Is Feeling Guilty Making You Gain Weight?

Summertime can be a challenging season to make progress with weight loss. There are many more opportunities to indulge and more travel than normal can equal more calories and less exercise. However, perhaps you’re on point with your diet and exercise and still seeing the scale creep up… There is nothing more frustrating than putting in the effort to keep progress on track but continuing to gain weight without a clear reason.
This is a relatively common phenomenon I’ve helped many clients resolve. I’m here to tell you there’s hope and you are not out of options. The strategy that might just do the trick for you is a MINDSET MAKEOVER. I’ll share a 3-step process you can use to shift your “default” mindset from negative to positive to help revive your weight loss efforts.

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3 Tips for Meal Planning success

Something I’ve Noticed is a Game-Changer For Many of My Clients is: Meal Planning!

I just spent 8 days working as a private chef at 2 back-to-back retreats. That meant shopping for, prepping, cooking, and presenting a total of 7 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 snacks, and 7 dinners (plus dessert and cake for two birthdays!) for dozens of hungry attendees. On top of it all, I had to deal with various allergies, including gluten, dairy, corn, soy and oxalates… No pressure! If you cook for your family, you can understand the struggle!

Take it from me that meal planning was CRUCIAL for those events to run successfully and for everyone to stay healthy, safe, and happily fed. And what do you know? Many of the guests were thanking me because they enjoyed my cooking AND their clothes were fitting more loosely by the end of the retreats. They had experienced the magic of meal planning, and so can you!

Here are my TOP 3 TIPS to set yourself up for success with a meal plan at home:

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