Oct 28, 2021
Amy Connell and I talk about health “rules” we’ve heard but need
to be broken for our good! Not all health rules are healthy. Amy is
a personal trainer on a mission to help women realize that their
eating and the way they move their body doesn’t have to be perfect.
Your body is worthy of being taken care of! The reason we take care
of our body is so we can do what we are called by God to do.
Quotables from the episode:
- Am I taking care of my body the way God wants me to?
- Perfection will enslave us when it comes to taking care of our
- There are certain health “rules” we’ve all heard that need to
be broken, for our good.
- Our mindset is our fall back when things don’t go right, so we
have to have an appropriate mindset about our health and
- I’m taking care of my body so I can do what God calls me to
- When it comes to health and wellness, something is better than
- We tend to self-sabotage ourselves with respect to our health
and wellness through perfectionism, all or nothing thinking, and
trying to do too much at once.
- The moment we become slave to our to-do list, it becomes
detrimental to our well-being.
- Working towards better health is NOT a waste of time even when
we don’t lose weight.
- Your body is worthy of being taken care of.
- There is no perfect body!
- Isaiah 43:19 NIV “See, I am doing a new thing!
Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the
wilderness and streams in the wasteland.”
- Galatians 1:10 NIV “Am I now trying to win the
approval of human beings, or of God? Or am I trying to please
people? If I were still trying to please people, I would not be a
servant of Christ.”
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Amy Connell is an NASM Certified Personal Trainer and has been
in the fitness industry almost 15 years. She’s a recovering step
counter and an imperfect eater living in God’s perfect grace. Amy
encourages women to strive for balanced, sustainable health and
appreciate their God-created bodies, no matter what that looks
like. She lives in the Houston, TX area with her husband, two
always-hungry teen boys, and her stray-turned-princess put bull
Hosted By: Dr. Michelle Bengtson
Audio Technical Support: Bryce Bengtson