to lose weight - think like a kindergartener

If you want to lose weight – start thinking like a kindergartner

When adults approach weight loss, or any significant life change, we have huge expectations of getting everything right from the beginning. As a result, programs that advertise “lose weight quick” or “30 days to success” are wildly popular. But, what if we gave ourselves permission to think like a kindergartener and embraced the reality: learning how to lose weight is…

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weight loss encouragement

Positive self-talk is the key to weight loss success | 6 phrases to change your perspective

The work of weight loss begins with changing what you put in your mouth. Lasting success is the result of learning positive self-talk and changing what you put in your head. Some time ago, I read an interview – Beth Aldrich’s Real Moms’ Strategy: Love Food & Lose Weight. She helps her new clients create lists of healthy things they love to keep on…

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Happy New Year!

Let’s dedicate 2014 to kindness. Be kind to yourself and others. Little acts can inspire great change but it has to start somewhere. Be well. Be kind. Be the change.

It doesn’t matter

Two months ago we changed our calendars to a new year.  Many people resolved to slim down, shape up, and become an improved version of their 2011 self.  I think it is easy to fall into the trap of looking back over the past couple of months and feel defeated by where you could be if you had made just…

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Pam, My Motivational Speaker

In previous posts I have mentioned our Weight Watchers leader, Pam.  She has played a tremendous role in all the changes that both myself and Mr. Second Helpings have made over the past 3 ½ years.  I feel extremely blessed to be able to hear her straight-forward words of wisdom every Monday evening.  I am particularly fond of her “and…

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