Do You Lose Control with Valentine’s Chocolate?

valentine_chocolateChocolate! It’s everywhere this time of year: given to you or it’s at work, etc.

I keep a hefty stash of high-quality dark chocolate in my cupboard. I love chocolate, but it doesn’t control me. Want that same peace? Read on…

Even in times of intense stress, my chocolate stash is safe. I’ll eat a square, but I don’t overeat. It wasn’t always this way. I used to lose control, overeat and regret, not just with chocolate. I’ve helped many clients achieve the same level of inner peace around chocolate and other foods.

How is this peace possible?

I let go of the emotional triggers that drove me uncontrollably towards chocolate. This drive to overeat (craving) didn’t care that I had a masters degree in Nutrition and that I knew better. I had to learn how to work WITH my body, instead of against her and thus found a peaceful place of choice within.

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You Naturally Have Healthy Instincts with Food

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I hope you are enjoying this beautiful time of year. I’m writing today from sunny California. It’s 75 degrees outside, what?

I posted this image on Instagram. This describes what I’ve learned in working with hundreds of women and men with severe food cravings over the last 9 yrs.

Many people believe that letting go of food cravings means depriving yourself. Not true! You let go of the obsession. Isn’t that what you want?

It’s a challenge to trust or feel good about your body when you’re battling cravings. Plus, it makes it hard to eat the foods that nourish you or the treats you enjoy.

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Health & Weight Transformation: Michael’s Amazing Results

I’ve been in San Diego for a Wellness Leadership event, which was amazing, and I have so much in the works for you. Today, I wanted to share two things with you that also have me jumping up and down.

First, I’m hosting a LIVE mini Love Your Body Challenge™ next week, so stay tuned for details!

This mini challenge will take a mere 5 mins a day and last for 5 days, that’s it! This will jumpstart you on the journey of having the body and life you love, and it’s easier than you might think. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to transform your relationship with food and your body, so you can get on with your life and finally love the skin you’re in!

Secondly, I’m finally sharing a testimonial from an amazing man who did the Love Your Body Challenge™ (the 21 day version) and then The Body Mind Reboot™ program. Not only did he shed 70, pounds (he was 5 pounds to go when we recorded this), he also healed his relationship with food and his body. He quickly got off blood pressure medication and is looking and feeling better than ever, and attracting compliments wherever he goes.

You can hear about his journey and his transformation in the video. It’s too big to post here, so click the link to go to my Facebook page HERE. Or, click the image below. I promise, it’s short and sweet:

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If you’d like to learn more about how you can experience your own transform, be it with cravings, your weight or body image, sign up for your own Breakthrough Session here:

http://karasorensen.com/appointments/free-reset-your-metabolism-consult/

Can’t wait for the Love Your Body mini Challenge? I can’t either!  Get started now and join us in the Facebook community, the Love Your Body Lifestyle™. The sole purpose of this group is to help you have the body and life you love and we’d love to have you.

Join HERE.

All the best,

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Is This P Word Holding You Back From Having Your Best Body?

49th_birthdayI haven’t written in a while. I’d think of something to share and then another and because I wanted to share THE perfect thing, I ended up sharing nothing. Yet, I’m committed to helping you reach your goals.

I’ve been working on letting go of my PERFECTIONISTIC tendancies and healing is always better in community, so here’s my share. I hope it serves you.

I believed I needed to be perfect to be loved. I grew up in a household where critisism buzzed around like mosquitos in summer. It was used in an attempt to help me. It didn’t, it squashed my self confidence and put me on the defensive. I started my quest for perfection and it hasn’t completely left.

With the help of a very wise mentor, I let go of the need to be physically perfect. My food and weight obsession resolved. But years later, whenever I wasn’t loving myself and trying to be perfect, I would gain weight.

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Tips to Help You Have a Body You Love

I’ve been sharing tips over on Instagram to help you Love Your Body and have a life you love. What I’ve seen over the years is that what you focus on increases and loving your body the way it is now, helps you have the body you want. These tips will help you create a new relationship with food and your body and I’d love to share them with you.

Here’s a few examples of some of the tips…

Come join me HERE

 

 

 

 

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Here’s a video brief invitation below…

 

 

 

 

Come join me, I’d love to see you there. Just click HERE.

Yours in Health and Happiness:

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If Your Body Were Your Valentine

Screen Shot 2016-02-16 at 8.49.25 PMIf your body were your Valentine, would she feel loved and nurtured, respected and adored?

 

I encourage you to do something today that’s loving to your body. Treat your body like your beloved Valentine. It can be simple, love is simple, right? Just takes a few moments today to let your body know you’re on her side.

It can be a walk, a yummy and nourishing meal, a nap, a massage, a compliment…

Here’s a quick video I made in front of our blooming Magnolia tree. The photo above is one of her many blossoms about to light up our yard.

 

 

Leave a comment below about what you’ll do for your body today, Valentines day or not, I’d love to hear from you!

All the best,

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Unsatisfied in Paradise?

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Aloha!

I’m in paradise, and yet I’m UNSATISFIED! I’m sending you a video from Hawaii about satisfaction, so that YOU’ll be more satisfaction!

Click the image, watch it, and let me know what you’ll do to feel MORE satisfied.

Send me an email or leave me a comment below, I’d love to hear from you!

All the best,

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How Gratitude Drops Pounds & Stops Cravings

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It’s Thanksgiving tomorrow here in the states. You may be celebrating (or not). Either way, I want to share some helpful tips to get you through the holidays feeling great!

You can use Gratitude this Holiday season to not only to feel better but to get control of your eating.

What I need you to do, is drop and give me 5!

Ack! That sounds like a bootcamp trainer, doesn’t it?

 

When you have a craving, you’ve overeaten, or you’re stressed about the crazy things your family says, do this:

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What Are Your Halloween Candy Memories?

candy cornWhat are your Halloween candy memories? I was thinking today about my favorite Halloween candy and it was always the wrapped chocolates; Mounds, Almond Joy, Butterfingers, Snickers, Kit Kats and one of my favorites Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups. My sister was much more inclined to the hard candy, candy corn and taffies, but I was a chocolate lover.

We graduated from paper bags to hold our candy to pillow cases, and we were determined to canvas the neighborhood and fill them up. Then, when we got home, we would analyze and compare our stash.

But ya know, my favorite memory of the neighborhood was my teacher’s house, Rosie. She invited the whole neighborhood over, and would have kids perform for their candy. The adults were all drinking booze I’m sure and enjoying themselves. It was the most fun place to be. We would go there, knowing it would cut into our candy collecting time, but it was just so much fun. Plus, Rosie was so encouraging of our performances and was a natural teacher, bringing out the best in us.

What I’ve seen over the years in working with people is that it’s not about the sweets, it’s about the people we’re with and oftentimes, our cravings come from the sweet memories we share with others.

Back to you, what were you favorite candy memories from Halloween?

I’d love to know, please share them in the comments below.

 

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