The Perfectionism Shift: Developing An Adventure Attitude

  We’ve all done it—set expectations for how a situation is supposed to turn out, and then nothing goes as anticipated.   Some of us will feel disappointed, let down, or even frustrated. We blame ourselves, or worse—we blame other … Continue reading

10 Weight Loss Truths From A Girl Who Used To Weigh 300 Pounds

It’s been almost six years since I first lost half of my body size. It's so hard to believe… Sometimes, it feels just like yesterday that I was looking into the mirror at this 300 pound woman. I guess that's … Continue reading

Why Diets Never Worked For Me

  How many times have you been super pumped up and excited to try one of those special diets that promised to help you lose weight only to be disappointed that you couldn’t stay on track?   Do you remember … Continue reading

Mistakes Happen: A Peptalk

  Because I write for a few different health and lifestyle websites, I often see articles titled "The Top 5 Fitness Mistakes To Avoid" or "Mistakes Parents Make When Choosing Daycares" or other crap like that.   I know, I … Continue reading

13 Thoughts That Are Butchering Your Happiness

  Sometimes you might feel like you’re the only one who gets down on themselves. We all have those intrusive thoughts that are so negative they paralyze us. You aren’t alone. These kind of thoughts can make us feel powerless … Continue reading

A Health Coach Explains 5 Ways You Could Be Unconsciously Sabotaging Your Health

“Why the heck did I just do that?” There have been times in my life when I’ve had to ask myself this question. I’m sure that you have, too.   It’s been said time and time again that we are our own … Continue reading