Drinking More Water & Fasting (And Other Stupid Things I’ve Been Hearing About Losing Weight)

“Drinking more water and fasting are free.” Someone wrote this in a comment on one of my YouTube videos. Ok, let’s break this down for a second… Yes, drinking more water and fasting are free - but neither is permanent. What I mean is neither is the answer to losing weight. You need food to [...]

Woman In The Mirror: Your Answer To Permanent Weight Loss

Physiologically, there are very few barriers to healthy, permanent weight loss.  This means that weight loss is something you can absolutely expect from yourself. So, what is in the way? Is it hormones, metabolism, perimenopause, post-menopause, or thyroid? Yes, these things can have an influence on your weight loss journey, but they are not the [...]

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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 [...]

Worried You’ll Overeat or Drink At A Party? Learn These 4 Tricks

Ever feel like you’re on vacation or at a friend’s house for dinner, or at a holiday party with co-workers and there is always more pressure to be unhealthy rather than healthy? You’re sitting there with a soda water and everyone keeps saying, “Come on! Let me get you a drink…” or “You only had [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]