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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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EP. #32: 12 Excuses for Overeating and Why They’re Lame

Do you have a bunch excuses at the ready to justify eating when you aren’t hungry? Or continuing to eat when you’ve already had enough?  In this episode, I talk about those

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EP. #31: Stop Associating Food with Sin and Guilt!

Do you consider certain foods “sinful?” Do you ever say something like, “This chocolate mousse cake is so sinful!”  Then after eating those “sinful” foods,

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EP. #30: Overeating is a Symptom, Not the Problem

Do you beat yourself up for overeating?   Do you think you’re weak or inadequate because you binge on sweets or believe you can’t control yourself around food. You aren’t. You

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EP. #29: Do You Overeat to Avoid Wasting Food?

Were you cajoled into eating everything on your plate because your parents led you to believe there was some value in being a member of the Clean Plate Club? Or maybe you were encouraged to eat more

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EP. #28: Do You Think You’re Too Busy to Lose Weight?

How many times have you said to yourself--or others-- something like, “I really want to lose some weight, but I just don’t have time right now!” or “I’m too busy to lose weight!”  I’ve

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EP. #27: How to Measure Your Progress and Not Get Discouraged

This week’s episode is super important and it may be a turning point for you. It may help you stick with your plan and not give up.  I’m talking about why it is necessary to stop approaching

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EP. #26: Road Blockers and Role Models

Are there people in your life who seem to want to sabotage your efforts to lose weight and develop a healthier relationship with food? It could be a relative or a friend. Maybe a coworker. Your

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EP. #25: Dealing with Common Social Eating Situations

Eating is a very social thing. We plan events of all sizes around it. Parties. Weddings. Holidays. Meeting your friends for lunch.  Eating is so social that some people actively dislike eating

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EP. 24: 10 Stories That Stop You From Dropping the Weight

What stories do you tell yourself that keep you from finally dropping your extra weight? Maybe you don’t realize it, but we all have our little stories. Things we believe about

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EP. #23: Why Fat Talk Harms Women and How to Stop It

Are you a fat talker?  You heard that right. No, it isn’t a typo. What I mean is —do you talk to other women about how fat you feel or about other women’s weight? Like when someone

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EP. #22: To Lose Weight, You Must Learn to Love Yourself

Learning to love yourself is an important step on the weight loss path.  Maybe you’ve heard this before and thought, “What? How can I love myself in this body? If I love it,

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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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