Sarah Placencia

Coaching. Choreo. Coffee.

Not Selfish

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Caring less of what others think leaves you with MORE room to love who you are. And no, that's NOT selfish. Do Not make yourself small. Live for today, plan for tomorrow and Love who you are now and who you are becoming. EVERY.SINGLE.DAY. πŸ˜˜πŸ˜˜πŸ˜˜

No Shortcuts

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There's no shortcuts in life. It's time to face the truth and going into 2019 understand that success is the product of struggle. If you want your life to be great you MUST put in the action behind it. There is no room for making assumptions or falling into the trap of comparison. Ya wanna know what there IS room for!?!!? πŸ’πŸ½β€β™€οΈ Failure. Yes you MUST fail and try and fail and try. Over time you will realize that failure is what made you resilient. Other people will run from the struggle, give up and let that fear of failure win. That's not you though. You were made for greatness. So show up and ACT like you want it enough πŸ˜‰βœŠπŸΌ #mondaymotivation#strongereveryday #struggleforstrength

Nutella Puppy Chow

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(Nutella) Puppy chow recipe! No this is NOT a clean recipe btw πŸ˜‰πŸ˜‰πŸ˜‰ this is ALL THE GOODNESS and I make this every year and my life is complete because of it πŸ€£πŸ˜ and the best Part!?! 
NO BAKING REQUIRED!!!!!
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Ingredients for 17 cups Puppy chow.....
❄ 1 family size box rice chex
❄ 1 24 oz. Bag choc chips
❄ 1 stick of butter
❄ 1 1/2 bags powdered sugar
❄ 1 cup peanut butter
❄ 1/2 cup Nutella 
❄ splash of vanilla extract
❄(optional peanut m&m's for being so extra) 
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Double boil butter (use medium to lheat up large pot of water, place medium pot inside of it to melt the butter). Then add choc chips, PB and nutella stirring occasionally. When it's smooth add vanilla. Next add to a large bowl of rice chex (I recommend adding chocolate and adding chex folding on together. Definitely a 2 person job πŸ˜‰ and wash your hands, cause it's about to get cray)... After fully coated use a large trash bag ( non-scented....yep I made that mistake b4) and add your powdered sugar to it. Then pour in the chocolatey chex GOODNSSS. Mix well and ENJOY. #nutellapuppychow
#muddybuddies #puppychow #sosogood

Community

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Today I was checking into my (F R E E) Holiday Hustle group and I was reminded how freaking awesome these ppl are. Here's some check ins that made my day today.😍😭😘 You guys know who you are. Thanks for helping ME stay on track too!!!! ....
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"My tracking has been on point this week!! My sugar intake has changed dramatically. It was hard in the beginning, it was on my mind a lot. This is something I can keep going with."
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"Got my daily #sweatwithsarah going and started my water for the day!! Sarah has been my β€œgoals” through this challenge, my β€œjourney partner” and my help when I’ve needed positivity!! 
I’m HEALTHIER. I’m HAPPIER. I FEEL BETTER!!"
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"Exercise has become a staple in my life - a routine, part of my day each day. It’s what I’ve needed for so long, and am finally STICKING WITH IT!!"
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"I can’t thank you all in this group for your help and positivity! I struggle daily with depression and anxiety, and thus group helps keep me accountable in all aspect of my life! THANK YOU FOR BEING THE POSITIVE LIGHT I NEED IN MY LIFE!!!!"
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"Doing so much better tracking this week πŸ™ŒπŸ™Œ ! It makes such a huge difference for me if I track everything I eat ! If you nibble it scribble it ! Keeps me thinking before just grabbing for sure !! Did really good with cutting refined sugar today too ! 
Love this detailed tracker so much πŸ’•πŸ’• 
Thanks everyone for holding me accountable πŸ€—πŸ€—"
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Btw, our next week free challenge in our holiday hustle group we are adding in 5 min extra of workouts each day! Workout vids will be provided! Feel free to join the FREE SUPPORT GROUP-www.facebook.com/groups/obsessedaboutourhealth
#sweatwithsarah #thesweatlifewithsarah#accountabilityiskey #holidayhustle

Roll With It

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Just roll with it...& take responsibility.
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Listen ya'll I like to be super real with you and while I LOVE my job as an Online Coach/ Fit-preneaur/Fitness instructor.... One thing I know FERRR SHUURREE is that there will be times of happy & heartache and it's inevitable to hit roadblocks and when that happens I must ask myself 2 questions....
#1 What can I learn from this?
#2 where is the opportunity to grow?
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This basically happens all through out life(not just work) & when I ask the RIGHT questions I DO find the RIGHT answers. Sometimes not as timely as I want but I'm getting there πŸ˜‰πŸ‘ŒπŸΌ 
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...But I used to ask myself the wrong questions...like.....
πŸ’πŸ½β€β™€οΈ"Why does this happen to me(victim question)....
πŸ’πŸ½β€β™€οΈWhy is this person NOT doing what they said they would do? (blaming).
πŸ’πŸ½β€β™€οΈwhy is it easier for this person(comparison)....
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If you are also struggling with something then write down your problem, own it and ask yourself the RIGHT QUESTIONS. Trust me, answers ARE OUT THERE and when you find it, you MUST take action on it. Otherwise you will repeat the same cycle 
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AGAIN.
It's time for change. Roll with the change take responsibility and know that It might not be the timing you want but you do get there. You got this babe. πŸ˜‰πŸ‘ŒπŸΌ


Hang in There

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Not every day will be great and that's ok....& As much as it sucks to feel unhappy or sad or depressed we HAVE TO RECOGNIZE that's its the HARD times in life that also make the BEST times... the best. We wouldn't know strength if we didn't know struggle. We wouldnt know love if we didn't know hate. We wouldn't know hope without knowing despair. 
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Wherever you are just know that the hard times do pass but without them there we wouldn't appreciate the good times and experiences we have had and will have in the future. Your struggles do become your strengths. Hang in there. 
Tomorrow will be better βœŠπŸΌ

What Do I Eat?

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When people ask me what I eat my reply in my head is is usually "FOOD. LIKE ACTUAL, FOOD." πŸ˜‚πŸ€£No pills. No cleanses.No weight loss coffee(listen coffee already makes me πŸ’© so no thanksπŸ‘ŒπŸΌ.....and No 5 shakes a day. No "diet" foods. No sugar-free anything. No "foods" that come out of a box that will expire 30 years from now.....etc. πŸ˜‰ 

So what do I ACTUALLY EAT!?!? In my HOLIDAY HUSTLE GROUP we are all logging our food each day(and trying to cut back on added sugar this week). So after I checked in for the night, I thought I would also share here too! πŸ‘‡πŸΌπŸ‘‡πŸΌπŸ‘‡πŸΌπŸ‘‡πŸΌ
πŸ‘ŒπŸΌBreakfast.... 2 cups of coffee with organic half and half
πŸ‘ŒπŸΌSnack....natural peanut butter & a banana
πŸ‘ŒπŸΌDinner....sweet as honey chicken with rice and sugar snap peas(forgot to take a pic bc I scarfed it) but it was frickin amazing! #ilovehellofresh
πŸ‘ŒπŸΌraspberry Tea with honey
πŸ‘ŒπŸΌDessert... vegan strawberry superfoods smoothie with frozen berries and water(I'm planning on drinking it in about an hour bc that's when I want sweets) 
πŸ‘ŒπŸΌmidnight snack.. . smart pop popcorn(I'm writing it down bc I know I will want some later and don't want to come back to edit this post πŸ™ˆπŸ˜‰

πŸ’¦πŸ’¦Water I'm at 90 so far!!!! 10 to go!!!
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I know with the holidays it can be tough to stay committed so if you need the support feel free to join my F R E E HOLIDAY HUSTLE GROUP!!!! Here....www.facebook.com/groups/obsessedaboutourhealth


Take a Compliment

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Ya know how ya know you have grown from years of personal development!?!!?!....
You learn how to take a compliment.

I just re-wrote a message from a friend who said.....
"I want to be like you when I grow up."
My response was...
"Thanks, but I'm not that cool." ....
Then I rewrote it saying ..."Thanks, we ALL cool!" 

For YEARS(including the message I got today) if I would hear someone say something nice and I would totally discredit what they would say...usually with sarcasm. Ummmm, can you say JERK!?!? πŸ™ˆπŸ™ˆπŸ™ˆ 
I would rarely just say "THANK YOU." I had to explain myself or put myself down to prove thier compliment wrong and it's because I didn't believe it. I thought...."oh, they are just being nice"....or "they must want something in return." Seriously. That's what I thought!!!! I now realize that most people ARE KIND. I still have to catch my JERK-SELF from ruining my life but it just takes that extra few seconds to stop and see the positive rather than look for the negative. 
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Do you relate to this!!?!? I think there's a little "jerk" in all of us...so, the next time someone gives you a compliment I want you to only say 2 WORDS. 
THANK.
YOU.
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When you don't talk yourself out of love that comes into your life then you start to believe there is more love to recieve and more love to give to others. πŸ˜˜

Notebook Love Language

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Is your love language anything notebooks/trackers too!?!?!?!!? I think it's because growing up Lisa Frank was so my jam!!!!!! πŸ¦„πŸ¬πŸ¦‰πŸŒΊπŸΆ

Man, I wish it was already January, I'm so freaking ready to start this new program and write in my new tracker!!!! βœŠπŸΌβœŠπŸΌβœŠπŸΌ

CURIOUS ABOUT MY NEW PROGRAM?!?!? πŸ’πŸ½β€β™€οΈCHECK OUT THE COMMENTS BELOW FOR THE EVENT WITH MORE INFO!!!! #newnotebook#allthingsstationary #virtualfitclub #lisafrank

Empower or Restrict?

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"What you build today will either EMPOWER or RESTRICT you tomorrow."
- The ONE Thing

This quote stood out to me today because 2 words have been with me these last few years "FREEDOM" & "EMPOWERMENT." First, I wanted it for myself, & now I want it for others. 

A few years ago those words meant nothing to me. Personal development meant nothing. The word "Successful" made me bitter.....and it's because I didn't even allow myself to dream BIG. I was also soooo envious of those that were successful. And for that, I put a cap on my own success. I was afraid of the word SUCCESS. To me I thought if I wanted MORE I would have to DO MORE. For someone who didn't get even halfway through college and a C student all through HS (yes I was the class clown, constant talker & guard Basketball player, #hoosier I just want to have fun ya'll πŸ˜œβœŒπŸΌ).. I thought I was destined to ALWAYS be behind when it came to SUCCESS. 

πŸ’πŸ½β€β™€οΈAnd BIG Success. Oh yeeeaaahhhh right!!!!!...that meant a BIG Possibility for BIG FAILURE. No thanks βœ‹βœ‹βœ‹

Then in 2014 I finally realized.....
"THIS. SUCKS." I had hit a wall and that wall was my OWN tiny box I had built around myslef. I didn't ACTUALLY try because I was too scared of the thought...."WHAT IF I FAIL?!"
But I started to hear...."WHAT IF I SUCCEED!?!?" So yea. What if?!!??! So I imagined what that would look like and FINALLY told myself it was OH- KAYYYY to dreamπŸ€”πŸ€”πŸ€” to me that meant.....
πŸ‘ŒπŸΌSleeping in and sweats all day
πŸ‘ŒπŸΌNot working for anyone else. Ever.again.
πŸ‘ŒπŸΌRetiring Eddie from his job so we could hang all day πŸ˜ & we both pursue what we enjoy...
πŸ‘ŒπŸΌTraveling every month
πŸ‘ŒπŸΌBuying a house

I think you know how this story goes and I still can't believe it all has happened....all while I was also teaching 15 fitness classes per week (I've since cut back and my knees thank me πŸ™)

My dreams are actually a little bigger now. 
πŸ‘ŒπŸΌHelp others DREAM BIGGER & HELP THEM ALSO ACHIEVE IT. 
πŸ‘ŒπŸΌBuy a beach house so I don't have to rent one for my Coach retreats anymore πŸ˜‰

I share all this with you to say....IT'S OK TO DREAM BIGGER. It's ok to WANT MORE & I'm here if you need the help.