Self-compassion and binge eating

Hi, my name is Gen and I binge eat. Note I didn’t follow the usual AA format and say “I am a binge eater” –  not out of denial but because it’s a label that ignores that I am so…
Mindset and positive thinking: The true secret to weight loss

There is no greater high than discovering the extent of your own courage. For me, the process of losing weight has been far more powerful than I could ever have anticipated and I think, actually I know, that I’ve discovered the…
12 Week Fat Loss Challenge – Week 12 Update

Week 12 already?! How the heck did that happen? I’m in a reflective mood tonight as I roll into the final week of a challenge which has not at all delivered what I had hoped it would, but instead feels…
12 Week Fat Loss Challenge – Week 11 Update

This will only be a quick update tonight because I’ve just come home from a full day of hiking and I’m pretty tired! This has been another good week, although I didn’t get as much exercise done as I’d wanted…
Everyone has fat days

Everyone has fat days Everyone has fat days, regardless of your actual weight, size, or how far you’ve come down the path of changing your life for the better. I’m having one today, actually, which prompted me to write this.…
The many benefits of strength training

It has been accepted knowledge for some time in the fitness industry that there are many benefits of strength training. Also called resistance training, this should be an essential component in any fitness regime. Benefits of strength training Strength training…