Show Your Clients The Secret to Easy, Long-Term Weight Loss Success

Show Your Clients The Secret to Easy, Long-Term Weight Loss Success Just Find the Intersection of These Two Factors   The diagram and explanation within this article will give you a concise and powerful tool to share with clients.    As you walk your clients through it, they’ll understand the unique approach you’re going to…

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Make Your Job as a Coach Way Easier with this One Distinction

Make Your Job as a Coach Way Easier With This One Distinction (5 min read)   As the title says, one distinction will make your job as a coach easier, reduce frustration, and it will also make your recommendations more successful.   This one distinction also lets you avoid inadvertently setting your clients up for…

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Use What You’re Already Doing to Lose Weight and Get Lean

Use Your Clients’ Current Habits to Help Them Lose Weight and Get Leaner   The Power of Habit Stacking   (This article piggybacks off of a previous article on Implementation Intention. Although this article can stand alone, you’ll find it to be a much more useful tool when you understand it in the context of…

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Stop Trying to Find Motivation and Do this Instead

Instead of Motivating Your Clients Have Them Do This Instead  How the Cereal Aisle Can Make You Leaner, Healthier, Happier (5 min read or 30s read if you jump to the summary at the end) Are you familiar with choice architecture?    It’s the idea that location of a cue within an environment dramatically impacts…

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Double the Success Rate with One Simple Sentence

Double the Success Rate with One Simple Sentence -The Power of Implementation Intention- (5 min read or 30s read if you jump to the summary at the end) Yeah, the title is a bit click bait-y, but it true.    As James Clear shares in his book Atomic Habits, laying out what is called an…

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A Path to End Frustration With Clients

End Frustration With Clients Understanding a Better Approach to Get Results   Telling a client to stop doing a thing, regardless of how destructive to their goals it is, is not always beneficial.   Everyone knows that eating a pint of Haagen Daz every weeknight is going to create issues on their weight loss journey. …

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Chronic Loneliness or 15 Cigarettes a Day?

Loneliness or 15 Cigarettes a Day? Isolation’s Impact on Health     Everyone is so busy.   Yet it is striking how many people talk about feeling isolated, or even alone.   Our days are often spent connecting with friends, family, and co-workers.   We have all these relationships right?   So why are there…

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The Difference Between Belonging and Conforming

The Difference Between Belonging and Conforming (3 min read)   Like most people in the world, I want to be liked and accepted. I want to be kind, polite, and accommodating. I want to feel like I belong.   The problem with “fitting in” is that it can control you.   Perhaps you’ve heard the…

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The Clear & Simple Framework for Behavior Change

The Clear & Simple Framework for Behavior Change As a coach you know you need to be rather dynamic in your skill sets and agile in your problem solving.    The challenge is that what clients articulate as what they say and what they really want are not always the same or consistent.  It’s not…

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