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Geared to Smart, Take-Charge Women Over 40

 

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.

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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What Are Natural Ways To Lower Your Cholesterol Effectively?

  What Are Natural Ways To Lower Your Cholesterol Effectively? Many doctors take one look at a person’s cholesterol levels and immediately try to put them on a statin, the most popular class of drugs in the world, which are designed to lower LDL cholesterol and total...

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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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The Connection Between Self-Confidence And Courage

Day 1 - The Connection Between Self-Confidence and Courage Today we're going to look at the connection between courage and self-confidence. Why is that important? Take a moment to think back on a time when you were afraid to do something but found your courage and did...

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Ten Of My Favorite Low-Cost And Healthy Carbohydrates

Carbohydrates are an important part of your diet because your body uses them as its primary source for energy and it’s the fuel your brain run on entirely. If you don’t have enough carbohydrates in your diet, you will likely feel run-down, lethargic and...

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Shopping Smarter About GMO Foods

From farmer's markets to grocery stores, we can learn how to shop with confidence about avoiding GMO foods. Here are some things to consider: When in doubt, Go organic. The USDA National Organic Standards prohibit the use of GMOs. Look for the USDA Organic Seal on...

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What’s The Real Scoop on GMO’s In Your Food

You've seen it throughout the popular press. The huge concern over Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) in our food supply. Today, in America, we estimate that more than half of our processed grocery products contain genetically altered ingredients. This trend has...

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Can Happiness Be Bought?

There are many different theories and opinions about the relationship between money and happiness. Many studies have been done in this area and there is not complete agreement on the conclusions. However, statistics have shown that household income does play a direct...

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Banish Anger And Resentment Forever For Lasting Happiness

Carrying a burden of unresolved issues such as anger and resentment can directly affect your happiness and keep you from enjoying life as possible. How you handle emotional pain in your life will determine how healthy and vital your mind and body are and how likely...

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“Kick the Habit” to Lower Your Risk of Heart Disease

Quit Smoking and Reduce Your Risk of Heart Disease Emphysema, chronic bronchitis, COPD and lung cancer would all prefer that you continue smoking. Your rate of contracting these and other smoking-related diseases continues to rise as long as you keep right on puffing...

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5 Healthy Alternatives To Refined Sugar

Would you like to be able to kick your sugar habit to the curb and still satisfy your sweet tooth? Then you are in luck. We've have five healthy, natural alternatives to refined sugar. You can use them to add extra flavor to yogurt, sweeten your coffee, or whenever...

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Dandelion Salad Recipe with Apples & Fresh Goat Cheese

Here’s our latest recipe that tastes great and is super healthy. Dandelion greens are fabulous for your digestion and detoxification systems. They also pack a nutritional punch. Perfect for the woman on the go! Serve them raw in this salad recipe with fresh goat...

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My Favorite Hack To Stay Motivated

One Thing You Can Do To Be More Motivated  Wouldn’t it be nice if you could turn a switch and you’d be fully motivated to do whatever you’re setting out to get accomplished? While there isn’t an easy button, there is a simple little hack or strategy that works just as...

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Queen’s Guide to Staying Open-Minded

One Thing You Can Do To Stay Open-Minded  Think about the various people in your life. Who strikes you as the most open-minded? I find that most often it’s children. Children are the most open-minded little creatures. That’s because they are constantly learning and...

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Queen’s Hack: Never Give Up

One Thing You Can Do To Stop Giving Up  Are you bad about starting a big project and then giving up part way through it unless someone is pushing you hard to finish it? It happens to the best of us and it's never a good feeling to give up. If you’re ready to stop...

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Finding Time and Embracing Our Spiritual Life

One Thing You Can Do To Be More Spiritual Our lives have gotten so hectic, haven’t they? There never seem to be enough hours in the day to get everything done. And then there are the constant interruptions. The phone rings, there’s a new email or text message, a...

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