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What Is Breaking Barriers?

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I get a lot of questions about my e-course, Breaking Barriers. I figured I’d make life easier for you & for me by telling you a bit more about it & answering the most common questions you guys have been asking. After battling my weight for my entire life, after focusing on diet & exercise as the solution to my weight problem for decades, I realized that my lack of ...Read More

169: What CAN You Do?

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Today is a minisode to help you shift from a focus on all the things beyond your control to all the things squarely within your control. We're talking about the difference between having an internal locus of control & an external locus of control. Essentially, when we focus on things we don't control like the actions of our family or the things we've done in the past, we automatically feel ...Read More

163: How To Lose Your Negative Attitude

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This is definitely an "Elizabeth uncensored" episode! When it comes to weight loss, the most important thing you need to lose is your negative attitude. Seriously. When you argue for your limitations you get to keep them and the majority of people spend more time arguing for why they can't change than for why they can & will. They'll be right every single time. There's not much in the way ...Read More

159: Fat to Fit Part 2 – Mindset

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Ready for part 2 of our Fat to Fit series? If you missed part 1, which was all about fear and nutrition, you can listen to that episode here. Today we're diving into mindset. I believe very strongly that fat loss is achieved (or not) only when you conquer the battlefield of your mind. Unfortunately, most of us spend the majority of our time & energy on trying to white-knuckle ...Read More

How To Reduce Stress In 2 Minutes or Less

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Raise your hand if you've ever turned to food in response to stress? (Both hands in the air over here!) I want to show you how to reduce stress in less than 2 minutes. Learning to manage stress is a critical skill when your goal is fat loss or improved health for both physiological & emotional reasons. Most obviously, we're far more prone to justifying less-than-stellar food choices when we're ...Read More

155: The End of Self-Sabotage

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Today we're having another Primal Potential Book Club episode all about the end of self-sabotage! I read a lot of books and I'm constantly going through books about health, nutrition & fat loss but I only want to share a book with you when I feel a sense of, "Oh my goodness, they NEED to hear this." I most recently got that feeling with a book that has nothing to ...Read More

You Don’t Need Willpower To Lose Weight (Here’s What You DO Need)

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Have you ever been frustrated by your lack of willpower? I know I have! I've had so many moments when I decided to create & follow a plan and then quit before I started! I cannot tell you how many times I've told myself, "This is the time! I'm doing it! No excuses! Time to get serious!" and then found myself saying "yes" to cookies, ice cream and pizza the ...Read More

151: How To Stop Overeating & Giving In To Temptation

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Last week I shared a personal episode about my experiences with binge eating. I talked about how & why I binged & how I stopped. The response to that episode was overwhelming. Whether you could relate to binge eating or just emotional eating and overeating, hundreds of you reached out for help and support. Today I want to help you take that next step. I want to cover how to ...Read More

149: How To Win Internal Debates

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Do you ever have silent debates with yourself? You know, you make a decision to eat clean & then find yourself debating Girl Scout Cookies? The cartoon depictions of the devil & angel on opposite shoulders certainly originated from someone who knows exactly what I'm talking about! In today's episode we're talking about how to win internal debates and how to identify, understand & overcome them. Listen Now Download Episode ...Read More

148: Personal & Intense – Inside a Binge

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Today's episode is different. It is intense, it is personal & there are tears. I am talking about binging. I am taking you inside a binge. I'm not doing this to share my secrets or cleanse my soul. I am sharing this episode for 3 reasons: It feels like the right thing to do To publicly share details that most of us never talk about. We talk about dieting, we ...Read More