People who struggle with weight gain tend to be very judgmental, critical, and unforgiving of themselves. Here’s how to stop the blame/shame cycle.
We are about six months into the COVID-19 pandemic; it’s time to check-in with yourself. Have you gained weight? If so, you are not alone. As a St. Augustine Therapist working with weight loss clients, I can tell you that there are many reasons for your weight gain during the COVID-19 pandemic. The question is: […]
The New Year is a great time to let go of the past and begin anew, and that’s why many of us make resolutions. Unfortunately, most resolutions are disregarded by Spring. If you want to make – and keep – your New Year’s resolutions, here are three things you must do: 1. Put the Past […]
For many of us, when we think of a treat or a reward, our minds turn to food: our favorite chocolate cake at the local bakery, or a big, cheesy slice of pizza. If food doesn’t do it for you, you might want to reward yourself with some other unhealthy habit such as expensive purchases […]
New Year – Stop thinking of New Year’s Resolutions! Why? Because they don’t work! What works? Thinking of a Permanent Lifestyle Change! Why? Because our mind deciphers the difference between a TRUE commitment and a temporary change. Decision Time A mind in conflict is at war with itself. It takes alot of precious life energy to sit on […]
Think back to the last time you ate so much you felt absolutely stuffed. You wanted to open the top button of your pants/trousers. Were you loading up on turkey and potatoes at the holidays? Or devouring a huge chocolate cake to celebrate a friend’s birthday? Or were you at home alone, maybe at the […]
March is National Nutrition Month® National Nutrition Month® is a nutrition education and information campaign created annually in March by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The campaign focuses attention on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. So March is a wonderful time of the year to renew […]
The holidays can be challenging, as they are full of stress and yummy temptations: Cookies, candies and foods that we feel justified in indulging in. After all it’s the holiday season! Remember you’ve overcome temptations and slip-ups before. Every day poses challenges, yet you have stayed focused and continued to make progress toward your weight […]