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Cari Li got to talk to Judy Arazoza of Grateful Fitness about the importance of midlife fitness, table manners and gratitude! Join her Free 5-Day Fat Loss Fixer starting January 15th: http://bit.ly/5_DayFatLossFixer Get in touch with Judy: Website: www.judyarazoza.com Instagram: @judyarazoza Facebook: Grateful Fitness Here’s a quick summary of the interview: Growing up in Rochester, New York, being the youngest of 8 she talks about her experience with synchronised swimming and gymnastic. Judy shares the sweet story of how her and her husband Eduardo met. How she managed to run a business, keep to workouts and eat well even with 4 kids. How she transitioned from cardio to weight training. The importance for weight training especially for women over 50 to build bone density. Switching to mindful eating and how each woman’s diet is different. Why she decided to leave the competitive lifestyle. How she keeps her priorities in line…

Death, break ups, falling outs, war, etc. are all ways that we lose people. In nature, everything comes and goes, even people. Whether it was or wasn’t their choice to no longer be in our lives, we have to learn to let them go. My process for accepting their departure and moving on is to change my perspective of the situation… What was their purpose in my life? What lessons did they teach me about myself? What lessons did they teach me to help serve others? By packaging my time with them as a gift that I have received, I can focus on being grateful for that gift, which takes my focus off of losing someone. Whether the reason behind losing that person was bitter or not, I find a way, no matter how big or small, to appreciate the time they had given me. For those who do stay in our lives,…

My most recent “break up” was unusually difficult for me. Looking back, I honestly should have been more aware that it was ending. I was blinded, however, by my hope. We had started as friends and as that friendship developed it slowly became something more. I remember the night it was over. Although nothing was said then, something in my spirit whispered for me to take in each moment because they would be our last. I didn’t want to believe that could be true, but I’m so thankful I heeded that call. I let him hold me tight, and was acutely aware of his breath on my neck, how fast his heart was beating. I reveled in how he reached out to entwine my fingers with his. I nestled into his chest and took in how safe and comfortable I felt with him. Things were going great. This couldn’t be…