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You're Not Wrong But It's Not Right

You’re Not Wrong — But It’s Not Right

I was once in a relationship where communication was a huge issue. One of my biggest frustrations was that I...
Misery Loves Company

Misery Loves Company

You know that negative friend who calls you to complain about how bad her life sucks? The one who can’t...
Winning

Winning

I see it all the time — with my clients, my girlfriends, my coworkers, and my family members. And I...
Give Yourself An Out

Give Yourself an Out

In your quest to lose weight, how many times have you thought, “I’m not going to . . .”? I’m...
Spring Rolls and Perseverance

Spring Rolls and Perseverance

I went to an Asian restaurant a few weeks ago with a good friend, and we had the most amazing...
Let It Go

Let It Go

I love to watch my little girls play. They are utterly un-self-conscious. They are fully in all their moments and...
On a Binge

On a Binge

If you have a tendency to binge eat, it’s likely you “binge” in other areas of your life. We live...
Foundation Facetune and Filters

Foundation, Fillers, and Filters

My kids love to take pictures of me when I’m not looking. And it’s horrible. They sometimes go the extra...
You're the Best

You’re the Best

Dietitians work with all different kinds of people with all kinds of issues. They work with patients with diabetes who...
Get a Visual

Get a Visual

When I was in my mid-20s, working as an assistant in the marketing department of a large company, I saw...
Face It Embrace It

Face It, Embrace It

This past fall was an extremely difficult time in my life. It was the start of what would ultimately end...
Show Up

Show Up

I have a saying that runs through my head every single morning, as soon as my alarm goes off. And...
Balancing Act

Balancing Act

I adore juicing. It gives me clear, glowing skin, my hair looks shinier, and it makes me feel like I...
barriers and breaks

Barriers and Breaks

If you’ve read any of my recent posts, you know that I’ve just come out of one of the hardest...
Write It Down

Write It Down

My high school physics teacher had an unconventional method for preparing her students for their final exam. She allowed us...
As If

As If

How often do you get up out of your chair, stride confidently across the room, and think, “Damn, I look...
Shake It Up

Shake It Up

I have a confession to make: sometimes I eat frozen food. And one of my favorite meals is Amy’s burritos....
Prep Work

Prep Work

I love juicing. It’s seriously the easiest thing ever. Provided you have a good juicer, you don’t even have to...
It's No Big Deal

It’s No Big Deal

Do you remember that Jim Carrey movie The Truman Show? It was about a man whose whole life was a...
Tell Me What To Do

Tell Me What to Do

My girls hate math. I always excelled at reading and writing, so I’m not much help. They have math homework...
One Step Closer

One Step Closer

Did you know that you’re always moving one step closer to or away from your goal? That means every thought...
Get Dressed

Get Dressed

When I was in my early 20s at my first real job in Atlanta, my coworkers used to compliment me...
Feeding the Beast

Feeding the Beast

The other morning, I was packing the girls’ lunches. I was putting some Milano cookies in a snack bag when...
Take 30

Take 30

Don't do it. You do not need those cookies. They’re not even that good. [Eats cookies.] Why did I just...
Chicken or the Egg

Chicken or the Egg

It’s really easy to fall into the trap of making excuses. No one likes to admit it, but we all...
Upgrade Your Environment

Upgrade Your Environment

I was working with a client recently, and I suggested that she start doing things like use her fine china...
Use It Or Lose It

Use It Or Lose It

I’m one of those annoying people who loves to work out. I love to run, I love doing hot yoga,...
Let's Talk About Carbs

Let’s Talk About Carbs

Oh my gosh, y’all, I am SO over it: the crucifixion of carbs. The very first question I usually get...
Get Busy

Get Busy

One of the easiest ways to lose weight is to keep yourself so busy that you’re not constantly thinking about...
Planning to Fail

Planning to Fail?

There is a famous quote by Benjamin Franklin: If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail. You’ve probably...