Tag: self image

Changing Perspectives

I’ve taken a break from weight loss, and worked to maintain a healthier body weight. My original goal was to be 160 pounds, and I reached 155. My mind kept focusing on the 160, and I actually put the 5 pounds back onto my…

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…

What’s on Your Mind?

So, what’s on your mind? I woke up realizing that my whole life was being colored by a handful of thoughts. Those thoughts were given to me by my mother. I woke up thinking about all the times she accused me of lying, stealing,…

Mind + Body + Spirit

Mind + Body + Spirit = Fitness What does this really mean? We are more than a physical body. Our logic may deem that losing weight is solely associated with the physical body. The physical body reflects the physical aspects of too much weight….

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,…

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…

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…

Healing Self

Losing weight requires us to heal ourselves. Every pound shed carries past wrongs, other people’s opinions, and old paradigms. It’s a process of healing self. You become the caterpillar transforming into the butterfly. . . So. . .reached a plateau? Or. . .feel uneasy…

Wait a Minute. . .

  Wait a Minute. . .what do you mean my clothing from last year will not fit me this year? This is what happens when divesting your body of excessive weight. It means those clothes worn last year that fit will be too big…

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…