179: Is Your Meal Prep Routine Causing You to Binge?

Meal planning & prepping can be a great way to do your future self a favor. It can also be one of the biggest ways you end up bingeing on food and staying stuck in a diet mentality. Want to get on the waitlist for the next time Diet Culture Drop Out opens up for enrollment? Go here.    

Is This Why You Keep Getting Stuck?

A natural human tendency is to avoid pain and pursue pleasure. We can define pain in multiple ways- discomfort, hard work, uncertainty, fear. Pleasure: ease, comfort, certainty. You get the idea. If we’re always pursuing instant comforts and pleasure- we’re missing out on the opportunity of growth- which is found from pursuing hard things that are *not* comfortable. Many people …

It’s Hard to See The Forest Through the Trees

Progress doesn’t happen linearly. You’re going to have setbacks- plenty of them. Sick days, travel weeks, injuries. Days where you don’t feel like it. Days where you’re crushing it. You’ll have weaker days and slower days. Then you inch forward. Lather, rinse, repeat. And if you can manage your mind, if you’re managing your expectations and staying the course- it …

178: Lowering The Bar: Smaller Wins, Bigger Rewards

Keep falling short in various aspects of your life? I’ll bet your bar is set a bit too high. Your expectations for yourself are probably based on “best case scenario” and I don’t know about you- but my life literally NEVER goes according to “best case scenario.” What if you lowered the bar a bit? What if you set yourself …

Gym Overwhelm is REAL

You walk into the gym and head straight for the treadmill to warm-up. For what, you’re not even sure yet. You spent all day stressing out about what you were going to do at the gym tonight… You did legs two days ago. The weight room looks packed. You’re not sure if you’re comfortable enough to throw something together to …