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Quit Dieting Already! Nourish yourself, boost your energy, + optimize your body shape with these 6 simple guidelines

Quit Dieting Already! Nourish yourself, boost your energy, + optimize your body shape with these 6 simple guidelines

There’s nothing wrong with wanting to feel good in your skin. I often argue that it’s not your size or shape that prevents that. It’s how you feel about your size/shape. You have the power to shift your thoughts towards acceptance and appreciation regardless of the shape you’re in. I believe that’s a vital step towards wonderfulness.

Yet who doesn’t want to optimize their body—or even just boost it a bit? My clients often counter my body-acceptance argument by saying that they want to be able to touch their toes without their bellies getting in the way. They want to easily find fun clothes that fit. They don’t like how much energy it takes to carry around an extra five or ten pounds of body fat. They’re tired.

That’s legit. And it’s one of the main reasons I work as a health coach. I want to help women feel wonderful—and what they’re describing to me is the opposite of that.

Feeling "Hangry?" How You Can Avoid That Awful Feeling

Feeling "Hangry?" How You Can Avoid That Awful Feeling

You haven't eaten in hours. You're struggling to concentrate on your latest work project, but an escalating mix of hunger and anger has hijacked your brain. You just can't cope. You need a caramel latte, stat. Or a "healthy" protein bar. Or even a handful of almonds. Whatever it is, if you don't eat soon, things are going to get very ugly...

Does that sound like you? I know I used to feel jittery, anxious, and unfocused when I was forced to go hours without food. My patience would drop to nil. It felt absolutely awful.

That's no way to live. The fact is, you're made to fast, remember? Humans can comfortably go for hours and hours without eating. It's actually beneficial for your health. Doing so isn't fun but it shouldn't be "hanger"-inducing, either.

Are You Ready to Finally Feel Wonderful(ness)? Hire a Health Coach! Here’s what you need to know…

Are You Ready to Finally Feel Wonderful(ness)? Hire a Health Coach! Here’s what you need to know…

Wellness is a huge industry. You have more access to information about your health now than you ever did in the past. This seems like good news, but the fact is, it’s also incredibly overwhelming.

What this means is that there is help for you if you need it, but how do you know where to find it? Or who to trust? How do you manage the conflicting advice–of which you’ll discover plenty? And how in the name of all that is wonderful will you find the time to read through it all?

Researching health and wellness is practically a full-time job. I know. I’m a health coach and besides working with clients, I spend many hours every week reading studies, papers, books, and articles. Why do I do this? So you don’t have to…