Food for Thought – The Negative Voice of Your Clothes

August 11, 2016

Is your closet full of clothes you don’t like, that don’t fit, that just bore you? Get rid of them! I know, easier said than done. If you are keeping clothes that don’t fit, you may be afraid of weight gain or loss and don’t want to go naked due to lack of cover. I […]

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Food for Thought – One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

August 8, 2016

One step forward, two steps back may appear to be true. Yet that’s a black or white view. Success (or failure) is not black or white, nor good or bad. What if success and failure flowed like a stream. It changes, it ripples, it moves around a rock. It’s fluid yet still moves in the […]

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Food for Thought – Personal Growth

August 4, 2016

Personal growth can be scary. True. Yet, how scary is it to not grow and change? Imagine it…. You’re the same person in 10 years that you are right now. How do you feel about that?

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Beauty and Strength Inside and Out – a virtual summit

July 28, 2016

I am so sorry that I’ve been neglecting you! I have no excuses. I think about you often and sometimes I just don’t know what to write about. If you have topics you want to hear about, please let me know! Actually, that’s totally not true! I have tons of topics in my head. The […]

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How I’m Going to Face My Fear of Criticism

June 8, 2015

Sitting over a latte, a new friend talked about how he was terrified of criticism from others when he decided to step out and show the world who he really is. As I was listening, what easily surfaced was my own fear of putting my book (written for all of you) out to the world. […]

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Are You Married to Weight Loss

March 30, 2015

Are you married to weight loss? Do you have an inner voice that talks weight loss all the time? Is this voice controlling what you eat, what you think about food and your body, and how you feel about yourself? Do you often feel as though your closest relationship is with this voice of never-good-enough-until-you-lose-weight? […]

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Stop the Diet Madness

January 5, 2015

I remember what it was like to feel so desperate to lose weight that I would do anything and try anything! I remember what it was like to obsess about how fat my thighs looked and how important it was to suck in my stomach. I remember what it was like to search the diet […]

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The Holiday Binge Blues: How to Finally End the Cycle

December 9, 2014

I was recently listening to a Brené Brown lecture on CD. You’ve likely heard of her. She does research and speaks on a very popular (not!) topic of Shame. She begins this lecture by telling us that change doesn’t come from the popular “how to” list of just-do-this-and-you-too-will-feel more beautiful, confident, etc. etc. etc. Nope. […]

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Expert Eating Disorder Counselor Helps Women with their Body Shame

September 12, 2014

Expert Eating Disorder Counselor Helps Women and Men let go of the crazy-making cycle of Yo-Yo Dieting and Body Shame. Anne Cuthbert, Licensed Professional Counselor and expert in the field of disordered eating and body image. Read more here… Download PDF here… 00083853-expert-eating-disorder-counselor-helps-women-with-their-body-shame   About Food Is Not the Enemy I help women who are […]

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The Link Between Love and Eating Disorders, Part 3

September 12, 2014

The Secret to Healing: Feel Your Feelings So you use food to push down your feelings. That’s okay. Millions of women (and men) do too. You are not alone! But you can get out of this pattern. As I’ve mentioned in the last two articles, the way to heal is to feel your feelings. It […]

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