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Year of Push 2.14 3 Types of People

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Guys, can you believe it's April 20th? We are nearly halfway through 2017. Are you taking advantage of each day? Are you willing to set a micro goal for the last 10 days of the month? Is there an excuse you can stop making for 10 days or a small action you can create some consistency with? Let's make the rest of our month the best of our month! It's ...Read More

322: The Expectancy Effect – Fast Track to Higher Performance

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Here's what I think: the expectancy effect, when applied, can change your life. Lately I've been getting a lot of emails from people who are struggling. Their emails say things like, "I can't get motivated" or "I do alright for a couple days but then I blow it" and "my weekends are out of control". All of these emails have one thing in common: low expectations. There is a behavioral ...Read More

Year of Push 2.10 The Only Problem Food Solves Is Hunger

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I am determined to be happy today. It's a choice I am making. Happy by choice looks like this for me today: Getting an iced coffee before my pedicure Listening to great music while I drive (instead of a book or podcast) Taking myself out to lunch Wearing an outfit that makes me feel cute & feminine Being patient & grateful while dealing with a banking issue - it's not ...Read More

Year of Push 2.8 You Have To Participate

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Ah, what a great start to the day! It's 9:14am as I write this part of the blog and I've caught up on emails, connected with my Fat Loss Fast Track groups and 1:1 clients, showered and been to the gym. I had to get in an early workout today because I need to be in Boston this afternoon when I'm normally working out. Today was a barbell workout and ...Read More

Year of Push 2.7 Suns Out Runs Out

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Ah, another beautiful day in New England! After months of cold weather and a week of rain, I couldn't be happier to be sitting outside with a tall glass of cold brew coffee, writing to you guys. Yes, I have to work. Yes, I have a really busy week. Yes, I have time to get outside. We make time for what matters. I carried my coffee & laptop outside and ...Read More

Creating a Fuller Life Versus Smaller Body

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I understand turning to food for "comfort". I understand turning to food when you're lonely. I understand turning to food after rejection. I understand turning to food when you're bored. I also understand what it takes to stop using food as a crutch and start learning to live and thrive without out mis-using food and betraying your body. I understand the burning desire for a smaller body. I understand what ...Read More

317: What Are You REALLY Hungry For? Connection with Yourself & Others

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If you keep turning to food, despite your goals to lose weight or get healthy, it's time to consider: what are you REALLY hungry for? I've said for years that transformation is far more about tackling WHY we eat and not as much about WHAT we eat. In fact, that's why I created Breaking Barriers. But today we're diving deeper into what is often missing: lack of connection & relationship ...Read More

Year of Push 1.26 Gut It Out

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Hey guys, if you're new to these posts, listen to this podcast episode to get the scoop on what changes I'm making in my life and you can start back at my first daily post here. Welp, I'm definitely fighting something that seems like maybe strep? Ear infections? Major chest congestion & headaches. Insomnia. Here's the really great thing about it: it creates so much appreciation for how good I ...Read More

Year of Push 1.25 Under The Weather

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Hey guys, if you're new to these posts, listen to this podcast episode to get the scoop on what changes I'm making in my life and you can start back at my first daily post here. Well, the lack of sleep thing makes more sense this morning. (Insert sad trombone...) After struggling to sleep all night (again), I woke up with a sore throat & chest congestion. As much as ...Read More

Year of Push 1.23 Oh Sugar!?

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Hey guys, if you're new to these posts, listen to this podcast episode to get the scoop on what changes I'm making in my life and you can start back at my first daily post here. I love a fresh new day but I definitely wish I had slept better last night! I struggled to fall asleep and woke up every hour or so. Sleep is a huge priority for ...Read More