• Tune-in To Your Hunger

    Tune-in To Your Hunger

    "You better cut the pizza in four pieces because I'm not hungry enough to eat six."~ Yogi Berra One of the most effective weight loss strategies is relearning how to tap into how hungry you really are or how full you really feel. Babies are very tuned-in ~ they eat when they're hungry and theyRead more
  • Good Health Has No Season

    Good Health Has No Season

    Many of us look to the calendar for inspiration to modify our health care routines, such as upping our exercise habits in anticipation of swimsuit season or making a New Year’s weight loss resolution. But the reality is that good health is built on a foundation of choices we make daily, not by tying ourRead more
  • Support Equals Success

    Support Equals Success

    Support Equals Success The environments in which we spend our daily lives greatly influence our overall health and success with weight loss efforts. Conversely, our surroundings can also sabotage us. If you've embarked on a health improvement journey, you boost your likelihood of success when you empower the people in your personal environment to beRead more
  • Change is Complicated

    Change is Complicated

    “We change our behavior when the pain of staying the same becomes greater than the pain of changing.” ~ Dr. Henry Cloud Changing our behavior is complicated. Hard. Frustrating. One reason is because we often charge into the progress without understanding the steps we need to take to assure success. Skipping these steps will tripRead more
  • Fad Diets = Bad Diets

    Fad Diets = Bad Diets

    Definition of fad. : a practice or interest followed for a time with exaggerated zeal : craze. Fad diets are stylish, exciting, and filled with promises. Excess pounds melts away in a matter of days…6 to 8 pounds in a week! Usually the reported results don’t go beyond a few initial weeks for two reasons:Read more
  • Success Mantras For Weight Loss

    Success Mantras For Weight Loss

    A mantra is an effective way to reinforce new patterns of thinking and make a mindset shift toward daily choices that better support our health. I want. I can. I will. is a foundational mantra we encourage coaching clients to repeat often as it holds so much power. Let’s break it down… I Want TheRead more
  • Treating Yourself

    Treating Yourself

    Treating Yourself It’s valuable to check-in with ourselves occasionally about how truly caring our self-care routines are. If a treat at the end of a stressful workday is a big bowl of ice cream or M & Ms, and it’s on a more than occasional basis, it might be time to examine how we defineRead more
  • Medicinal Food

    Medicinal Food

    “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” ~ Hippocrates Blueberries are one of nature’s “super foods” that become more plentiful (and affordable) as summer approaches. These beautiful, plump blue gems are filled with antioxidants, probiotics, fibers and vitamins ~ they are a powerhouse of nutritious, disease-fighting nutrients. Dr. Amy Howell, a nutrition researcher at RutgersRead more
  • Weight Loss Struggles

    Weight Loss Struggles

    If you are feeling stuck or struggling for traction on your weight loss goals, we hope you'll consider these benefits of partnering with our WHS wellness center weight loss/health coach. Everyone deserves to feel happy, love their physical selves and enjoy good health! Accountability We all begin with strong determination to shed unhealthy weight; stayingRead more
  • Sugar Villian

    Sugar Villian

    A few decades ago, physicians and dieticians warned us to avoid fat and cholesterol. Food manufacturers dramatically increased sugar content to compensate for the lack of flavor that resulted from fat reduction in food. Next came the carbohydrate avoidance craze in the early 2000s. Now health experts are pointing to sugar overload as the rootRead more