EP 38 – Perfectionism: The Thief of Joy with Ardelle Viau

EP 38 - Perfectionism: The Thief of Joy with Ardelle Viau

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EP 38 - Perfectionism: The Thief of Joy with Ardelle Viau

Our guest on the show today is a recovering perfectionist.  She’s a nutritionist, and like myself  and so many others in the industry always felt the pressure to be a role model for health – eat impeccably, exercise regularly, maintain an “ideal” weight.  Like so many of us in this industry, we feel the need to live a life of perfection in order to inspire our clients.  

In our interview Ardelle will share how a traumatic accident forced her out of perfectionism and into self-compassion and how this transformed her relationship with herself and her career.

Ardelle talks about how we need not feel ashamed by chronic pain or a health condition.  Rather how we can view our symptoms as reminders to return to self-care.  

She shares how we can reclaim our joy and confidence and live the life of our dreams by healing our relationship to our body.

About our Guest:

Ardelle Viau is an Intuitive Eating Coach and Certified Holistic Nutritional Consultant dedicated to guiding ambitious women through the process of breaking free from perfectionism and dieting so they can intuitively embrace healthy & abundant lives. 


After spending years obsessing over her body size and health doing fad diet after fad diet, then health protocol after health protocol, she never felt  like what she was doing was enough. It wasn’t until she studied intuitive eating and combined it with her holistic nutrition education that she was able to fully accept her body.


Intuitive eating has allowed her to embrace wellness without obsession. It has allowed her to love, nourish, express and empower herself. And now she is here to help you do the same! With over a decade of experience coaching clients, she is on a mission to dismantle diet culture and redefine wellness.

Mentioned in the show:

Ardelle’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/aromasandavocados/?hl=en

Ardelle’s Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/aromasandavocados

Free Resource “What Kind of Eater Are You?”:  https://www.aromasandavocados.com/#freebie


About the Host—Kim Hagle is a certified Personal Trainer, Registered Holistic Nutritionist, mom of four and founder of Radiant Vitality Wellness. Through mindset coaching and intuitive movement and eating, Kim helps women go beyond the desire to lose weight so they can feel confident in their now body.  

Can’t get motivated to move?  Download “The Motivation Secret” – Kim’s FREE guide that will help you understand why you feel stuck.  Inside you’ll learn the three secrets to cultivating motivation that lasts and the one mistake we ALL make that is a motivation killer! www.radiantvitality.ca/motivationsecret

—Ready to get off the start-stop cycle with exercise for good?  “Discover Joyful Movement”, is a personal training and mindset program that  will help you transform your relationship with movement while learning how to move intuitively by listening to your body’s cues. Spaces are limited but you can apply to get on the waitlist by visiting our website www.radiantvitality.ca/discoverjoyfulmovement

—If you’re ready to quit dieting for good by getting to the root cause of your negative body image, then Right Body for Me is the program for you.  This 4 month mindset coaching program will help you reframe your thoughts so you can heal your body image and transform your relationship to food, movement and yourself.  www.radiantvitality.ca/rightbodyforme

—For health professionals looking to adopt the non-diet approach in your business, visit Kim’s mentor, Stephanie Dodier’s site for free resources to get started.  https://www.stephaniedodier.com/proseries/?oprid=2324&ref=21517

—Let’s stay in touch! You can connect with Kim via her social channels – drop a DM and say hi!Kim is on Instagram and Facebook @radiantvitalitywellness.  Or visit her website at www.radiantvitality.ca

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