To avoid holiday weight gain, you may want to craft a holiday weight strategy. This holiday strategy needs to take into account your life, your traditions, your preferences, and your body. No matter what country you live in or what holidays you celebrate, these tips can help you be strategic about your holiday indulgences.Read More
Very active women see exercise as something they do to decrease stress, to have more energy, and as a way to be "better versions" of themselves. Inactive women view exercise the opposite way--as selfish, stressful, and requiring too much commitment. It all depends on your mindset. Notice how exercise helps you to be a “better” version of yourself to get it done.
To change exercise into something that get's done, you have to change how you think about exercise.
Define how exercise can help you with your important roles in life--relieves stress and gives you more energy to be a better mother, wife, friend, homemaker, or employee.
Rethink how you exercise. If you make exercise too hard and unpleasant, your sub-conscious will sabotage your efforts.
Be sure to start with an activity that you enjoy in the amount of time that seems fun to you. You can always increase the duration over time.Read More
Use your willpower to make unhealthy food inconvenient and eating healthy very easy to do. You can take advantage of your brain’s inherent laziness by making eating healthy the easiest, most convenient choice.Read More
There are 3 powerful habit systems to make most of your progress when it comes to getting health and losing weight.
Eat Simple, Unprocessed Foods 80-95% of the time--Use Meal Templates
Be Active Someway Each Day--Try 7 minute NYT workout
Establish a Recovery System--Get 7-8 Hours Sleep Each Night
Everyone has foods that are so tempting that you find it very difficult not to overeat them—Radioactive Foods. These foods need special rules and strategies for them. This is Shift #9 in the series The 15 Brainy Habits and Mindset Shifts to Autopilot Health and Weight Loss.Read More
Use Back to School or any major life change to kick-start a bunch of new healthy habits by planning out the ultimate health and weight loss day.Read More
The simple Dessert Day strategy will teach your kids (and your brain) to stop asking for sugar, to savor treats, and to learn that dessert is a "Sometimes Food." This family habit can keep you from having to use precious willpower stores to say "No" all the time and restore peace and quiet to your home.Read More
Train your brain what to eat to get healthy and lose weight with a simple visual plate system. You don’t have to eat the exact same foods, but having a personalized meal template can help you to lose weight without using willpower. This is Shift #7 in The 15 Brainy Habits and Mindset Shifts to Autopilot Health and Weight Loss series.Read More
If you slow down your eating, your stomach has enough time to communicate to your brain that you’re satisfied. There are also theories that you need to notice the smell and taste of your food to feel satisfied. Eating more slowly and mindfully allows you to be satisfied with smaller meals. This is Part 2 of Shift #6 in The 15 Brainy Habits and Mindset Shifts to Autopilot Health and Weight Loss series.Read More
Choosing smaller plates and bowls, allow you to naturally eat less. This is part 1 of Shift #6 in The 15 Brainy Habits and Mindset Shifts to Autopilot Health and Weight Loss Series.Read More
Because weren’t born into a helpful food culture, we have to build our own. That’s my job as a weight loss coach--I help you Choose Your Own Adventure. I teach you to develop your own rules to reaching your health and weight goals.Read More