Why smart, busy women overeat (the BEAST cycle)

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In yesterday’s free training, I shared my Where Thin Begins framework for breaking out of vicious cycles and stuck spots with overeating and weight. Breaking free from these cycles begins by understanding that they are caused by important factors that have nothing to do with food – but everything to do with why you’re overeating … Read More

Why setting goals might sabotage you

Why setting goals might sabotage you

How many weight loss goals have you set and never achieved? You’re not alone. I’ve done a lot of training and coaching on goal setting, and I can attest that nothing drains the energy from a room full of smart women faster, than asking them to set some goals around their weight, stress, or their … Read More

How to stop cravings instead of fighting them

Would you rather fight cravings or stop them?

If you feel frustrated because you haven’t successfully changed your overeating and your weight, pushing yourself harder isn’t likely to help. It’s definitely not going to help if the plan you are trying to force isn’t a solution that fits you and your life. Too many smart, busy women are banging their heads against the … Read More

You’ve been weighing yourself all wrong …

How to start weighing what really matters

How to start weighing what really matters. If nutrition advice was enough, wouldn’t we all be feeling fabulous in our healthy, svelte, bodies? You and I both know that planning what to eat is only a small part of the equation that creates lasting success, health, and comfortably fitting jeans. And as the research on … Read More

Is weighing yourself, weighing you down?

Is weighing yourself, weighing you down?

What’s your relationship with the scale like? How much power do you give it? How often are you weighing yourself? And – if I may be so bold – why do you weigh yourself at all? Here’s why I’m asking. A scale is a tool that gives you information. It’s data, and like all data, … Read More