My Book Release – The End of Try Try Again
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My Book Release – The End of Try Try Again

The PRINT version of my new book, The End of Try Try Again: Overcome Your Weight Loss and Exercise Struggles for Good was released on Monday, January 16th! I wrote this book to be a guide for those of you (or anyone you know) who has struggled in the past…

Can We Make Our Health and Fitness Dreams Come True?
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Can We Make Our Health and Fitness Dreams Come True?

As we turn the page to a new year, many of us are taking stock of ourselves and possibly making a resolution or two (otherwise known as a Wish List… I will explain).  When we want certain things for ourselves, they can fall into different categories.  There are things like…

When It’s Hard To Find the Time

When It’s Hard To Find the Time

Time.  We all have it, but we all don’t have it.  Time is a funny thing.  It seems to fly, to drag, or even be viewed as an adversary that we have to control or conquer. At one time or another, we will all say, “I don’t have time.”  Or,…

A Hidden Tendency that Can Color Our Healthy Choices

A Hidden Tendency that Can Color Our Healthy Choices

There are definitely some traps that we can fall into when trying to improve our eating and exercise habits.  How many of us have started out with great ideas about eating better and exercising more, only to falter and inadvertently end up abandoning the effort?  In response to this, we…

Temptation Is Everywhere – What To Do?

Temptation Is Everywhere – What To Do?

Question:  Do you always know when you are being tempted?  If you answer “yes” to that, does that also mean that you are the only one who is responsible for all the times that you succumb?  As the guilt piles on, do you then feel like a failure?  Or is…

Are Your Goals Making You Miserable?

Are Your Goals Making You Miserable?

Let me get this out up front.  Often setting health and fitness goals involves losing weight and exercising more.  When we are deciding what our “new me” is going to look like, what do we to compare it to?  Sometimes, we look around at others and decide that we would…

Can You Trust Yourself?

Can You Trust Yourself?

Often in the health and fitness field, we hear that we are to “listen to our bodies”, “find our flow”, or practice “intuitive eating.”  This sort of thing has been around for a long time.  We are reminded of the old adage, “To thine own self be true,” which did…

Finding the Self-Control to Eat Less
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Finding the Self-Control to Eat Less

Often when someone decides it is time to lose weight, they are focused on wondering if they have the motivation and willpower to finally stick with it.  “I just need to find my motivation” is the oft-expressed refrain. The assumption is that to lose weight, one has to restrict eating,…

How to Eliminate the Stress of Dieting
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How to Eliminate the Stress of Dieting

Anyone on a diet can tell you it isn’t fun.  It’s ironic.  Following a diet is supposed to take the guesswork out of what to eat.  Simple and easy, right? But, easier said than done.  The whole experience can end up being a litany of deprivation, too much change at…

Food Cravings: How can we stop them?

Food Cravings: How can we stop them?

Food Cravings.  We all get them.  It’s one of those near-universal (at least in the US) entities that can lead to frustration, over-consumption, and even hopelessness.  Cravings can lead to such questions as: Why do these happen?What can I do to stop them?Am I a bad person because I can’t…