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We asked the WRONG question…

A while ago I read something that absolutely blew my mind! It actually made me step back and rethink some of the things I’ve been taught. Exactly how long does it take to create a habit? It’s a question researchers...

It’s Been Two Weeks…

Today, it’s been two weeks since mom left this world. Things happened very fast. Within less than 72 hours, mom transitioned from being alive to getting in a comma during sleep to having a heart attack during a comma to...

My Mom Is Gone – A Story Worth Telling

9/12/1944 – 10/19/2021. My mom, Celia Schmidt, is gone. Her body is free from pain, discomfort, medications, exhaustion, poor mobility, and depression. Her spirit will live forever though. I know she will be looking over me, my two older siblings,...

Reclaiming Emotional Control During Stressful and Anxious [Election] Days

How are you feeling today? Anxious? Stressed out? Worried? Concerned? Hopeless? Hopeful? Frustrated? If you are reading this message on November 3rd, 2020, you live in The United States of America, you might find yourself, family, friends, and peers on the edge as we will soon...

Are You Sabotaging Your Weight Loss Efforts? Listen to Kathy’s Story

Weight loss and fat loss are challenging objectives to achieve and sustain for many people, especially for those who have lost and gained weight. Many people find themselves, consciously or not, sabotaging their weight-loss efforts and/or their weight loss maintenance...

Where Do My Eating Habits Come From?

Have you ever thought about why you overeat or restrict your foods?   Why when you’re stressed out, anxious, or even happy you… go after certain foods like ice cream, chocolate, fries, burgers, pizza, and cookies?   Have you ever...

Are Your Choices Aligned with Your Health Goals?

Happy 4th of July, America!!! I hope you are having a blessed holiday weekend, whether with friends and family or solo!  Being with yourself shall be an amazing experience. You’re awesome. Lucky you and everyone else around you. I started...

Are You Stuck Here

Ready to get a little nerdy? Ready for something crazy!? If you’ve ever studied “behavior change”, one of the first things you learned about is the “transtheoretical model of change.” It sounds complicated but it’s not! It was developed back...

This Happened…

June 1st, 2020 WOW,  hasn’t this decade put us to a test? Never in my lifetime, I thought I’d be driving 80-85 mph to make it home before a 9:00 pm curfew 😨. We, the people, were born to love,...

Three Strategies to Rewire a Fixed Mindset and Facilitate Weight Loss

Today I’m here to talk to you about the relationship between a fixed mindset and weight gain. What? Yes. So this video is inspired by a conversation I had with my mom, who has a very fixed mindset. As I...