4 Steps to a Winning Mindset

February 24th, 2015

I’ve been reading Mindset, by Carol Dweck, the Stanford psychologist and researcher. And it’s occurred to me how important it is to any goal we have. As a weight loss coach, I encounter clients whose mindset propels them forward, and at the same time, I work with many women where it holds them back. The […]
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Rejecting Diets Doesn’t Mean Eating With Abandon

February 18th, 2015

Our biggest problem when trying to lose our extra weight is our black and white thinking. See if this sounds familiar: We reject the restriction of a diet. We don’t want to be told what to eat. How much to eat. Or when to eat. So we think our only option is to eat whatever […]
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Who Do You Want To Be?

February 11th, 2015

Who do you want to be in your dream life? And how does she eat? Whenever I start working with a new client, we always talk about their ‘end game’. That is, their vision of how they’d love their life to be. What they’ll look like. How they’ll feel. And what they’ll be doing when they […]
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Some Super Simple Weight Loss Advice

February 4th, 2015

You have a goal: you want to lose some weight. Permanently. So you work on it. You create a plan. Super simple. You do things differently. You stop doing certain things. And you begin doing some new things. Add some time. And some consistency. And voila! You start heading toward your goal. It works! But… then, […]
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I Was A Little Depressed – Why That’s Good!

January 27th, 2015

If you follow my blog or newsletter you’ve probably read about my little accident a while ago. I had slipped on the ice, broke my ankle and had surgery. I was mostly immobile for 5 weeks, plus another 4 – 6 weeks in a walking cast. Three months of being in a cast. At first […]
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Why You Need To Make Peace With Cooking For Yourself

January 20th, 2015

I don’t love cooking. Yet I’ve managed to feed my family for 23 years. And no one has complained. There’s a collection of recipes I’ve perfected that are good, and I’ve developed some strategies to feed myself and my family with food that is tasty, healthy and quick. But, now that my kids are away at college, sometimes […]
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Your Absolute First Step Toward Weight Loss

January 14th, 2015

Many of the inquiries I get from women who want to lose weight ask this question: “What’s the first step I should take to lose weight? I’ve tried so many times before… I don’t know where to start!” And this common question has led me to think: What do most people do when they make that […]
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How Coaching Saved Me

January 7th, 2015

A while back, right after the New Year, we had an icy night. The next morning I woke up to walk my dog and slipped right down my front steps. Ouch. Big ouch! Broken ankle. Major pain. Surgery that week. And out of commission for a couple of months. So how did coaching save me? […]
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5 Magic Words You Need to Know for Guaranteed Weight Loss

December 30th, 2014

Losing weight is just like working on a big project. There are so many parts to think about and lots of steps to take. You need to think about when to eat. What to eat. How much to eat. How to stop eating when you’ve had enough. How to disconnect those urges to binge. And […]
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5 Good Reasons To Stop Focusing On Your Weight

December 11th, 2014

So you want to lose weight. You’ve wanted to lose weight for, well, forever. And it’s just about all you can think of. You are perpetually on the lookout for the answer. The holy grail of weight loss. The magical solution. Of course, along the way to magic, you’ve kissed a lot of frogs. Diets […]
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