Category Archive: Mantras

JAN 18: 3 Common Diet Boo Boos

People share their diet struggles with me all the time. They tell me how they’ve tried every diet on the planet but never got results or how they used to workout but that didn’t work either. Most of the time they just didn’t stick with it long enough or their regime was just too unrealistic to …

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JAN 17: 20 Diet Tips To Shrink Your Waistline

You don’t have to eat perfect understand nutrition to get results, you just need to eat better. here are my top 20 diet tips to reduce calories and improve your waistline. Limit meals to 350-450 calories Limit snacks between 150-200 calories. Eat 5-6 small snacks or meals a day. Keep meals and snacks to 2-3 …

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JAN 16: Picture The Future You

If you live in the now  – constantly thinking about how you feel now, what you want to eat now or what you want to do now, you will likely do what seems to be most beneficial at the time. Eating chips and guac sounds fun, sleeping in seems wonderful – until you realize how much it will …

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JAN 11: Ready to Fail, Committed to Succeed

If we can focus on progress more than perfection, we will be way ahead by the end of the year. I don’t know about you, but I’m super hard on myself. If I can do something perfect, I get discouraged easily. That’s ridiculous! If I can’t do something just right, I need to keep working …

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JAN 9: Don’t Be Afraid To Aim Higher

There are 2 big mistakes people often make. They don’t aim for anything at all or they let past failures keep them from aiming higher than they should. Sadly, I believe past failure keeps people from even attempting to make New Year’s Resolutions or setting new goals. “If you aim at nothing”, as Zig Ziglar says, “you will …

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JAN 6: You Are NOT a Failure

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Many of us do not take failure well. We can have one argument with our spouse, or get one reprimand from our boss, and BAM! We feel like a big fat failure – as if we have officially failed at everything instead of just making one small mistake. Yesterday, I was sharing with my mom …

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Jan 5: How To Find Time To Workout

The other day, I was grilling some veggies. I set the timer and jumped on the computer to do some work. When the timer went off, I swear I thought something was wrong. There was no way 7 minutes had gone by. I felt like I just sat down. It literally felt like 60 seconds …

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FIT TIP: Sleep More, Lose More Weight

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One of the biggest complaints people have, and biggest excuses they don’t go to the gym, is they are just too tired. They have no energy. They have no motivation. They are too tired to wake up earlier and workout before work, or they are too tired to go to the gym after work. Sleep …

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Success Never Looks Back

Can I just be honest with you here? Can I just talk real talk, real life junk? Don’t we ALL have “junk” to deal with? The older I get (oops! did I just call myself old?! lol). I mean the more mature I am (har har!), the more I realize even the greatest most solid …

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Fantasize About Food Much? It May Be More Dangerous Than You Think

Fantasy: The faculty or activity of imagining things, especially things that are impossible or improbable. Imagination, especially when extravagant and unrestrained.. The forming of mental images, especially wondrous or strange fancies, an idea about doing something that is far removed from normal reality.  In a dieter’s world, food fantasies may be a common reoccurrence. People almost …

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