Sugar happens

By Angela

Halloween is tomorrow and … sugar happens. It’s okay. It’s not the end of the world.Take a breath and let’s discuss strategies.For most of us, moderation is going to be our best bet.  All or nothing usually leads to all which then leads to shame around failure and/or days of dieting and starving which is not fun at all. #dietssuckHere’s a couple …

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We don’t heal alone- Group Coaching 2016

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Group coaching special “We don’t heal alone.” – Marc David, founder and director, Institute for the Psychology of Eating This is going to be AWESOME. Group Coaching to set the steering wheel for 98% JOY level in 2016. Tuesday nights for ten full weeks. Series starts Jan 12 and ends March 15. Time is 7 pm- have a nice slow …

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Eat, Drink, Be Merry…

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and mindful of the experience of pleasure. Here we go. Holidays are here again. That can elicit a groan from some and a cheer of joy from others. Regardless which response is more you, for most of us, as good red blooded Americans, what the holidays really mean is a season of over-indulging and guilt when it comes to food. …

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Being Dragged

By Angela

Let go and let God. It’s a saying I have heard in my recovery groups and most likely you’ve heard it even if you aren’t in our group. This is a great idea in principle, absolutely. But actually doing it is quite another story altogether. Letting go is not easy, particularly when it’s something that you are thinking you NEED …

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Community Week – Free Workouts all Week!

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SEPTEMBER 21-25, 2015… It’s all awesome and FREE at Angela’s Gym. SIGN IN HERE! Join Angela to test drive the “Crush it this Winter” Challenge! Get ready for your best winter yet! Workouts and times: PLEASE SIGN IN HERE! MONDAY, September 21: 8:15 am- SKI Train 9:30 am- 45 / 45   Strength for 45 and Yoga to complement for 45 …

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Pull out the big guns and take a leap of faith

By Angela

While I’m a huge fan of one small baby step at a time on the continuing journey to wellness, once in a while you have to just breathe deeply, pull out the big guns and take a leap of faith. Sometimes doing a healthy switch is just plain hard and we feel unwilling to go there, even though there is …

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Finding Alternate Sweet

By Angela

sweet  adjective \ˈswēt\ 2.  pleasing in general; delightful.   3:  much loved :  dear     In the continuing evolution of finding healthy ways to nourish yourself, we are being constantly bombarded with messages telling us to eat the doughnut, drink the coke, or have some candy. These are certainly not our best healthy food choices. (Just in case you were …

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You ARE absolutely RIGHT!

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What if there’s a good reason for what we do? What if instead of looking for motivation to change our unwanted behaviors and habits, we first seek to understand WHY in the world we are behaving in the way we are behaving? What if instead of just jumping right to judgement followed closely by determination, desperation and despair which in …

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Emotional rescue

By Angela

Emotions. Yep, going there today. Yep, it’s big. Yep, it can be scary. Yep, some of us need to emotionally eat to regulate our emotions. In fact, most of us use food to some degree to handle our emotions. Life can be really hard, emotions can be big and scary as previously mentioned and food absolutely is a powerful effective …

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