Episode Eighteen: Birthday Musings to Uplift You

Listen Now: This year for my birthday I am paying forward 6 musings that have proved time and again to be game-changers in my life. 1. What others think is not important 2. Endorphins are my drug of choice 3. Sleep matters 4. Surround yourself with people who make you level up 5. Love what is 6. Don’t fear the … Read More

Episode Fifteen: How Decision Fatigue affects Willpower

Listen Now: Show Notes: The average number of decisions we make in a day is mind-blowing. So much so that our willpower success or failure is directly related to how many decisions we make throughout the day. For more information on automating your nutrition with behaviors to minimize decision fatigue visit Mission Nutrition Visit our Air Hug Community on Facebook Follow me … Read More

Episode Thirteen: When Stress is Actually Good for You

Listen Now: Show Notes: Stress is widely recognized as having negative effects on our health. The truth is stress has a good side. Learn how it can be helpful and when to know the difference between harmful and helpful stress. Visit our Air Hug Community on Facebook Follow me over  me on Instagram here, to talk more about  all things mothers and … Read More

Episode Twelve: Counting Calories is Addictive and a Flawed System

Listen Now: Show Notes: There is no doubt that managing energy intake and output is vital to losing weight.  So why is the success rate so low for long term success? One major problem is that the gold standard for calorie measurement is based on antiquated research from the world’s fair 1896. For more information on managing a healthy weight, … Read More

Episode Seven: [In a Nutshell] Confidence, Hope, & Support

Listen Now: Show Notes: 2020 will be noted in history as an extremely challenging period. During this time most of us have experienced some level of being stuck. Maya Angelou calls this being ‘parked.’ Being parked is actually encouraging because we are still able to restart our engines and move forward. Listen to this short to-the-point episode aka [In a … Read More

Episode Five: Your Size is not Your identity

Listen Now: Show Notes: Shrinking to love yourself never works.  Statements and thoughts that are self-defeating are literal to our brain and if we are not careful, will leave us sad, angry, and disgusted. True self-content comes from loving yourself unconditionally. For more information on how to recover from self-defeating thought patterns check out this episode and my ongoing Instagram … Read More

Episode Four: Fat Talk and Beauty Sickness

Listen Now: Show Notes: In episode 4 we get into a commentary about the dangers and the origin of the term ‘fat talk’  Fat Talk may possibly be a sign of another problem, Beauty Sickness. Beauty sickness is self-limiting for several reasons. For more information on these topics visit this article and this Ted Talk. For more information visit www.gratefulfitnessny.com or email judy at Judy@judyarazoza.com.  Check … Read More

Episode Three: Surprising Effects of Alcohol on Fat Loss

Listen Now: Show Notes: Alcohol has been around since biblical times and is a hugely popular topic with regard to fat loss. In this episode, Judy talks about the 5 ways that alcohol halts fat loss.  Alcohol puts fat burning on hold. Alcohol is a disinhibitor. It supplies calories with zero nutritional benefits, and in fact, can hinder the performance … Read More

Episode One: What’s the Air Hug Community & Who is Judy Arazoza

Listen Now: Show Notes: The Air Hug Community is a place where we learn from stories about mothers and others on how to evolve as better humans. We talk about relationships, uplifting others, feeling sexy, and cultivating a mindset of worthiness. We even sprinkle in fitness and food. We are here to remember that everyone needs to know they are … Read More