Bellsai Articles

Can You Lose Weight without Going on a Diet? - Wed, 14 Mar 2012

When you think of losing weight, what do you envision yourself doing? Going on a diet and having to exercise! It makes sense because ultimately you will have to change the way you eat and move your body more. Why? Because you need to create a deficit of calories. In other words, when you intake […] [Read more]

Stress - Sat, 13 Mar 2010

Today, I just started a new weight loss class, and as I was talking with my new participants, they mentioned the number one raison for overeating: stress! Stress is a tricky trigger, because it doesn?t say anything about what really compels you to overeat. It is challenging to work on stress because, for many of […] [Read more]

I Love Criticism! - Fri, 12 Mar 2010

How do you feel about criticism? I?m talking about these feedbacks from your family, friends, co-workers, and sometimes strangers?when you learn that you are not as great as you thought, or that you really messed up. Do you feel a rush of anger or frustration? If so, you react like most people, but it could […] [Read more]

Self-Sabotage versus Self-Care - Thu, 11 Mar 2010

You know you should stop eating chips, cookies, and chocolate!! You know should implement physical exercise in your daily routine. You know you should take action, and sometimes, you do, but somehow you just can?t be consistent with your commitment to truly care for yourself. I hear you wondering, ?Why am I doing this to […] [Read more]

Rule Your Life or Let the Television Do the Job! - Tue, 09 Mar 2010

As I?m working with more and more people who overeat, it?s obvious that television plays a critical role in their overeating habit, but? surprisingly enough? also in most people?s lives. Start thinking about how television makes you feel at the end of a busy workday or after you?re done taking care of your kids? Does […] [Read more]

Power vs. Force - Mon, 08 Mar 2010

When you want to be successful at losing weight long term, it is really critical to understand the difference between Power and Force. Force When we use force, it?s always against something, so there are always two forces playing against each other. The use of Force implies an expenditure of energy. Without energy you have […] [Read more]

The Only Way Out Is In - Sun, 07 Mar 2010

You have hit rock bottom. You?ve done the merry-go-round; you?ve been through the revolving door. You can?t stand being overweight anymore. It can be 15 pounds or 150 pounds. It doesn?t really matter because like for pain, frustration has no scale. It?s relative to the one who endures it. What is your way out? What […] [Read more]

Sincerity Is the Key to Weight Loss and Happiness - Sat, 06 Mar 2010

Do you feel stressed, sad, or depressed because of your life challenges? Do you use food to unwind? It doesn?t have to be that way. This might seem surprising to you, but you don?t have to dwell into negative feelings when a challenge occurs. Let?s imagine that your partner has just left you; someone you […] [Read more]

A New You? The Time Is NOW - Fri, 05 Mar 2010

Yes, you can do it! How? Want it and adopt the right strategy! Is losing weight one of your important personal goals? Realize that to accomplish such a goal, you need to truly want it and be ready to take the time to focus on you?and the time is now! What has prevented you from […] [Read more]

A Kick in the Rear - Tue, 02 Mar 2010

Today, it?s sweet and sour! Readers, please be aware?of the straightforwardness of the truth expressed in these lines You?re going to kick yourself in the rear! Yes, you heard me: a kick in the rear! 1. From very sweet to very stupid Some people keep telling me, ?I want to lose weight, but, Isabelle, you […] [Read more]