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Always move forward - Key #1
Tuesday, January 19, 2016      6 comments

Did you start the new year all fired up to lose weight? Is that going well, or have you already lost some of your energy and determination. If so, you're... Read more
That was the last straw! - Day 82
Friday, January 15, 2016      10 comments

When Jill ate five pieces of pizza at the mall one night, she assumed it was because she was overly tired from shopping. But as she looked at the e... Read more
Revive Your Life!
Thursday, January 07, 2016      3 comments

Julie looked sad. Over the holidays, she had taken a break from our coaching visits, and thought she'd be fine with her weight-loss efforts. But he... Read more
Unlink the chain - Day 81
Wednesday, December 16, 2015      5 comments

It always starts with just one little thing. Maybe your child spilled milk or your washing machine quit working. When you walked into the kitchen, yo... Read more
I didn't feel very thankful... but then it changed
Monday, November 23, 2015      10 comments

A few years ago, I went through a very grouchy time. Like now, the news was full of disasters or gloomy stories about relationship break-ups and people b... Read more
Pretend you're a little baby
Wednesday, November 18, 2015      8 comments

A few weeks ago, the daughter of a freind had a baby girl. This cute miniature person sleeps a lot, and does not seem to be contributing much to society.... Read more
Do not call yourself a pig! Day 80
Wednesday, November 11, 2015      5 comments

Whenever you struggle with your eating or with gaining weight, you might be tempted to describe yourself with words such as fat, lazy, failure, or screw-up. Unfortunately, when you create a negative view of yourself, you will usually match ... Read more
Eating like a normal person - Day 79
Tuesday, November 03, 2015      5 comments

You are tired of salads and bored with grilled chicken breast. When you have been on a diet for a while, you may start longing for a little more variety and fun in your plan. All you really want is to be able to eat like a normal person. Bu... Read more
Punishment is NOT motivating - Day 78
Tuesday, October 20, 2015      6 comments

Do you ever try to motivate yourself by being critical or by using negative self-talk? Unfortunately, punishing yourself does not usually cause you to change your behavior. Instead, your brain hears your negative, chastising thoughts, ... Read more
Create a nice ritual - Day 77
Tuesday, October 06, 2015      4 comments

Another way to build emotional safety is to create habits or rituals that help you feel more settled. Rituals include any patterns or series of activities that help you relax or re-energize. Picture drinking a cup of tea next to the fi... Read more
Food is my security blanket - Day 76
Monday, September 28, 2015      7 comments

During times when you feel unsettled, anxious and insecure, food can easily become your security blanket. Instead of reaching for food, learn how to create a sense of “emotional safety.” When you feel emotionally safe, you can relax, h... Read more
When good things happen... Day 75
Thursday, September 17, 2015      4 comments

Today, I want you to look at your actions and identify all the ones that help move you closer to your goals. Label these as SMALL WINS. These include any of your efforts that make you feel more successful, happy, healthy, or peaceful. ... Read more
See any rainbows today? - Day 74
Thursday, September 03, 2015      4 comments

Do you ever have days when absolutely everything seems to go wrong? During times like this, food starts looking like a really good friend. But wait! You certainly don’t have to give in and eat. Instead of letting your struggles pu... Read more
Why can't I be perfect? - Day 73
Wednesday, August 26, 2015      5 comments

Are you perfect? Why not? Maybe because it's just do hard to always do it "right." Most people who are perfectionists tend to be all-or-nothing thinkers who follow the theme, do it right or don’t do it at all. But since they never... Read more
Eating in secret - Day 72
Friday, August 14, 2015      7 comments

Do you eat perfectly around others but creep off alone to finish off the last of the cookies or the leftover dessert? Maybe you keep a secret stash of your favorite candy so you can nibble it when no one is around. Even though you know... Read more

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