Monthly Archives: April 2021

“I’m Not Losing Weight Because
I’m Building Muscle.”

“I’m not losing weight because I’m building muscle” . . . says the overweight or obese client who only recently started working out at the gym! Here’s the reality, folks: Building muscle takes much longer than most people realize. It’s a slow — almost excruciatingly slow — process.   [Read more...]

The Goal Behind Your Goal

Getting frustrated at a lack of progress – or what people perceive is a lack of progress – is why so many quit trying to lose weight. Actually, when you think it’s time to give up . . . that’s the time to think again . . . and to think about what  [Read more...]

Dealing With Disappointment Gaps

In his book, “The Truth: An Uncomfortable Book About Relationships,” Neil Strauss writes: ““Unspoken expectations are premeditated resentments.” I believe his statement contains some useful, practical information for all of us about the psychology of our expectations — especially since the most important relationship of all is the one we have with ourselves!   [Read more...]

Are You Fixated on the Quick Fix?

The quick fix. The magic bullet. The miracle pills. It’s the holy grail of dieters everywhere. They search and search. They get excited by medical research that boosts their hopes about something coming down the pike that will cure the overweight malady once and for all without a lot  [Read more...]

All Calories Matter

I’ve been at this weight loss gig for a long, long time, and I can say, without question, that almost all clients, even if diligent with portion control in all other food groups, are very often very lax when it comes to control of their herbs, spices and other seasonings and especially in their  [Read more...]