life, work, or school more...

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Confidence Hack – Strike A Power Pose

Day 7 - Confidence Hack – Strike A Power Pose  So far, we’ve spent a lot of time talking about theory, concepts, and creating habits that encourage confidence. That’s great and if you take what I’ve shared to heart, it will benefit you greatly over time. But consider...

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What’s Your Big Why?

 Day 6: Focus On What's Important To You Having a good reason to be confident, brave, and courageous can be a huge help. We’ve already looked at how reflection, gratitude, and even doing the things you’re scared of helps you do them anyway and how it starts to build...

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Scared? Do It Anyway

Day 5 - Pick Something You’re Scared Of And Do It Anyway So far a lot of what I’ve shared in this “30 Days of Building Courage to Increase Your Self Confidence” series has been theory and mindset stuff. Don’t get me wrong, that’s important and I will continue to share...

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Look How Far You’ve Come

Day 4 - Start By Looking Back And Seeing Your Progress Realizing how far I’ve come and how much I can actually accomplish when I put my mind to it, is always a HUGE confidence booster for me. I’m sure it’s no different for you. To be honest, there’s a lot each and...

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Making Courage A Habit 

Today I have great news for you. In yesterday’s post, we talked a little about the relationship between courage and self-confidence. One aspect of that was that we can use courage and doing things that scare us a little to boost our feeling of self-worth and...

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