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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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 … 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 … 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 … Read more

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