The Skinny by Amy Brunell

Weight, Weight – Wait

Weight – It’s not what you think. I am a health/care weight loss professional who is herself overweight. I’ve worked with thousands of people for over 17 years to help them feel better about themselves.

The Skinny by Amy Brunell

A Snack or A Treat?

Stop! What you’re eating is not a snack. It’s a treat! We have been inundated with food marketing of low nutrition substances offered as a potential snack. Some companies have even used the name of

The Skinny by Amy Brunell

Motivation and Success

Our chances of success are impacted by our level of motivation. That seems obvious. But there are two problems. It insinuates that our motivation must stay at a certain level in order to be successful

The Skinny by Amy Brunell

An Attack of the Uglies

I got an attack of the “Uglies” yesterday. It was a vicious attack. So unfair, unplanned and unexpected. I was in a tech shop playing with phones and took an unflattering photo of myself in

The Skinny by Amy Brunell

Reasonable, Not Radical New Year

It’s so easy at the start of the New Year to find something extreme to do to change your life. You’ll start exercising, getting off sugar, enroll in college, change your job, buy a car,

The Skinny by Amy Brunell

Thinking About Friends

We call all sorts of people “friends,” but what does that mean and does it matter? Is a friend a friend? Examining the many different relationships we carry throughout our lives, the title of ‘friend’

The Skinny by Amy Brunell

Choosing Hope

How to have it? How to keep trying for that elusive quality? Why choose hope? Because I can. I have a choice. I admit it’s a discipline of mind to keep reaching for hope. Lately