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How to Keep Going When You Feel Like Giving Up

A new member of Sick to Fit asked, “How do you address a lack of self esteem, or how do you keep going when regret, guilt, frustration, etc., make you question if the effort is worth it?”
In this video, I talk about how to keep going when your thoughts and feelings are all undermining your resolve.

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A Super-easy, Filling, Healthy and Delicious Breakfast

Demo: Preparing a filling, nutrient-rich, and yummy breakfast bowl couldn’t get any quicker or easier.

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How to Stick to Your Diet
When All Hell Breaks Lose

Knobology is the ability to turn the knobs of your own behavior in real time, in response to changing life circumstances. It’s the opposite of rigid adherence to a prescribed plan with no freedom to deviate.

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A Counterintuitive Mind Hack for When You Feel Like Giving Up

When your mind tells you that you’ll never change, and that you’re destined to keep struggling forever with diet, or exercise, or any other bad habit, it’s easy to convince yourself to give up.

But there’s a simple “mind hack” that you can employ, to change your inner dialog, that can give you the tools you need to keep making progress.

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How to Survive Thanksgiving 2020

Thanksgiving is a time for family, tradition, and gratitude. So what do we do when we can’t be near our families? When we can’t participate in our traditions? When we feel anything *but* grateful?

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How to Change Your Health Habits:
Mind Hacks to Get Out of Victim Mode

When we’re stuck in habit patterns that don’t serve our best interests, part of the reason is our minds go into “victim mode.” That is, we tell ourselves a story that takes away our power to change.
In this video, I’ll share three signs that you’re operating out of victim mode, and give you three “mind hacks” to restore your power.

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Do I have to be happy-happy to change?

Joy. Misery. Bad choices. Change. Surrender. Korean War defectors.

Something for everyone in this end-of-year convo with Mergoddess Sarah Bofinger.

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Giving Farm Animals a Refuge with Lenore Braford: PYP 356

Lenore Braford talks about the hows and whys of rescuing abused and neglected farm animals. Given that billions of farm animals live and die in misery, is there a point in saving just a few? Listen as Lenore tells touching stories of rescue and resilience, and shows how these special animals act as ambassadors who… Read More

Mastering the Air Fryer with Kathy Hester: PYP 331

Kathy Hester is a cookbook author, gear and gadget junkie, and vegan wizard. She’s also a neighbor of mine, and a hilarious and warm and wonderful human being.  This is her third appearance on the podcast – and frankly, I got tired of talking about food and not getting to eat it! So for this… Read More

Tackling Food and Economic Insecurity Through Urban Agriculture with Jesse Herrera: PYP 330

Jesse Herrera is founder and chief visionary of Urban Theory, which I’d categorize as a “think tank” and an “act tank” for social and economic and environmental justice. Jesse is a former gang member, as well as a recovering architect. An urban planner. A visionary realist. We met at the World Healthcare Congress this past… Read More