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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Climbing Out of a Rut

From time to time I find myself getting sucked into a rut of lethargy and general funkiness. These are the days when I am most likely to stand infront of the open refrigerator and try to cure my ill ease with a snack, or three. During these times my to-do list feels weightier and my self talk takes a negative…

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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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Being Healthy vs Being Happy – Body Image Modeling

I would agree that it is best not to be negative about my body, and specifically my weight, when my son is listening.  However, I have been puzzling over another layer of body image role modeling.  I caught a segment on my local NPR station introducing listeners to National Eating Disorders Awareness Week.  During the segment one of the guests suggested…

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