Menopause and the Middle-Age Spread

In the Weighless Program, we have members spanning a wide range of demographics. One well-represented group is perimenopausal and menopausal women. As a result, a common question that pops up is whether or not the “middle-age spread” is inevitable. As we tell our members, just because something is common, doesn’t mean it is inevitable. I … Read more Menopause and the Middle-Age Spread

How not to backslide during the holidays

Aaaand, here we are. As much as we may (or may not!) look forward to them, the holidays can wreak havoc on your healthy lifestyle. Parties and get-togethers every weekend. Tempting treats are everywhere we look. Schedules go into the blender.  (Workout? What workout?) [Click here for your Healthy Holiday Tip sheet] We tell ourselves … Read more How not to backslide during the holidays

Self-care and self-kindness

Researchers writing about mindful eating in Frontiers in Psychology interviewed a number of overweight people about their attitudes towards self-care and self-kindness. The results were fascinating. The subjects were very uncomfortable talking about ways that they were kind to themselves.  They seemed to equate self-kindness with self-indulgence, which they saw as a negative trait. They … Read more Self-care and self-kindness