Living Your Life With No Regrets

October 25th, 2017

Recently, I treated myself to an hour of watching an old episode of Oprah’s Master Class series. This one featured Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon.com. Amazon is a multi-million dollar company and is quite a remarkable and innovative creation. Oprah was asking Jeff how he made the decision to start the company, leaving a well-paying job to […]
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Episode 95: How Complaining Can Stall Your Weight Loss

October 24th, 2017

Episode 95: How Complaining Can Stall Your Weight Loss If you’re anything like me, you probably have no idea how often you default to complaining. Complaining about yourself. Your job. Your family. The weather. The slowness of your weight loss. The unfairness of not eating whatever you want, whenever you want. I’ll bet you complain […]
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Episode 94: Don’t Believe All Your Thoughts

October 17th, 2017

Episode 94: Don’t Believe All Your Thoughts Wait a minute – you shouldn’t believe everything you think? Aren’t your thoughts true? They sure seem to be the truth. Where do your thoughts even come from? What happens if you question your thoughts? And while we’re at it, what’s the difference between a thought, a belief, […]
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Ode To The Food Journal

October 11th, 2017

Everyone who hires me as their coach has a similar starting point; they all agree to keep a food journal. They are not all excited, however, to keep this food journal. In fact, it’s probably one of the least popular assignments I give. It’s generally met with some pretty automatic arguments. …no time. …feels like […]
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Episode 93: What Would You Do for Weight Loss? Self-Care, Treats, Rewards and Bribes

October 10th, 2017

Episode 93: What Would You Do for Weight Loss? Self-Care, Treats, Rewards and Bribes Are you confused when you hear me talking about self-care, and treats, and rewards and bribes? I don’t blame you! These words can be confusing. That’s why you might default into giving yourself a sweet whenever you feel that need for […]
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Episode 92: To Reach Your Weight Loss Goals, You Need to Play and Rest!

October 3rd, 2017

Episode 92: To Reach Your Weight Loss Goals, You Need to Play and Rest! Are you all about your ‘to do’ list? Even when it comes to Project You? No rest for you! No play for you! Not until you lose those extra pounds. You don’t deserve it! Keep pushing ahead. How sad. And how […]
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Be THE Best? Or Be YOUR Best?

September 27th, 2017

What’s the difference? Well, when you want to be the best, you push yourself. You compare yourself to what others are doing. You decide where you fit in on the curve. And you take actions based on your position. (Sometimes you take NO actions based on your position!) You also judge your worth based on […]
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Episode 91: How to Handle Your Weight Loss Obstacles

September 26th, 2017

Episode 91: How to Handle Your Weight Loss Obstacles When you undertake any goal, especially a big one like changing the way you eat to lose your extra weight, you’re bound to run into obstacles. And, you’ll also run into excuses. Whatever you run into, how you view these roadblocks will either help you figure […]
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Episode 90: What Are Your Weight Loss Expectations?

September 19th, 2017

Episode 90: What Are Your Weight Loss Expectations? When you set an important goal, like changing how you eat and learning to eat naturally, what do you expect? What do you expect to happen? And how do you expect things to go? If you’ve tried and failed at changing your mind and your body, odds […]
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Why Does It Have to Take So Long?

September 13th, 2017

One of the most common things I hear from my clients is, ‘Why is it so slow?’ Why does weight loss take so long? Here’s the simple answer: When you do the work needed for real, lasting weight loss, your results will come in three stages. First, you’ll learn to think in a totally different […]
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