Tag: Attitude

Steps to Healthy Self Talk & Self Image

Steps to Change Self Talk & Self Image. . . Listen to Your Words What words do you regularly use? Are they positive or negative or angry or happy? These words define how we communicate with ourselves and others. Our choice of words reflect…

Changes in the Closet!

Benefits of Losing Weight. . . More closet space The clothing worn at smaller sizes use less fabric, thus taking up less closet space. The plus side is that you could own more clothing in the same space, or you could gain space for…

Tomorrow Never Comes. . .

Tomorrow never comes. . . I learned this from all the people I knew and loved that died in the past few years. They all felt that they could start tomorrow. They could do “it” tomorrow. They had plans for tomorrow. . . Maybe…

Write Your Own Story. . .

The past is lessons learned. The future holds possible hopes and dreams. The present gives an opportunity of overcome the past, and build the foundation for attaining our dreams. Fitness and weight loss are a lifestyle. It may sound naive, but follow your heart….

Being Present In Your Life

Being present in the current moment is the foundation of life, and successful weight loss. Being present means being aware of the events unfolding around yourself at any point in time. It means finding the joy and happiness of being alive. Often, weight loss…

Afraid of Change. . .

Afraid of Change? Don’t like Change? Have difficulty with Change? If so, know that you’re not alone. Many people are afraid of or have difficulty with change. Yet, change is the only constant in the Universe. Think about this. . . Our body weight…

Too Busy?

The easiest excuse for avoiding weight loss and fitness is “I’m too busy!” Now, let that sink in a bit. How can one be too busy to take care of themselves, their health, and their state of being? I think the answer is should…

Holidays & Food Consumption

  The fourth of July is tomorrow. It’s a great day for picnics, barbecues, fireworks, and outdoor activities. Usually, there is food. . .lots of food, and not necessarily healthy food. What to do? Make smart choices. I avoid hot dogs, but am happy…

Doing What You Love!

While your reading this, I’m on the Oregon Coast teaching a weekend long digital photography workshop. I LOVE what I DO! I’m a professional photographer and freelance writer by day, and fitness & wellness coach by night! In between, I work as a professional…

Letting Go of Stress & Weight Loss

One of the biggest byproducts of our modern, industrial world is stress, and there is plenty of it going around right now. Stress plays a big role in eating and weight loss. Stress interferes with all aspects of our lives. It affects our attitudes…

These Clothes are Too Little for Me!

I did a clothing closet purge this past weekend. I tried on the clothing before deciding whether to keep or give away. I kept looking at the smaller sized thinking “there’s not enough fabric in these pieces to fit me!” I was wrong! The…

Breaking Through Preconceived Notions

Changes can be subtle or over-whelming. The only thing constant in life is change. We change from moment to moment every day. Change is a part of living, and being in the present moment. This past weekend brought a major insight into conscious view….