This week I'm talking about something that is super personal for me. Because it is something that I struggle with constantly. No matter how healthy you are, no matter how hard you try to eat a balanced diet, no matter how many hours you spend in the gym, you will probably still fail at this one thing. You will never be perfect. When I was a kid, I was always the last one picked for sports … [Read more...] about You’re Not Perfect. Now Embrace it!
r Self image insecurities affect a wide range of people.We're taught from an early age that being a winner has merit. There is pressure to get in the top preschool. There is the focus on winning at little league. And television shows like Toddlers and Tiaras to Dance Moms feature parents fighting for their kid's chance at first place. Many of us grow up with the subliminal messages that … [Read more...] about Healing a Negative Self Image
People get really nervous around me when they eat. In fact, ever since I got my Masters in nutrition and became a diet coach, I'm pretty positive that I've been invited to fewer parties. Maybe people think I'll show up holding a ruler to slap down whenever someone eats an offending food. And people will say to me things such as, “I bet you wouldn't eat this pizza”, or “I know, it's … [Read more...] about The Reason I Want You To Eat Junk Food
So many of us equate rest and relaxation with food. And this may be for good reason. Holidays, weddings, celebrations and get-togethers all tend to surround the act of eating. So you've had a stressful day. First your high paying customer's unrealistic expectations left you with the blame. Then, your eighth grader emphatically screamed that you were ruining his life. Now you're in a fight with … [Read more...] about How To Overcome Overeating When You’re Stressed Out
Babies don’t talk negatively about themselves. We are born without that critical, mean voice. I remember a point in my life, probably while I was still in diapers, when I was openly and proudly myself. Then there came the day when that inner-critic in my head slowly started talking. And once she found her voice, she was pretty adamant about being heard. She grew louder over the years, with the … [Read more...] about Negative Self-Talk – How to Stop Your Mean Inner-Critic
There are lots of weight loss options out there. Many will try to lure you by flaunting pictures of chiseled, skinny and sexy men and women. They tell you that all you have to do is take a pill, count points, buy an exercise apparatus, purchase pre-packaged food or eliminate carbohydrates, and this will be you. You want to look hot, so you ask yourself what you have to lose by trying besides … [Read more...] about How To Be Sexy, Starting From The Inside