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Why Food Restriction Doesn’t Work

If there was one thing that I wished all wellness coaches and personal trainers acknowledged and taught to their clients, it is this: food restriction does not work for a sustainable, long-term “fix” when it comes to weight loss, disordered eating, and body image issues.   In fact, studies show that food restriction and deprivation […]

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Know What Makes You Stand Out As a Coach

These days, you can throw a rock and hit a wellness coach, which is why it’s super important to know that makes you stand out as an influencer. You can niche down as much as possible, but you really need to hone in on those magical things about you, your experience, and your services that […]

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Disintegrate the Dependency Model

If you’ve been hip to the self-help industry for a while, you know there are certain paradigms when it comes to “helping” people. And if you know me, you know that I’m all about busting through those paradigms. I want to encourage you to do the same.   Here’s the gist of the old, stale […]

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Why Self-Help Hurts

There are two big ole lies perpetuated by the self-help industry that really grind my gears. Know why? Because they are doing you, and so many others, a massive disservice. Here are the lies:   1) Happiness is contingent on “getting there,” aka destination addiction.   2) You can’t truly transform on your own, aka […]

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Work Your Affiliate Game

Growing a network of affiliates is a great way to up level your business and reach a wider audience. First, start to do some research (read: internet stalking) and find influencers and entrepreneurs who share your overall mission, or ones who’s mission and services align with your community. Connect with these influencers and begin to […]

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Shifting Beliefs Before Behaviors

The reason that fad diets fail 98% of the time is because they are like putting a bandaid on a bullet wound. When you only focus on shifting external behaviors, like diet and exercise, you are not addressing the root issue of why your client struggles with disordered eating and body image in the first […]

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What Causes Binge Eating?

If you struggle with binge eating, it’s likely that the number one cause of your issues with food comes down to this: you don’t know how to handle your body’s emotions. That’s right, it’s not about the food.   When you’re unable to process and work through emotions, you’re likely to just numb out with […]

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Take Responsibility for Your Own Transformation

When it comes to recovering from disordered eating and body image issues, personal responsibility is SO important. When we are struggling or unhappy, we usually default to victim mentality. Victim mentality is when you believe that the world is against you or everyone’s out to get you, or nothing ever goes your way. Basically it’s […]

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Creating Healthy Boundaries

Creating healthy boundaries is so important when it comes to your health, well-being, and business. These limits that you set to protect yourself and your experience can be physical, mental, or emotional. When you lack boundaries, you may feel anxious, stressed, or overwhelmed, especially when it comes to your relationships with others or your work. […]

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The Importance of Community

When we struggle–especially with food and body–it’s natural to want to retreat from others and hide yourself and your pain away. The truth, however, is that connection and community are so important when it comes to overcoming the struggle and transforming.   Humans are social creatures, to the extent that way back in the tribal […]

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