Mindless Eating Series Part Two: Emotions

Welcome to Part Two of our Mindless Eating Series.  We’ve already covered the first topic (click the link below if you missed it!) where I discussed what a good vs bad food mentality is and gave solutions of how to have a more balanced approach when it comes to food. Today we’re going to look at some emotional reasons that might lead us to mindless eating and some insights … Read More

Mindless Eating Series Part 1: The Good vs Bad Food Mentality

Mindless Eating occurs when we don’t pay attention to what we are eating or the amount we are eating. Have you ever sat down on the couch with a bag of M&Ms and suddenly the bag is gone? Or maybe you’re at a cookout and sit in front of a bowl of chips then before you know it there are only crumbs left. If so, … Read More

My Secrets to Staying Motivated & Consistent

The key to consistency is finding something you like doing.  I could stop there, but let’s keep going 🙂  Staying consistent and motivated for the long haul can be tough for so many of us. Let’s make it a little easier, shall we? I’ll start by embarrassing myself with a nice little story. Many moons ago, I was talking to a client during … Read More

How the #TreatYoSelf Method Leads to Fat Loss and Food Freedom

A lot of my clients have told me things like: “I can’t have ice cream in the house because I’ll eat the whole container.” “I can’t buy cereal because I’ll eat the whole box.” “I shouldn’t buy peanut butter because I eat the jar in like two days.” When you really think about it, we kind of set ourselves up … Read More

When to Say “When”

The temperature has been dropping here in Boston and when I got to the gym yesterday my motivation was at zero.  Every Monday morning I teach spin then after work I usually go into the gym to lift.  When I got to the gym I was exhausted so I headed into the sauna to warm up and took an unplanned 20 minute nap (not recommended!).  After … Read More

Three Steps Towards Being More Confident

1. Stop Saying “Sorry” Think about a time you went out to eat and when your meal came out, it didn’t come out as you ordered it.  The waiter comes over to check on your food and you say something like “oh I’m sorry but I ordered this without cheese. Sorry!”  What are you sorry for?  You’re just asking that the meal you are paying … Read More

Slow Progress Is Still Progress

“Be not afraid of going slowly, be afraid only of standing still.”  I love this quote (and the turtle 😉 ). This idea is everything when it comes to weight loss. I want to share some numbers with you.  This chart shows a clients weight loss progress over a three month period. Of course it can be debated about whether or not the scale is … Read More