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Year: 2017

Recipe: Broccoli Cheddar Soup

It’s single digits and with the wind, we’re hitting negative temperatures. I know, I know. I live in New England, I did it to myself. I like it here, but living here for about five years doesn’t make it easier dealing with the snow, the bitter cold or plastic wrapping my windows. Yes, for those […]

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Are you even ready?

Here’s the blog post to pair with the video on the stages of change model. It’s a bit more detailed about the initial studies that lead to the development of the model. I highlight some of the findings that DiClemente and Prochaska had even though the initial samples were small.

As a coach , I want my client to succeed, but that also means that we need to be honest when looking at their over goals, where they are currently in their life and what they’re willing to invest in making change. Not everyone is ready for big change, hell, not everyone is ready for small change either – change is scary, but scary doesn’t mean impossible. You just need to give yourself time.

I Think I Found My Groove Again

If you’ve ever lost weight – extreme or not – there’s always the fear that you may revert back to your original size. That even if you’ve been practicing habits for years that you will wake up one day and magically lose them. As someone who was obese that fear is in the back of […]

Take That Jump: the fall, bagels, leaving the summer behind

The fall semester starts in 9 days. I’m feeling excited. I’m feeling anxious. I’m feeling relieved. I’m excited about the fall because it means more flexibility. I know there are people who think this is a piece of cake, but remember the grass always seems greener on the other side – there are still things […]