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Body memories make you overeat
Monday, March 20, 2017      12 comments

I've just been through a couple of hard weeks. My exercise program went away because I "didn't feel like doing it." Then I found myself eating a lo... Read more
You have to "feel" in order to heal
Monday, February 27, 2017      15 comments

I've never been very good at handling disappointment. Lately, I seem to be having a lot of them. I recently returned from a vacation that cost a lot of m... Read more
Looking for love in all the wrong foods
Monday, February 13, 2017      14 comments

It happened every time! For years, whenever I went home to visit my parents, my good intentions around healthy eating would instantly vanish. As I walked... Read more
Do you have an emotional cold?
Tuesday, January 31, 2017      4 comments

Are you fighting a cold? Feeling a bit under the weather? Wait, I don't mean a physical cold. I'm wondering if you might have an "emotional cold." ... Read more
How to get back on track
Thursday, January 19, 2017      7 comments

On January 2nd, you started your weight-loss plan. At first, things went great, and maybe you are still doing well. But just in case you're having a hard... Read more
2017 Dot Calendars
Tuesday, January 03, 2017      6 comments

The Dot Tracking Calendar gives you a great way to monitor your weight-loss efforts. Start by printing the 2017 Dot Tracking Calendars (see the link... Read more
Holiday Tip #12: Extreme Self-care
Wednesday, December 21, 2016      4 comments

Set a goal of doing extreme self-care every day between now and the first of January. Seek ways to feel calm, peaceful and even nurtured during thi... Read more
Holiday Tip #11: What Color are Their Eyes?
Monday, December 19, 2016      3 comments

Instead of getting hooked by holiday foods, focus on the people around you. Work on connecting by asking questions and listening to their stories. S... Read more
Holiday Tip #10: Eat Snacks with a Fork
Wednesday, December 14, 2016      6 comments

Once you start eating small foods such as chips, M&M's and nuts, it's so easy to keep reaching for a few more. To fix this, use a fork or spoon to ... Read more
Holiday Tip #9: Water Before Wine...
Monday, December 12, 2016      6 comments

If you don't drink alcohol, you can skip this tip. But for many people, alcohol adds calories as well as making you not care about watching how muc... Read more
Holiday Tip #8: Simplify Everything
Thursday, December 08, 2016      5 comments

You don't have to do it all. Look for ways to cut out some of the usual rituals or activities that wear you out. Make two types of cookies inste... Read more
Holiday Tip #7: Stop Eating Brownies
Tuesday, December 06, 2016      9 comments

A few weeks ago, I made brownies for a women's meeting. I carefully cut off the edges along the side of the pan, then cut the brownies into small squares.... Read more
Holiday Tip #6: Don't Even Start!
Wednesday, November 30, 2016      7 comments

When you face tempting holiday foods or snacks, practice giving yourself a firm message: DON'T EVEN START! In your mind, use a strong, parental... Read more
Holiday Tip #5: Slow Down
Monday, November 28, 2016      3 comments

When you eat fast, you are more likely to overeat. Here are two great ways to slow down your pace of eating. 1. At holiday gatherings, set a goal of... Read more
Holiday Tip #4: Half-off Special
Wednesday, November 23, 2016      4 comments

For a simple but effective way to manage holiday meals, use the half-off special. That simply means eat half as much as you normally would or half of wh... Read more

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