Six-Week Accountability: Learning to be Free

Video Version Here I’ve been there.  You KNOW what to do – it’s just doing it, right?  And in this time of social distancing, it can be a lot harder to manage our nutrition.  It’s a perfect storm of things that drive us to food:  Stress with work – or without work, family issues, trying … Read more

Emotional Eating Amidst Social Distancing

See the video version Yes, we’re in a weird spot, and eating for emotional reasons is way too easy a solution for “getting through” this time of social distancing—even if it doesn’t really work. Odd, isn’t it?  We didn’t even use that term at the beginning of March, and now we hear it hourly. You … Read more

March 18, 2020

See the Video Version Interesting:  On March 18, 1995, I woke up at 3 a.m. with a virus.  Yippee.  I had an important event that afternoon.  NO ONE else could do my part, so I had to get it together and start hydrating.   Mind, that was before we thought about coughing into our elbows or … Read more

The Dryer Ate My Sock

See the video here: https://youtu.be/0jSdVCCfS9U My dryer ate my sock.  Just one.  I looked everywhere:  in and around the dryer, with my husband’s socks, in my stack, in the laundry hamper – wonder if the dog took off with it?  No.  There was no sign of it.  I thought through the steps:  From my foot … Read more

Your Best

See the video: https://youtu.be/DGn5uN9I-9Q Who are you when you are at your best? Is that a hard question for you?  Either because you stay more connected with your flaws or you’re not inclined to speak too well of yourself out of concern for what others might think? Here’s the thing:  The answer is essential for … Read more

Baggage: The Shame Guilt Beat Yourself Up Tango

See the video version here. Anyone else do this tango? Immediately berate and beat up on myself. I felt such shame – this was going to be my year, and I’d blown it yet again.  I’m a reasonably intelligent human being.  I can manage all kinds of tasks and challenges.  I can stay with a … Read more

Your Baggage: What weighs on you?

See the video If you clean out your suitcase at the end of every trip, you’re way ahead of me.  I take out the main stuff, but then there are bits of paper and “gimmes” that never seem to escape.  If it doesn’t come out after its first trip, it may be there forever.  There’s … Read more

Find What Works for YOUR Body

Watch Video (03:04) After 40 years on the Diet Yo-Yo,  I tried all the diets with varying degrees of success in the short term but none for maintaining any loss.  It was so frustrating.   I’d do the hard work to lose at least some of the pounds or perhaps even reach goal, and then it’s … Read more

So Now What?

to see the video: https://youtu.be/mWGKPGkrvMs Here is what has been effective for me and my clients to get free of emotional eating, and it boils down to three Bs:  Your Body, Your Baggage, and Your Best. Your Body:  Every Body is different.  All diets work for someone, and a particular diet may work for your … Read more

Resolutions: Exercise

Watch Video (03:04) In short:  Do some.  Even a little is helpful.  Okay, true, not as helpful as regular full-body workouts, but doing something more days of the week than not is more beneficial than staring at exercise equipment hidden by the ironing or rerouting to avoid driving by that gym you’re paying for but … Read more

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