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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...
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...
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...
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." ...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
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....
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...
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...
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...
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