Lazy, Weak, and Undisciplined — NOT!

I saw a friend with a familiar dilemma the other day…She has been trying to lose weight – eating “better”, exercising more, and has been able to stick with a “plan” with good success for a while…but then she inevitably gets “bored” or “stressed”, goes off...

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Trust Your Gut

I've got a bit of a story for you today...it doesn't seem to be much about the topics I usually teach on here, but it totally is. I'll wrap it all up for you by the end, I promise! My boyfriend's parents were in town this weekend to celebrate birthdays so,...

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This? … or That?!

I was texting with a friend this morning, one that I miss seeing so much! We always have enriching conversations. She said she was realizing she needed to strip down her “friend time” and be very judicious about where she spends her limited resources of...

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Drop the Mindlessness, Not the Chocolate

What a great week it’s been hosting and guiding 40 women through the Love Your Body Now challenge!!!  As we wrapped up, I thought it would be fun to share a couple of highlights and a-has from the week with you. Because, I can sit over here all day...

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Real Women. Real Bodies. Real Love.

If you’ve been following along, you know I’ve been writing about how to eat with pleasure and thrive at your natural weight.  As a life-long lover of good food, I can’t stand to see the way women tie themselves up in knots about what and how much they eat....

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Your Body Image does not Depend on Your Body

Do You Need to Have to Lose Weight in Order to Need a Different Relationship with Food, Eating, and your Body? Last week I got a chance to meet a new friend.  She’s a personal trainer. In amazing shape. When I told her how I work with women and that I have...

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What Comes First?

I missed you all last week! I was on vacation with family and supporting a friend and her family.  Happy to go and get a different scene, visit people for a while and happy to return home to my routine and people I love here. I don’t have a menu for the...

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What Are You Waiting For?

Last week I saw a friend who says she often feels “not enough”. Not good enough, not pretty enough, not smart enough, not skinny enough, not successful enough, not ____ enough.  Sound familiar?!?! Interestingly, if you met her, you would most likely draw...

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You are Worth the Gift of Your Own Attention

"As human beings, attention is our only currency” Hello, dear! What did you do for dinner last night? Pick up something quick to go, eat on the run, sit down to a nice dinner with friends or family, cook a little something? Do you even remember? So many...

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Are You a Cheater?

Oh my, I’ve really had to practice “staying in my lane” this past week in my Social Media. A friend of mine who also helps people with nutrition, weight loss, fitness, and self-care has been posting about a new plan she’s promoting. Under this plan you...

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How Do You Show Up?

This week’s post is a little on the long side, but it’s so important, I hope you make the time to read it through. I’m not going to lie…when I thought about writing out my weekly “what I actually ate” part of this newsletter and my website this week, I...

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Are You Willing?

I’m posting this a couple of days after my intended delivery this week, because I’ve been working hard behind the scenes to bring you my new free guide (more details below). I’m so proud of myself for all that completing this useful thing of beauty...

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