Be Free

Be Your Own Hero

Be Your Own Hero

    It was winter time during my junior year of college. I was working part time at the YMCA teaching a “Total Body Conditioning” class at 5:30 in the morning, three days a week. I’ve always been a light sleeper and while my true […]

The Beauty of Letting Go

Oh, Autumn.  It really is the best season of all, isn’t it? Depends who you ask. For most of my life I thought of summer as the best season. I mean, why wouldn’t I? My birthday is on the summer solstice (June 21st) and those […]

Being Seen

Being Seen

    The other day, a friend said something that I thought was really profound. She expressed how when it comes to her workouts,she feels pressure to “be seen” at group classes…even when they don’t work in her schedule, even when she needs rest or […]

Three Ways to Transition from Body Shame to Self-Love

Three Ways to Transition from Body Shame to Self-Love

The original title of this post was going to be “…from body shame to BODY love” but I changed it because if that was the title then this post would need to be written by somebody other than me. I can’t tell you how to […]

That Thing We’re All Looking For…

That Thing We’re All Looking For…

No, I’m not talking about Pokemon. I still don’t get what that whole thing is all about. Balance. One of the great things about social media is that there’s no shortage of inspirational or meaningful quotes. Sometimes it seems a bit overdone but I actually […]

How to Marry Yourself

Disclaimer: This is not relationship/marriage advice!! This is an analogy about self love…   Think about what a healthy, happy relationship looks like. It would be two people who love each other, despite being perfectly aware of the others flaws and imperfections. It’s two people […]

Shame is Lame

Shame is Lame

Okay first of all, I have a new favorite hashtag: #shameislame (follow me on Instagram @stephaniejfischer) I have been having the BEST time these last few months. Developing my very own self confidence course, (it’s so fun to create!), reading Brené Brown’s books on women […]

In This Skin

In This Skin

Waking up in Ely at my fiancé’s family’s cabin, I’m remembering that it was 3 years ago on 4th of July weekend that I came with to the cabin for the first time. I was your typical girl during the first several weeks of a […]

No More Playing Small

No More Playing Small

  I am done playing small. I’m stepping into my light. You see, I’m really good at being open and vulnerable when it comes to my shortcomings and my flaws. I think it’s important to be “real” and authentic. I  sincerely hope that by my […]

My Intuitive Exercise Experiment

My Intuitive Exercise Experiment

  For the last several weeks, I’ve been performing a bit of an experiment. When it comes to exercise, I’ve been giving myself permission to do exactly what I want, when I want. I’m not on a program and I’m not following any “rules”. We’ve […]