Is it important to believe that you’re beautiful?

We’re going deep and abstract today. Sorry, but I need to get this out of my head. As I teach people how to become good self-coaches and change their motivations from the pointless extrinsic kind to the amazingly-beneficial intrinsic kind, I am often asked questions like this: “Okay, so I ..Continue Reading

Are you exercising reactively?

I’m sure you know that exercise is not optional for fat loss goals. You won’t diet your way to peak health, and peak health is where we find sustainable fat loss. To be clear, I’m not a fan of cardio or exercising to “burn” calories or beating the snot out ..Continue Reading

When your inner voice tells you to quit.

Do you find yourself stuck in a pattern of starting and stopping the lifestyle changes necessary for getting a healthy and fit body? If so, you can count yourself among the massive majority. In fact, I’ve built my career around you and everyone who feels like you do. AltShift Activate ..Continue Reading

Need Some Motivation? Meet Debbie!

I haven’t shared any results with you in a while and it’s time to remedy that. Debbie found AltShift in mid 2017 and did AltShift Activate shortly thereafter. Since then, we have emailed a few times and even had the opportunity to meet in real life. This is what the ..Continue Reading

Where Are All the Winners?

You may have heard about the Dove Choose Beautiful Campaign. They surveyed 6,400 women ages 18-64 in 5 cities around the world (San Francisco, Shanghai, Delhi, London, and São Paolo) and came up with some heartbreaking statistics. One in particular really has me thinking. Only 4% of women describe themselves ..Continue Reading

Choose Your Own Adventure

I’d like to share with you a familiar conversation I had recently with someone who asked for my help. She was trying to stay on track with her fat loss goals and we were going over the various things that had caused her to derail in the past. At one ..Continue Reading

Body Beliefs Intro

Here’s the introduction from my new book, Body Beliefs – Women, Weight Loss, and Happiness.  I hope you love it! Introduction Jenny’s Story Jenny was 6 when she learned that fat was bad. She was pretending to be a kitty, crawling on all fours and meowing as she made her ..Continue Reading

Surviving The Holidays

Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years – they are huge stumbling blocks for nearly everyone, but you can make it through.  You just have to change your perspective.

Behavior Is Everything – What You Are vs. What You Do

It’s a huge mistake to only focus on the physical process of a fat loss protocol without considering behavior patterns.

Everything You Need To Know About Willpower

Understanding how willpower works can make all the difference in how well it works for you.