Episode 43: Don’t Let Your Bad Feelings Freak You Out

Listen Now: Show Notes: Bad feelings hurt and they suck, but they are necessary for change. One thing I learned early on as a coach was that if I got freaked out by a client’s bad feelings then she got freaked out too. When we examine the chain of events necessary for change we can see that the trigger is … Read More

Episode 40: Why Fad Food Diet Wars are Making You Crazy

Listen Now: Show Notes: The “I’ll-be-happy-when” attitude is robbing you of joy. It is often necessary to delay a treat or celebratory behavior in order to achieve a goal. But making it seem like we are miserable is optional. Adopting the mindset that your only joy comes after the journey is complete, is robbing you of enjoying the present. The … Read More

Episode 39: Your Joy is Being Robbed by Delayed Gratification

Listen Now: Show Notes: The “I’ll-be-happy-when” attitude is robbing you of joy. It is often necessary to delay a treat or celebratory behavior in order to achieve a goal. But making it seem like we are miserable is optional. Adopting the mindset that your only joy comes after the journey is complete is robbing you of enjoying the present. The … Read More

Episode 38: Take Your Emotional Baggage Off Your Plate

Listen Now: Show Notes: Eating will always have a certain degree of emotional attachment. From the time we are babies, we are soothed with food. At some point for many people, the emotional attachment to food can become crippling. In this episode, we learn where we lie on the spectrum of emotional eating and how we can keep it from … Read More

Episode 37: How to Make Peace with Your Metabolism with Dr. Jade Teta

Listen Now: Show Notes: Your metabolism is a stress barometer, and your brain perceives stress levels by looking at the absence or presence of hunger, energy, sleep quality, and cravings. When these are out of balance, stress is at an unhealthy level. Cravings are not all in your head. The stress barometer…aka metabolism is more sensitive and refined in females … Read More

Episode 36: How to Clear Up Carbohydrate Confusion

Listen Now: Show Notes: At different times, different categories of foods have been demonized. For decades we were taught the all fat was bad. [That was hard for many of us to get over.] Protein has been cast as an evil character as well. Currently, there is a lot of chatter about all carbohydrates being bad. The truth is that … Read More

Episode 35: The Best Fitness Advice if You are Over 40 [Part 2]

Listen Now: Show Notes: Maintaining Fitness Over 40 is unlike maintaining fitness in the earlier adult years. This is part 2 of the ‘Best Fitness Advice if You are over 40’ series. Please listen to episode #34 for Part 1. In part one we talked about the obvious two behaviors that must be addressed. The success of those behaviors strongly … Read More

Episode 34: The Best Fitness Advice if You are Over 40 [Part 1]

Listen Now: Spoiler Alert Spoiler alert ! … The scale is not the best barometer of health and fitness. In this episode, we get straight to the importance of two well-known pieces of advice that are largely done wrong and for the wrong reasons.  Making a shift to practice these effectively will be a game-changer for your health and greatly … Read More