I’m so excited that my friend Deanna Schober is on the show today! This conversation was actually the first time we “met”, but we felt connected instantly and realized we have a lot in common. I learned so much during this episode and love Deanna’s perspectives about intuitive eating, developing a growth mindset, being flexible, and how to approach nutrition & fitness after having a baby.
Deanna Schober, CPT, PN1 is the fitness professional and nutrition coach behind Fit To Be Pregnant. The site began as a way to document her first fit and healthy pregnancy after three unhealthy ones, but has since become a valued source of information for other expecting moms who seek their own fit and healthy pregnancies and want to approach the postpartum recovery in a loving, body-positive way. Deanna is passionate about teaching women to empower themselves through self-care during what can be the most vulnerable time of life: pregnancy and the first year of motherhood. She has four children and a busy career writing, coaching, and creating programs for new moms.
– Deanna’s story
– Being gentle with yourself after having a baby
– Postpartum body image
– Being flexible with your nutrition & fitness
– Admonishing the “no excuses” mentality
– Self-care for moms
– Relaxing & learning to be flexible with yourself
– Using what feels good as a measure for health
– Saying YES to all foods
– Giving yourself permission to gain weight as you heal your relationship with food
– Having an abundance vs. scarcity mindset with food
– Self-worth as it relates to food & body
– Creating long-lasting habits through self-love
– How Deanna & her husband became intuitive eaters
– Weight loss as a side effect of healthy habits
– Why it’s much easier to neglect & say “no” to ourselves
– Setting a good example for your children by taking care of yourself
– Showing up for yourself as a mindset
– Implementing a balanced mindset
– Developing presence & awareness
– The power in investing in yourself
– Practices & viewpoints on spirituality
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