How to Be Kind to Yourself

About a year ago, in the middle of my yoga session, the yogi said something that was so profound and life changing that I stopped – mid Warrior.  As she adjusted one of my classmate’s poses, the classmate commented quietly that the lower she went in the pose, the more her “fat rolls poked out”.  The yogi, her hand gently on the woman’s hip, said something that nearly brought me to tears with its simplicity and sincerity. “Your body is listening,” she said softly as she adjusted her lunge lower.  “Speak kindly, as you would to a dear friend.”...more

I Changed My Mind and Lost 8 Pounds

I recently visited an Ayurvedic doctor and she bluntly stated, ‘You’re carrying excess weight for your body type, you probably have 10lbs to lose.’At first I was shocked and slightly insulted. Sister better check herself, doesn’t she know I just ran a half marathon last month? I work in the health industry, I eat cleanly and I exercise often. There is NO WAY 10 pounds can easily fall off this body....more
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Discover the diet that helps magician maintain 105-pound weight loss

Magician Penn Jillette lost 105 pounds with an extremely low-calorie diet of 1,00 calories a day, reported the Inquisitr. Now he's sharing how he's keeping off the weight, and it's all based on the Nutritarian diet created by weight loss physician Dr. Joel Fuhrman. ...more

5 Nutrition Books That Fueled My 50lb Weight Loss Journey

==>> 5 Nutrition Books That Fueled My 50 Lb Weight Loss!...more

I Need Me Some Discipline: Part 1

The summer is a-comin' and it's never too late to take action whether you want to start a workout routine, eat smaller portions or just become healthier all the way around. Continue reading for some discipline strategies that will help you reach your goals.TAKE FETUS STEPS...more

The Truth About Postpartum Weight Loss

So, here I am, 15 pounds over my pre-pregnancy weight, 9 weeks postpartum.  I saw this coming.  First of all, it's my third baby, so I'm familiar with the postpartum weight loss journey.  But this time, not only am I in my late 30's, but I also gained more weight with this pregnancy than with my first two.  Sigh.  But I lost all of my baby weight with the first two babies, and I know I can do it again! ...more

Overeating at the Movies? Avoid It with These 5 Tips

You are going to the movies! Once you get to the theater, the concession stand instantly calls your name, so you decide to share a large popcorn with your date, intending to only eat part of it. Eating a few handfuls during the previews, you manage to place the bag down on the floor when the movie begins. Yay! You did it!...more

Not Losing Weight: Stop Doing These 3 Things

A few years ago I had to perform this 20 minute long dance in nothing but nude trunks and a bra top. Yeah, I know…cruel.Already struggling with depression, and unresolved body issues to boot, I had to get used to the fact that I’d be dancing in basically a bikini in six weeks. Needless to say, I was less than thrilled....more

Glorious Breakfast: How It Can Help You Lose Weight

Ah, breakfast. One of my three favorite meals of the day.I love getting up in the morning and allowing myself plenty of time to eat my greek yogurt with Fiber One mixed in, drink some coffee and not have to rush into my day....more