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20 affirmations to promote a positive mindset for weight loss

20 affirmations to promote a positive mindset for weight loss +++ By Ilse de Graaf Our brain communicates through chemicals. Everything we experience throughout our lives creates new chemical connections and repetition is what strengthens them. Each [...]

December 9th, 2019|Changing habits, Motivation for weight loss|

6 tips to maintain your healthy habits during the holidays

6 tips to maintain your healthy habits during the holidays +++ By Ilse de Graaf With Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year fast approaching, now is a great time to start planning for the holiday season. No, I’m [...]

November 29th, 2019|Changing habits, Healthy recipes, Healthy snacks|

10 ways to achieve hormone balance during weight loss

10 ways to achieve hormone balance during weight loss +++ By Ilse de Graaf Not all bodies are the same, nor do they respond to the same messages. You can follow any ‘weight loss guide book’ expertly [...]

November 21st, 2019|Motivation for weight loss, Weight loss hacks|

Exercise doesn’t have to be taxing – 5 reasons to go for a walk

Exercise doesn't have to be taxing - 5 reasons to go for a walk +++ By Ilse de Graaf I’m sure the natural image to conjure up when you think of trying to lose weight is extensive [...]

November 13th, 2019|Motivation for weight loss|

5 Tips for sticking to your weight loss goals whilst travelling

5 Tips for sticking to your weight loss goals whilst travelling +++ By Ilse de Graaf Travelling can be extremely tricky when you have goals to achieve, don’t you always find it’s when you are out of [...]

November 8th, 2019|Weight loss hacks|

How to lose 10 pounds in 1 week

How to lose 10 pounds in 1 week +++ By Ilse de Graaf I totally get you want to lose weight fast, you feel super motivated and you want results NOW!!! But let me tell you something [...]

October 30th, 2019|Strategy for weight loss|

Autumnal Recipe Roundup

Autumnal Recipe Roundup - The Ultimate Comfort Food +++ By Ilse de Graaf The shift from one season to the next can be a challenging time as you find yourself adjusting to new routines, weather conditions and [...]

October 23rd, 2019|Healthy recipes|

4 Psychological Blocks to Weight Loss

4 Psychological Blocks to Weight Loss and How to Overcome Them +++ By Ilse de Graaf Have you tried every diet and exercise combo but you just can’t seem to reach your weight loss goals? As you [...]

October 16th, 2019|Strategy for weight loss|

How to Make Your Gym Experience More Body Positive

How to Make Your Gym Experience More Body Positive +++ By Ilse de Graaf Are you struggling to feel body positive whilst working out? Yes, hello! Former professional couch potato calling! I never really exercised willingly. Actually, [...]

4 ways to stop being so hard on yourself

You are your own worst critic! 4 ways to stop being so hard on yourself +++ By Ilse de Graaf Being and entrepreneur brings it’s fair share of challenges but one that most women hadn’t bargained for [...]

October 2nd, 2019|Strategy for weight loss|

5 Healthy And Nutritious Snack Recipes

Grab Me On The Go! 5 Healthy And Nutritious Snack Recipes +++ By Ilse de Graaf When it comes to healthy ‘grab on the go’ snacks, forward planning is key. I hear women who all too often [...]

September 25th, 2019|Healthy snacks|

6 Healthy Habits That Will Transform Your Life

6 Healthy Habits That Will Transform Your Life +++ By Ilse de Graaf A change of lifestyle and mindset must be accompanied by new, healthy habits. Most of the time when you think about habits, you think [...]

September 18th, 2019|Changing habits|

7 Reasons Why You Still Want To Eat When You Are Full

7 Reasons Why You Still Want To Eat When You Are Full +++ By Ilse de Graaf Hunger, we all feel it, it’s our bodies way of talking to us and telling us that it needs more [...]

September 11th, 2019|Changing habits, Weight loss hacks|

6 Tips For Developing Healthy Eating Habits

6 Tips For Developing Healthy Eating Habits +++ By Ilse de Graaf Creating healthy eating patterns is of utmost importance when transforming your lifestyle to one of weight loss and wellness. Have you ever wondered how you [...]

September 4th, 2019|Strategy for weight loss, Uncategorized, Weight loss hacks|

8 Ways To Love Yourself By Practising Self Care

8 Ways To Love Yourself By Practising Self Care +++ By Ilse de Graaf Loving yourself whilst losing weight might seem like a difficult task, after all you are losing weight because you don’t love yourself, right? [...]

August 28th, 2019|Motivation for weight loss|

5 tips on how to combine your career with your weight loss goals!

5 tips on how to combine your career with your weight loss goals! +++ By Ilse de Graaf Do you feel like you’re constantly drowning in your to-do list? Work conferences, proposal deadlines, client dinners - the [...]

August 21st, 2019|Weight loss hacks|

Emotional Eating – How our habits are connected to our emotions

Emotional Eating How our habits are connected to our emotions +++ By Ilse de Graaf The E of The POWER Method focuses on EMOTION and ENERGY but let’s save the Energy part for a later blog post. [...]

August 14th, 2019|Changing habits|

How a positive mindset will help you reach your weight loss goals

How a positive mindset will help you reach your weight loss goals +++ By Ilse de Graaf In The POWER Method the W stands for Winner’s Mentality (& Willpower), both are vital components to reaching your weight loss [...]

August 7th, 2019|Motivation for weight loss|

Weight loss, why the word ‘diet’ is unhealthy

Weight loss, why the word ‘diet ’ is unhealthy +++ By Ilse de Graaf Diet is such a negative word, am I right? When have you heard the word diet and not rolled your eyes or cringed [...]

July 31st, 2019|Strategy for weight loss|

10 Survival Tips For Eating Out Healthy

10 Survival Tips For Eating Out Healthy +++ By Ilse de Graaf Birthday parties, a drink at work, paying a visit to a family member, a wedding, a day of celebration, eating out… Our life is full [...]

July 17th, 2019|Weight loss hacks|

How to change habits to lose weight

How to change habits to lose weight +++ By Ilse de Graaf One of the hardest parts of losing weight is not to eat healthy, but to change your behaviour, which goes hand in hand with your [...]

July 10th, 2019|Changing habits|

4 weight loss hacks for busy women

4 weight loss hacks for busy women +++ By Ilse de Graaf Are you a busy mom, professional and/or entrepreneur and just can’t figure out how to be successful concerning your weight loss goals? I’ve been there [...]

July 2nd, 2019|Strategy for weight loss|

How to stay focused and motivated during weight loss

How to stay focused and motivated during weight loss +++ By Ilse de Graaf A very powerful tool for success in your lifestyle and mindset change is to visualize your ideal self. Your subconscious is sensitive to [...]

June 25th, 2019|Motivation for weight loss|

6 tips to break through a negative spiral

6 tips to break through a negative spiral +++ By Ilse de Graaf Today I'm going to talk you through 6 tips to break through a negative spiral. We all go through this every now and then [...]

June 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|

How to determine your weight loss goals

How to determine your weight loss goals? By Ilse de Graaf You might be thinking: “How do I find my weight loss goals?” or “How do I determine my weight loss goals?”. Well, in this blog I’m [...]

June 11th, 2019|Goal setting for weight loss|

Why setting goals for weight loss is important

Why setting goals for weight loss is important By Ilse de Graaf No goals without a plan! I’ll gladly teach you everything I know about how to lose weight, starting with making a quality plan. To create [...]

June 4th, 2019|Goal setting for weight loss|

The best strategy for weight loss

The best strategy for weight loss By Ilse de Graaf You’ve decided to lose weight. And you want to go for it riiiiight now. And you also want the best strategy for weight loss, right?! So you’ve [...]

May 28th, 2019|Strategy for weight loss|