When you’re dying to binge.

Let's be real.  Sometimes I'm dying to binge. True story. The urges to binge still come.  And it's OK. Stick with me so I can give you some super duper help on dealing with binge urges. BIG FAT AHA MOMENT: even when you've mastered dealing with binge urges, they will still come. But first, lemme explain what happened. My husband and I have a rental property that our renters finally moved ... [Read More]

Love is patient, Love is kind. Really? For Whom?

Love is patient. Love is kind. This quote is part of a lengthy Bible passage on the subject of love. You likely heard it at the last wedding you attended. You've likely heard it quoted before in the context of how to serve others first. Have you ever considered applying love like this to yourself? I want to challenge you in all things to choose love first.Today-let's apply this concept ... [Read More]

Your power, your choice.

I bet you can relate to this. You've been on so many diets and ups and downs and merry go rounds that you barely know what in tarnation to eat anymore. The food police-from decades of dieting-yell at you in your head, on the daily. You know the food police... They told you to eat low fat. Then they told you to eat 5-6 small meals to stay in-the Zone. Then they told you to eat lots of ... [Read More]

What lies beneath the food struggle.

Hello My Sister- I bet you've had this thought before... If I had enough money to hire a personal chef, nutritionist, trainer, yogi, creative coach and meditation teacher, it would be so easy. I could get into shape. I could be skinny. Not true.  Checkout the story below and lemme explain to you why all the money in the world will never solve your food issues. I recently listened to a ... [Read More]

Why I want you to keep brownies on your counter.

Has this life coach lost her dang mind?  Stay with me....it will make sense to you in a few short moments...but first... I used to think brownies happened to me.  Whenever they existed within my vicinity, lots of them happened to jump into my mouth.  Without choice. Can I get a shout out for legit crazy thinking? GIRL! Food does not happen to you.  Eating does not happen to you.  Bingeing ... [Read More]

When Every Monday is D-Day.

Hold onto your seat, Dear One.  The story below might sting a bit... Diets revolve around extremes, deprivation and big-time rules. Try any diet and you will lose weight, if you stick to it...forever. Sure diets work. But not for the long term. If diets worked for the long term they wouldn't have a failure rate of 98 point something %. You'd only have had to join Weight Watchers that one ... [Read More]

Goodbye Fat Pig Thoughts.

  Hey Sister. Ever look in the mirror and poke and prod at a fat chunk? Ever get mad at it? Ever look at your reflection and call yourself something super awesome like, fat pig? I feel you, Sister.  It can be pretty difficult to admit what's going on behind closed cranium.  Hang tight.  When you read to the end of this week's blog you'll have a perfect, simple tool to ... [Read More]

Perfectionism + Eating Issues.

Oh Lord do I struggle with perfectionism. And it’s comin' to a head these days. Can you relate, Friend? If you follow me on Instagram, you’ve seen my recent obsession with the book Present over Perfect by Shauna Niequist. If you don’t follow me…what the heck? Find me @flourishintoyou Isn’t the idea in that title alone, PRESENT OVER PERFECT, just delicious? How many areas in your life ... [Read More]

More Nutella = More Power.

95.89% of women are scared of Nutella.  They've gotta be. Ok. That’s not a real stat, just something I used to think in my head. But.  Almost every time I start with a new 1:1 client they explain to me why they can’t keep certain foods like: chocolate chips, taco chips, licorice, bread, crackers, cheese in the house.  You name it, I’ve heard it. In fact, up until last week I still had a ... [Read More]

Got 14.2 Seconds?

I'm guessing you're like most of my clients.  You want results and you want them yesterday.  I get it.  It's literally hell to struggle beneath the weight of emotional eating issues.  I get that too. Here's a 14.2 second tip (I just timed myself) to reduce overeating-regardless of whether it's the binge-y or emotional eating variety. Eating psychology expert (yes eating psychology is a ... [Read More]