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Weight Management Strategies

Losing Weight: Measuring Success *

Posted: Oct 01 in Weight Management Strategies by

Do you feel successful when you lose weight, but then feel like a failure when you gain weight? Do you feel successful only when you hit a weight loss goal, but feel like a failure if you lose weight, but not all the way down to your goal? If the above questions describe you, you […]

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Weight loss as a hobby instead of a chore *

Posted: Aug 05 in Weight Management Strategies by

Many people embarking on a journey to a healthier weight view this journey as one of deprivation, discomfort and self-torture. Imagine not being able to eat the foods you like and being hungry all the time. Or, imagine getting yelled at by a personal trainer, being told to exercise for hours and hours a day […]

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What to do when you slip-up *

Posted: Jul 27 in Weight loss, Weight Management Strategies by

A wise mentor once told me that “Weight gain is part of every successful weight loss program.” If that is true, why do we all too often beat ourselves up when we slip up? I see the same story every day – a person has lost a lot of weight, kept it off a long […]

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Invest in Yourself *

Posted: Jun 22 in Weight Management Strategies by

When is the last time you did something nice just for yourself? So many people who begin a well-intentioned weight loss effort find that they hit barriers to weight loss and that they are prone to regaining the lost weight. In spite of working really hard to control their calories and increase physical fitness, the […]

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Conquering Stress Eating *

Posted: Jun 04 in Weight loss, Weight Management Strategies by

Many people trying to lose weight believe that obesity is caused by eating too much and exercising too little. We think that if we could just eat less and move more, we’d lose the extra pounds. Why is it then that all to often, we lose the weight, but find that it creeps back on […]

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