Category Archives: weight loss

What does your future look like?

I’ve been in California training new coaches this week. We talked a lot about focusing on the future, And how powerful that is. Most of us are past-focused. We spend a lot of time thinking and talking about the past, … Continue reading

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Sometimes weight loss is soooo slow

I’ve decided to lose those extra 5 lbs I’ve gained over the past year or so. I remember how easy and steady it was when I first lost 60 lbs 5 years ago. I’m 51 now, and it’s not going … Continue reading

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What do you really really want?

I really love my job! And I love it even more when I get emails like this one from Roberta* “Weekend was really good. Went to a movie Sat night and even though my husband was chomping away on his … Continue reading

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What to do after you overeat.

If you want to avoid gaining weight, Don’t eat again until you’re hungry. It’s that simple. The minute you notice that you’re eating and you’re not hungry. Stop. Note where you are on the hunger scale. And wait until you’re … Continue reading

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The many (unhelpful) ways we use food

If you’re an emotional eater, like me, you may have noticed that you use food for reasons other than nourishment. I’m five years into my recovery from emotional eating, thanks to coaching, and I’m still learning about all the games … Continue reading

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Burgers don’t make you fat. Overeating makes you fat.

I had lunch in heaven last week. Four Seasons Santa Barbara – outdoor patio table, facing the ocean, a beloved friend and colleague on either side of me. As Karen was telling us that she’s losing weight, the server brought our … Continue reading

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Do you eat because you’re bored?

I’m on a five hour train ride from San Diego to Santa Barbara. OMG it’s so spectacular – so far the entire route has been on the ocean. I’m watching bikers, runners, surfers enjoying this stunning day. But all I … Continue reading

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People-pleasing can be hazardous to your waistline

Losing weight my way means you connect to your body and you learn how to nourish yourself with foods that truly fuel you. Foods that feel vitalizing and energizing. And you learn to choose to say no to foods that … Continue reading

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What are you really depriving yourself of?

Mary has decided not to eat carbs anymore. She figured out that her body doesn’t like them. She’s done two mindbodysoul cleanses with me, and she has made a decision to honour her body and feed it high octane fuel … Continue reading

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Who knows your body better than you do?

No one knows your body better than you do. Because the messages your body sends you are only available to you, if you listen. It’s so tempting to believe that someone else knows what you need to do to lose … Continue reading

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