Tag: self talk

Holiday Stressors & Food!

We’re coming into the holidays, and often becomes the most stressful time of the year! There is all the “things” to complete, decorations to put into place, shopping, parties, family gatherings, and the holiday food. Sometimes, I think we cram a year of “everything”…

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….

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…

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…