5 Ways to Inspire Your Active Life in 2015

Thursday, January 29, 2015

They always say one of the best ways to keep up with your goals is by writing them down.  One of the ways I do this is with the Lorna Jane Move Nourish Believe 2015 Diary.  

1// Write it down. 
Taking the time to write down my fitness plans and schedules as well as my diet plan and schedules really helps inspire me to keep going.  It lays out a clear plan for me to follow and then after I follow through with my plan, I make sure I log what I did and what I ate every single day. 
Taking time to write things down also gives me time to relax and reflect. Sometimes I simply sit outside after a workout and I stretch before opening my MNB Diary

2// Fashion
Speaking of stretching, did you notice my adorable outfit in that photo?  That's another HUGE way that I stay inspired.  I like to wear fashion-forward fitness clothing that's perfect for the gym but also stylish on the street, and that's why I love Lorna Jane.  Lorna Jane releases 70-100 new styles per month so there is always something new to inspire you.   And did you know that Lorna Jane has stores in A, WA, OR, AZ, TX, NV and soon will be coming to the East Coast in 2015? You can find your closest store here: http://www.lornajane.com/store-finder/list/

3// Stay Organized.
The other thing I love about this Diary is that it's so beautiful. It really helps keep me organized because I always want to use this journal for everything including logging my weight, activities, and what I ate that day.  There are pretty colors and designs on the calendar pages and even informative pages throughout the entire thing. 

4// Me Time. 
Fitness doesn't just have to be about working out.   Taking time to stretch and breathe afterwards helps you chill out and take  a few minutes for yourself.  Sometimes I lay in bed and just stretch for a few minutes in the morning.  It really helps me feel good physically and feel refreshed mentally. 

5// Educating Yourself. 
I like to always stay up to date with information about healthy and fitness and that's why I'm digging this MNB Diary.  There are a lot of inspiring tips, quotes, and exercise ideas as well as fun recipes! 

If you haven't already, check out Lorna Jane on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for more inspiration! 

And one of you fabulous readers will win a 2015 diary of your very own!!   In order to enter, just leave a comment below with:
1. An email address to contact you at if you win.
2. How you hope to inspire your active life in 2015.

This giveaway is open to US residents only and NO PO BOXES.  

Good luck! 

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  1. I am in an exercise routine too. Love your outfit :)

  2. Love that diary! For 2015, I want to be more organized when it comes to my daily schedule, my workout schedule and my meal prep. It's not easy but I know it's effective!


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  4. I really love your 5 Ways to Inspire Your Active Life in 2015. I am a procrastinator and have had a hard time getting time for working out and making sure that I am eating the right foods. I love the idea of writing things down in a diary because I would feel like I was not living up to a commitment to my diary. It sounds funny that I can ignore the other things but having the responsibility of a diary and for me, missing days and not writing things down would drive me crazy. Thanks for the great tips and ideas.

    Marnie at barniebad@aol.com

  5. SUCH great tips!! Love them. You look adorable too!! Pink always makes me run a little faster ;)
    xo Erin

  6. Hi Ellen,
    Well 2014 was a tough year for me with a job loss, passing of my fur baby, relationship etc. I knew that something had to change for 2015 for me, but how could I I felt like I was in a rut and it was getting deeper!! In December 2014 I took a few steps back and thought about what I needed to accomplish in 2015 what are my goals going to be, I knew one of them was to get back to my workout routine and eat healthier, I knew if I could do this that everything else would fall into place.

    I decided to just do it I knew it would be a big hurdle for me but I had to just jump right in..I got back on my treadmill and even joined (2) classes stregnth training and yoga, I'm feeling stronger in my mind and soul I can think clearer make better health and spiritual decisions for myself it feels good to be in a better place these days.

    Your 5 Ways to Inspire your active life in 2015 would be so inspirational and helpful to me. I could keep better track of my daily activities and thoughts and I could actually see what I'm doing and as time passes I will reflect on my 2015 goals and I will be so proud of myself for doing so!!.

    Cheers to you for a better 2015 and I just wanted to say that I'm a newbie to your blogs and enjoying each one of them thanks for the daily inspiration :)



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