Starving, Stressed, and Stockpiling

We’re involved in a crisis. It’s epic. It’s huge. Just like we are. We’re starving. Yet we’re fat. Ironic. We’re suffering from a severe deficiency. As much as we eat, and we’re lacking nourishment. Our bodies are deprived and I argue it’s because we’ve lost our minds. Literally. When I hear “Kori, I’m hungry…all the […]

How’s Your Metabolism?

This past Tuesday, Dr. Joe gave a workshop on metabolic positioning. The goal was to explain how we can set ourselves up in a healthy, physiologically sound, science-based way for maximum fat loss. He explained to our viewers and attendees how the body utilizes carbohydrates and described the 3-stage process of energy usage for sustaining […]

Gain Control by Letting Go of Control- An Approach for Cravings

It’s not a huge surprise to me when the individuals I am working with who initially come in with struggles related to emotional eating, stress binges, and feeling out of control around food report having far less cravings, urges, and impulsive reactions around food after just a week or two of more structured, balanced eating. […]

My Top Ten Tools for Tempering Temptation

In my last post I agreed to share with you my strategies for maintaining an iron will for goal achievement. Many of you are dieting for health and fitness reasons or you may be gearing up for a competition.  Whether you’re doing so because it’s necessary to prevent illness or the exacerbation of a condition […]

Illuminate to Eliminate

I tweeted today, “Can life be any more FULL?!?” The painful, the amazing, the brilliant, the hideous….all of it is valuable and necessary to become who we desire to be. We’ve got to be willing to go through it all too- not just bear it. We need to milk it, dig at it, peel away […]

A Gulp and some Spirit– You Ready?

I can’t count how many times I’ve heard, “But Kori, I know what to do” or “Kori, I really should know how to do this on my own” or “Kori, I have the information– I just can’t “do” it.” And to each of these comments, I usually nod, smile, and respond with a “Yep,” a […]

Busting Barriers: Myth #3- It’s more expensive to eat healthy!

BUSTED: Not quite. Go to any fast food restaurant and do an experiment. To feed a family of four, you’re likely getting a value meal or a few items each, right? A New York Times writer recently did some research of his own and found that such an order would amount to approximately $28. That’s […]

Want to Lose Weight? Get your Head on Straight? Get under Some Weight!

Need more reasons to put resistance training at the top of your 2012 list of goals? Personally, I want beauty, brawn, and just as important, brains, and lifting weights is a key ingredient in my recipe for success. You’ve heard of the myriad physical benefits of strength training: decreased risk of osteoporosis, increased insulin sensitivity […]

The Power Position

How often do you make a decision, react or respond a certain way, ask a question, or choose a mode of action based on what you think others are thinking? What about your level of generosity? Ever considered what impacts when and how much you will “give”? Scientists have uncovered and studied extensively what is […]

Fueled or Ruled by Food?

Discover the Role of Food in Your Life and Avoid the Emotional Eating Cycle Emotions play a significant role in our food choices. Think about how often you would go to grandma’s house, and your favorite snack would be waiting for you. Food was associated with love! I recall visiting my grandparents and always making […]