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Episode 069: Power Thinking vs Positive Thinking for Fat Loss

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Fat loss is 90% what you eat. What you eat is 90% mental. If you don't control your thoughts, they will control you. This is very clear when we consider all the times we've really wanted to make good food choices but cave to temptation in the moment. Controlling your thoughts isn't just about positive thinking - in fact, positive thinking often falls far short. This is where power thinking ...Read More

Q&A 17: Getting Started with Fat Loss

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In today's episode we're tackling a common challenge that many people face: spending lots of time & energy planning and talking themselves up but then failing to take action. How do you start? How do you create that initial activation energy? How do you bridge the gap between knowing what to do and actually doing it? We're going to tackle how to go about getting started with fat loss. Listen ...Read More

Q&A 16: Choosing Goals over Instant Gratification

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In today's episode we're answering a listener question about what strategies can be helpful when trying to choose your goals in the face of temptation. We are programmed to seek instant gratification over long-term progress and well being. Listen Now! Download Episode Listener Question: "Hi Elizabeth! I’m really enjoying your podcast and I’ve implemented a handful of the strategies you talk about. I’ve set some goals and identified a couple ...Read More

Episode 057: The Wrong Approach

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So many of us embrace the wrong approach to fat loss. We are enticed by detoxes, quick fixes, food lists, meals plans, etc and we don't ever really think about our anchor - what holds us back, what weighs us down and impedes our progress. The quick fix and food-centric approach often doesn't address the root of the problem and therefore isn't a viable solution! Listen Now! Download Episode Are ...Read More

Episode 056: Is Comparison Slowing Your Progress?

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In this episode we talk about how comparing ourselves to others can really impede progress. It can lead to paralysis and inaction or it can stroke our ego and prevent us from really striving for our full potential. We fall into this comparison trap when we compare our eating habits, our consistency, our bodies and our workouts to other people and really, nothing good can come from it! Listen Now! ...Read More

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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

Episode 051: Hunger: False Hunger, Real Hunger and How to Respond Intelligently

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So many people struggle with hunger. They feel like they can't be successful in weight loss because they are constantly battling hunger. Some hunger is real. Some hunger is not. Today we're talking about how to know which you're experiencing and how to overcome it effortlessly. Listen Now! Download Episode The Problem: Your body can (and will) send false hunger signals. Hunger is hormonal biofeedback and is triggered when your body ...Read More