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This Get Merry podcast episode is a reminder that change can be scary and that you’ll most probably never feel ready to take that leap. You’ll never feel ready to quit the job, say yes to the first date, move overseas, you’ll never quite feel ready to say yes to your dreams and desires. <\/p>\n <\/div>\r\n \r\n <\/div>\r\n<\/div>

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It’s December… ’tis the season to be festive! And whatever holidays you celebrate… they’re supposed to be filled with love, joy and happiness BUT at times seem to welcome more stress and angst! In this episode, we give you our best tips for not just surviving the festive season but actually ENJOYING it!  Let us know where you’re tuning in … <\/p>\n

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“The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change” Carl Rogers How many times have you started something to welcome a change? Maybe it’s to get stronger, to lose weight, to get fitter, to be healthier, to create less stress. You start the new workout, new diet, new meditation practise… you start … <\/p>\n

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During episode 221 we touched on the topic of loneliness and it sparked interest from many of you. Next minute we read an ABC article talking about a recent Aussie study on loneliness. The study found that the most lonely age group is 18-24 and that inner-city dwellers are more lonely than rural communities. It also mentioned that loneliness increases … <\/p>\n

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The term self-love gets thrown around often, for us… self-love is now a non-negotiable act. We practise self-love for our mental health, to deal with stress and decrease our anxiety. But we didn’t always think this way. Rewind 4-5 years we’d read about self-love and cringe. We thought it was wanky and yes it really did make us feel a … <\/p>\n

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As Danielle Laporte would say, let\u2019s make the journey feel like the destination. What\u2019s the point of getting to where we want to be if the journey isn\u2019t filled with moments and sparks of joy? Eckhart Tolle says all stress is caused by wanting to be over there… when we are here. When we can figure out how NOT to … <\/p>\n

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Have you stopped exercising? What do you think and feel when we mention exercise? Does it create a sense of dread in your body? Do you feel a hint of guilt or shame because you don’t exercise? It’s something you know you should do but you just can’t stand it… so why would you?  Maybe the word exercise instantly brings … <\/p>\n

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We’re so excited to share this free online Yoga and Pilates Fusion class with you! You can SIGN UP HERE and get access to the ‘I Am Strong’ Fusion class. It’s one of the newest classes inside the MerryBody Online Studio, a 25 minute class that combines both Yoga and Pilates. Get ready for Pilates moves that welcome the burn … <\/p>\n

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Life is hard, it can be cruel and at times unexplainably unfair. It’s filled with darkness, with cruelty and injustice.  You turn the TV on to see bad news story after bad news story. Disasters strike and government leaders don’t care. The best and most loving people fall ill. This kind of darkness is enough to make you crawl under … <\/p>\n

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Topics we’ve been chatting about all week and had to record because no doubt you can connect to one or all of these topics. Loneliness, self-partnering and the bad news that continues to grow… global warming, cancer, drug addiction, all the injustice. We can not ignore it, but can we still find joy amongst the bad news?  We loved this … <\/p>\n

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Hands up who is SICK of hearing 12 week Summer Body… Summer Shred… get bikini ready… blah, blah nonsense? We’re guessing all hands went up? We wish we had more than 4 hands to fly around in the air but we don’t, so this post will do. Summer Body is a term that leads you to believe that your body … <\/p>\n

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Every month we select a MerryBody Member for the Member Spotlight. We send them gifts (because… DUH) and get to hear more of their story. We’re so grateful for our Members, they inspire us every single day.  In October we selected Fiona to spotlight.   Thank you for sharing more of your MerryBody Online Studio Experience with us….   After … <\/p>\n

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We’ve all done it… we’ve all self-sabotaged our success and goals. Whatever area it may be in… health, fitness, career, relationships. Everything is going well and then boom you do something to help it all fall apart. In this episode, we give you actionable advice on how to stop self-sabotaging.  DISCLAIMER: the episode is not designed to bring shame on … <\/p>\n

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