The Unusual Mindset I Adopted to Succeed at Sustained Weight Loss

I’m told I make outrageous claims. Apparently, just because I’ve maintained a 125-pound weight loss for seven years, it doesn’t mean it’s realistic for others to do the same. Says who? We all know someone who’s lost a significant amount … Continue reading

Why I Would Never Take Weight Loss Advice From A Skinny Person

  “The only source of knowledge is experience.” –Albert Einstein   Would you trust your unemployed cousin to give you business advice? What about your childless neighbor telling you how to raise your children? So why would it make sense … Continue reading

Why I Can’t Accept the 300-Pound Body I Once Lived In

  In this ever-expanding era of body-acceptance we currently live in, I still choose my healthy body over the 300-pound body I was once miserable in. I can’t accept the plus-size body I was living in because it was a … Continue reading

7 Downsides To My 125-Pound Weight Loss

I’m guilty of always talking about how awesome it is to have maintained my 125-pound weight loss over the last six years and all of the benefits that come with it. However, everything has its good and bad side (depending … Continue reading

1 MINUTE WITH NAOMI: I Should Be…

Welcome to 1 Minute With Naomi! In this video, I break out my own book, Transformative Tactics, to discuss an important bit of information: "The Shoulds". Watch the video here:   Very common "shoulds" in our culture include: earning a … Continue reading

A Gadget To Help You Resist Temptation: Kitchen Safe

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  Giving in to temptation can often ruin our best intention at change. But what if there was gadget that could help us build better behavior patterns and control our ability to not give in to addiction when our willpower … Continue reading

My Top 10 Food Rules: How I Keep The Weight Off

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  Over the last 6 1/2 years of maintaining my 125+ pound weight-loss, I've developed guidelines for eating and staying healthy. I've stuck to these 10 food rules pretty closely because they have become part of my value system. They … 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