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Take That Photo, Mama!

In my intake process, I ask potential clients what it is that brought them to coaching. Knowing and understanding your “why” is very important to the process because in order to succeed you have to revisit it, often. Something that comes up more often than it should is this: “I saw myself in a family

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The Anti-Diet Movement

Why are we seeing an upswing in the anti-diet movement? I think there are two reasons for this. The first, and the most important one, is we are seeing a focus on body-positive messaging. Women are stepping forward and saying “I’m plus-sized and I’m happy here”. The reason I love this message is

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Waist Trainers (and other fairytales)

Remember I told you in a previous post that I have been lurking FB weight loss groups? I’m looking for the most common claims and the most dangerous common beliefs of the fat loss industry. This is not a small task – there are SO many. But, the one I’m going to talk about today

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Starvation Mode – Is It a Thing?

I’ve been lurking… I’ve been lurking in FB communities to see what people are saying about fat loss. I’m looking for the most damaging trends or lines of focus that trap women in the diet industry for life. Let me tell you – I have HEARD some THINGS. One of the topics I

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Fat Loss is NOT Magic

I’ve joined a few communities on FB so I can understand the fat loss consumer better. I couldn’t have been prepared for what I learned. The first group I joined was a group on weight loss tips. Over 100k members from all over the continent who were seeking guidance on their journey. Most of

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Is Exercise Necessary?

EXERCISE! I know – not everybody loves it and I know not everybody wants to do it. Let’s talk about why it is that some of us have an aversion to exercise and some of the things that are responsible for that. What’s behind it? Is it insecurity? Is it lack of knowledge? Is it

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