Are you always on a diet?? How to Stop Diets from Running Your Life

Does What You Eat Affect Your Appearance

Societal Pressure Is Running Your Life, or How to Stop Diets from Running Your Life! When everyone around you is doing the same thing, it can be hard to stand apart from the crowd. It’s more normal to be on a diet these days than it isn’t. You want to be accepted; that’s normal.  The dilemma is how to stop diets from running your life! Being the person who isn’t on a diet these day actually threatens that acceptance, so … Continue reading

How to Avoid the Health Risks of Yo-Yo Dieting

What are the Health Risks of Yo-Yo Dieting and How Does Chronic Dieting Affect You? How does chronic dieting affect you and what are the health risks of yo-yo dieting?  Have you given this question any thought? When dieting becomes part of who you are, you’ll find yourself caught up in yo-yo dieting. Some people think yo-yo dieting is what happens when someone loses a lot of weight, gains it back and then loses it again.  Yo-yo dieting is actually … Continue reading

Chronic Dieting…has constant dieting become a part of your life?

Has Dieting Become Part of Who You Are?  Are you Addicted to Chronic Dieting? Are you addicted to chronic dieting? Has dieting become part of who you are? Everywhere you turn, you see advice on how to lose weight. You see tried and true diets touted from the front covers of magazines. Fad diets are heralded as the next new weight loss miracle. You see these things because we live in a diet culture. If you put twenty people together … Continue reading

Portion Size

Size does matter.  How can you make impressive changes in your weight simply by reducing your portion size? I went out for ice cream yesterday. Yes, I went off the rails for a day and had a hot fudge sundae with raspberry chocolate chip ice cream and whipped cream! It was delicious… It was my first (and last) ice cream sundae of the season, and I had a junior size which was plenty big enough. When you’re eating a clean, … Continue reading

Back Pain and Exercise

Back Pain Can Make You Really Miserable! I am completely out of shape… I haven’t been to the gym in 9 months, and I did it on purpose! I went back to the gym this morning and did a really wimpy workout. I’ve been working with a new chiropractor, and she advised me to stop working out.  The reason made sense to me.  She was working on my muscles in an attempt to help my ever worsening scoliosis, and she … Continue reading

How to Find Motivation to Lose Weight

How to Find Motivation to Lose Weight It can be difficult to maintain motivation when you’re trying to lose weight. It’s easy to start off with enthusiasm and be excited about your goals. However, at a certain point the motivation and enthusiasm can wane especially once your weight loss begins to slow down or plateau. There are essentially three steps to finding your motivation and keeping it as you strive to live a healthier life. What is Your Reason for … Continue reading