Archive for Category: Blog

Stress is a Motherf$cker

Since lockdown began, I’ve been talking a lot about stress and the emotional toll this crazy time is taking on us all. I’ve been encouraging you all to give yourself space and grace to navigate this time with compassion....

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Covid-Eating: It’s a Thing.

This 2020 lockdown has been challenging on so many levels. Many have lost their jobs, permanently or temporarily. Many are now working from home, without childcare. Those in partnerships are now sharing time and space they never had to...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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....

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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...

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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...

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Social Conditioning & Why It Matters

This is my favourite topic. I love it because so much of what we do and how we see ourselves comes from it. Social conditioning. What the hell is that? Social conditioning is the set of instructions each of...

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Weight Loss & PCOS – an Interview

We already know it’s popular to demonize carbs. Society has been doing it since the ’70s when Dr Atkins published a book on the topic. The origin goes back even further than that, with reported low-carb practices in the...

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