How to be happier, make big changes and feel better

For longer than I care to admit, when I thought about how to be happier my mind went to my job. My body. My relationships. That is, once I graduated. Got a job I liked. Left a job I hated. Lost the last 10 lbs. Then I would be happier.  I dutifully held my feet … Read more

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3 ways to control food cravings and stop sabotaging your weight loss

Recently I started asking new members of my Group what they really need to know when it comes to losing weight and getting healthy. The most common response is “how to control food cravings.” Whether for sweets or salty, the desire is to crave those foods less, and eat more of the healthy stuff. And … Read more

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3 ways to move the needle when you hit a weight loss plateau

When you don’t get the result you expect fast enough, or you hit a weight loss plateau, you likely make some observations. Things like “I must be doing something wrong” or “this isn’t working.” Be careful. These insidious thoughts lead to something worse.  Next thing you know you’ll justify skipping a workout, having seconds, or … Read more

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Can positive thinking really help you lose weight?

I’ve seen positive thinking bring about amazing results in my life and that of my clients. I’ve also seen it produce feelings of guilt and anxiety, yielding the exact opposite of one’s desired outcome. Why such dramatically different results? Because it all depends on what you believe. That’s the … Read more

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5 ways to eat less sugar, for good

When I told you about my top 5 secrets for keeping fit over 50, I left one out. I learned how to eat less sugar. A lot less. I didn’t leave it out on purpose. It goes along with my focus on whole plants (#5). But with the number … Read more

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My Top 5 Secrets For Keeping Fit Over 50

My Top 5 Secrets For Keeping Fit Over 50

At 40, I recall looking at a picture of myself at 32. I was on the beach in Ensenada with a few girlfriends for my bachelorette party, wearing a tankini. Dang, I looked good. But you know what? I didn’t appreciate it at the time. It wasn’t good enough. … Read more

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