Upgrade Your Belief System


Here’s what I want you to know. You can lose the weight – and keep it off. It’s true. 100% Believe me? Probably not. I get it. But hear me out. If you don’t think you can, you won’t. Take a minute to consider your beliefs about your ability to […]

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How to Stop Giving In to Cravings (audio + worksheet included)


Listen to the audio recording of this post…   Eating to manage a difficult emotion does tend to work in the short-term. When we eat, there’s a jolt of immediate pleasure. Eating makes us feel better. The problem is – the comfort is short-lived. I know this. You know this. But […]

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How to Lose Weight During Perimenopause


Friends, I’m in the thick of it. Perimenopause. It started with insomnia around the time I turned 40. Then increasing belly fat. And now – ACNE! You can search for constellations on my face. Orion currently resides on my chin. I am dead serious. But I’m not taking this lying […]

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Stress Management + Movement During Perimenopause


I’m back with Part Two of the thriving during perimenopause series. To check out Part One (nutrition), click here. A study from the Department of Psychiatry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill suggests that estradiol fluctuations common during the menopausal transition may enhance emotional sensitivity to stress. […]

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Writing Your Personal Fitness Mission (and why it’s worth doing)


What might happen if you wrote your own fitness mission? Instead of listening to everyone else blahblahblah about what you should be doing? For starters, you might feel empowered + inspired. And who doesn’t need a little more empowerment + inspiration in their life? A fitness mission statement is a […]

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What’s the Rush?


Have you seen Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory? It happens to be one of my all-time favorite movies. My childhood best friend Jaimee and I know every line + every song. Do you remember the awful Veruca Salt? Guess what? She’s the embodiment of our default brain setting. Yep. […]

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Shame Free Eating


Healthy eating does not mean eating “good” foods and avoiding “bad” foods. I wholeheartedly recommend you toss those labels out with the trash. Food means different things to different people. Food can be… fuel reward punishment escape shame freedom a way to bond with others a way to check out For […]

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Before You Try That Sexy New Fad Diet…


Do you sometimes feel like you’re putting a ridiculous amount of energy into trying to lose weight, but getting nowhere? Like a hamster spinning round and round on its wheel. You’re not alone. When we decide it’s time to lose weight, we want results and we want them NOW! And […]

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Disarming Discomfort


Let’s say you’re walking past a house on fire. Do you run inside, on the off chance that someone might be in there? Probably not. You know you’ll get burned. Instead, you call the fire department. But let’s say you arrive at the house and realize your baby is inside. […]

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Are You An Over-thinker? Ask This Question.


The human mind is uniquely brilliant. Our remarkable cognitive capacity has allowed us to develop cures for deadly diseases like smallpox and tuberculosis, build skyscrapers and land on the moon. But we humans have a tendency to misuse this wondrous capability. We imagine horrible outcomes that are unlikely to play […]

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