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Midlife, Menopause and Constipation

By Brenda Rogers / 28 Feb 2023

Scuze the french, but… “There’s nothing quite like a really good dump!”  My dad used to say this and he’s right. Just ask anyone who’s struggling with constipation! What is constipation?According to www.cancer.gov “Constipation is a condition in which stool becomes hard, dry, and difficult to pass, and bowel movements don’t happen very often. Other symptoms may include painful … Read more

Could it be your hormones making you fat?

By Brenda Rogers / 28 Nov 2013

You’re great at your job, you have a flair for helping others get what they want, maybe you’re a coach or a consultant of some kind and your customers love you. But when it comes to helping yourself, hmmm, you’re not so great. You dress well, you go to the gym and you know exactly … Read more

Gluten and weight loss

By Brenda Rogers / 11 Nov 2013

Could your health and your weight improve with the removal of gluten-containing products from your diet?  You could do a blood test to find out if you are reacting to gluten or you could remove gluten for a couple of weeks and then reintroduce it, taking note of your symptoms.  Gluten can take a while … Read more

The point of feeling yuk!

By Brenda Rogers / 15 Aug 2013

Today I was coaching a client who wants to lose weight so she can fall pregnant.  She has polycystic ovarian syndrome.  This is a condition caused by poor blood sugar control and insulin resistance which is caused largely by a poor diet.  Just eliminating soft drinks helped this young woman to lose 2 kilos! But, … Read more

Are you wondering if stress is contributing to your weight problem?

By Brenda Rogers / 08 Aug 2013

When you hear the word stress what do you think about?  Does your never ending “To Do” list come to mind?  Or time pressure, personality conflicts at work, a demanding boss or traffic? This is mental stress but it’s only one type of stress. The stress of meeting a deadline at work may only be … Read more

Sugar addiction, kindness and weight loss

By Brenda Rogers / 11 Jul 2013

I was driving through Sydney one fateful day listening to a fabulous documentary on the radio.  As I listened a massive light bulb went off in my head.  They were talking about sugar addiction!  It was the first time I’d heard it described in such detail with a number of people sharing their stories.  I … Read more

Chocolate, wine and bacon & the 4 White Devils! Part 2

By Brenda Rogers / 04 Jul 2013

Goodness!  Don’t you reckon there’s room for chocolate, wine and bacon in a diet that maintains our most natural weight! I do!  We’ve just got to learn to make them work for us. Back when I had a very unhealthy relationship with food I would eat chocolate like it was my last day of the … Read more

Cheap food and the 4 white devils!

By Brenda Rogers / 28 Jun 2013

Why cheap food isn’t really cheap What are most processed foods made of?  What are the cheapest foods on the planet?  What foods make us fat? The answer is, my friends, the same for each question:  I have affectionately named them “the 4 white devils” and they include: White flour White sugar White salt and … Read more

Overcoming comfort eating

By Brenda Rogers / 21 Jun 2013

  Comfort Eating Comfort eating is common, occurring in up to 80% of the population!  Comfort eating (AKA emotional or non-hungry eating) is the urge to eat for reasons other than physiological hunger. In our culture where food is incredibly abundant, comfort eating has become a convenient way for us to manage uncomfortable emotions. Just … Read more

Who am I and what do I do?

By Brenda Rogers / 14 Jun 2013

Who I am Hi I’m Brenda Rogers and most of all, I’m a coach!  I love to help people blossom and grow into who they want to be. Specifically, I help people do that by working through their weight issues.   I’m a spiritual coach, an emotional intelligence coach and I work with the psychology of … Read more

The tyranny of the shoulds

By Brenda Rogers / 07 Jun 2013

“I shouldn’t have eaten that. What should I eat? I should exercise more. I should know better. I know what I should do, I just don’t do it. It’s 1pm:I should eat now,” etc, etc…. Sound familiar? Dieters tend to use outside circumstances to determine what, when, how and how much they should or shouldn’t … Read more

Diet foods? You’ve got rocks in your head if you eat that stuff!

By Brenda Rogers / 30 May 2013

Paris Hilton says: “Only fat people drink diet soda!”  I say “Hell , don’t eat or drink that stuff!” Why, you ask?  For these reasons: Artificial sweeteners are unnatural to the body Aspartame and other artificial sweeteners are man-made, unnatural chemicals that have significant health consequences, especially if you consume a lot of it over … Read more

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