About Jennifer Powter

Jennifer coaches busy, successful women with imperfect lives who want to look and feel amazing from the inside out. With her tried-and-proven weight loss method—ENERGY to Thrive™—Jennifer takes the fascinating science of physiological transformation and breaks it down into six empowering steps.

3 Steps To Stop Coping With Food or Alcohol When Losing Weight

Lots of programs, diets, and experts spend most of their time discussing all the things you need to do to lose weight and keep it off. And while, yes, chances are you’ve found yourself reading this today because you want to lose weight and keep it off - there is another component and it’s crucial [...]

How Often You Should Weigh Yourself When Trying To Lose Weight

Have a love/hate relationship with the scale? Then, this is for you. One of the biggest hurdles women face on their weight loss journey is effectively detangling their self-worth from a number. This number can instantly wreak havoc on your self-worth, the clothes you wear; if you are going to go out tonight and it [...]

Why Suffering Is Part of Healthy Weight Loss (No, Seriously)

Twenty-six-year-old, very idealistic me was sitting front row at an event at my university. The man speaking said this… “Suffering is inevitable. It’s part of life…” he announced to the crowd. I remember thinking, this is pretty dark don’t you think? Like I said, I was twenty-six and not *much* had happened to me just [...]

Big Feelings: How to Not Overeat When Emotions Run High

When emotions run high, the temptation to eat or drink can be high, too! How can you manage this? The first thing to recognize is that these are universal struggles. Every person, at some point, is going to have something happen that will bring about certain emotions. Big feelings like incredible stress, sadness, loneliness, heartbreak [...]

What to Eat at Your Next BBQ, Holiday Party, or Special Event

Summer is going to happen every year of your life. Christmas is also going to happen. You will go to a BBQ. You will travel to a family reunion. Or go to a wedding or a road trip in the car. You will be at events where food feels like the main event throughout your [...]

Self-Sabotage Is Normal With Weight Loss. Here’s How You Handle It.

“Jen, how do I do this? How do I get out of my own way?” This question comes up a lot. So many women think it’s just willpower and motivation. Or you think you need to move more and eat less. It’s not your fault that you feel this way. The diet industry has been [...]

Clearing Up The Confusion Around Exercise and Weight Loss

Exercise for real people with real lives. That’s the goal, right? But first, you have to break down the role exercise is playing in your weight loss. Actually, I have a feeling exercise is not currently fulfilling its best role and you probably don’t even realize it. The major problem is that too many women [...]

Turns Out Weight Loss Really Is About This One Thing

In the past few weeks, I’ve personally spoken with 25 women about their weight loss struggles (and successes). And what I’ve found is that although weight loss is different for everyone, there is a universal thread that comes up again and again. But first, let me ask you this: Do you ever feel like you [...]

The Real Reason You Aren’t Losing Weight And 3 Ways To Change It

You don’t have a weight loss problem. Honestly. You don’t.  You might have some mindset confusion, commitment roadblocks, or a few accountability challenges - this is normal. But it’s not that you can’t lose weight. Weight loss is the most transformative journey a woman can go on because you can't escape yourself or your thoughts [...]

Food As A Reward: How to Break The Cycle

What are the “secrets” of food and body freedom? Maybe you see other women and think, “What password did she access? Has this password been case sensitive my whole life, and no one told me?” You want to know if there are specific answers or steps that make it all make sense for you. Your [...]