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Weight Loss Success

Are you a successful woman who feels like you have everything together but your weight? You’re not alone. You may think that what you need is the right meal plan, or a new gym membership. But the real solution to lasting weight loss is not just changing what you do, but understanding and changing WHY you do it. That’s what your host, Master Certified Weight Loss Coach Natalie Brown learned firsthand after struggling with her own weight for years. Now, Natalie provides powerful coaching and useful exercises in bite-sized weekly episodes. Join us, and learn more about losing weight for the last time at itbeginswithathought.com.

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136. Losing Weight Using Your Body as a Guide with Katrina Ubell
I’m so happy to be bringing you my first-ever interview on the podcast this week with Dr. Katrina Ubell, a coach for female physicians who helps them lose weight for the last time. She recently released a book that dives deep into emotional eating, thoughts, and feelings, and she’s here to discuss it.   Learn how to become the expert when it comes to your own body and how you feed it, and how to do the work to transform your perspective and lose weight for the last time.   Get full show notes and more information here: https://itbeginswithathought.com/136
65:04 09/21/2022
135. So Much More
Tune in this week to discover why your life is about so much more than the food you eat. I’m sharing a couple stories of realizing this for myself, and I’m showing you the mindset that makes food seem so much more important than it is. Learn how to fill your memories with the rest of what life has to offer.   Get full show notes and more information here: https://itbeginswithathought.com/135
15:36 09/14/2022
134. Wings or Weight
Do all the decisions and weekly to-do lists feel like you’re trying to get somewhere quickly, but you have weights around your ankles? This week, I'm sharing a practical exercise to help you identify what is weighing you down on your weight loss journey, what’s giving you wings and helping you excel at losing weight, and most importantly, how to use mindset to lighten the areas that are currently weighing you down.   Get full show notes and more information here: https://itbeginswithathought.com/134
10:23 09/07/2022
133. Lies
Tune in this week to discover how to spot the lies you’re telling yourself. I’m sharing why statements like, “It doesn’t matter,” or, “I deserve this,” seem harmless but are actually lies that erode your self-trust, and I’m showing you how to instead cast your vote for the person you want to become in spite of the discomfort in this moment.   Get full show notes and more information here: https://itbeginswithathought.com/133
15:24 08/31/2022
132. For ME
Have you ever let the little number on the scale dictate how you show up for yourself? This week, I’m showing you how to show up and do it for YOU instead of the numbers, acceptance, or praise you think you need. I’m sharing how to stay with yourself instead of abandoning yourself when things get tough, and why you already know how to take care of yourself, regardless of what the numbers might be telling you.   Get full show notes and more information here: https://itbeginswithathought.com/132
15:09 08/24/2022
131. For Now and Forever
Tune in this week to discover how too much of a for-now attitude makes sustainable weight loss impossible. I’m sharing how to consider what will work for now, how you can make it a forever decision, and how to come up with a plan of action so you don’t lose sight of the future.   Get full show notes and more information here: https://itbeginswithathought.com/131
10:59 08/17/2022
130. Non-Negotiable and Unbreakable
Discover why we break our commitments to ourselves so easily, and how to instead make your commitment to your weight loss unbreakable. I’m sharing how to break down your action steps for losing weight, decide on what you want to commit to, and make that commitment non-negotiable.   Get full show notes and more information here: https://itbeginswithathought.com/130
12:57 08/10/2022
129. The Swinging Pendulum
When it comes to weight loss, we’re often on a restrictive diet or we’re eating all the things we want with no regard. We’re either losing weight or gaining it. So, tune in this week to discover the middle ground and the beauty there is to be found when the swinging pendulum of life finally settles in the middle.   Get full show notes and more information here: https://itbeginswithathought.com/129
16:34 08/03/2022
128. When it Rains, it Pours
This week, I’m sharing the lessons I learned from watching the show Alone recently and how they can benefit you on your weight loss journey. I know that so many of you will benefit from the reminder in this episode that when it rains, it pours, and that’s okay.   Get full show notes and more information here: https://itbeginswithathought.com/128
16:41 07/27/2022
127. Make Space
When you think about losing weight, all of the actions you need to take, and how much progress you’re making, how do you feel? My guess is there’s some tension there, bracing yourself for misery, holding tight to your rules, ready for white-knuckling. So this week, I’m sharing the importance of opening up and relaxing to aid your weight loss, rather than buckling down and stressing.   Get full show notes and more information here: https://itbeginswithathought.com/127
13:45 07/20/2022
126. A Roadmap to Loving You
Tune in this week to uncover why loving yourself is so difficult, where you’re judging yourself and struggling to show yourself compassion, and how to instead try on some neutral thoughts. Most importantly, I'm giving you a roadmap you can work through to learn how to truly love yourself.    Get full show notes and more information here: https://itbeginswithathought.com/126
13:30 07/13/2022
125. Rest
Tune in this week to discover the importance of factoring in loving, intentional rest in your day-to-day. I’m sharing how to decide what feels truly restful for you, how much you need, and how to create a practice for making rest the priority that it needs to be.   Get full show notes and more information here: https://itbeginswithathought.com/125
09:47 07/06/2022
124. My Favorite Belief
Join me this week as I share my favorite belief with you. Whether you find yourself constantly eating off-plan, you don’t know how to listen to your fullness cues, or it’s challenging to stop berating yourself when things go sideways, this belief will help you move closer to seeing solutions that will serve your goals.   Get full show notes and more information here: https://itbeginswithathought.com/124
13:47 06/29/2022
123. Procrastinating You
Whether it’s self-care, weight loss, or anything else, why do we procrastinate on the things that we actually want to do? If you regularly find yourself saying things like, “I need to wait until this is over,” or, “I’ll save this for later,” this episode is for you. I'm sharing how to get clear on what you truly want, and why now is the time to go after it.   Get full show notes and more information here: https://itbeginswithathought.com/123
12:50 06/22/2022
122. Deserve
What do you really deserve as a reward for living your amazing life? Is the food you’re choosing really rewarding you? This week, discover why the foods you’re rewarding yourself with aren’t as rewarding as you might think, and how to think differently so you can honor and respect yourself and your accomplishments without turning to ice cream, soda, or candy.   Get full show notes and more information here: https://itbeginswithathought.com/122
09:28 06/15/2022
121. What You Wear
Tune in this week to discover the importance of what you wear, and more importantly, how you think about what you wear. I’m sharing how to identify where your relationship with your wardrobe needs work, and how to decide what you really want to wear, so you can start feeling truly confident in your clothes.   Get full show notes and more information here: https://itbeginswithathought.com/121
17:59 06/08/2022
120. What Are You Carrying?
If you want to hold onto the things that are important, you have to first get clear on everything else you’re carrying, especially when it comes to health and weight goals. Imagine each belief you had about yourself was a one-pound rock. What would you carry around in that scenario? Get full show notes and more information here: https://itbeginswithathought.com/120
13:09 06/01/2022
119. Check In
This week's episode is the perfect opportunity for you to check in with where you are on your journey and get really clear on how it’s going. If you’re sincerely ready to change your relationship with yourself and with food for the long term, you need to look carefully at how you’re showing up, and I'm showing you how.    Get full show notes and more information here: https://itbeginswithathought.com/119
09:09 05/25/2022
118. Your Selves
Listen in this week to discover the importance of opening up and forgiving your past selves for the choices they made, so you can show your future self a little more love. I’m sharing how to see where this work lies in your life, and how to reconnect with the past versions of yourself that you might currently be ignoring.   Get full show notes and more information here: https://itbeginswithathought.com/118
13:05 05/18/2022
117. Ride the Wave
Tune in this week as we expand on the conversation around navigating emotions. I’m giving you some new tools to help you feel and observe the emotions you’ve been trying to avoid, and I’m sharing the science behind how riding this wave brings more presence, happiness, confidence, connection, and success into your life.   Get full show notes and more information here: https://itbeginswithathought.com/117
16:45 05/11/2022
116. Your Relationship With You
Losing weight isn’t just about changing what you eat. One thing that makes a huge difference on this journey is transforming your relationship with yourself so you can show up differently, speak to yourself with more encouragement, and really take care of you. So tune in this week to gain real awareness around your self-concept and start believing a story that allows you to grow.   Get full show notes and more information here: https://itbeginswithathought.com/116
15:09 05/04/2022
115. Results
This week, I’m sharing some of my deeper thoughts about results and how I interact with my clients’ goals and results. We’re looking behind the question, “What is your client success rate?” and I’m discussing why so many people’s brains thrive off of this kind of guarantee, and why I’m not in the business of giving it to them.   Get full show notes and more information here: https://itbeginswithathought.com/115
15:00 04/27/2022
114. A Sea Change
Discover how to make your weight loss more than simply a sea change. I’m sharing the importance of witnessing your own transformation every step of the way, seeing the ripples and waves you’re creating, and how to inspire yourself on your journey to anything you’re trying to achieve.   Get full show notes and more information here: https://itbeginswithathought.com/114
13:06 04/20/2022
113. An Update, An Analogy, and A Story
Join me this week as I share an update, an analogy, and a story that I think will be extremely helpful to you as you embark on your own journey of change. You’ll discover why we have a limited perspective of what’s possible when we first begin, and how to expand that view going forward.   Get full show notes and more information here: https://itbeginswithathought.com/113
11:53 04/13/2022
112. In Your Body
This week, I'm sharing an incredibly profound and important concept to mull over about being in your body. I’m showing you how we’ve unknowingly become disconnected from the experience of being ourselves, why this is a problem, and some simple ways to spend more time in your body and less time thinking about how it looks to others.   Get full show notes and more information here: https://itbeginswithathought.com/112
13:38 04/06/2022
111. Where Are You?
Join me this week as I lay out the various phases of the health and weight loss journey that you might be experiencing, and how we show up in each stage in a way that doesn’t serve us. I’m offering observations from my own life as well as my clients’, and one powerful tool that will help you check in and dial into where you are with love and kindness for yourself.   Get full show notes and more information here: https://itbeginswithathought.com/111
14:23 03/30/2022
110. An Explanation/Invitation
Join me this week as I show you how there’s so much more to this work than calories, carbs, or points. I’m sharing how I set out to create a program that fills the gap between self-love and weight loss, and the skills I’m teaching my clients inside my new program.   Get full show notes and more information here: https://itbeginswithathought.com/110
13:31 03/23/2022
109. Let Go
Tune in this week as I offer questions to help you identify and let go of unhelpful stories so you can start creating new ones that serve you on your weight and health journey. I’m showing you why we don’t notice the stories that keep us stuck, and how to approach yourself with compassion and curiosity as you do this work.   Get full show notes and more information here: https://itbeginswithathought.com/109
13:18 03/16/2022
108. Future You for Perfectionists
Listen in this week as I share a lightbulb moment I had about Future You work. I’m showing you where we perfectionists get tripped up imagining our future selves, why this practice isn’t always sunshine and rainbows, and the power of inviting along our anxiety, worry, and unanticipated issues we might face along the way.   Get full show notes and more information here: https://itbeginswithathought.com/108
14:52 03/09/2022
107. Love in Practice
Discover what love in practice looks like, and what it doesn’t look like. I’m offering examples of coming from love in terms of food, exercise, and the scale, so you can start identifying where you need to channel love for you and cultivate the skill of involving not only your brain, but your body in the decisions you make.   Get full show notes and more information here: https://itbeginswithathought.com/107
17:18 03/02/2022