Your genes, cultural beauty standards and your own natural desire to be loved and accepted all play a role in what many of us put our bodies through, trying to fit a one-size-fits-all picture. But can that really hand you a happy and healthy life? These 4 key steps will show you how to be your own best friend and embrace the body you're in.
You have this body. Look down, yup that one. It is yours, forever. It is the one you need to love, right now, as is, perceived flaws and oh-I-wish-it-were-differents and all. I know this is hard for some of us, myself included. There are still those times when I hate this or that, want to […]
At first, it just felt like the right choice, it even worked wonders for your friend. But now that you've been doing the Paleo thing for a while you don't get the results you were promised, why?. In this post find out about 4 things you need to consider and what you can do about it.
I’ll admit it, I’m a fan. I’ve been drinking the Paleo Kool-Aid since before it was cool. I read Dr Loren Cordain’s research more than 15 years ago and was amazed at what the diet did for my PCOS. Thanks to Mr Robb Wolf, “paleo” is not only a buzzword and a highly searched Instagram hashtag […]
Brace yourself, today’s blog will have some F bombs. But not the ones you think. That word actually seems to be more tolerated that the one I’m dropping today. Fat. Recently I pitched an article to a major blog that talked about my Fattitude program. I’ve contributed to them before and I know they love […]
With my recent posts on baby weight, post baby body, breastfeeding and fat loss, it was serendipity that a few of us got into a Facebook discussion earlier this week on getting in shape after baby. The general theme of advice for a new mom was this: Don’t make yourself nuts, be kind as you […]
Now that you are using your Superpowers: WANT, WHY and WILLpower, I’m guessing you want more???!! It’s good stuff huh? Learning to harness your WILLpower is like learning any new skill, it takes time, practice and learning from your mess ups. But, you can do it We now understand WILLpower a lot better. It’s not something […]
The truth is there is so much we still don’t know about how metabolism works in general, let alone every fat loss secret. What I do know though is that I can arm a woman with the best info out there, review all her labs and thoroughly assess her symptoms and give her a really […]
Here we are, after 20 days of dredging up nasty feelings and trying to transform them into something more kind, something more useful. So how are we feeling? I am feeling good. I am excited for 2011 and I feel I’ve wrestled a few of my demons. I feel more than ready to get back […]
Or rather, my ego needs to leggo me. Our ego: the set of beliefs we have about ourselves that keep us in the role or position in life that we can handle. When we contradict those beliefs we feel unsure and even unsafe. Our ego quickly pulls us back in to the role we play: the […]
“Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.” ~ van Goethe I was not particularly schooled in van Goethe’s work or philosophy, but the greeting card with these words spoke to me so I bought it, framed it and set it on my desk. I […]
A small, but life changing book for me was The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz. I’ve read it several times and pasted the agreements on my bathroom mirror. These four simple rules make life a lot easier – yet they are not always easy to follow. As a recovering perfectionist the one that comes […]