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2015 Best of Primal Potential


I thought it would be fun to do a compilation of the best of Primal Potential from from 2015 with the most popular blog posts and podcast episodes. If you have a favorite that didn't make it to the top of the list, make sure to tell me what you loved in the comments!! What was YOUR favorite podcast episode or blog post? Which ones were the most helpful to ...Read More

Ep 118: How To Stop Emotional Eating


You can do this. You do not need another food list or meal plan. You need to understand and implement strategies to stop emotional eating, self-sabotage and over-indulgence. I used to be a serious emotional eater. And binge eater. And any-reason-at-all eater. I am not anymore. It's not about willpower. It's about strategy & practice. Let's PLEASE stop focusing exclusively on food & exercise and start addressing the real issues! ...Read More

Hate Your Christmas Pictures? Please DON’T Diet!


Let me first say that I used to avoid pictures like the PLAGUE. I'd become so uncomfortable. I'd leave the room or offer to take the picture. Often, I flat out refuse to be in it. I'm such I seemed like a total b*tch. But I was embarrassed. Really embarrassed. I hated seeing myself in pictures. I hated being unable to deny how big I was. I hated seeing how ...Read More

Ep 117: How to Make 2016 Amazing In Every Way – A Motivational Message


I want 2016 to be different for you. I don't want you to struggle in the same 'ol ways, being obsessed with weight loss, frustrated, stopping & starting, trying & failing. I want you to be free from food obsession. I am admittedly a little tough in this episode. I'm ok with that. I'm ok with that because I believe this is the key for how to make 2016 amazing ...Read More

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How To Overcome All or Nothing Thinking


(Would you rather listen to an audio version of this blog? I've gotcha! Click here to listen) The "all or nothing" approach to food & fat loss is a problem. It is a legitimate threat to your goals. It is counterproductive and wastes a ton of energy. I think we all acknowledge that it doesn't work, however, we can't seem to break free from it. We set out to have ...Read More

Q&A 37: Food Rewards, Earned Indulgences & Cheat Meals


In today's episode I'm answering your questions about food rewards, earned indulgences and cheat meals. I'll be sharing my perspective on whether or not you should use food as a reward and how to balance strategic indulgences that reflect a healthy relationship with food versus talking yourself into being inconsistent. Where is that line and how do you find it? Listen Now Download Episode Food Rewards, Earned Indulgences & Cheat ...Read More

Ep 116: Eating Healthy On A Budget: 5 Meals for Under $1.99


Eating healthy on a budget is absolutely possible. In fact, what I want to demonstrate in today's episode is that you can actually save a lot of money by eating clean, eating for fat loss and focusing on whole foods. Can it be more expensive to eat healthy? Yes.  Can it be more expensive to not eat healthy? Yes. You can do it either way. The choice is yours. But ...Read More

Ep 115: Fat Loss Breakfast – Top 10 Questions & Recipes


It's hard to believe that it is almost the 1 year anniversary of the Primal Potential podcast. Know what the most popular episode was? Q&A 6: How to Make Breakfast A Fat Burning Meal. Given that, I thought it would be fun to do a follow-up episode answering the most common questions about breakfast and sharing some of my favorite fat loss breakfast recipes and meal ideas. Listen Now Download ...Read More

Fear Of Missing Out Isn’t What You Think…


When I challenge people to identify WHY they self-sabotage and WHY there is a gap between what they want and what they do, one thing that continuously arises is fear of missing out. You know, you've decided to stay away from sugar but then someone brings cupcakes into the office and you just don't want to miss out on them... Well, this weekend I was working on revisions for one ...Read More

Ep 114: 5 Ways We Talk Ourselves Into Sabotage


Self-sabotage poses a huge threat to your goals and your health. Beyond that, it's incredibly frustrating. The key to overcoming it is to understand the ways we talk ourselves into sabotage. Most people are so frustrated that they continuously set goals then get in their own way. In many cases, they don't even understand how or why it's happening. How can you want something so bad yet continue to sabotage? ...Read More

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