Category: Emotional

Dear Clients: It’s Not Me . . . Its You!

There are many excuses that clients use to try and convince themselves that their weight gain is not their fault, that a bad eating day is not their fault, that a weight stall is not their fault, that they’re not losing weight fast enough is not their fault,that boredom with what they’re eating is [Read more...]

5 Ways to Stay Fat and Unhappy

As often happens on LinkedIn, someone’s great post inspires one of my own. A recent post by Luke Iorio, Want To Stay Unhappy?Keep Doing These 5 Things, struck me with one of those ‘aha’ moments.Every one of his five points on how to stay unhappy, as relates to personal and professional development, is [Read more...]

A Fat Body Begins With A Fat Mind

I often shake my head when meeting new clients and they recite a long list of diets they’ve tried in the past, ranging from the ridiculous to the downright dangerous. My response is always the same:I tell them I can teach them everything I know, but I can’t go home with them, I can’t [Read more...]

Weight Is Not a Food Problem

Too many people think weight is a food problem. It’s not. Weight is also not a physical problem. The fact is that our bodies will react to what our minds are thinking. Weight gain (or loss) has more to do with what’s going on between our ears than anything [Read more...]

Everything in Moderation? Not Exactly!

We all hear this saying a lot, and perhaps others of us say it a lot.Either way, it’s a common expression most often used as relates to the indulgence (or over-indulgence) of food or drink. The so-called ‘occasional pig-out’ or ‘going off the wagon.’Needless to say, I get asked my opinion on this quite [Read more...]

Are You Really Hungry?

You are NOT hungry most of the time. You are not hungry because something smells good, looks good, or tastes good. You are also not hungry because there is stress, a deadline, a personal or business problem, anxiety, tension, it’s morning, afternoon, evening, when alone, with thinner friends, with fatter friends, weekdays, weekends, day [Read more...]

The Slim Person You Seek Is Inside You

Aurorasa Sima is an Emotional Intelligence Trainer, business and executive coach who conducts sales training sessions, workshops, webinars and other events.In a recent blog, Do You Want to Search or Find, she mentioned how oftentimes after a training session someone will come up to her and say, “I knew all of that” and her [Read more...]

Are You In An Unhealthy Relationship . . . With Yourself?

I recently read a very good post on the professional social network, LinkedIn,by Mareo McCracken, This is Why You Are Sabotaging Relationships (+8 Actionable Ideas to Build Incredible Ones). It wason the subject of sabotaging relationships when it comes to success (or failure) in business.It stood out for me because of two words:SABOTAGING [Read more...]

Struggling With Your Weight Loss? Start Writing!

If you’re a business owner, you know that webusiness owners keep all kinds of records so that we can look back at various collected stats or data for evaluation: How did we do? What do we want to do differently? What worked that we want to continue to do? . . . and so [Read more...]

You Can’t Live Large In A Small World

Being overweight is not just an external (appearance) issue. Being overweight is an internal (health) issue. Every overweight person I meet who doesn’t have any medical issues and isn’t taking any medications thinks they’re ‘healthy.’ They’re not. Excess visceral fat is not the foundationofor the companiontogood health. Can you be very overweight and not have [Read more...]

Can Clutter and Chaos Make You Fat?

In his excellent article, Declutter Your Desk to Declutter Your Mind, Brett Berhoff wrote about the clutter-mind connection. In my line of work, I can say without question that physical clutter and chaos is directly linked to excessive weight. Clutter and excessive weight make a perfect match for each other they both [Read more...]

The Depressing Nature of Obesity

Many people who are overweight or obese suffer with depression. I’ve been asked numerous times for my opinion: “What comes first depression or obesity?” In my experience with clients, the answer is ‘both.’ Obese people are more likely to become depressed. Severely overweight peoplemay be more likely to become depressed [Read more...]

Do You Have A Bad Fattitude?

Are you someone who, like millions of other people, suffers with a daily internal struggle with weight and eating?   Have you tried all the diets—the packages, the powders, the liquids, the pills, the grapefruits, the celebrity-sponsored miracle plans, the hypnosis, the balls behind the ear, the no carbs, and on and on … and tried [Read more...]