Category Archives for Mindset

How to Escape the Diet Cycle Nightmare

No one actually enjoys going on a diet, do they? Diets are just a means to an end, a temporary misery that we endure in the name of losing weight or getting healthy. But they’re not actually all that temporary are they? Sure, one specific diet might be, but then we end up turning to […]

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Don’t Freak Over Halloween Treats

Ahhh Halloween. It’s SO MUCH FUN to put on your costume, head out into the cold, and Trick-or-Treat around the neighborhood. Our little guy has gone Trick-or-Treating for both of his Halloweens, though he’s still too little to know what’s going on, or what the fuss over candy is all about. So far, we’ve dealt […]

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The Myth of Good and Bad Foods

Raise your hand if you think there are good and bad foods. I admit, I used to think so too. As humans, we really love binary thinking. Black and white, good and bad, healthy and sick, high and low, etc. It’s an easy way for our brains to divide things up into categories and make […]

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Are You Chasing Success at the Expense of Happiness?

This weekend I was at a lake with some family friends, boating, tubing, paddle boarding, and just generally having a lovely time! I adore this crowd. My parents have some of the coolest friends on the planet, and I consider myself lucky that they’re my friends as well. As can sometimes happen when chatting with a […]

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Building Resilience: How to Thrive in the Midst of Struggle

How many times have you been super excited to make some type of change, but came across an obstacle that ended up totally derailing your progress? I know it’s happened to many of my clients. They’ll be going along, practicing their new nutrition skills, when something comes along (LIFE happens) and they feel like they […]

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How to Make Fitness Fun! (Plus a peek at my “routine”)

As of today, I will be at a conference called The Women’s Fitness Summit. I already know many of the amazing women who will be there, or who will be presenting, even though this will be my first time at the event. So I’m really excited. It’s going to be an awesome time! In honor […]

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How to Let Go of Perfectionism Without Getting Lazy

A new client recently asked an awesome question in our private coaching group: “How do you all set a balance between not being a perfectionist, and not being a perfectionist to the extent that you excuse yourself from everything?” Wow. What a deep question! It’s actually a conundrum that’s near and dear to my heart, […]

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Intuitive Eating – Eat Like A Kid Again!

Don’t you sometimes wish you could just be a kid again? I know I do! No worries, no responsibilities, no bills. Just fun, and dreams, and exploration, and loving life! Sounds pretty fabulous, doesn’t it? You get to run around without a care in the world, doing whatever brings you joy right that very moment. And when […]

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Don’t Follow in My Food Footsteps

As parents, we want the best for our kids. We read books and articles about parenting and discipline, potty training and sleeping, etc. When it comes to feeding kids, I think it’s pretty common for the breast vs bottle decision to take up the majority of our focus. But what about what happens after that? […]

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Learn to Love the Person in the Mirror

My son has been having a grand old time playing with the baby in the mirror. He high-fives himself, and even gives kisses like in the pic above. It’s pretty adorable to watch! But it got me thinking about how most of the people I know wouldn’t do the same thing. Most of us have […]

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