A simple shift to effortlessly elevate your self-talk

I was quite impressed by a keynote speaker a few years ago, Dr. Rosalie de Rossett. And get this. Her entire presentation, all four sessions, was scripted out. Now, her eyes weren’t glued to the pages in front of her. She easily engaged with the audience while following her script. She was a pro. During … Read more

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What joy are you missing out on?

Our brains are funny. They look for what’s going wrong. For what might happen. For what we’re missing out on. Hence FOMO, a widespread phenomenon in our culture. Fortunately, we’re starting to see a shift away from the frenzy this brings, towards something life-giving. Enter JOMO: The Joy of Missing Out. But we still linger … Read more

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Hey you, stop trying to lose weight

If you’re trying to lose weight, stop it. The longer you try, the longer you’ll be trying. Which means you won’t actually lose the weight. (I know…what the flip are you talking about, Heather?) Let’s look at it this way. Imagine you’re standing at the altar, next to your beloved. When asked about good times … Read more

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Time travel…the helpful trade secret of women who know how to lose weight

I was bored. It was a Wednesday night. I could work more. Do laundry. Read a book. Clean the bathroom. Cook dinner. But none of that felt satisfying. My brain thought a glass of Chardonnay and a slice of six grain bread with locally pressed olive oil from the … Read more

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We talk healthy lifestyle…but do we know what it actually is?

For fun I googled “Healthy Lifestyle” and in under a second it found 1.4 billion results. One point four billion. The top result was Web MD, offering a summary of advice that won’t surprise you. All good recommendations, including laughter and yoga, but nothing earth shattering. Buried at the … Read more

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Facebook won't take my money

Facebook Won’t Take My Money!

Let’s be honest. We’re not supposed to talk about weight loss. It’s so taboo that Facebook won’t take my money to advertise. Spam filters guard the door of your inbox to block me from getting through. But if I couch it in health and wellness, everyone is happy. Including … Read more

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