Category Archives for Weight Coaching

EP. #21: Eating and the Law of Diminishing Returns

You’ve probably heard of something called the Law of Diminishing Returns before. If you’re an economist, you know it well. In a nutshell, it essentially means that the value or

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EP. #20 – The First Question to Ask Yourself if You Want to Lose Weight

You think you want to be slimmer, and maybe you even have a number you’d like to see on your scale. Yet you struggle with diets and your weight isn’t going down. It may be going up. What’s

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EP. #19 – Five Ways to Improve Your Digestion AND Lose Weight

Eating mindfully is the single most effective way to lose weight and maintain a healthy weight throughout your life. Studies have shown that mindful eating is associated with less impulsive eating,

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EP. #18: Change Your Beliefs to Change Your Body

What unconscious beliefs do you have that are keeping you from losing weight?  What would you think if I told you that your unconscious beliefs might be a big reason why you haven’t been

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Are Your Sleep Habits Thwarting Your Weight Loss Efforts?

Do you have some days when you feel hungry all day, no matter what you eat? That might be because you didn't get enough sleep the night before.  What does the amount of sleep have to do with your

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EP. #17: 20 Alternatives to Afternoon Snacking When You Aren’t Hungry

Are you someone who snacks a lot in the afternoon, regardless of whether you’re hungry?  If you are hungry, there’s nothing wrong with having an afternoon snack. I am often hungry around

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EP. #16: How Foodies Can Enjoy Food on Vacation Without Gaining Weight

Are you planning to take a vacation this summer? When you go on vacation, do you eat differently than you do at home?  Do you tend to gain weight on vacation? The

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EP #15: Staying on Track – The Long & Winding Weight Loss Road

How many times have you decided that on Monday, you’re going to start a new diet and things will be different this time?  How many times have you started that diet and quit before

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EP #14: Where are You in the Four Stages of Weight Loss?

What do you think about being able to eat whatever you want AND ending overeating at the same time? Some people think these are two totally inconsistent things.  Some say,

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EP. #13 – Why Avoiding “Forbidden Foods” Keeps You From Losing Weight

Do you have lists of foods you consider “bad” and “forbidden”? Are you afraid to have certain foods in your house because you believe you can’t resist them?  Do you fear

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Six Questions to Control Your Thinking and Stop Emotional Eating

Have you ever thought about the tiny number of things over which we have actual control? There are so many things in life that go on regardless of us “doing” anything to make

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EP. #12 – Time to Ditch the Diet and the Diet Mentality

You’ve probably read it a million times. Diets just don’t work. Only around 3% of dieters actually lose weight and keep it off!   To put it another way, uncontroverted research

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EP. #11:Are You Willing to Feel Some Discomfort?

Do you eat to avoid feeling negative emotions?  Have you ever considered what would happen if, instead of soothing yourself with food, you decided to feel that emotion that makes you

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EP. #10: Managing Your Thinking to End Emotional Eating

Do you eat when you feel guilty? Scared? Sad? Anxious? Stressed? Whenever you want to eat, the first question to ask yourself is always,Am I hungry?If the answer is yes, go

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