Posts in Mindset Shifts
Change Your Mind about Exercise to Actually Get It Done

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.

  1. 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.

  2. 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. 

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The One Health and Weight Loss Idea to Rule Them ALL

There’s something that we’ve all been missing when it comes to health and weight loss. In fact, it’s the one idea that rules them all! It has to do with how your brain works. By understanding your brain, you can stop the endless struggle between wanting to change and actually DOING it. This one mindset shift will change the way you approach health and weight loss forever. Not only will you have more compassion for yourself, you will also have a lot more success. It may even change how you view your whole life.

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Listen to Your Body

Awareness will allow you to change what you eat without willpower. If you notice when you’re satisfied, you’ll want to stop eating. It doesn’t feel good to overeat (surprisingly). Also, eating healthier foods versus eating sugary foods becomes easier as you notice how your body feels afterwards. This may take practice to get good at, so give yourself a break if you aren’t perfect. This is #4 in The 15 Brainy Habits and Mindset Shifts to Autopilot Health and Weight Loss series.

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The Willpower Solution

Most people think they need to rely on willpower to get healthy and lose weight. But, as much as possible, you want to rely on making good habits instead and use willpower only in an emergency. Learn how to increase your willpower reserves with a few easy hacksThis is part 2 of the #3rd shift in The Brainy Habits and Mindset Shifts to Autopilot Health and Weight Loss series.

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Pulling Back the Curtain on Willpower

Most people think that if they had more willpower, their weight loss dreams would come true.  Willpower is a powerful force, but in order to use it to its full advantage, we need to understand what willpower is, what drains it, and how to best harness it for health and weight loss. This is #3 in The 15 Brainy Habits and Mindset Shifts to Autopilot Health and Weight Loss.

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Be A Scientist to Make the Right Habits

Think of your weight loss journey as an experiment.  A scientist does not get mad if her experiment did not go as planned.  Instead, she takes the data, analyzes it, comes up with a new strategy, and tries again.  If we aren’t successful with our goal or habit, we probably just need a new strategy. This is #2 in The 15 Habits and Mindset Shifts to Autopilot Health and Weight Loss.

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Here’s How to Make Exercise Not Suck

Everyone wants to do what feels good in the moment rather than what will bring us closer to our long term goals.  Exercise becomes a gift we give ourselves rather than a chore if we focus on how good they make us feel. It’s hard to believe, but losing weight can be enjoyable. This is #1 in The 15 Brainy Habits and Mindset Shifts to Autopilot Health and Weight Loss series.

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How to Get Healthy No Matter How Crazy Your Life Is

What are the secrets of the most successful losers?  After coaching hundreds of people, I found these 15 habits and mind shifts in my clients who get healthy, lose weight, and keep it off.  And, it all has to do with training your brain to do the hard work of health and weight loss on autopilot. Now I am sharing the keys to losing weight and keeping it off with you.

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