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325: Dietary Fats To Avoid & Why

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Dietary fat can be your best friend in health & fat loss or your worst enemy. Today's we're exploring which fats to avoid & why. I certainly had a ton of misconceptions about healthy & unhealthy fats for a long time. I thought that unsaturated fats were ideal and vegetable oils were perfectly healthy. I thought that butter & saturated fats were best avoided. I've done a ton of episodes ...Read More

324: The Simple Path To Fat Loss

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I am a simple girl. I think health & fat loss isn’t complicated. It’s not easy, but it’s also not complicated. Today I want to talk to you about the simple path to fat loss. We know the simple things to do, we just don’t do them consistently. And then, we get distracted by all the complicated tips and tricks and tactics that make companies billions of dollars every year. ...Read More

323: How Much Should You Eat?

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Lots of people want to know how much they should eat. When it comes to protein, fat & carbs, everyone wants to know: how much should you eat? How much is too much? What is the target you should look to hit? In fact, a google search of "how much protein should I eat" or the same question related to fat or carbs will yield millions of results & opinions. ...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

321: Are You Settling for “Good Enough” or “Better Than Before”?

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Are you settling for "good enough" or not making further progress because you are "better than before"? This is something I see all the time when people make progress. Maybe they lose weight, improve their health or start making better choices. They haven't reached their goal, but their effort drops off because they begin to justify excuses & indulgences based on the improvements they've made so far. That's a red ...Read More

320: Happiness As The Path To Health

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What if, instead of pursuing health as the path to happiness, we pursue happiness as the path to health? What if we decide that we aren't going to fight against ourselves anymore but rather be militantly on our own side? You cannot hate your way to a body you love. You cannot sustain a battle against yourself. I want you to joyfully pursue a life you love instead of trying ...Read More

319: It’s Not “More Special” with More Food

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I was on the phone with a client-friend the other day. We were chatting about her goals and what changes she needs to make in order to feel better about her life & her progress. She said, "I need to stop telling myself that everything is a special occasion". What she meant was, "I need to stop making everything special also mean overindulging and/or drinking". And that's different. It's not ...Read More

318: Think Differently

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You are where you are because of how you think. We're all very quick to focus on behavioral changes we want, but all behavior, all choices, are driven by thoughts. If you want to behave differently, if you want to choose differently, you've got to focus on thinking differently. Today's short podcast episode will help you do just that! Listen Now Download Episode Resources: Breaking Barriers - Overcoming Self-Limiting Beliefs & ...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

316: Wired To Eat Book Review

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Just a couple weeks ago, Robb Wolf, a leading Paleo health expert, released his new book, Wired to Eat. I loved it. Today I'm sharing my primary takeaways from the book with you. One of the things I loved the most is that Wolf acknowledges we can't approach food from a one-size-fits-all standpoint. We all have different tolerances & sensitivities and he uses this book to help you identify what ...Read More