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 Surprising Reason I Recommend a Food Plan


Most people blame lack of willpower for their unhealthy choices. I disagree. Sort of. When you make a decision, or resist a donut – you’re expending some of the mental currency you have available that day. Each small decision diminishes your daily energy stores. Check this out… Barack Obama and […]

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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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What’s Way Better Than Food?


Over the summer, I noticed that I was turning to food more often than usual. My scale noticed too. So I sat down with my Top 5 Values and BOOM! – it was abundantly clear that I was altogether neglecting my adventure value. My husband and I had been discussing the […]

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More Powerful Than a Food Journal?


What you pay attention to grows. ~Geneen Roth Tell me to what you pay attention and I will tell you who you are. ~Jose Ortega y Gassett What we think, we become. ~Buddha See a trend here? What do you give more attention to in your life? That big bowl […]

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Identifying Your Top Values


Deep down in your innermost being, what is important to you? What sort of qualities do you want to nurture in yourself? What do you want to stand for? How do you want to be in your relationships with others? Values are our heart’s deepest desires for how we want […]

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How Do We Create Happiness?


We’re all in search of happiness. We want happiness for ourselves, our children, our spouses, our friends… But how do we go about creating happiness in our lives? The question came up while listening to one of my favorite podcasts recently – and interviewee’s response was downright brilliant. She said… Happiness is a […]

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One Simple Trick For Getting Out of a Recipe Rut


Zucchini, Chicken, Repeat. Good grief y’all. I’ve been stuck in a big old recipe rut for – oh let’s just say ALL of 2016. A week or so ago – after preparing yet ANOTHER dish made with chicken and zucchini, the hubby and I gave each other that, “if I […]

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