Kids Get a Fresh Start, We Can Too

I hope you had a fabulous summer full of fun and adventure.


It’s that time of year again when kids go back to school. New teachers, new school supplies, new schedules, and new friends. It’s a great time for… Continue reading

What if You Win the War with Your Body


When I was new to the coaching world I attended a training class where one of the mentor coaches asked a question that had a profound impact on me.


The question was “if you’re at war with your… Continue reading

Worthy of Being Taken Care of Rather than a Problem that Needs to be Fixed


What do you think of what you think about your body?


For many women the first think we think of is our flaws. We think about our stomach rolls, our flabby arms and thighs, or the extra pounds… Continue reading

I Felt Suckered by the Tummy Tucker


A few weeks ago I was up later than usual lying on my coach watching the weather forecast. I felt like a kid trying to figure out if there would be school the next day. Watching TV late at… Continue reading

Try These “Diets” Before the New Year


Although I strongly believe weight loss diets do not work, there are a few areas in our life where going on a “diet” is helpful. Below is a list of some of my favorite diets along with suggestions for… Continue reading

The Best Advice My Therapist Ever Gave Me


People often ask me how I got over my eating disorder and the body hatred that lingered long after I was “cured.” My journey was long and difficult. There was no “one magic pill”. Just like many people who… Continue reading

Simple but powerful questions to help you feel better fast


Did you ever notice how easy it is to get upset with ourselves when we have “fallen off track” with our health goals. The inner critic gets really loud and says things like:


▪ If you didn’t pig… Continue reading

Who “deserves” ice cream?


I wrote this post in honor of all the young girls who sadly step into the dieting trap with no end in sight. It is my deepest hope that our generation of women will learn how to end the… Continue reading

Don’t Leave Her Off Your Gratitude List


With Thanksgiving coming up, sharing what we are grateful for comes naturally. While it is easy to express gratitude for our family, friends, and favorite things, we often leave out one special person.


We take her for granted.… Continue reading

Three Simple, but necessarily easy ways to start Befriending Your Body


As a recovered body hater, binge eater, and yo-yo dieter I am thrilled and grateful to be able to share tips on how to “Befriend Your Body.” A few years ago, if anyone would have told me that I… Continue reading

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Michelle's classes are informative and fun. I came away with a greater understanding of how foods affect my mood, energy level and cravings.

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