Transform Your Health Game – No Dieting Required!

Embark on a transformative journey with our exclusive guide to sustainable weight loss for women over 50. Say goodbye to fleeting diet trends and hello to a life brimming with vitality and health. Dive into our holistic approach, where drinking water, eating nutritious foods, and managing stress lay the foundation for a vibrant lifestyle. Discover the power of movement, the importance of sleep, and the balance of enjoying life’s treats—all tailored to the unique needs of women in their golden years. Join our empowering community and start your path to a healthier, happier you today Read More . . .

Total Health in Midlife Episode #162: Why I Don’t Log My Food

I remember the exact moment when I realized that my food diary had become my prison. Every calorie counted, every nutrient tracked, I was trapped in a relentless cycle where my self-worth hinged on my meal choices.  Welcome to a heartfelt episode of the Total Health in Midlife podcast, where I take you through my transformative journey from the meticulous world of food logging to the liberating practice of intuitive eating. Together, we’ll explore how to break free from the shackles of the food diary and learn to trust our body’s natural cues to lead us toward a healthier, more joy-filled way of eating. Throughout the episode, I dive into the hidden dangers of food logging perfectionism, weaving in stories of individuals like my client Jerry, whose struggle with habit tracking brought light to the necessity of self-compassion in our eating journey.  We’ll discuss the power of adopting a beginner’s Read More . . .

Is it Self-Sabotage? Or People Pleasing?

Unravel the hidden impact of people-pleasing on your health and wellness in this insightful exploration. Discover how the desire to always say ‘yes’ can lead to stress, emotional eating, and neglect of personal health. Learn actionable strategies to break free from approval-seeking behaviors, embrace self-care, and reclaim your self-worth. This guide offers a compassionate look at setting boundaries, improving mental wellness, and fostering healthy eating habits for a more empowered and fulfilling life. Read More . . .

Total Health in Midlife Episode #161: People Pleasing & Self-Care

Are your health habits taking a backseat to your people-pleasing tendencies?  Break free from the cycle with me, Elizabeth Sherman, as I tackle the subtle ways saying ‘yes’ too often can negatively impact your well-being. As I share my personal experiences and professional insights, I shed light on the often-overlooked connection between people-pleasing behaviors and personal health choices.  From the family table where we silence our dietary preferences to the workplace, where we overcommit at the cost of our exercise routines, we explore the ramifications of not voicing our needs. Join me to learn how to set boundaries and choose self-care without an ounce of guilt. This episode is a heart-to-heart for anyone, particularly women in midlife, who feels the tug-of-war between caring for others and caring for oneself. As we navigate the complex landscape of hormonal changes, energy management, and food choices, we underscore the importance of self-respect and Read More . . .

Living Well as We Age

In this enlightening blog post, we delve into the critical difference between health span and lifespan, offering a fresh perspective on aging. Through real-life success stories, practical strategies, and a call to action, we guide you on how to live a vibrant, independent life well into your golden years. Whether you’re looking to enhance your physical activity, improve your nutrition, or boost your mental health, this post is your roadmap to aging with grace and vitality. Join us as we redefine what it means to age well, proving that it’s never too late to invest in a healthier, happier future. Read More . . .

How to Stop Food Logging

Step away from the food log and into a world of mindful eating and intuitive nourishment. In this enlightening post, we explore the transformative journey from strict food tracking to embracing food freedom. Discover the joy of eating without guilt, the benefits of listening to your body, and practical strategies for maintaining a healthy relationship with food. Say goodbye to the stress of diet diaries and hello to a life filled with balance, pleasure, and health. Join me on the path to dietary freedom and unlock the secrets to a happier, healthier you. Read More . . .

Total Health in Midlife Episode #160: Ex-Good Girl with Sara Fisk

As I navigated the waves of midlife, I found myself shedding the layers of a people-pleaser, much like the leaves fall from the trees in autumn. It’s a transformation that many women can relate to, and it’s exactly why I invited Sara Fisk, the voice behind the Ex-Good Girl Podcast, to join me in a heart-to-heart conversation about this significant phase of life.  We explored the often rocky terrain of midlife and women’s health, discussing how to practice self-care authentically and how to deal with the sometimes dismissive medical community when it comes to menopause. Our chat brought to light the need for self-awareness as we navigate the societal shifts and personal changes that come with this stage in life. Our relationship with food is as complex as the most intricate of dances, and Sara and I took a moment to step into the rhythm of this topic. We shared Read More . . .

Your Health Isn’t Your Fault

Embark on a journey from feeling trapped by health myths to embracing empowerment and responsibility in your wellness journey. This guide reveals how shifting your mindset and adopting healthy habits can lead to a profound personal health transformation. Uncover the steps to break free from the victim mentality and take control of your health, laying the foundation for a life filled with energy, confidence, and self-acceptance. Read More . . .

The Ripple Effect of Self-Care

Why Self-Care in Midlife Isn’t Just Good, It’s Needed Running on empty in midlife? You’re not alone. Self-care usually takes a back seat to the hustles of life, especially if one has to juggle between work, family, and commitments that never seem to come to an end. But the thing is, when we neglect self-care, we might just be dragging not only our very own selves down but also our health, happiness, and eventually integrity along with us. Imagine that. When’s the last time you put yourself ahead of everyone else and didn’t feel bad about it? If you’re struggling to remember, it’s time for a wake-up call. Self-care in midlife isn’t a luxury; it’s a necessity. And before you dismiss this as just another feel-good mantra, hear me out: this is about your survival and thriving in the years that should be the best yet. This isn’t just about Read More . . .

Total Health in Midlife Episode #159: Fault vs Responsibility

I remember the moment I realized that my health was not just a product of my genetics but a canvas I could paint with my choices and actions. It was a profound transformation from feeling like a helpless bystander in my own body to becoming the artist of my well-being.  On this episode of Total Health in Midlife, I, Elizabeth Sherman, invite you on a journey to unlock the potential of a mindset geared towards health empowerment.  We’ll unearth why we often feel trapped by our genetics and upbringing, and how acknowledging our role in creating our health narratives can lead to profound change. Get ready to challenge old beliefs and embrace the effort it takes to achieve your health goals. As we peel back the layers of self-pity and victimhood, we discover the resilience of taking personal responsibility for our well-being. Whether you’re navigating injuries, health diagnoses, or the Read More . . .