5 Tips to Develop GRIT in Your Life

What does it take to have grit? What does it take to persevere and finally reach the goals we’ve been talking about about for the past few years or maybe the past few decades? Angela Duckworth is a professor of psychology and pioneer in grit research.  In study after study, she has found that “where…read more

Staying Slim Through the Holiday Season

Can you believe that in it’s already the holiday season? It’s that time of the year when it seems everything smells like cinnamon, the radio is already saturated with holiday music, and there seems to be a get-together every weekend. This can be a tough season to navigate, especially if you’ve just put in the…read more

Tips for ‘Skinny’ Travelling

Travelling over the holidays? Nervous about heading the wrong way on the scale after you’ve worked hard to get the weight off this fall? We’re here for you, friend. If you’ve just put in a solid few weeks or months of getting to your body’s ideal weight and are feeling nervous about heading out on…read more

Oldtimer Forgot to Look at the Scale

There are Oldtimers in any work environment, right?  Whoever has been there longest is “the Oldtimer”.  At Skinny Up!®, I’m that person.  So, before we go any further, let’s reiterate, the Oldtimers is not the oldest person there.  The Oldtimer has simply been there longer than anyone else, and could be reasonably expected to be quite knowledgeable…read more

Yeast: The real reason for detox, cleansing and weight control

Most of us don’t know what we’re detoxing about or cleansing for. While cleansing the intestines is very important, it’s more important to get the body to give up one of its real culprits: yeast overgrowth. Yeast is one of the most overlooked and yet most pervasive infections in the human body. It is something…read more

Getting Through the Holiday Season

That’s quite an idea, isn’t it? “Getting through the holiday season…” Aren’t the holidays supposed to be full of excitement and joy? Why is it that some of the most stress in life can bubble up during this season? So, let’s talk about some of the things that are common stressors and then what to…read more

Staying Slim on a Permanent Basis

The Skinny Up!® Protocol has many comforting aspects to it that most clients don’t even realize are in motion. The main thing they realize is that they have lost tremendous weight in a very short amount of time and almost effortlessly. What they don’t realize is that by having such excellent boundaries involved in the…read more

Goal Setting Encouragement

There is freedom In case you didn’t know, there is freedom within goal setting. So often, we feel pressure to have similar goals to people around us, but those don’t fuel us in life. They’re not our goals. And that is okay. I live in Colorado and there are a lot of mountains around, so…read more

Emotional Regulation & Weight Loss

The ability to stay in control of one’s emotions and actions through stressful situations is a skill that every person benefit from. That’s what we mean when we talk about emotional regulation. Simply put, emotional regulation is taking into account the situation that you’re in, recognizing the emotions you are feeling, and still behaving in…read more

14 Things We Hope You Learn From Skinny Up!®

Here they are: How sweet a strawberry is How good being healthy can feel That the crunch of melba toast is awesome How to exercise control over portions What being hungry feels like How to recognize that you’re full That reading the ingredients is important That you really are in control of your body That…read more