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407: Raising Healthy Kids & Inspiring Others

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Today was such a fun episode! It is part 1 of a 2 part listener Q&A episode and we kick off with a powerful question about how I'll raise my (future) children to be healthy & health-conscious without making food a huge issue in the family. We talk about how to inspire others, how to support others on their own health journeys, what advice I'd give to a menopausal women ...Read More

406: Rationalizing Versus Resourcefulness

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Do you ever find yourself rationalizing a choice you know you shouldn't make? Do you catch yourself justifying an excuse? Talking yourself into why it's okay to wait another day or break a promise you made to yourself? That's what we're talking about today. We're talking about first recognizing the way you most commonly rationalize, justify or make excuses. Then we're talking about 3 different ways you can responsd in ...Read More

405: 3 Strategies For Massive Change

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"If you don't believe in affirmations, go into your child's bathroom and write 'I am a loser' on their mirror." I posted this quote on Instagram the other day (with the disclaimer "please don't actually do this, whether you believe in affirmations or not"). The email responses that came from that post told me loud & clear: we need to talk about the way we talk to & about ourselves. ...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

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

Energy Is Created

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"I just don't have the energy..." "I'm too tired to...." These are statements I hear every day & they reflect an unfortunate misunderstanding about energy. If you'd rather listen to this blog than read it, please click here.  Energy is something we create, not something we wait for. Unfortunately, while we talk about how little energy we have, we skip all the strategies that create energy. Energy is created with ...Read More

399: Answers To Most Common Fat Loss Questions

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A couple years ago I regularly did "random episodes" answering listener questions & sharing my own personal hacks & strategies. In today's episode, I'm doing both. I'm sharing a personal detoxification strategy and answering a bunch of listener questions including: Does eating this particular food take me out of fat burning mode? What's the best thing I should eat to make sure I stay in fat burning mode? Does exercising ...Read More