One of the biggest reasons we fail at losing weight is that we don’t set ourselves up for success. Actually, in most cases, we insert obstacles in our path . . . without knowing that we’re doing it. And because these barriers are invisible, we blame ourselves for the failure. These repeated failures make us…

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It’s been about six weeks since we’ve been locked up in our houses, and I’m sure you’re feeling about as cooped up and stir crazy as I am! It’s been a challenge to find things to do with my time, especially when I have to entertain not just myself but also my kids. But I…

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Hi there! I’m so happy to see you well-rested, totally refreshed, and ready to take on the day! Ok, maybe you’re not. If you’re anything like I used to be, it’s more likely you didn’t sleep that great, you had to make coffee this morning that could double as rocket fuel, and you’re already dreaming…

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The quality of your life is determined by the quality of your relationships. Have you ever heard that quote? I have many times — and I believe it. Its message is especially relevant around the holidays, when we attend family gatherings, go to annual holiday parties, and celebrate traditions with people we are connected to…

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You know that negative friend who calls you to complain about how bad her life sucks? The one who can’t wait to spread the misery, especially if it’s someone else’s? The one who makes you forget all the healthy things you did all day in favor of chips, cheese dip, and three margaritas, just so…

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I love juicing. It’s seriously the easiest thing ever. Provided you have a good juicer, you don’t even have to cut anything up — you just shove it all right on in. The only thing you have to do is wash your produce. But what’s funny is that I used to skip juicing because I…

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I was working with a client recently, and I suggested that she start doing things like use her fine china or play relaxing music while she eats. She looked at me like, “Yeah, ok, sure, whatever.” I could see it all over her face: This woman isn’t going to help me at all. She just…

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So you’ve been eating better, exercising more, and doing all the right things to be healthy and lose weight. That’s great. But there’s one simple thing you’re overlooking that will do more to ensure your success than all your other healthy behaviors combined. And by not paying attention to it, you may actually be canceling…

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My friend Brooke* called me the other day to catch up. I hadn’t seen her for a few weeks, and she was telling me how she had been traveling for work and had just come back from vacation with her family. She said she had been eating and drinking the whole time and was ready…

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