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Year of Push 2.10 The Only Problem Food Solves Is Hunger

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I am determined to be happy today. It's a choice I am making. Happy by choice looks like this for me today: Getting an iced coffee before my pedicure Listening to great music while I drive (instead of a book or podcast) Taking myself out to lunch Wearing an outfit that makes me feel cute & feminine Being patient & grateful while dealing with a banking issue - it's not ...Read More

321: Are You Settling for “Good Enough” or “Better Than Before”?

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Are you settling for "good enough" or not making further progress because you are "better than before"? This is something I see all the time when people make progress. Maybe they lose weight, improve their health or start making better choices. They haven't reached their goal, but their effort drops off because they begin to justify excuses & indulgences based on the improvements they've made so far. That's a red ...Read More

Year of Push 2.7 Suns Out Runs Out

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Ah, another beautiful day in New England! After months of cold weather and a week of rain, I couldn't be happier to be sitting outside with a tall glass of cold brew coffee, writing to you guys. Yes, I have to work. Yes, I have a really busy week. Yes, I have time to get outside. We make time for what matters. I carried my coffee & laptop outside and ...Read More

320: Happiness As The Path To Health

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What if, instead of pursuing health as the path to happiness, we pursue happiness as the path to health? What if we decide that we aren't going to fight against ourselves anymore but rather be militantly on our own side? You cannot hate your way to a body you love. You cannot sustain a battle against yourself. I want you to joyfully pursue a life you love instead of trying ...Read More

Creating a Fuller Life Versus Smaller Body

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I understand turning to food for "comfort". I understand turning to food when you're lonely. I understand turning to food after rejection. I understand turning to food when you're bored. I also understand what it takes to stop using food as a crutch and start learning to live and thrive without out mis-using food and betraying your body. I understand the burning desire for a smaller body. I understand what ...Read More

319: It’s Not “More Special” with More Food

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I was on the phone with a client-friend the other day. We were chatting about her goals and what changes she needs to make in order to feel better about her life & her progress. She said, "I need to stop telling myself that everything is a special occasion". What she meant was, "I need to stop making everything special also mean overindulging and/or drinking". And that's different. It's not ...Read More

318: Think Differently

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You are where you are because of how you think. We're all very quick to focus on behavioral changes we want, but all behavior, all choices, are driven by thoughts. If you want to behave differently, if you want to choose differently, you've got to focus on thinking differently. Today's short podcast episode will help you do just that! Listen Now Download Episode Resources: Breaking Barriers - Overcoming Self-Limiting Beliefs & ...Read More

317: What Are You REALLY Hungry For? Connection with Yourself & Others

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If you keep turning to food, despite your goals to lose weight or get healthy, it's time to consider: what are you REALLY hungry for? I've said for years that transformation is far more about tackling WHY we eat and not as much about WHAT we eat. In fact, that's why I created Breaking Barriers. But today we're diving deeper into what is often missing: lack of connection & relationship ...Read More

315: Growth Beyond Your Comfort Zone

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Today you'll meet one of my male clients as he shares the hard work he did to set his ego aside and pursue growth beyond his comfort zone. He joined the Fat Loss Fast Track once he decided to stop focusing on what was wrong & all his past failures. He wasn't comfortable with the idea of journaling or taking a look at his emotional eating patterns but he did ...Read More

314: 3.5 Strategies To Stop Bingeing

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One of the first questions I ask people when they get on the free Primal Potential VIP email list is "What are you struggling with & how can I help?" Recently, a common answer has been, "How can I stop bingeing?" However you define binge eating or simply eating to a point of regret & frustration, today I'm sharing 3.5 strategies (yup, there's a half strategy in there) to help ...Read More