Blog Archives - Joann The Life Coach

On the Other Side of Hard and Difficult

This morning the universe emailed a reminder to me that all the hard and difficult things I’ve ever attempted was only hard and difficult before I began on it. There is so much truth to that. I can look back over the last two years at all the “hard...

Getting Vulnerable About Weight Loss

“And in hindsight now, I know how much of my life I wasted on this obsession. How much of my energy was wasted on hating myself – hating my body – and blaming myself for failure after failure.”   What do I have to offer that a zillion...

When YOU Cross The Line: Boundaries Part 2

The truth is if someone throws down a boundary like a slap in the face, they are lashing out of their emotions. You can present a boundary without making it be your weapon. If you feel like you *need* to present it in advance to let the other person know you have a...

When Others Cross The Line: Boundaries Part 1

Personal boundaries are the physical, emotional and mental limits we establish to protect ourselves from being manipulated, used, or violated by others. They allow us to separate who we are, and what we think and feel, from the thoughts and feelings of others....

The Desire To Overeat: Retrain Your Brain Part 2

Have you seen people who will always leave a bite or two of food on their plate? I learned to do this to break away from the notion that I have to “clean my plate.” I no longer feel I have to do this all the time, but I do often still leave a little food on my plate...

The Desire To Overeat: Retrain Your Brain Part 1

Why do you want to get control of your eating and stop the desire to overeat? Of course there is the whole body image thing, but there is also an element of feeling out of control. You do not like the feeling that you cannot stop myself – the DESIRE to go eat...
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