Category: Lifestyle

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.  When you try something new the primal brain will always give you reasons why its

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Looking Back and Looking Ahead to the New Year.

How was 2019 for you? In my own life it was definitely a year of growth. I have grown as a wife, a mother and a business owner. I have gained some confidence and worked through lots of fear. I am working on myself to not take things that people say personally (very challenging). To view life and its many challenges with these thoughts “this is the way its supposed

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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 I feel physically and how full I feel after 20 minutes of eating. It’s so

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Fall Favorites and Catching Up

Hi Friends! Happy Fall! It’s been a summery start to Fall this year. 90 degrees in Cincinnati this week! Honestly, I don’t love the heat but I know that winter is just around the corner. I’m enjoying the fact that I can still wear my flip flops to the grocery store and step outside without a coat on. Life has been a bit crazy but it’s all good! Being in

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How to Change a Habit Around Food

Have you ever tried to change a habit? If so, did you succeed? Habits can be difficult to change, but it’s not impossible! The reason for this is that we have trained our brains to do certain things. Each time you do something, such as eating ice cream after dinner, you are training your brain to expect that ice cream. It’s like a reward for the brain. If you try

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Why Your Liver May Need a Detox

Is a toxic liver preventing you from losing weight? Since your liver is the body main fat metabolizer, it’s important to boost the liver’s function and so it can help decrease the toxins that accumulate in the body. One thing that healthy people have in common is that they limit the amount of  junk that goes into their body. According to Dr. Frank Lipman, MD founder of Be Well, a

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Currently Loving

Hi there! How’s your week going? I’m so excited to begin a new monthly blog post sharing all the things that I’m Currently Loving in my daily life. It’s a few of my favorite products, books, recipes, etc. that I use and want to share with YOU! It’s finally summer in Ohio! After a long rainy start, the sun has returned and it’s been beautiful! This summer my favorite sunscreen

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The Benefits to Working with a Coach

Have you spent years struggling with a health or weight issue on your own? Are you baffled as to why you can’t seem to make progress around your weight goals?Do you believe you have no control over your eating?Or that you don’t have enough willpower? If you answered yes to any of the above, you’re like most of the women on the planet– always feeling at odds with how much

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Hi, I'm DONNA

As a Certified Life and Weight Loss Coach  I work with women in midlife and beyond to help them lose weight for the last time, so they can live with more ease and have way less stress around weight, food, and how they look.

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