Tips for Getting Through Social Eating

In a perfect world it would be easy to say "this is one meal, I'm going to enjoy it," but in the United States about two-thirds of adult Americans are considered overweight or obese and about half of adult Americans are trying to lose weight at any given time (CDC, 2018). This time of the … Continue reading Tips for Getting Through Social Eating

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Day 300, Quote 37: “But know that means I’ll have to leave”

  https://youtu.be/m7Bc3pLyij0 Where we live in takes a few minutes to get almost anywhere. We’re close enough to the highway, but not in the city – per say. You’ll hit a few lights. But really, it’s nothing. Maybe enough time to turn on the radio a listen to a few songs if I time getting … Continue reading Day 300, Quote 37: “But know that means I’ll have to leave”

Day 286, Quote 34: Update “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”

I’m going to talk to you like a long, lost friend - I guess that’s the easiest way to go about this. So it’s been 14 days and before that it was 501 day. I was finishing up my first spring semester of my degree. I had signed up for three summer classes - anatomy … Continue reading Day 286, Quote 34: Update “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”

Day 238, Quote 27: “It’s never too late, or, in my case, too early to be whoever you want to be.”

For what it's worth: it's never too late or, in my case, too early to be whoever you want to be. There's no time limit, stop whenever you want. You can change or stay the same, that are no rules to this thing. We can make the best or the worst of it. I hope … Continue reading Day 238, Quote 27: “It’s never too late, or, in my case, too early to be whoever you want to be.”

Recipe: Walnut Butter

Currently, there are 10 jars of nut butter sitting in my cabinet. 1. Cinnamon Raisin Swirl from Peanut Butter and Company 2. Mighty Maple from Peanut Butter and Company 3. Nutella - yes, that counts, hazelnuts! 4. Unsalted cashew butter, store brand 5. Pumpkin Spice from Peanut Butter and Company 6. Extra Crunchy Skippy 7. … Continue reading Recipe: Walnut Butter

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.