Finding the clues to why you are overweight

weight loss Apr 06, 2019

When clients come to me to lose weight one of the first things that I ask them to do is to keep eating exactly as they have been for a week and to keep a detailed food journal.

 

A food journal helps me, and my client, identify patterns and learn why they are overeating and overweight. For...

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Causal Coaching

Uncategorized Apr 05, 2019

There are many coaches out there and many different coaching methodologies. The type of coaching that I offer is ‘Causal Coaching’. This means that I treat the cause of my clients’ problem, or the reason why they are not getting what they want in life, and not just the symptoms....

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What is your story?

Uncategorized Apr 04, 2019

Your past no longer exists except in your mind. All you have is now. The past is over, and the future is in your imagination. All you have in this moment are the thoughts you are thinking. If you’re thinking about your past, that isn’t your past. This is a huge distinction. Your past...

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Hormones

Uncategorized Mar 31, 2019

I found hormones fascinating when I studied them as a part of my biology degree. They were one of my favourite modules, even though I didn’t realise then what an impact they have on impact on our lives. Something that I have a heightened awareness for now that I’ve been married to a...

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Intentional eating

Uncategorized Mar 31, 2019

Learning the art and science of intentional eating has been an important part of my weight loss journey.

 

By intentional eating, I mean that I plan what I am going to eat for every meal at least 24 hours in advance. This may sound restrictive, but it saves a ton of time and mental energy.

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Privileged brain planning

Uncategorized Mar 30, 2019

When my coach told me that the reason, I was so busy was because I was ‘slopping in my time management’, and that when I told her ‘I don’t have enough time’ that I was lying, I felt a bit affronted. She said that I didn’t need to be so ‘busy’ that I...

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Intentional thinking

Uncategorized Mar 29, 2019

Practising believing something you don’t yet believe, is like adding fuel to the fire if you are striving towards achieving a new goal, whether that is weight loss or something else.  The first step to doing that is becoming aware of what you currently believe, what your current...

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Buffering

Uncategorized Mar 28, 2019

Buffering is something we do to avoid fully experiencing our lives. We don’t want to face the truth of our lives because we don’t want to experience negative emotion. We think we are entitled to feel happy all the time because we are constantly bombarded with ways to feel pleasure.

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Relationships Are Thoughts

Uncategorized Mar 27, 2019

We’re so confused about how relationships work. We’re under the impression that other people need to behave a certain way so we can feel good.

 

We have so many rules for our relationships that we have stopped experiencing them and are locked into our expectations of how these...

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Don’t resist, don’t react or distract. Learn to feel your emotions.

Uncategorized Mar 26, 2019

Why do we want to feel our emotions? Yesterday’s blog post addressed how most of us resist our emotions, react to them, or distract ourselves from them. Today I am going to explore how we can learn to feel our emotions, how we can allow them to be there.

 

But first let me remind you...

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