Tag: lifestyle change

Weight Loss Affects Those Around Us

           When we decide to change, it means that all the people around us need to change how they relate to us. The list of change does include weight loss. When we choose to take care of ourselves and lose…

What’s in a Number?

What’s in a Number? Weight is a number. Body measurements are numbers. Calories are counted in numbers. Exercise is tracked in numbers. Time is recorded in numbers. Our minds grasp numbers, and hang onto them. It takes time for those numbers in our head…

So. . .What Does a Coach Do. . .

So, what does a Fitness & Wellness Coach do? If you have been reading and following this blog, you may know that I share my own experiences to inspire others to follow a path to wellness and fitness. As a coach, I share knowledge,…

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…

Then There Was Wildfire Smoke. . .

First came the heat wave. . .then the wildfire smoke. . and a week or so disappeared. Time is an abstract we tie our life events too. A week seems like a really long time to not workout, but it is far better to…

Weight Loss Takes Time

We’re in the heat of the summer, and realistically it’s time to start thinking about weight loss for the Holidays. It takes time to divest one’s self of the extra pounds that gather around the middle of our bodies, or to gain physical fitness….

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…

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…

Is Self Care Selfish?

  Self care is not selfish! It’s selfish to not take care of yourself. It’s selfish to allow your physical, mental, and emotional bodies to fall into disarray.  It’s selfish to allow extra weight to continue to consume your health, wellness, and well-being. It’s…