Category Archives for Weight Coaching

EP. #81: How Stress Affects Your Weight

Do you feel stressed out often?Although we hear a lot about stress in the media, many people overlook the effect that it has, not only on their overall health, but on their weight, too.  Stress

Continue reading

8 Reasons Why You Aren’t Losing Weight

Discouraged with your attempts at weight loss?Every year, 45 million people in the United States alone start a new diet. They spend $33 billion on diet products. $33 billion down the drain because 95-97%

Continue reading

EP. #80: Why Listening to Your Body Is Essential

It is more important to listen to your body and allow its messages to take the lead when it comes to when, what and how much you eat than it is to be at your goal weight. Does that surprise you? In

Continue reading

EP. #79: It Probably Isn’t Your Genes

Have you been assuming that the reason you can’t lose weight is because being overweight runs in your family? Is almost everyone in your family overweight? Do you believe that genetics are

Continue reading

EP. #78: 5 Reasons to Eat Slowly and How to Do It

You’re a foodie, and you really love food, right?  But do you rush through your meals, or give yourself time to enjoy them?One of the simplest steps you can take to improve your health and

Continue reading

EP. #77: Using Planning and Visualization to Prevent Overeating

Is it hard for you to avoid overeating at parties? On vacations? Or other special events?Are those the kinds of things that throw you off track, then you have trouble getting back on your weight loss path?I

Continue reading

EP. #76: When Does Healthy Eating Become Unhealthy?

If you want to be healthy, then eating healthy is important. That’s not rocket science. And who doesn’t want to be healthy? But can you go overboard? Can healthy eating or so-called “clean

Continue reading

EP. #75: Women and Body Image

Do you hate the way you look? Do you wonder how you could ever feel okay about your body? If you’re middle-aged or older, do you worry about your wrinkles and the effect gravity is having on

Continue reading

EP. #74: What’s the Best Way to Lose Weight?

What’s the very best way to lose weight? There are tons of diets out there, each one clamoring for your attention and maybe your money. But do any of them work? When I say “work,”

Continue reading

EP. #73: What is Attuned Eating and How is it Different from Diets?

This week, we’re comparing and contrasting the components of diets with the Weight Loss for Foodies (WLFF) approach, which I also call attuned eating. Here is a brief comparison of some of the differences:DIETSExternal

Continue reading

EP. #72: The Joys of a Healthy Relationship with Food

Which is more important to you, losing weight or developing a healthy relationship with food and eating? For me, I resoundingly choose to have a healthy relationship with food. If you chose losing

Continue reading

EP. #71: Ask Yourself This Before Eating

Do you eat on autopilot?Because it’s dinner time? Or lunch time?Or because you like the food that’s available?I used to eat for all kinds of reasons. Sometimes, I even chose to eat because I was

Continue reading

EP. #70: How to Eat Chocolate (or any foods you love)

Are you someone who believes you can’t allow yourself to eat certain foods?Can’t have them in the house or you’ll devour them immediately?Can’t trust yourself around cookies? Chips? Chocolate?I

Continue reading

EP. #69: Honoring Your Cyclical Appetite

It’s not your imagination.If you are a woman under the age of 50, chances are that for a few days before your menstrual period, you get food cravings.Your hunger increases.Maybe you even feel like you

Continue reading

EP. #68: Menopause, Weight, and Body Changes

Women’s bodies change throughout our lives.We go through puberty, pregnancy and childbirth, perimenopause, menopause and postmenopause.Our bodies have a brilliant, miraculous system through which they

Continue reading

EP. #67: Guided Urge Surfing Meditation

Do you struggle with the urge to eat when you aren't hungry? Urge Surfing is a way of being with those urges without acting on them or resisting them.In last week’s episode, I introduced the practice

Continue reading

EP. #66: Let’s Go Urge Surfing!

Do you get the urge to eat out of habit? Like munching crunchy snacks while watching TV?Or eating your kid’s leftovers when you aren’t hungry?Or maybe you grab candy out of a candy bowl as you walk

Continue reading

EP. #65: Can You Be Body Positive and Want to Lose Weight?

Does being “body positive” mean that you can’t want to change your body?Does promoting a healthy, sane approach to food and eating, which may also involve weight loss, fly in the face of body positivity?What

Continue reading

EP. #64: How to Stop Believing Your Stories and Get Results

If you want to make peace with food and eating, and drop your extra weight, you need to stop believing the negative stories you’ve been telling yourself about food, eating and your weight.We all have

Continue reading

EP. #63: 8 Reasons Why You Aren’t Losing Weight

Every year, 45 million people in the United States alone start a new diet. They spend $33 billion on diet products. $33 billion down the drain because 95-97% of them will fail.Meanwhile, the number of

Continue reading
1 2 3 9