How Emotional Eating Makes You Feel Worse

October 30th, 2014

Have you ever eaten something with no hunger, strictly to feel better? I have. And I’ll bet you have too. Clients tell me all the time that they are ‘emotional eaters’. This all-encompassing term includes any eating you do to relieve an uncomfortable feeling. This feeling could be anything: shame, anger, fear, loneliness, worry. Rarely […]
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How to Stop Overeating: Part 2

October 23rd, 2014

Last week we talked about why we sometimes find ourself overeating. And how that’s different from how naturally slim people eat most of the time. Now, let’s take a look at how we can learn to stop overeating when we’ve had enough. Imagine yourself eating dinner. You’re sitting down, enjoying your food in the moment, […]
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How To Stop Overeating: Part 1

October 16th, 2014

Are you a finisher? Do you typically eat until all the food in front of you is gone? Would you like to stop overeating? If the answer is yes, you are certainly not alone. But you know that finishing everything regardless of whether you’re hungry or not will give you a gift you may not […]
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Does Caring For Yourself Feel Like A Big Burden?

October 9th, 2014

I don’t know about you, but I can totally relate to how many of my clients feel. Taking care of themselves feels like a big burden. It’s not that they don’t really know what they need, but it feels so darn hard to actually do it! To make the time to give themselves what they […]
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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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