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Happy and Healthy with Amy Lang

Jun 21, 2021

In today's episode, I talk about the many ways to measure progress in your weight loss journey that have nothing to do with the number on the scale and everything to do with a happy and healthy life.

As Henry David Thoreau so wisely noted, "What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become...


Jun 14, 2021

As the pandemic eases, the consequences of the stress and sheltering for the last 15 months are significant.  One of the most noteworthy is the loss of strength and cognitive decline for many older adults.

In today's episode, I talk about the importance of strength training to empower healthy aging.  The benefits...


Jun 7, 2021

Using the Stages of Change model by James Prochaska and Carlo DiClemente, if you’re asking the question, “How do you know when you’re ready?” it's likely you are trying to figure out how to progress to the Action stage.

In today's episode, I talk about the six stages of change discussed in the book, "Changing...


May 31, 2021

It's time to make peace with food and free yourself from chronic dieting.  To do this, we must challenge the destructive diet voices.

In today's episode, I talk about the food police, nutrition informant and diet rebel voices that undermine are weight loss efforts, as well as the nurturing ones that we need to...


May 24, 2021

In order to figure out what works for you, your body and your life, experimentation is key. It’s come up so often I decided it warrants a whole episode dedicated to the topic.

In today's episode, I discuss why experimentation is so important, why we are so reluctant to do it, and how critical thinking plays a role in...