Look at 2020 like a dumbbell

We talk about 2020 being a bad year. Or a… Dumpster fire. Mess. Nightmare. But in comparison to what? I’m not making light. It’s that I think perspective is helpful. History is chock full of $h!i storms. But even so, beyond gaining perspective, I’m not big on comparisons. I’d rather we decide what to do … Read more Look at 2020 like a dumbbell

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Do want your pants to fit on January 1?

Then you’ve got to start now. Planning, that is. Ugh! I know. I said the “P” word. Fun just left the house. But we plan so we can have fun and still feel amazing. Women tell me that in November, it all starts to go to hell. So, with my clients we develop strategies so … Read more Do want your pants to fit on January 1?

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Have you ever wondered how much you’re worth?

I got an email that asked “Have you ever wondered how much Heather is worth?” My first thought was “priceless!” But that wouldn’t always have been my gut reaction. There were times when I based my self-perception on transient things. Like my grades in school. If I was having a good day (or not). How … Read more Have you ever wondered how much you’re worth?

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Are you using the scale wrong?

Imagine you have a weight loss goal. Say 30 lbs. You hop on the scale day-after-day, only to see it go down one day and up the next. A month goes by and you’ve lost one pound. WTF? One of two things likely happens at this point. You quit … Read more Are you using the scale wrong?

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Weight Loss as a Happy Side Effect

It’s probably not what you want to hear. But once you believe it, and live it, you experience it. I promise. You see, I lost 12 lbs. last year without trying. At 51. In menopause. Damn. How? I decided what taking even better care of myself would look like, … Read more Weight Loss as a Happy Side Effect

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Why You Don’t Feel Motivated (and what to do about it)

Have you ever set a weight loss goal, got really clear on what you wanted, set up a realistic plan to get there, and then, after the initial burst of energy, your enthusiasm faded? Or maybe sometimes you don’t even get that far before you lose your motivation. What … Read more Why You Don’t Feel Motivated (and what to do about it)

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