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Five Fun Lap Counter Ideas for Your Girls on the Run Season

02/21/2017

We all need a little extra motivation sometimes! To help girls track how many laps they’ve run and to encourage them to push themselves, Girls on the Run coaches can have girls write check marks on their arms with washable markers or hand out a small item after each lap. Here are just a few of the creative ways we’ve seen coaches help their girls track their progress.

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5 Ways to Nurture Emotional Wellness Today

02/22/2018

With so much technology surrounding us, it is easy to get lost in the matrix of media messaging. While it’s become the norm to be plugged in to communication at all times, instant access to technology, paired with the demands of our personal lives, can leave us feeling frazzled and frustrated. We are connected to everything from world news to pop culture and politics. We receive mixed messages from doctors and influencers to family and friends about topics such as health, fitness, finance and quality of life. Oftentimes, we feel like we can’t keep up or, worse, that we don’t measure up.

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Model Behavior: Making What We Say Match What We Do

02/08/2018

We must task ourselves to be open-minded about our sisters. We must practice empathy, have respect for, and acknowledge that women have different preferences, styles, worldviews, and experiences that contribute to who we are and how we present ourselves. Just because another girl may look, dress, or think differently than you, it doesn’t mean she is inferior. If you take away another girl’s right to exist as she is, without fear of castigation, then you, too, are surrendering your right to the same protections and freedoms.

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