Do You Have The Wrong Idea About Self-Discipline?

April 7th, 2015

What’s your reaction when you hear the phrase self-discipline? Do you think it’s hard? Unnatural? Something that feels like punishment? Actually, self-discipline is something you do for yourself. For your benefit. And it can feel really loving and good. When we run from self-discipline, we end up allowing our feelings to run the show. We […]
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Do You Hold It Together All Day, Only To Lose Control At Night?

April 1st, 2015

A good number of my clients are working women. Some have businesses. Some have careers. And some have families. But all of us have one big thing in common. We all have a very full plate. The funny thing is that if you sneaked a peak at most of these women during the day, during their […]
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Why Being Your Best Matters

March 25th, 2015

Did you ever hear artists or writers talk about their ‘body of work’? It’s what they create, what they contribute to the world during their lifetime. I’m not an artist. But I do consider that I have a responsibility to my body of work. What’s my body of work? It’s me. My life. All that I am. […]
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Are You Eating Too Fast?

March 18th, 2015

Do you ever look down while eating and feel surprised to see your empty plate? It’s amazing that we can eat so fast and so unconsciously that before we know it, the food is gone! Are we satisfied? No. Because we ate so quickly that it didn’t have time to register in our brains. What a […]
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Just Tell Me What To Eat!

March 4th, 2015

Let’s face it. We all like being told exactly how to do something. Why waste time experimenting and failing and starting over? When we desire to lose our extra weight, it’s no different. Tell me what to eat! Give me some structure! Just spell it out for me! I sympathize. Truly. Wouldn’t it be cool […]
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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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