EP. #51: How to Really Enjoy Joy Foods

There are certain foods that we love because they taste great, but they have little or no nutritional value.  I call them “joy” foods.If you want to eat them, you should. In moderation.Yes, you

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EP. #50: We Live in a Culture of Overeating, But You Dont Have To Conform

When you put food on your plate, do you think about how much you need to be lightly full? Or do you just fill the plate?Do you eat on autopilot, automatically finishing what’s on your plate, regardless

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EP. #49: Why I’ll Never Tell You to Ignore Your Body’s Signals

Your body is truly amazing. Regardless of what you think of it (loving it is always the way to go, regardless of size), your body is a very impressive machine. It can do lots of incredible stuff.It knows

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EP. #48: How Ending Emotional Eating Can Change Your Life

I know you’ve heard it a million times.“Here’s something will change your life!”But will it really? I’m skeptical of claims like that. Are you?I believe ending emotional eating can be life changing.

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EP. #47: How Using Your Brain Helps You Lose Weight

Ready to learn the neuroscience behind how managing your thinking affects your decisions about whether to eat when you aren't hungry? Yes, there is definitely science to support this! And it’s very interesting.But

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EP. #46: Resolve to be Kind to Yourself

How did the holidays go for you on the eating front?Did you overeat, or did you approach the holidays from an abundance mindset?Did you enjoy the foods you love and look forward to eating during the holidays?Did

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EP. #45: How to Know When to Stop Eating

Happy New Year! I want this to be your healthiest year yet!Do you have trouble knowing when to stop eating? Have you been working at eating between 3 and 6 on the Hunger Scale, but you’re not quite sure

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EP. #44: This Year, Resolve NOT to Go on a Diet, Detox or Cleanse

It’s that time of year when people are overeating holiday food like it’s their last meal!At the same time, they’re planning on starting a new diet after New Year’s Day. Many have gained weight

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EP. #43: Listen to This When You Want to Overeat

You’ve got the urge. You really want to eat!But you aren’t hungry. It’s okay. It doesn’t mean anything is wrong with you. It just means you’re in the habit of eating when you’re not hungry.But

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EP. #42: The 2 Reasons for Eating

Why do you reach for food?Because you’re hungry?Because it’s there?Because you like the taste?To help you relax? Feel nurtured?To improve your mood?There are a number of reasons why people choose to

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EP. #41: What You Need to Know About Night Eating

Do you eat at night after dinner?I mean, after you’ve had a good dinner and you aren’t hungry?If you do, have you thought about WHY you’re choosing to eat? In my Facebook group, Ditch the Diet Tribe,

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EP. #40: 8 Ways to Manage Family Comments About Weight & Eating

It’s officially the holiday season, and for many of us that means eating meals with family members we don’t see all the time. For some of us, that’s a great blessing. For others, not so much.Have

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EP. #39: How to Enjoy Holiday Deliciousness Without Gaining Weight

If you live in the USA, chances are you’re celebrating Thanksgiving this week. Happy Thanksgiving to you!Regardless of where you live, we’re entering a festive holiday season.Hanukkah. Christmas. Kwanzaa.

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EP. #38: How to Quiet Your Inner Mean Girl

You Can't Hate Yourself Thin!How often do you criticize yourself in a day? You know what I mean--the voice of that inner mean girl who finds fault with how you look or what you do.Maybe the voice reminds

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EP. #37: How to Deal with the Urge to Eat When You Aren’t Hungry

Do you have difficulty dealing with the urge to eat when you aren’t hungry?Are you in the habit of using food as a pacifier when you aren’t hungry?Do you think the feeling of food in your mouth is

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EP. #36: Why You Need More Pleasure in Your Life that isn’t from Food

Do you make time for pleasure in your life? I’m talking about pleasure from sources other than food.One of the reasons so many people are overweight and have difficulty dropping those extra pounds for

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EP. #35: How Meditation Helps You Lose Weight

Are you a stress eater? Then it’s time you learned how to manage your stress in a more productive way. Here's why. As long as you stress-eat, you won’t be able to drop those extra pounds and keep them

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EP. #34: How to Stop Sabotaging Your Weight Loss Efforts

Do you feel frustrated in your weight loss efforts because it seems like you keep making the same mistakes over and over?Have you vowed a million times to stop doing certain things, like continuing to

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9 Fun Exercise Options for Women Who Hate the Gym

I don’t have to convince you that exercise is a necessary component of good health. Some of its benefits include that it can lower blood pressure, improve cardio health, lower your

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EP. #33: 21 Mantras for Weight Loss Success

Does your brain make lots of excuses for you to eat when you aren’t hungry? Excuses like, “I had a hard day and deserve this” or “I’ve been so good all day”?  If you’re an emotional

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