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404: Simple Decision Making Criteria

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I believe with all my heart that if you master what we're talking about in today's episode, you can crush any goal you set for yourself. Today's episode is about getting rid of all the drama & all the stories you use to talk  yourself into choices that prevent you from reaching your goals. Today's episode is about distinguishing between what is really happening & the story you tell yourself ...Read More

Can You Handle It?

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My former mentor inspired me again. I was fortunate to work with Mary Shenouda, The Paleo Chef, back in 2014 and even though it's been a while since we last talked, she continues to inspire me. If you'd rather listen to this blog than read it, please click here.  She recently posted on Instagram, "Can you handle the solitude during the transition from meh to hell yeah?" It's such a ...Read More

When I’m Burnt Out

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I got a great question from one of my Fat Loss Fast Track clients yesterday and I wanted to share both the question & answer with you guys today. Here's what her email said: "As I’m journaling, I’m realizing that I tend to make less-than-ideal choices when I’m feeling burnt out. I have a very physically demanding job and run my own business so there are some weeks when I ...Read More

If You’re Tired Of Going Slow, Go Fast

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I don't usually talk about the day's podcast episode in the daily blog, but today I am because I absolutely love today's episode! If you haven't listened to episode 402, stop what you're doing and download it now. It's inspired by a quote from Ramit Sethi: If you get tired of walking up a hill, run. Momentum makes it easier. Too often we give up when we are tired by ...Read More

402: Game Changing Reframe On Creating Momentum

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"If you get tired of walking up a hill, run. Momentum makes it easier." ~ Ramit Sethi While I know this & adamantly agree with it, reading it in a success tips email from Ramit Sethi was like hearing it & being moved by it for the first time. Today's episode is all about changing strategy to create momentum. Using effort & intensity to make the journey easier, not harder. ...Read More

Why You Are Unhappy

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Today I posted this quote on Instagram. "Unhappiness is not knowing what you want & then killing yourself to get it." ~ Don Herold If you'd rather listen to this blog than read it, click here to listen. I got this wrong for a long time. Especially with weight. For most of my life, all I wanted was to lose weight. I felt like everything would be better if I ...Read More

401: Tough Love On Self Talk

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Your negative self-talk & committment to your past problems is old news. It is draining you, whether you realize it or not, and it's keeping you from the progress & success you are capable of. It's time to retire all your negativity & complaining and replace those limiting, prescriptive thoughts with inquiries that lead to action. Minisode of tough love! Listen Now Download Episode How To Leave A Rating & Review ...Read More

Don’t Draw Conclusions From Illusions

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The other morning I got a text message from a client. She shared that she gets super annoyed with herself when she has to journal a choice she isn't proud of. She added "I think that's how you feel, too." What she meant is, she thinks I get annoyed by her choices. She's said similar things before - telling me how I feel about her choices. I remind her that ...Read More

Enough. You Are Not Your Past

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If I defined myself by my past choices & patterns of behavior, it would go like this: I'm fat. I'm inconsistent. I don't follow through. I'm an emotional eater. Once I start eating sugar, I just can't stop. I'm pretty good at losing weight but terrible at keeping it off. I can be disciplined for a few days or even a few weeks, but I inevitably go back to my ...Read More

Less Drama, More Success

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Hey guys! I'm taking it easy today after a rough weekend & not responding perfectly to anesthesia but I wanted to pop in with my thoughts & random observations for the day. If we could all get beter at recognizing when we're creating drama & stories that aren't helpful, we'd be happier, healthier and more successful. I'm sure of this! Most of our frustrations & problems come when we're being ...Read More