Archive for the ‘Mindset’ Category


Take Advantage Of Reduced Prices For Your New Year’s Resolutions!

Do you have a New Year’s resolution to lose weight? Are you setting goals to eat better, exercise more, and get your mindset right in 2013? Then you’ll love this! To help you kick-start those...

by Michele Connolly on December 31st, 2012
3 Comments   Diet, Exercise, Mindset, NoPic, Promotions


4 Ways Your Mind Is Keeping You Fat

Do you want to lose weight, but feel like you self-sabotage? Maybe you do. Maybe your mind gets the better of you, despite your good intentions. Here are 4 ways your thinking may be sabotaging your...

by Michele Connolly on December 18th, 2012
No Comments  Mindset


I Don’t Want To Go To The Gym Today

I really don’t want to go to the gym today. It’s a very hot day here in Sydney. I feel stressed by all the tasks on my to-do list. There are no classes on that...

by Michele Connolly on November 30th, 2012
2 Comments   Exercise, Mindset


Declutter Your Closet And Flick The Fat Clothes

If you’ve recently lost weight – whether through my 52 Weight Loss Missions program, Kindle e-book, or iPad app, or some other way – then you probably now have some too-large clothes in your closet. What...

by Michele Connolly on November 21st, 2012
1 Comment  Mindset, NoPic


To Weigh Or Not To Weigh – That Is The Psychologically Torturous Question

If you’re trying to lose weight, should you weigh yourself daily? Is the bathroom scale a helpful gauge of your progress? Or an instrument of mental torture? For many people trying to lose weight, it’s the...

by Michele Connolly on November 7th, 2012
2 Comments   Mindset


Is There A Thin Person Inside You?

For years I had a thin person inside me, struggling to get out. I constantly sedated her, which had its rewards. But eventually I let her emerge, a process I share in my 52 Weight...

by Michele Connolly on October 15th, 2012
1 Comment  Diet, Mindset, NoPic


3 Life Lessons From The Gym

Recently* I started doing some new things at the gym. I raised my bicep and shoulder weights in my weights class, and I began doing cycling and combat-style classes to replace my treadmill walks. The...

by Michele Connolly on September 15th, 2012
4 Comments   Exercise, Mindset


The Good-Girl-Bad-Girl Diet Dilemma

Recently I tried to give up some of my favorite foods for a week. Just one week. An apparently simple challenge. What do you think happened? Did I discover newfound joys of tofu treats? Did I revel...

by Michele Connolly on August 28th, 2012
4 Comments   Diet, Mindset


Stepping Outside My Comfort Zone

This week I’m continuing the Health and Weight-Loss Action Challenge with something extra-challenging. This week I’m stepping outside my comfort zone. So far out, I think I’ll need shots. Take a breath, and come with me… How...

by Michele Connolly on August 7th, 2012
3 Comments   Mindset, Weight-Loss Challenge


I Did More Of This And Lost Weight

How are you coming along with your Weight-Loss Action Challenge habits so far? Are you staying away from foods on your What NOT To Eat list? Have you upgraded your weekly exercise program to burn...

by Michele Connolly on July 30th, 2012
7 Comments   Mindset, Weight-Loss Challenge


Weight-Loss Action Challenge – Starts Next Week!

Starting next week, I’ll be running a weekly weight-loss action challenge here at 52 Weight Loss Missions. What Is The Weight-Loss Action Challenge? Each week I’ll focus on a particular diet, exercise or mindset challenge....

by Michele Connolly on July 6th, 2012
129 Comments   Diet, Exercise, Mindset, Weight-Loss Challenge


I Lose Weight But It Always Comes Back… Here’s Why.

I keep trying to lose weight… but it keeps finding me! Does this happen to you? You can lose excess pounds, but you just can’t keep the weight off? Most of the time there’s a...

by Michele Connolly on July 5th, 2012
1 Comment  Diet, Exercise, Mindset, NoPic


Weight Loss And Being A Good Mother – Can You Do Both?

Losing weight requires a certain amount of focus on ourselves. We need to make time for exercise, put thought into our diet, nurture ourselves so that we aren’t constantly seeking comfort in food. But for...

by Michele Connolly on June 26th, 2012
3 Comments   Mindset


Shock Result! Study Finds Women Worry About Their Weight

A recent study looked at the things Australians worry about – and number three for women was weight. Despite my facetious title for this post, that’s not a shock to anyone. We all know that...

by Michele Connolly on May 30th, 2012
No Comments  Mindset