Don’t Look to the Past to Define Your Future!

Have you ever heard the term “Future Focus”? As humans we usually look to our past successes and failures to determine our current results. For example, If we lost weight in the past and then gained it back, we probably believe we can lose weight but we will always gain it back.“I’ve always been overweight, … Read more

How to keep going when you want to quit!

How often do you start things such as a diet or an exercise routine, then after a few weeks, if you aren’t seeing results, you want to quit? It’s so common.  Our primal brain doesn’t like it when we try new things.  It likes us to stay comfortable and exert as little energy as possible.  … Read more

The #1 Tool You Can Use to Lose Weight

Did you know that the most important tool you have when it comes to changing behavior or habits is your thinking? Your thoughts create your feelings (all the feelings you try to avoid). Your habitual thoughts create your cravings and over desire for food. Your feelings and cravings cause you to overeat. If you want … Read more

It’s that time of year for……Cookies.

It’s that time of year when Christmas cookies, candy, and all the treats  show up everywhere you go! And since they are only available at Christmas time, how can you eat just one? The cookies are not the problem. When we eat too many cookies, we think the cookies are the cause (If the cookies … Read more

How to enjoy the holidays without “overeating”

The holidays are here! For some of us, this time brings some magical experiences and moments. And for others, when it comes to food and body image, it can carry a lot of stress and anxiety when it comes to eating. So how can you enjoy the holidays without overeating? There is a common cycle … Read more

How to Stop Overeating.

Is it possible to not eat the candy or the chips or the ice cream when it’s right in front of you? What if I told you it was? And it’s not willpower that will do it. Your Brain First of all, it’s completely normal to have urges and cravings. There is a part of … Read more

Why It’s Important To Build Awareness Around Eating

In order to manage your weight, it’s important to become aware of how much food your body really needs to perform the basic functions of life. Here’s a few things I do that have helped me to build awareness around eating: What has worked best for me is basing my food intake on how hungry … Read more