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Year of Push 4.18 That’s YOUR Job

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Synchroncity. You know, when the same particular theme seems to show up, simultaneously, in multiple areas of your life? That's happening to me right now & I love it! Would you rather listen to this blog than read it? Listen on my new Anchor short-form audio channel! And: did you know you can "call in" to Anchor and ask questions? It's so freakin' cool. My new obsession. I am currently ...Read More

Year of Push 4.12 CELEBRATE

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I am crying as I write this. Tears of gratitude and disbelief and pure joy. (I blame it on my Masters Club clients - they've been sending me video messages all morning.) If you'd rather listen to this blog than read it, click here. Based on your feedback from episode 359, I'll be incorporating audio, though I'm not sure how yet. For today, click to listen. Here's the full link: ...Read More

Year of Push 4.10 Weight Loss Wins

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When I was 350+ lbs, a lot of my misery came from my mindset. There were parts of life I absolutely could have & should have enjoyed, but I let my negativity about my body get in my way. It didn't have to be that way. I could have been more social. I could have worn dresses & skirts & bathing suits. Being overweight didn't prevent me from those things, ...Read More

Year of Push 4.7 Authentic Is Better Than Perfect

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I recently invited you guys to "ask me anything" and the answers to your questions will air on tomorrow's podcast. One of the questions has been lingering on my mind & I wanted to take a minute to address it here. "Here is another one, when you talk about an imperfect day, what does that look like? I really struggle with black and white thinking." Here's my reality: every day ...Read More

356: Complacency & Rationalization

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Do you feel like you're a bit complacent? You want more results but you're just not pushing yourself to get those results? On today's episode I'm talking with one of my clients who has lost 70 lbs and wants to lose more. When I asked about his current challenges & struggles he said, "I've become complacent." He finds himself rationalizing choices because one treat or indulgence won't really make a ...Read More

355: Intensity of Temptation & Fighting Against Yourself

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This might be one of my favorite episodes ever. Here's what happened: I got an email from a client who was really struggling. In the heat of a moment of frustration, she wanted to eat. She was simultaneously making choices that weren't aligned with her goals AND mad at herself that she was still fighting these battles with food. While bemoaning the ongoing struggle, she chose to turn to food. ...Read More

Year of Push 4.4 Were You Meant For More?

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I want & deserve a life that is so much bigger than food obsession. I want & deserve a body I feel great in. I want more than obesity. I want more than unhappiness. I want more than insecurity. But, wanting & deserving doesn't create change.  Only I can do that.  I decided not to settle for the life I had been living. A life of overeating, constantly indulging, severely ...Read More

Year of Push 4.3 Best Advice

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The other day on Instagram, I shared advice from Marcus Aurelius. Meditations, a publication of his personal journals, begins with him recounting some of the best advice he received from friends, family & teachers. Some of my favorites include: hear unwelcome truths be a man of both strength & flexibility self control & resistance to distractions if I've failed it's no one's fault but mine do my own work, mind ...Read More

354: Tackling Food Addiction & Feeling Powerless

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Are there foods that you feel have more power than you do? Like once you stop with that certain thing, you just can't stop? Do you ever feel like you're addicted to sugar? I've certainly been there and so has one of my clients, with whom I'm chatting on today's episode. After losing 100 pounds, she convinced herself that she had been addicted to certain foods and she didn't have ...Read More

Year of Push 4.2 DO WORK

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You know, I'm a little heated today. We'll call it passionate. It happens often. After my workout today, I stayed at the gym to do some skill work towards a particular fitness goal I have. The workout was really challenging & I was tired. I was hungry & absolutely would have preferred to head right home to eat. But, I didn't. I stayed and I kept working because this goal ...Read More