While training one of my clients, we had a conversation that left me thinking for days. Elaine has been exercising with me for over 10 years, is in her seventies, and truly one of my role models. Her high energy, devotion to staying fit and healthy,... Read more
Peek into a woman's closet, and tucked amid all the clothes is something that almost every woman keeps. She strives to wear it again someday, no matter how unrealistic or out of style it may be. What is it? Her "skinny" jeans. Whether y... Read more
Bonnie (BONNIEBELLE2), who declined to share her starting weight, knew she was overweight and was ready to do something about it. So she started by putting one foot in front of the other with a walking program. Forty-two pounds later, she’s dro... Read more
If you’re like most people who want to lose weight, you probably think that shedding a few pounds will help you feel better about yourself. And chances are, you see exercise simply as something you need to do to accomplish that goal. But here&r... Read more
For most of us, work is a fact of life. Whether your paycheck helps care for a family, a home, tuition, or simply what you need to stay alive, we spend a large percentage of our waking hours doing some kind of work.
According to recent research,... Read more
Yoyo dieting brought on by self sabotage. Here I go again! I lost 13kg in 20 weeks 4 years ago, put 8kg on and lost 8kg in 20 weeks 2-3 years ago. Now I've put 7kg on again (and its rising) and hope to loose these quick smart as my cholesterol lev... Read more
From our partners at Woman's DayConfidence is easily attainable and makes a huge impact on how others view you as well as how you feel about yourself. Try these instant boosters to put a little spring in your step: Straighten up. A recent Ohio... Read more
Keeping a positive outlook on life can certainly be a challenge, especially when there seems to be so much negativity everywhere you turn. While I am slowly learning to master the art of dealing with stress, thanks to many of the suggestions from our... Read more
It was after seeing me in the 360 mirror that I realized it was time to take me back.
Nothing clever in my wardrobe now . It's not because i've lost weight but rather the opposite. When I wear my favorite pants it's not him but a shame layer cov... Read more
Low self esteem is something I've struggled with almost my entire life.
When you weigh over 600lbs and decide to go out in public it feels like all eyes are on you. You deal with the stares, finger pointing, the whispers, the laughs and the occ... Read more
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