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How To Know If Food Isn’t Your Problem

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I have a hunch that food isn't your problem. Sure, over-eating or over-indulging might be. But that probably isn't a food problem...Let me explain... If I ask you, "what derails your fat loss progress?" you're likely to give me answers like: stress, social situations, lack of time and emotional eating. I know this because I've asked you and you've told me so. I know this because I get hundreds and ...Read More

Why Do We Settle?

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Last night I hosted a webinar to work with a very motivated group of people who are ready to achieve their fat loss goals &  have a healthy, balanced relationship with food free from deprivation, misery and obsession. It was AWESOME. We talked about one of my favorite quotes from the book The Motivation Manifesto and  how we can create our own personal freedom without willpower and obsession. "Why, having ...Read More

Q&A 14: Forecasting Failure

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In today's episode we're addressing a listener concern about her habit of forecasting failure. We talk about how to handle feeling frustrated with your body and your lack of results while not being in denial but also not manifesting future failures. Listen Now: Download Episode Question: Hi Elizabeth  I am kind of struggling over the last few days. I could use some guidance. I feel like I am not making ...Read More

What I Ate…Monday

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It's been a few weeks since I shared my daily eats so even though it's a Monday, I thought I might give you a little look inside my life, my eats and my workout! On this particular day I woke up around 5am. That's pretty typical. I love mornings and I wake up each day like a kid on Christmas thinking, "Is it time for coffee?!?!!" I'm definitely not someone ...Read More

Q&A 13: Eating Your Emotions – Perspective, Pity, & Your Personal Power

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In today's episode we're answering a listener question about strategies for dealing with intense emotion that drives you to eat. How do you overcome emotion that is so intense you just don't care about your goals in the moment? We talk about how you can practice perspective, how you can create new energy and how you can take control of your emotions instead of letting them take control of you! ...Read More

Episode 047: WHY You Eat vs. WHAT You Eat

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In today's episode we're talking about what truly holds people back from achieving their fat loss goals. in many cases, it isn't as much about what you eat as it is about why you eat! We talk about the power of affirmations, the power of thought, the power of the spoken word and how you can utilize your brain power to help you reach your fat loss goals. Listen Now! ...Read More

Going Through the Motions

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At one point in my weight loss journey I got into a really ugly habit of just going through the motions. I was incredibly frustrated with my lack of results (I definitely wasn't losing any weight) and felt like I was doing the things I should be doing. Sure, I wasn't perfect and there were occassional indulgences, but at the time, I really felt like I was "doing the work". ...Read More

Dress for Success – Fat Loss Version

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Making good food choices isn't just about making good food choices. Seriously. We wake up and think, "No sugar today! I'm going to resist all the sugar!" or "I've planned out my meals and I'm not eating anything that isn't part of the plan!" Those are both fine & good. I've done it. It can be helpful. But are you taking advantage of ways you can improve your food choices ...Read More

Episode 041: How To Start Your Transformation (Starting, Staying the Course and Achieving Your Goals)

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In today's episode we're talking about practical strategies to create and, more importantly, achieve your own transformation. We talk about building habits, staying consistent, and navigating obstacles and roadblocks along the way. And don't forget to sign up for the VIP e-newsletter so you can be a part of the free 1-a-day to transform in May challenge!!! Listen Now! Download Episode The Problem: We are where we are because of our ...Read More