Tag Archives: healthy lifestyle

John’s Special Non-Dairy Mocha Recipe

My husband loves a fancy coffee drink. He especially loves the kind you don’t have to stand in line for. (He’s not a coffee shop guy). His favorite drink is a non-dairy mocha that he makes in the blender. He … Continue reading

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My Diet Doesn’t Work – Now What?

Ah, February. The time of the year when my email box gets flooded with desperate emails from women who started yet another diet (Atkins, Paleo, Weight Watchers, Juice Detox – you know the drill) full of hope and New Year’s … 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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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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Is Thanksgiving Weight Loss Possible: 8 Tips For a Trimmer Thanksgiving

(I posted this Thanksgiving Weight Loss article last year – and people so appreciated it, I figured I’d run it again this year.)   Happy Thanksgiving 🙂   I’ve noticed a pre-Thanksgiving trend on Facebook this year. Amid all the posts … Continue reading

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How to Prevent the Flu

One of the articles in my news feed this morning had the red lettered, full alert mode headline of Flu: It’s Epidemic and It’s Spreading. Yikes. And judging from the folks I met when I ran out to take my … Continue reading

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The Hate to Exercise Solution

I was doing a Free Screening with a weight loss client the other day when she announced – half joking, half begging, “I  will do anything you say, but please don’t make me exercise. I hate to exercise.” How many … Continue reading

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How to Handle Stress

There is something about December that brings out the stress monster in me. Maybe it has something to do with years of preparing for finals (I used to teach English). Or maybe it’s the rush rush rush of the holidays. … Continue reading

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Weekend Wisdom

“Start with the things you need, like radishes, peppers, and other colorful vegetables, to stay healthy. Then add a little something you want – say, a gooey brownie – to feel happy, too.” -Martha Payne, 9 year old blogger Weekend … Continue reading

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Healthy Soda – Seriously?

Every now and then and new weight loss product catches my eye – and my curse word generator. The latest Do They Really Think We’re That Stupid Award goes to Pepsi – and their new Healthy Soda – the Fat … Continue reading

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