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Our Lady of Weight Loss

Is Oprah Hypnotizing You?

Janice Taylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Janice Taylor

Think about it...Is Oprah not the best and most master hypnotist ever? After all, when Oprah says, "This book will change your life. Buy it!" you do!

United Airlines: Double Your Fat, Double Their Pleasure

Janice Taylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Janice Taylor

You penalize overweight people yet you offer no real healthy choices when distributing your peanuts, snack bars, and cookies. Why not offer fresh fruit?

Kathy Ireland: Overweight, Overwhelmed

Janice Taylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Janice Taylor

You were on the "downward spiral." You turned it around, got it together. You reached out to a nutritionally sound friend. Smart! Support is key! You are now on the "upward spiral."

Star Jones: Addict, Depressed and Honest

Janice Taylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Janice Taylor

Star was the only one who spoke of the psychological side of weight loss; the need to be coached through the various stages of weight loss; the need to connect to a new identity.

13 Ways to Improve Your Luck

Janice Taylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Janice Taylor

Luck is the product of our own mental focus and attitudes.

A Letter to Barbie: Happy 50th Birthday.

Janice Taylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Janice Taylor

I miss you, Barbie. I really do, and I apologize for abruptly packing you and Ken up into your dollhouse and selling you to the kid down the street for movie and gasoline money.

Money Matters: How to Get America's Energy and Economy Flowing Freely Again

Janice Taylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Janice Taylor

I suspect Obama's team of experts are so bogged down in financial flow charts that they haven't stopped to consider our collective flow -- the great energy flow.

Eat. Have Sex. Lose Weight.

Janice Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Janice Taylor

Valentine's Day is next Saturday, and I wanted to be sure to get your dinner menu to you now, giving you enough time to think the evening through, create your shopping list, shop and cook!

Dump, Sort, Toss and Breathe!

Janice Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Janice Taylor

Is your linen closet stuffed to the max? Is it chock-a-block with a large collection of mismatched, discolored and torn linens?

Emotional Eating: 3-Step Cure

Janice Taylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Janice Taylor

Nine times out of ten, emotional eating is triggered by a 'mind storm' of thoughts. Chances are that your mind is caught in a web of worst-case scenarios and projections into the future.

Our Lady of Weight Loss: CELEBRATE FAILURE

Janice Taylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Janice Taylor

Let's acknowledge that no one was born with a 'this is how to walk' manual. We all fell on our tushes multiple times and were applauded for it; encouraged by our parents to get up and try again!

Eat and Be Happy: Foods that Boost Your Happy Neurotransmitters

Janice Taylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Janice Taylor

I thought it might be useful to know what foods bring forth the best feelings. Yes, foods change the chemical structure in your brain, and therefore have an impact on your mood.

Kick in the Tush Club: Optional Suffering

Janice Taylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Janice Taylor

I'm not going to tell you that permanent fat removal is easy - primarily because you'll be plenty peeved at me - but I am going to tell you that it is only as difficult as you make it.

Kick in the Tush Club: A Letter to Oprah

Janice Taylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Janice Taylor

Dear Oprah, If I can lose over 50 pounds, so can you. Why don't you come and visit with me. We'll talk; we'll walk; we'll eat fruits and vegetables; we'll laugh it up while we slim down together.

Kick in the Tush Club: What's Your Handicap?

Janice Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Janice Taylor

Handicap Me! Please. Golf is a great leveler. It's handicapping system enables beginners to compete with skilled players. A zero handicap is called a...

Thanksgiving Calorie Guide

Janice Taylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Janice Taylor

Now you can remember not only the calorie count of the various yummy Thanksgiving offerings, but you can also use this printout as an anchor to your healthy living goals!

The Best Ever Thanksgiving Survival Guide

Janice Taylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Janice Taylor

Celebrate You: if you find that comments from family members, or rather your interpretation of their comments, send you on a downward spiral, then come armed with the knowledge that you are wonderful.

Holiday Stress Antidote

Janice Taylor | Posted 01.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Janice Taylor

Whether or not you are experienced at journaling, I can tell you that keeping a holiday journal is a great antidote to holiday stress, and it is a lot of fun!

Kick in the Tush Club: The Family "Fat" (Not Like The Family Jewels)

Janice Taylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Janice Taylor

We teach by example. You can tell your kids till you are blue in the face that they should not eat junk but if you are imparting this wisdom with a bag of Cheetos in one hand... good luck!

Kick In The Tush Club: Drowning In Drama

Janice Taylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Janice Taylor

In these perilous times, we have a penchant for drama. Not that it's not justified ... but still ... is that where you want to live? In drama mode? ...

Kick in the Tush Club: Six Thinking Hats Diet Plan

Janice Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Janice Taylor

The process of thinking through these six hats can help you to create six distinct approaches; six new points of view. The more we stretch our thinking, the more likely we are to succeed.

Is Your Mind Expanding Your Girth?

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Earle McLeod

The key to weight loss is swapping negative habits and self-talk with something more positive.

Kick In The Tush Club: Emotional Eating Bail Out

Janice Taylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Janice Taylor

Leave Your Rage On the Page In these particularly precarious and nerve-wracking times of Wall Street meltdowns, plummeting portfolios, free-falling 4...

Kick In The Tush Club: A Meditation On Fearless Living

Janice Taylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Janice Taylor

Five years ago, almost to the day, after permanently removing (if you lose it; you will find it) over 50 pounds of body clutter (a.k.a. fat), decades ...

Kick In The Tush Club: Tip-Toeing Past The Amygdala

Janice Taylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Janice Taylor

The amygdala, an almond shaped structure located in the mid-section of the brain, is crucial to our survival. It is where the "Fight or Flight" respo...