Category Archives for Weight Coaching

Do You Think Life is Supposed to be Easy?

As we navigate this journey called life, many of us acquire ideas that hinder us. Ideas like we should never be uncomfortable or we should avoid discomfort. Or everything should be easy. Then we turn these

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When You Mess Up, the Key to Success is Getting Right Back on Track

Every morning, I start my day by drinking a glass of warm water and lemon, with which I wash down a probiotic capsule. Although my digestion is pretty good these days, that wasn’t always the case. After

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Are Your Beliefs Keeping You From Achieving Your Dreams?

Are your own beliefs keeping you from reaching your goals? As a life and weight coach, I work with many people whose biggest barriers to achieving their dreams are their own beliefs. Most of these beliefs

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Forget Willpower! Effort is the Key to Successful Weight Loss

Effort. It is what we do to get things done. To achieve our goals. Some things require a lot of effort, and others require very little. Our success boils down to how much effort we put into something. This

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6 Steps to Dump Your Diet Brain

You’ve read it a million times. Diets just don’t work. Only a tiny percentage (3%) of dieters actually lose weight and keep it off.  So why is it so hard to give up the belief

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Positive Motivation Works Best for Weight Loss Success

Does this sound familiar? That dress you bought last summer is too tight! You get on the scale and learn you’ve gained ten pounds over the winter. Ten on top of the 30 you already wanted to lose.

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When You Enjoy the Process, You’ll Reach Your Goal

Why do diets fail for 97% of people who attempt to lose weight? There are many reasons, but one is that the focus is on the end goal, and not the process of getting there. If you really want to lose

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How to Stop Your Brain From Telling You Lies

When I was a new lawyer, I would get very stressed out and overwhelmed by my workload. My reaction would be to eat the peanut M&Ms the secretaries kept in the candy bowl. Like maybe almost the whole

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Did You Think Before Eating That Doughnut?

Last week, I talked about meditation and how it can help you reach a healthy weight. One of the benefits of meditation is that it increases your awareness because, at its essence, meditation is all

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Meditation Really Can Help You Lose Weight!

Meditation. People are saying it can help you in numerous ways. Well it can. One of those ways is in losing weight. I won’t tell you that if you start meditating today, you’ll lose weight tomorrow.

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How to Really Enjoy Food on Vacation Without Gaining Weight

With summer coming, many of you probably have plans to take a vacation. When you go on vacation, how do you eat? Do you eat differently than you do at home? Do you pretty much always gain weight on vacation? When

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If Hunger Isn’t the Problem, Food Isn’t the Solution

Why are people overweight? We have lots of excuses. “I have a slow metabolism.” “I’ve tried so hard to eat less, but I hate being hungry.” “I just love the taste of food.” Those are just

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6 Tips for NOT Gaining Weight This Holiday

6 Tips for NOT Gaining Weight This Holiday Most people gain at least couple of pounds over the holidays. This is not inevitable, however! You can enjoy holiday treats without overeating and gaining

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Why Wait Until Next Year?

Every year, we all know at least one person who has made a New Year’s resolution to lose weight. It’s the first of the year, a fresh start, a new page. A huge percentage of these folks will start a

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The Secret to Having the Body You Want

THE SIMPLE SECRET TO HAVING THE BODY YOU WANT As someone who spent most of her life being overweight while looking for the secret to being thinner, I found that the answer was a simple one. All I have

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How to Measure Your Progress

Measure your progress by how you are changing your habits, not by the number on the scale. In my home and in my coaching practice, I talk about the idea that our negative patterns are either lines in water,

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Are You a Mean Dieter?

Are You A Mean Dieter? We hear about mean drunks and happy drunks. I’ve never known any happy dieters, but have known many mean dieters. Thin mean dieters and overweight mean dieters. Both are mostly

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How to Find Out What is Behind Our Cravings

WANT TO END YOUR CRAVINGS? Why do we have cravings? Why do some people crave new clothes despite a full closet? Why do some people flirt with members of the opposite sex or have affairs when they are happily

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Do You Find Eating Boring?

DO YOU FIND EATING BORING? Maybe this will sound like a silly question, but most people I know aren’t really paying attention while they are eating.  They are usually doing something else.  

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