Every year it is the same for most people. Halloween triggers a candy binge that can last for days and for some, a binge that lasts right through the holidays. It doesn’t have to be like that. You can enjoy your Halloween candy in moderation without making yourself sick or guilty. Learn about a whole new way of dealing with the upcoming holiday and enjoying your candy even more.
Doctors are hyper-focused on obesity and have taken it upon themselves to get patients to lose weight. But are they making things worse? Is your doctor really giving you good advice, or is the advice the latest standard Rx for all patients? If you leave your doctor feeling worse than when you arrived, trust your intuition and get a second opinion. Your doctor may be the problem.
Have you ever felt badly about your ability to reach a certain goal or outcome when you didn’t achieve something you thought you should? If so, you may have even felt badly about yourself, assuming you should have been able to follow through, go the extra mile or will yourself to just do it. This happens even to the best of us.
A general lack of motivation may not be the real reason you do not want to exercise. There are many reasons for avoiding exercise and feeling unmotivated, and most stem from past experiences and your emotional reactions to those events. Get insights about what is getting in the way of being more active and then discover an easier way to get back on track, feeling successful and recapturing your inner motivation.
How often have you given up on your healthier eating or exercise because you felt you failed or were not perfectly good at meeting the expectations? If you are like most women, this is a common struggle that impacts your ability to succeed at reaching your health, fitness or weight loss goals. Discover how focusing on your successes is the secret to staying motivated and on track.
Nearly every mother I talk to wants to be a healthy and fit role model for their kids, but it seems nearly impossible to do when everything else comes first. Or so most believe, until they discover a whole new way to think about health, fitness and self-care. Not only are there simple ways to incorporate healthier choices, the more you take care of yourself and listen to what feels good physically, emotionally and mentally, the more you will naturally gravitate to healthier behaviors and your spiritual guidance.
A few summers back, I watched with concern as the pack of runners participating in a popular annual race ran by me. Many of them were clearly struggling to keep up their pace and some were swooning. Later, I heard that dozens of them ended up in the hospital due to either heat exhaustion or heat stroke, both of which can be quite serious. That day we were experiencing mid 90s and high humidity, which is not something any of us are used to where I live.
When I first met MaryLou, she said her biggest issue was emotional eating. She ate frequently when she wasn’t hungry and felt compelled to eat junk foods when things didn’t go well. That certainly suggests emotional eating, but it could also be the result of other eating issues or subconscious triggers.