How Words Magically Transform

“We tend to hear thoughts as judgments and criticisms, which close the heart. We tend to hear feelings in a very different way, with an open heart.’ -Dean Ornish When I was little, and my friends would hurt my feelings my mom always told me to notice my language.  She said I should never use…

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How to Stop Overeating

I wrote this aricle for WikiHow and thought I would include it on my blog! If you often eat food and then feel absolutely stuffed like a thanksgiving turkey, you are overeating. If food tastes so darn good you just can’t stop! You are overeating. I am here to help you stop overeating, as this…

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The Perfection of Imperfection

As a coach I pride myself on my ability to create positive situations.  I always tell people your thoughts are yours to choose, and nobody else’s.  I tell people you can change every negative thought into a positive thought.  I tell people to own their lives and make everyday full of everything you love and…

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Even Weight Loss Coaches Eat 6 Cookies Some Days…

Yes, it is true… I ate 6 cookies on Sunday.  Not all in one sitting, binge eating hasn’t creeped back in my life since I chose to love myself, but over the course of the day, my cookie tally reached the very scary 6.  Now just to be clear they weren’t all the same cookie,…

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Tackle Your Food Fears

Do you trust your appetite?  If you don’t know the answer, think about this:  If you were in a room full of all of your favorite foods, do you trust your body and appetite that you wouldn’t eat past the point of being full?  If you do trust your appetite than you are doing great! …

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What To Do When The Scale Moves…Up

When I got to work today, my client said to me, “I gained some weight…it’s time to cut back on those sweets…”  This is when I slip into a cartoon where two people are repeatedly hitting each other on the head with some sort of club or a chair (cartoons are so violent sometimes).  I…

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Processed, Junk and Fake Foods…or should we even call them food?

“It is a dangerous experiment that humans are living on processed, junk, and invented foods that have never before existed as part of our food chain.” – Jesse Hanley. In the book, “Tired of being Tired,” Jesse Hanley describes much of what inhibits Americans from losing weight.  He calls this adrenal burnout.  This topic is…

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What if every human being woke up like dogs do?

Nothing makes me happier than adorable puppies.  Today on my short drive to work I saw two dogs running with their owners and I thought to myself, what human is ever that excited about running?  Therefore I am going to make it my goal to live more like those energetic little guys and I think…

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What’s My Motivation

Many of my clients tell me how their friends and family are just outright appalled that they would spend so much money on a personal trainer.  “Can’t you just learn some stuff and then do it on your own?” According to Kathy Kolbe the answer for you may be no.  You can visit her website…

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The Easy Way Out

Who is the couch potato mystery man/woman?  In the past three days my blog, “The Contagious Disease Called Lazy” has gotten a ton of hits.  Someone is reading it a lot and searching the words couch potato to find it.  I am so flattered that this person(or people) are intrigued by this thought but I…

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