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Letters To Your Body

Letters are such an amazing form of communication. They allow us to fully formulate our thoughts before we say something we can’t take back. The written word is also very powerful. It allows our brain to process our thoughts more effectively. I want you to write a series of letters to your body. The first […]

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3 Steps to End the Downward Spiral

If you struggle with emotional eating, you know about the downward spiral all too well. Picture this…it is Monday morning and you are fresh off a weekend of self-sabotage and into a new plan. You are feeling hopeful and confident. Hopeful and confident…until you encounter some stress and your favorite food to eat when you […]

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Food Freedom Through EFT Tapping

What to food freedom and EFT Tapping have to do with one another? You may or may not have heard of EFT Tapping. It was developed by an engineer named Gary Craig in the 1990s based on the work of Dr. Roger Callahan, a psychologist. By tapping on acupressure points as you explore thoughts and […]

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Struggling? Check your ACES Score!

ACES stands for the Adverse Childhood Event Scale. It is a questionnaire developed by Dr. Vincent Feliti in the 80s. He was working in an obesity treatment program through Kaiser Permanente and realized that many people who lost weight dropped out of the program. He followed up with them and discovered each of them had […]

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How I’m Staying Sane During Quarantine

To say things are rough in the world right now, is an understatement. The scariest piece of all of this uncertainty, panic, scarcity and economic insecurity is that there is no end in sight and even no plan from our leaders. That is really hard, especially when you have experienced trauma because it is hitting […]

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What Weight Counseling Is and Isn’t

When people hear weight counseling, they seem to automatically process it as “weight loss counseling”. While it is true, most people contact me because they are concerned about their weight, weight loss isn’t really what I do. This might be confusing. Weight loss deals with a lot of factors that are mostly focused on physical […]

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A New Kind of Resolution

Enough with the New Year’s resolutions for dieting already! It’s another year of “New Year, New You!” BS. How many times have you heard that? How many times have you said it yourself? How many times has it actually worked? It doesn’t work because people rarely look deeper than counting calories or carbs or macronutrients. […]

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‘Tis The Season For Emotional Eating…

This is the time of year when few people want to look at weight loss or their eating habits. It strikes me as interesting because this is the best time of year to look at emotional eating. I say this because most people think of emotional eating linked to negative emotions. For most people, the […]

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