Tactical advice for food-lovers who want to lose weight and stop overeating without counting calories or over-exercising. Hosted by weight loss coach Molly Zemek, who used to be an executive chef, and lost 30 pounds by simply changing her mindset around food.
210. Busy Mom's Guide to Eating and Drinking Less Part 1
29:32Most busy moms I speak with are feeling overwhelmed, physically exhausted and struggling just to survive their day-to-day obligations. Turning to extra food or alcohol as a way to relieve stress or just to experience “me” time is completely normal. But after a while, habits of mindless eating and drinking take their toll on physical and emotional health and can feel hard to break. On today’s podcast Molly talks directly to busy moms to help them understand what’s at the heart of their struggle, and simple ways they can begin to take care of themselves.
Using Pain As Fuel With Derick Johnson
39:15On today’s podcast Molly talks with US Army Veteran and Coach Derick Johnson about lessons learned from a tumultuous childhood, and how he taught himself to thrive rather than just survive in his life. Molly and Derick discuss strategies for using pain and discomfort as a catalyst for growth, and the power of learning to release emotions. Tune in to hear how accessing your inner child can lessen compulsive eating and drinking, and allow you to experience a life of more sustained pleasure. To learn more about Derick, head to http://fitwithderick.com or @Fitwithderick2 on Instagram.
209. Why Slow Weight Loss is Better
23:15Feeling like you’re not making enough progress with weight loss? Frustrated that the scale isn’t going down fast enough? Today’s episode addresses the reasons why many of us are in a rush to lose weight fast, and the downside to this approach. Molly explains why losing weight quickly sets you up to fail long term, and how slow weight loss can be more enjoyable. Listen in to learn the 5 reasons slow is better when it comes to fat loss and seeing the scale go down. To access Molly's free 3-day course, head to https://www.mollyzemek.com/free
208. 3 Signs You're Undereating
32:42Ever wondered if you’re eating too little on your weight loss journey? On today’s episode Molly tells you 3 signs to look out for if you’re undereating. You’ll find out why it can be easy to consume too few calories, even if that was never your intention. Tune in today to learn how undereating can be part of the normal process of understanding the natural language of your body, and how to make sense of negative feedback. To learn more about Molly's new book, go to: https://www.mollyzemek.com/book
207. How to Reset Your Eating
23:15One of the biggest obstacles to reaching your goal weight, or learning how to drink less alcohol, is figuring out how to reset after a setback. Today Molly will teach the one key skill, called focusing, which will help you get back on track after a moment, day or prolonged period of mindless eating or drinking. Once you master the art of hyper focusing, your ability to pivot after a bout of overeating or overdrinking will strengthen exponentially. To connect with Molly for more help, go to www.mollyzemek.com to schedule a free 30-minute discovery call.
206. Consistency Vs. Perfectionism
23:07When it comes to lasting change, consistency matters much more than being perfect. Yet many of us still believe we need to perfectly follow an eating or drinking plan in order to be successful. It’s a relief to discover you can still lose weight while overeating. Or to find out you can become a person who drinks less, even if you occasionally drink more than you planned. Listen to today’s podcast to learn the art of consistency in making small changes, and why steady progress will allow you to change your habits permanently. To access Molly’s free resources for eating and drinking less, go to her website: www.mollyzemek.com
205. Identifying Your Unique Emotional Appetite
24:46On today’s podcast Molly is joined by her husband, Alex, to discuss a very important tool inside her new book Decoding Your Emotional Appetite: A Food-Lover’s Guide to Weight Loss. This tool, called the EATS score, is a free quiz that helps you identify your unique emotional appetite and bring awareness to the habit of overeating. Tune in to hear Alex’s share his story of weight loss and how he discovered his tendency to use food as a source of security. You can learn your own emotional appetite by taking the free quiz at: https://www.eatscore.website
204. How to End the Yo-Yo Cycle
27:01If you find yourself going on and off diets every year, or taking breaks from drinking only to fall back into your old habits again, you might feel like it’s an inevitable pattern. Today’s podcast addresses the reasons many people get stuck in a yo-yo cycle, and feel resigned to never solving the struggle of overeating or overdrinking. Molly explains the key shifts that need to happen to pull yourself out and begin creating long-term success. To learn more about enrolling in Molly’s new membership program, go to: https://www.mollyzemek.com/course
203. How to Build Trust With Yourself
18:58Building trust with yourself is the cornerstone of sustainable weight loss and feeling more in control around food and alcohol. But self trust is not a skill we’re born with. On today’s podcast Molly explains several key ways you can learn to trust yourself and stay committed to your long-term goals. Learning this important life skill is a necessary way you improve your relationship with yourself, build self-confidence and achieve long-lasting personal growth.
202. 6 Surprising Benefits of Drinking Less
29:13If you’re someone who struggles with drinking more than you want to, it might be hard to come up with reasons to drink less. Maybe you believe drinking provides relief, helps you feel better and just makes things more fun. But if what you truly desire is to become someone who cares less about alcohol, today’s episode is for you. Molly shares her personal journey of figuring out how to drink less and the surprising benefits she experienced. To learn more or schedule a free discovery call, go to: https://www.mollyzemek.com