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5 Ways Mental Chatter Affects Your Weight

5 Ways Mental Chatter Affects Your Weight

You want to eat healthily and lose weight. At a party, you’re offered a slice of delicious strawberry cheesecake. What do you do? What does your mental chatter sound like? 1) “I’ve been doing pretty good, I can have a treat every once in a while.” 2) “My diet has been...
Why I Don’t Believe in Cheat Days

Why I Don’t Believe in Cheat Days

Have you ever been told that dieting for too long will slow your metabolism to a snail’s pace? If so, you may have heard that the way to prevent this from happening is to have a cheat day or cheat meal to satisfy your cravings and trick your metabolism into...
Your Gut-Brain Connection

Your Gut-Brain Connection

Have you ever felt “a pit” in your stomach? How about butterflies, cramping, or a “gut feeling” about something or someone? There’s a reason we have so many words and phrases to describe our feelings that are tied to our gut. Trust your...
3 Eating Behaviors That Are Derailing You

3 Eating Behaviors That Are Derailing You

           After hearing so many people tell me about their struggles to stay motivated and consistent with healthy eating, I realized that there are some common themes that keep coming up over and over again. They often say things like “I just need to try...
The Truth About the Ketogenic Diet

The Truth About the Ketogenic Diet

The Ketogenic (“Keto”) Diet has been rapidly gaining in popularity, and not just amongst celebrities like Hallie Berry, Kobe Bryant, and Kourtney Kardashian, but among the masses. I could probably name at least 3 people I know who are currently on this diet. So what’s...
Do You Have an Upper Limit Problem?

Do You Have an Upper Limit Problem?

According to The Big Leap, by Gay Hendricks, an upper limit problem is when “good fortune is followed by self-sabotage.” Maybe you win $500 on a scratch ticket and then promptly find out your car needs work and it will cost just about the same. Maybe you...
How to Celebrate International #NoDietDay – May 6th

How to Celebrate International #NoDietDay – May 6th

It’s time we replace self-loathing with self-love and acceptance. The message behind International No Diet Day is to feel proud of your body no matter what shape you are currently in or what your body looks like. It’s a day to declare freedom from dieting and body...
Pasta Linked to Weight Loss?

Pasta Linked to Weight Loss?

Allow me to get on my soapbox for a minute because these type of headlines infuriate me beyond belief. If you Google “Pasta and Weight Loss” you’ll see what I mean. I refuse to put links to these articles on my blog because I only promote credible...

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