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How to Get What You Need

  You want more. Maybe you’re looking to: – Be happier in your relationship – Feel more appreciated in your friendships – Do more fulfilling work – End the negative self-talk – Find more peace in your day – Nourish yourself with real foods – Move your body more – Take time to breathe   Any of this ring a bell? Whatever it is that you’re working towards right now, remember this one thing—communicating your needs is key. Your life is vibrant. It’s complex.   Without asking for what you ...

5 Meditation Apps that Really Work

Mediation is a powerful tool. Research shows it helps decrease anxiety, improves sleep, betters our sense of self, and helps mindfulness transcend into our every day, amongst many other benefits. You can see more  here. Yet, without a proper introduction, mediation may seem a little “woo woo,” foreign, and something only hippies do. I beg to differ. In fact: If you feel like there’s never enough time in the day… If you can’t seem to sit still and do nothing… If you’re always looking to the outside to feel better, ...

5 Things I’ve Learned as a Weight Loss Coach

Entering the field of weight loss, I believed weight loss to be about food. Some aspects of the mind, yes–but mostly about the food. Well into the field of weight loss, nutrition and wellness, a few hundred clients and years later, I see it’s  about the mind. Some aspects of food, of course–but mostly about the mind. As a weight loss and wellness coach, here are the 5 biggest things I’ve learned so far.     1. Inner change before outer change Our thoughts are our inner programming. We can ...

7 Things to Forgive Yourself for to Feel Good Again

  There are things we don’t even know that hold us back. They hold us back because we feel bad about them.  Sometimes they hold us back because we feel bad about feeling bad about them … or even thinking them.   If you find yourself: – Obsessing about a situation – Thinking how things would be different if you just did this or that – Feeling guilty or ashamed – Beating yourself up or – Beating yourself up about beating yourself up!   Read the below and start to ...

How to Stop Thinking You’re Not Good Enough

  Do you ever find yourself thinking you’re not good enough, pretty enough, thin enough, or whatever enough? And that these very thoughts are preventing you from moving forward? I have. We all have. You’re not alone.   But, what if you’re ready to move forward? You’re ready to ditch your limiting beliefs, end negative self-talk , banish body bashing, and redefine a new relationship with YOU? Because you absolutely can. This is possible for you. You just need some tools, which is where I come in.   Today, I’m sharing ...

Get Happy! 5 Strategies that Really Work

  “We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same.” ― Carlos Castaneda   This is a very powerful quote that hit me hard.   Whether we’re happy or miserable falls on us. A large determinant in which way we go is our mind. Or more specifically, our thoughts. What I’ve seen, through my work, is that there are two types of people—“dwellers” and “fast reactors.” “Dwellers” are more sensitive, take more time to process emotions and will let something that bothers ...

11 Changes in Perspective that Will Better Your Life

Today, I’m sharing with you 11 perspective changes (ranging from weight to exercise to motivation to success to relationships) that have made a huge difference in my life as well as clients’ lives. They can make a huge difference in your life too!   1. Focus on food as nourishment, enjoyment & fuel, not as numbers, calories, and stress Forget about the calories, serving size, and stress of whether you can eat that for just a second. Instead, ask yourself if that food is truly going to nourish you and ...

How Would That Make You Feel?

    About a year ago, my Aunt asked me a very powerful question, “Corinne, how would you feel if you quit?” I was floored. I asked people how they felt about X, Y and Z all the time, but I never stopped to think about this question in reference to my current situation. At the time, I was working a job, where I loved the people, but I became way burned-out, disillusioned, and unhappy. I had been on overdrive for far too long. We humans aren’t meant to be ...

9 Ironic Tips to Help You Lose Weight

When it comes to toning up, most don’t think of the below. In fact, some may scoff at these tips. However, through my counseling and own personal work, I’ve found that these tips can make a big difference.     1.) Ditch the diet soda Yes, it may say “diet,” but that doesn’t mean it’s waistline friendly. More and more studies are coming out indicating an association between diet drinks, larger waists, and metabolic syndrome. It’s not clear exactly as to why. Perhaps they make us crave sweeter, more calorie-dense ...

How to Lose Weight Without Weighing Yourself

  How to lose weight without weighing yourself … I hope this title got you thinking. Because you don’t lose weight by weighing yourself. You firm up by making healthier choices, consistently. We get so wrapped up by that silly little number that we forget this basic fact. Weight loss (the real lasting kind) is about changing your mind first, then your actions, and showing up for yourself on a daily basis – it’s not about getting on the scale.   Let the Scale Go If weighing yourself throws you ...