How to Ask Family + Friends for Support (Scripts Included)


Several years ago, I decided to rearrange the furniture in my living room. We’re talking two big sofas, a coffee table and one HEAVY! + unwieldy area rug. There was sweat and swearing – but I did it! Yay me. Right? Not really. I had to take Aleve + wear […]

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4 Reasons We Struggle With Overeating (Hint: It’s Not Your Fault)


Guess what? It’s not your fault. You need to know this. It’s the very first step on the pathway to healing our relationship with food. Most people in industrialized countries struggle with overeating. But why? Reason #1 – Hyperawareness We’ve never been so damn aware of how we look. If […]

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When Finishing Last is Best


I’m a fast eater. Maybe it’s because I’m originally from the GO GO GO New York metro area – or maybe I’m just wired that way (or as Lady Gaga would say – Born That Way). I eat fast + talk fast + walk fast. The only person I know […]

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One Habit at a Time


Losing weight and getting in shape can feel like a monumental undertaking. It requires changing not just one or two, but dozens of habits… Drink more water, go to the grocery store, prep food, make time to exercise, eat more whole foods, get 7 or 8 hours of sleep. It’s […]

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Permission to Slow Down


I’ve been laying low the past few months on purpose. Zero blogging + taking on only a handful of new clients + reading for pleasure + binge watching Big Little Lies (so good!)+ giving myself time to rest and rejuvenate. Because sometimes, no matter how much of a control freak […]

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It’s Time to Put the Scale Away When…


If you have a history of yo-yo dieting, relying on the scale for motivation can easily backfire. Let me explain. If the scale number is higher than we hoped for, it can cause anxiety. And anxiety about our weight tends to send us beelining toward our “hidden” stash of Thin […]

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Why You’ll Succeed


On a scale of 1-10, 10 being absolutely! – how confident are you than you’ll reach your healthy natural weight and stay there? Be completely honest with yourself. Most of my clients rate themselves at about a 5 or 6 when we first start working together. My job as their coach […]

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Body Bashing – Be the Change


You guys, I’m all fired up! This past Saturday, I attended the Women’s March here in Denver. The march was an opportunity to support social justice, human rights and equality – and to demonstrate that we will be vigilant in protecting these rights moving forward. The crowd was awash with […]

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App-y New Year (3 Health Apps I Use + Love)


I don’t know about you, but I always let out a big ol’ sigh of relief when the holiday season is over. Let’s sing Auld Lang Syne already and get going! Back to routines – and life as usual. A time to refocus. A blank canvas of sorts. If healthier […]

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The Snake and the Rope


Not overeating is easy. You simply eat when you’re physically hungry, stop when you’re satisfied and repeat. What’s hard are the feelings that show up when we don’t overeat. When we don’t overeat, we have to feel and we don’t want to. It’s not that we’re not willing, it’s that most of us […]

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