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By: Dr. Kim Feinstein, Red Mountain Weight Loss® Clinical Psychologist & Weight Loss Specialist There is no shortage of excuses for unhealthy eating and lifestyle choices. In my many years as a Clinician, I believe I have heard them all. However, if your ultimate goal is long-term success with weight loss and a healthier lifestyle, … Continue reading Own It!
Before the holiday season, perhaps you were highly motivated and committed to living a healthy lifestyle. Beginning each day with enthusiasm and hope, you did everything you were “supposed” to do – ate clean, exercised, and overall acted according to the lifestyle that would help you achieve your goals. Then the holiday season arrived. You … Continue reading Dr. Kim: Stop Wishing and Start Doing! How to Overcome Holiday Setbacks
Many of us are on one end of the spectrum or the other – you either bounce up out of bed with the enthusiasm of a puppy, or you lay in the comfort of your bed sheets until you can will yourself to put one foot in front of the other. Depending on age, you’re … Continue reading How to Jumpstart Your Day
Whether we are conscious of it or not, we make excuses all of the time. Phrases like “I’m too tired” or “I’m too busy” tend to surface whenever we know we should be doing something, but aren’t. It is difficult to stop oneself from making excuses, as it is the mind’s natural defense against doing things we … Continue reading 4 Effective Ways to Hold Yourself Accountable
Written by: Clinical Psychologist, Dr. Kim Feinstein, RedMountain Weight Loss Behavioral Weight Loss Specialist If you have slipped up and are now focused on getting back on track, optimize your chances of reaching your goal and set yourself up for success with these 5 simple ways to reboot your weight loss journey! 1. Begin by setting … Continue reading Dr Kim: 5 Simple Ways to Start Over
Written by: Dr. Kim Feinstein, Clinical Psychologist & Behavioral Weight Loss Specialist What is a Lapse? A lapse is when you eat off of your meal plan; however, you still manage to regain control over what you are doing. A lapse is also referred to as a “slip.” Example: You arrive at work and someone brought … Continue reading Lapse vs. Relapse: What’s the Difference?
At times, the light at the end of the tunnel can seem dim, too far away, or completely nonexistent. It’s easy to give up, it can be appealing to put an abrupt end to any struggle you’re going through. It’s easier to say “I can’t” than “I can” when times get tough, but persistence is … Continue reading Goal Visualization
Written by: Clinical Psychologist, Dr. Kim Feinstein, RedMountain Weight Loss Behavioral Weight Loss Specialist On January 1st you might’ve made your New Years resolution to lose weight. Beginning each day with enthusiasm and hope, you followed your meal plan, increased your water intake, began an exercise regimen, and avoided the temptation that seemed to lurk around every corner. That first month, you … Continue reading How to get Back on Track after a Slip
Written by: Clinical Psychologist, Dr. Kim Feinstein, RedMountain Weight Loss Behavioral Weight Loss Specialist Have you ever wondered how some people balance their eating and exercise habits while maintaining a stable and healthy weight? We might think of these people as “genetically lucky” or believe they have a fast metabolism. In very few cases, you … Continue reading Get Rid Of Your “Fattitude” and Develop a “Fittitude”
Written by: Clinical Psychologist, Dr. Kim Feinstein, RedMountain Weight Loss Behavioral Weight Loss Specialist As with countless areas in life, we experience change in stages or phases; the weight loss journey is no different. There are six stages of weight loss that people often go through on their way to creating a permanent lifestyle change … Continue reading Dr. Kim: The 6-Stages of Weight Loss and Weight Management