Fear Keeps You Stuck

October 2nd, 2014

Our life, right now, is a result of everything we’ve done. Everything we’ve thought… over and over again. So when our thoughts are filled with fear, it limits us… and keeps us stuck where we are. It’s natural to want to stay safe. But after we take care of our basic safety needs, we really […]
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The Power of Community

September 25th, 2014

Girlfriends are the best. They are your tribe. You can go to them with problems and get support. You can go to them with questions and get answers. And you can go to them with joy or pain, and get love. It’s a beautiful thing. But what happens when your girlfriends aren’t able to be […]
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Weight Loss Doesn’t Have To Be So Hard!

August 28th, 2014

Weight loss doesn’t have to be so hard. There. I’ve said it. I can feel your jaw dropping. Fists clenching. And brows raising. You know better. After all, you’ve suffered for years. Why would you have made it hard if it wasn’t necessary? Well, sometimes we do what feels natural, even if it isn’t right. […]
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Cut The Cord That Holds You Back

August 21st, 2014

Is this you? You know in detail the reasons why you can’t get where you want to go in your life. You understand why you are who you are today. And you can easily explain where your habits came from. Understanding why is nice. It gives you a good story you can use to define yourself. […]
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Want To Lose Weight? Then Prepare for Failure!

August 14th, 2014

Sounds counterintuitive, doesn’t it? You really, really want something. You’ve done your research. You have a plan. You’ve set up support. Now you’re ready for action. All systems go, right? Whoa, hold on! Slow down. You forgot one thing: you need to prepare to fail. It’s great to be positive and confident as you move in the direction of a goal. In […]
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Why Is It So Hard To Stop Eating?

August 7th, 2014

I teach my clients how to eat just like naturally slim people eat. Not people who are on a diet. Not people who are ‘being good’. And definitely not people who are holding on for dear life. So, how do they eat? Drumroll… They wait until they are gently hungry, not ravenous. And they eat. […]
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What Does Your Perspective Have to Do With Weight Loss?

July 31st, 2014

What is your perspective, anyway? And what does it have to do with how you eat and what you weigh? Well, perspective is your viewpoint. Basically it’s how you look at things. And this has a huge effect on how you live your life. How you look at things influences just about everything. The funny thing […]
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Are You Too Darn Nice?

July 24th, 2014

Today, in my Body-Mind Book Club with my friend Max Daniels, we will be interviewing Karen R. Koenig. She’s the author of Nice Girls Finish Fat: Put Yourself First and Change Your Eating Forever (along with four other books!) Why is it that the nicer you are to others the more likely you are to […]
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Are You Cheating On Yourself?

July 17th, 2014

It could have been worse. Is that what you’re telling yourself? When you are following a plan to lose weight, get healthier, get more fit, or even to be happier… and you aren’t really following your plan… what do you tell yourself? I cheated. I fell off the wagon. I had to start over. But, […]
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Who Are You When No One Is Watching?

July 10th, 2014

Who are you when no one is watching? When you are eating alone, are you true to yourself? When you’re not following someone else’s rules, what do you follow? Do you have your own guidelines? Do you follow them? When you don’t, it’s like sneaking behind your own back. That doesn’t feel so good. You […]
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