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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Weight Loss: Will I always have to think about healthy eating?

Tell me if this sounds familiar? “I just want to get to a point where I don’t have to think about it.” The “it” in this case is eating for weight loss. Gah! This is such a tough one. Whenever I hear this plea I want to give the wisher a reassuring mama bear hug. The truth is multifaceted but…

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Weight Loss Tips: How much water should I drink?

Okay folks, here it is – the number-one-all-time-absolute-best-tip for anyone trying to lose weight is…drum roll please! Drink more water. That’s it. Seriously. A few years ago I accidentally, on purpose, overheard a conversation at the gym (I love eaves dropping!).  While chatting with a trainer, a woman half heartedly complained that she had been working out for a year but had only shed a…

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Weight Loss 101: Stay Hydrated!

The number one all time absolute best tip for anyone trying to improve their health is…drink water.   Seriously. About a month ago I happened to overhear a conversation at the YMCA where a woman half heartedly lamented to a trainer that she had been working out for a year but only shed a pound and a half.  This statement…

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