Food Journaling for Diabetic Support

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We almost missed it. As a weight loss coach, I encourage my clients to keep a food journal of everything they eat during the day. Journaling is a valuable tool for weight loss, especially when paired with weighing yourself daily. It can help you identify trends, understand your body’s normal weight fluctuations, and provide another means to communicate with your … Read More

Rebounding on Good Things

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We tend to focus on the tangibles — the things we can see, touch or feel. What we experience in reality is where our minds focus when we look to make changes.And this is a good thing.You often notice a problem when it is impossible not to notice it. You don’t notice your weight gain until you see yourself in … Read More

Trusting When You Don’t Know the Way

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Life is so richly structured and beautifully designed that you can trust its order, even if you don’t fully know the way. Recently I coached a new mom. She was two weeks into her journey of motherhood and as scared, anxious, and worried as many new moms can be. She was trying hard to do what she thought was “right,” … Read More

Why Scarcity Thinking Leads to Weight Gain

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  Scarcity thinking isn’t just about a lack of resources; it’s also about not trusting yourself. When a scarcity mindset takes hold, you don’t trust you. You don’t trust that you can and will get your needs met — so you hoard stuff. Hoarding can manifest as clutter in your home, excess weight on your body, and a mind filled … Read More