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February 12, 2015
food for entertainment vs. fuel

Entertainment Vs Fuel Dilemma With Food

Over the last two weeks we have talked about two mental blocks that impede our success with weight: learned helplessness and a short-term mentality with food. But I have saved the best for last. Uncovering this mental block has been the single most helpful piece to the weight puzzle for […]
February 9, 2015
Motivational and Inspirational Quote on Weight Loss

Long-Term Weight Mentality

In terms of developing a long-term weight mentality, I thought we could take a stroll through the pages of history to find an object lesson. The Titanic sank on it’s maiden voyage, largely because the financial backers of the ocean liner were in a rush to launch their masterpiece of […]
February 7, 2015
short-term mentality with weight

Short-Term Mentality With Weight

This is the second post in the series Mental Blocks On The Weight Journey. Diets reinforce a short-term mentality with weight. So, last week I talked about learned helplessness as the first mental block to success over weight. Today,  I want to tackle another biggie on the weight loss spectrum; […]
February 4, 2015

What Will Your Before and After Look Like?

“When you are living the best version of yourself, you inspire others to live the best versions of themselves.” ― Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience     Whether it’s a makeover or a weight loss story, something in us just loves to see before […]
January 30, 2015
learned helplessness with weight

Learned Helplessness With Weight

I did not suddenly wake up one morning with all the answers to my weight loss. Quite frankly, when I first set out on this journey I was just fed up with food and its, all-too-apparent, effect on my body. Initially, I launched out in the same manner I had […]
January 27, 2015
thing about willpower

The Thing About Willpower

How many times have I blamed my inability to control my weight on lack of willpower? I’ve said it a lot and, most likely, so have you. But here’s the thing…willpower is not genetic. Ultimately, weight loss and management comes down to a conscious choice. Willpower Is Not Genetic Click […]
January 25, 2015
no to hunger

Say No to Hunger

For the most part, I have learned to say no to hunger. None of us want to envision a life of discomfort or dissatisfaction. But, when we grow accustomed to associating these feeling with managing our weight, we unknowingly set up an unsustainable pattern for ourselves. Basically,  we adopt a […]
January 21, 2015
Add Movement To Your Days

Add Movement To Your Days

So, you’ve convinced yourself that you do not have time for exercise. This is an easy conclusion to come by considering the hectic schedules many of us keep to juggle our work and family obligations. That does not mean you cannot add movement to your days. Actually, people didn’t use […]
January 19, 2015
The Scale Only Measures Weight

The Scale Does Not Measure Self-Worth

Most of us are accustomed to using the scale to measure our weight. That is all fine and good as long as we stop there. However, the struggle comes when we then allow the number that we see to determine how we feel about ourselves. This is the point where we […]
January 17, 2015
Avoid The Scale For The First 3 Weeks

Avoid The Scale For The First 3 Weeks

The scale used to be a great tool for keeping my weight in check. I would weigh myself every few days and then make adjustments accordingly. However, in the last few years the scale has become increasingly burdensome. Lately, my weight seems to vary widely from day to day or […]
January 10, 2015

Eating Out of Boredom When You Are At Home

A whole Saturday at home can be a scenario for a diet disaster.  A lot of us end up eating out of boredom instead of true hunger. This may not pose as much of a problem on busy days, but when you are just hanging out around the house, it’s […]
January 8, 2015
Your Mind Is The Key To Your Weight

Your Mind Is The Key To Your Weight

If you are anything like me, you have been lured into buying a magazine because the front cover offered the key to unlocking the secrets of weight loss. You have most likely tried countless approaches to shedding the pounds. Personally, I have done calorie counting, diabetic exchanges, low carbohydrates, frequent […]