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305: Creating Your Fat Loss Foundation

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In today's episode I want to talk to you as if you were one of my coaching clients. I want to help YOU create YOUR fat loss foundation. Today is all about learning to not get distracted by other peoples' journeys or strategies and instead focusing on your own work. Do you know which basic habits drive results for you? Are you consistent with them? Those are the only two ...Read More

301: Workshop – Eliminating Excuses

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Today we're tackling "the gap" - the space between where you are and where you want to be or between what you intend to do and what you actually do. In that gap are your excuses. This is a bit of a workshop episode on eliminating excuses. Once you do that, you close the gap between your ideal and your reality. It's time to stop accepting and believing your excuses. ...Read More

299: Enjoying Food Without Regret

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Have you ever felt like you either enjoy the full spectrum of food or you're missing out? That it's either one or the other and there's no middle ground? I've been there! But enjoying food without regret is absolutely possible! Today I'm sharing a conversation with one of my clients who is learning to do just that. She comes from an Italian family where food & drink was not just ...Read More

Strong with Purpose, Light at Heart

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Someday soon I'll be getting a new tattoo. It will be a small feather to remind me of how I want to be: Strong with purpose and light at heart. That's what the feather means to me. Several months ago I had a bit of a revelation. I think that much of the excess physical weight we carry is merely a physical manifestation of an emotional problem: Carrying too much ...Read More

Love (Yourself) Without Limit

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I'm about to make many of you really uncomfortable. #sorrynotsorry What if you begin to love without limit? But wait...there's more... What if you love YOURSELF without limit? What would that look like? What could that look like today? Back in November at my ASCEND weekend event, I asked everyone to place their hand on their heart and smile. It was uncomfortable. Even as I sit here now, it feels ...Read More

Enough.

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If you'd rather listen to this blog, click here. I recently released a powerful episode of the all new Daily Motivations Podcast based on one of my favorite Latin proverbs: If the wind will not serve, take to the oars. Listen, life isn't easy. It's not supposed to always go in your favor. If you only do the work, if you only pursue your goals when life is easy, you're ...Read More

289: Q&A On Emotional Eating

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Today I'm answering your questions on emotional eating. This is one of the biggest barriers to progress. It's not that we don't know what to eat to reach our goals, it's that in moments of emotion or stress, we act as though we don't care. We certainly DO care, and overeating or overindulging creates more emotion, stress and frustration. If there is an area where you struggle, don't miss today's ...Read More

288: Progress & Priorities Through Emotional Pain

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Life is hard. Emotional pain from loss, stress, fear or heartbreak can be overwhelming. It can also be the reason we don't take care of ourselves or prioritize our goals. In today's episode I'm talking about perspectives and strategies that will help you make progress through emotional pain. If you struggle with emotion, sadness or fear, don't miss this episode. If you are ready to stop feeling limited by your ...Read More

How To Make Yourself Feel Strong When You Need It Most

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I understand how easy it is to get overwhelmed by the negative.  When things are not going well, it often feels like the world is crashing down around you.  It can be very difficult to see what is going well.  These are the moments when we're likely to throw in the towel and convince ourselves that we "just can't". Here's the thing though:  you can choose to feel strong. You ...Read More

Why I Redefined My Tattoo

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In 2004 I went to Africa. It was the 50th anniversary of Ghana's independence and I went there to sing "Somewhere Over The Rainbow" at a celebratory event. I remember being so inspired by the genuine joy of the people of Ghana and marveling at how much they seemed to have, emotionally, despite having so little. I had a spare hair elastic around my wrist and the kids were obsessed ...Read More