How to get good at feeling bad

Let’s be honest. It sucks to feel bad. We hate it when work blows up. Or we notice our pants are too tight. Or when someone doesn’t meet our expectations. You know what? It’s all part of the package deal of being human. We don’t escape feeling disappointment, shame, hopelessness, crankiness, embarrassment…the whole kit and … Read more

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A Challenge from Your Weight Loss Coach: Prove Yourself Wrong

As a weight loss coach for more than 20 years, I’ve heard it all. There’s no excuse (er, I mean, reason) that surprises me. As King Solomon noted “there’s nothing new under the sun.” If I were to survey, coming out near the top would be the issue of time. Say, not having enough time … Read more

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Becoming Anti-Normal: The Key to a Weight Loss Breakthrough

Want to be fit and healthy? Experience a weight loss breakthrough? Normal will not get you there. In fact, it will beat you from the start. But today we’re pining for things to “just get back to normal.” In his blog post, There Is No Such Thing as Normal – So Stop Waiting for It, … Read more

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Achieving Healthy Sleep to Live Your Best Life

Enjoy this post from my colleague Cheryl Conklin at Wellness Central: There can be physical, mental and emotional consequences to sleep deprivation. If you struggle with getting enough sleep, not only do you have increased risks of gaining weight and developing illnesses and diseases, you likely go through your … Read more

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“I hope it works!”

…are four words that will keep you stuck. Keep you from losing weight. From enjoying food and having the body you want. “Hope is not a strategy” is famously used in business and politics. I want to bring it to a personal level. When a client says to me … Read more

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Do your decisions feel like a chore or a choice?

A blog popped into my inbox last month from my colleague Conni Medina titled Choose Your Words Wisely. I recently wrote about elevating the conversations we have with ourselves so I eagerly read her piece. Spot on. Her focus was on a particular set of words, those that hint … Read more

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