Category Archives: Motivation

Weight Loss Resolutions – What to do Before you Start Making Promises

Happy New Year, my lovely friend. I started to write a new New Year’s Weight Loss Resolutions post – only to discover that it sounded a lot like the one I wrote last year. I guess that’s because the real … Continue reading

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Self Discipline and Willpower Don’t Lead to Weight Loss Success – So What Does?

I have yet to work with a person who doesn’t believe that if they only had more self discipline and willpower they would be weight loss rock stars. Now, if you know me at all, you know that the first … Continue reading

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How to Bring More Joy to Your Daily Workout

I went for a run today. A totally joyful and spontaneous dash through the streets of my neighborhood. The sun was shining. The air was brisk. Dogs were barking. And what started out as a you-really-should-do-this walk to get away … Continue reading

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Affirmations are Bull – A Guest Post from Motivational Literacy

I get asked all the time about affirmations. Sometimes the questions are along the “Should I do them?” “Will the help?” line. More often people are asking me why the affirmations they are doing don’t seem to work at all. … Continue reading

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What Would You Do If You Had No Fear?

I’m thinking about fear today. Fear of change. Fear of the unknown. Fear of – well, fear of just about anything, really. And, while I was sitting on the couch, eating half a chocolate chip, macadamia nut scone  and drinking … Continue reading

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The Four F’s of Failure: How to Build an Effective Weight Loss Plan

How many times have you gotten all gung-ho about this weight loss thing only to fall off the wagon (and into a tub of Häagen-Dazs) a few days or a few weeks later? How many of your New Year’s resolutions … Continue reading

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Reboot Your New Year’s Resolution

It’s the second week of January and most people’s New Year’s Resolution for weight loss is already gasping for breath. For me – a weight loss coach – those dying gasps take the form of desperate email pleas and phone … Continue reading

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Wishing for Weight Loss?

What did you do last year? What was your big weight loss related accomplishment in 2012? Joanna Quaas – an 86-year-old gymnast rocked a gymnastics competition in Germany. Check it out. Pretty inspiring stuff, huh? After you watch, go here … Continue reading

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Weight Loss Resolutions – Do This First

I have a confession to make. I love this time of year. I take great pleasure in sitting down and figuring out my top priorities for the new year. I also like to read people’s tips for making a resolution … Continue reading

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Weekend Wisdom

It doesn’t matter where you start. Only that you begin. – Robin Sharma Weekend Wisdom – wise words to fuel your weekend. What wisdom would you like to share?

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