What Does Happiness Weigh?

Today’s post introduces a new voice on A Weight Lifted. Joanne Kimball came to us as a participant, seeking a different approach to ending struggles with eating and weight. This post gives you insight into some of what she found here. FYI, Joanne also found a place here as our marketing director. There’s nothing like […]

Write Your Own Manifesto to Help with Overeating

Are you being true to you? I have found in over 25 years of talking to women about their struggles with their bodies and overeating, that one dynamic that comes up often is the feeling of wanting to rebel. Against diets (who wouldn’t?!), food rules, ways of being. I believe this is healthy, natural, and […]

How to Be Happy Now

Happiness – The Be All End All If you really think about it, being happy is the ultimate goal, the reason we might strive to do almost anything. Everyone wants to be happy. Why would I want to take care of health?  So I can be well enough in old age to enjoy my retirement […]

If I Lose Weight…..

The Happiness Advantage: Accentuate the Positive

When I was a little girl I remember my dad trying to teach me swing dancing in our living room to Bing Crosby’s, “Ac-cent-tchu-ate The Positive,” a clever little tune written by Johnny Mercer. Maybe you remember the chorus? You’ve gotta ac-cent-tchu-ate the positive E-lim-inate the negative Latch on to the affirmative Don’t mess with […]