Healthy and Happy Mindset

It's not just about WHAT you eat, but also WHY and HOW you eat! Most of us have a lot of "baggage" when it comes to eating. All the diet rules and marketing messages tend to get a strong hold on us, and it makes our relationship with food less than ideal. These posts will help you start to chip away at those mindsets that aren't serving you, so you can start to replace them with healthier and more positive ones!

How Can We Prevent Kids From Dieting?
I don’t know a single person who wants their child to diet. Sure, I know people who want their kids[...]
Is A Fixed Mindset Keeping You Stuck?
Researcher Carol Dweck first introduced the concept of a fixed mindset and a growth mindset. Much of her research is[...]
Exercise is NOT Punishment for Eating
Raise your hand if you've ever uttered a version of this at some point: “I’m gonna have to spend all day[...]
What WE can learn in this Week Of The Young Child
This week is “The Week Of The Young Child,” which is something I hadn’t heard about until this year, but[...]
Sugar Addiction is Not Real
Everywhere you look, someone seems to be talking about “sugar addiction.” They’re either talking about doing a sugar detox to[...]
Forget "Reducing Sweets", Let's Try: ADDING JOY!
Well, today is Valentine’s Day. I’m going to go out on a limb and assume that most people are planning[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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.[...]
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[...]
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[...]
The Biggest Loser - Weight Regain
There was a study making the rounds recently about The Biggest Loser show. The flurry of activity on Facebook and[...]