Let Your WHY Be Bigger Than Your LIE

Yes…Clarissa is about to go there…again. Why is it that we GLADLY entertain lies that we tell ourselves about why we cannot have great health? Like: “I have kids and I REFUSE to waste food, so I am going to eat what they left on their plates.” “There aren’t enough hours in the day for…

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The Best Laid Plans….

First day of 2018 – left as fast as it came. Here’s what I had planned to do: Wake up. Workout. Bring hubby breakfast in bed. Watch the Parade of Roses. Crochet a cute poncho for me to keep me warm in 10 degree weather. Finish my video script for an upcoming workshop. Listen to…

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What Happened To Your Creative and Powerful Self?

My company had service award luncheon day on Thursday for all the 4th quarter recipients. Every 5th year of service, associates are celebrated for their hard work and dedication to building them up to where they are now, for serving their customers, and for creating “the good life” for the executives. ? It was really…

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What Are You REALLY Saying When You Speak To Yourself?

When is it ever a good idea to say to yourself, when things are bleak and feel like they are about to break, that you aren’t capable of making things better??? You know, we talk to ourselves so horribly sometimes. We can be worse to ourselves than we are to those we love. It’s so…

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Tomorrow Isn’t Promised To You, So Focus On Your Forward Progress

I have had a number of my clients over the years tell me, ” I know I slipped up or did bad today, but no worries – I can do better tomorrow.” Not just one time, mind you, but sometimes on a monthly basis. Normally, my response to them would be something like, “It’s okay…

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Make Plans To Jump Back On The Bandwagon!

Let me tell you how I fell off the fitness bandwagon – flat on my face.   We moved to a bigger home in February 2014. I was super excited because there was a section of the house upstairs that was going to be perfect for my workout space. I had plans to set up…

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You Are Only As Powerful As Your Decision

You know, it took a few years for this to sink in for me.   I had moved home from Texas because I had been laid off and had gotten a new position back home. Definitely thankful for the job, but my extra 50 pounds and my bad habits moved home with me.   I…

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Why Does Their Condescending Opinion Really Matter?

I am about to get on my soapbox again. (I hear you saying, “And when do you ever get off that box, Clarissa?”) Lately, more of my clients have been telling me that the people in their lives that they love dearly will become upset if they start losing weight. They ask me to try…

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