SO excited to announce that episode one of my new weekly podcast, REAL HEALTH REAL PEOPLE, is up! Please check it out, rate and subscribe!

“Certified health coaches Hether Crawford (CPT) and Sara Frappier (PhD, CPT) examine current health trends to see if their claims are true. Part science, part experience, and lots of fun learning.”

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Help, They Are Sabotaging My Weight Loss!

You have decided to make healthy changes in your life.  You are eating right and exercising regularly, and the people that you thought would support you the most are actually sabotaging your efforts!  You know the ones – the friends that tell you to “just have a little piece, you only live once!”, or that family member that says “don’t be rude, eat some of aunt sally’s pie.”, and those co-workers that just love to poke fun at your efforts “hope you’re enjoying your lettuce over there while I eat my fries.” We all have these people in our lives, and if getting healthy isn’t hard enough on your own, they certainly don’t help!  So how do you “battle” these people without hurting their feelings? After all, it’s usually the ones closest to you, so you can’t just avoid them.  There’s always a work lunch, or a family get together, or a baby shower, or a night out with the guys, or a girls night out to attend…How can you stick to your new habits and reach your goals with all these people working against you? Continue reading