How to Not Overeat This Thanksgiving

If you’re Canadian (like me!) then Thanksgiving already happened for you but this is great information for really any holiday that involves, family, food, and friends. Are you in the United States or celebrating Thanksgiving in November? Then this is a must-read for you. When you hear talk about giving thanks or feeling grateful (the [...]

Successful Weight Loss Means Doing This First

You want to be successful with weight loss. Sure, you’ve lost weight before but it comes back, and when that happens it makes you feel like a failure or that somehow you just don’t have what it takes. (Not true, by the way. We’ll get to that.) All those nasty voices seep in and it [...]

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 [...]

Weight Loss and Travel: The 4 Things You Need to Know

Feel like travel is the enemy of weight loss? Maybe you’ve been here before… You eat healthy food and workout for a few weeks or even a month, and you are feeling really good. But then, it’s time for a vacation or work trip, and suddenly all your strategies go right out the door. Then, [...]