YOU are Enough! Ditch the Diet

YOU are Enough! Ditch the Diet

The New Year is here and with it the onslaught of resolutions. “This year will be the year when…” Fill in the blank: “I lose weight.” “I start exercising.” Yada. Yada. Yada. How about saying, ditch the diet! Thousands of advertising messages will prey upon...
How to Stop a Snack Attack

How to Stop a Snack Attack

On a weekly coaching call in my 12-week BE FREE™ program, Carly discussed challenges with eating. For example, snacking…though she may not be hungry. She was wondering how to stop a snack attack. Typical reasons being she was procrastinating or bored, frustrated, sad,...
Chuck the Cheating Mentality

Chuck the Cheating Mentality

No More Cheating   (yourself, that is)…with limiting words and choices that keep you from success. Some days the smallest of choices, like eating a coworker’s birthday cake, can feel sinful, even gluttonous—in our minds. How is it we beat ourselves up over...
Self-Care: From Cranky to Calm in Six Weeks

Self-Care: From Cranky to Calm in Six Weeks

If You’re a Woman, You Might Relate! Women have a nurturing quality—it’s coded into our DNA and destines us to care for others ahead of ourselves. Self-care does not come easily. Instead, we steal from our own needs to care for others—our partner, kids, family,...
Hi, My Name is Neily – Today is a Special Day

Hi, My Name is Neily – Today is a Special Day

Today is a special day—an anniversary I acknowledge every year, but not publicly. This is a first, a vulnerable moment. Thirty years ago was my last drink. Yes, I was a mere child (smile), barely old enough to drink alcohol. I will never forget the day, the event,...
What Makes You Happy? | Introducing Neily’s Happiness Jar

What Makes You Happy? | Introducing Neily’s Happiness Jar

Wanna Know What Makes Me Happy? What inspired Neily’s Happiness Jar was a blog post. I thought it was the end of 2015 but upon reading my notes I came across this written January 3, 2016: “Read a post shared by Rebecca Scritchfield today about Elizabeth Gilbert’s...