You Have to Ask for What You Want In Life

emilygough Business, Lifestyle, Mindset, Nutrition

Have you ever sent a meal back at a restaurant?  Asked for a flight upgrade?  Switched hotel rooms because you wanted something specific? Something about those kinds of situations can feel, well, stressful.  High maintenance, almost.  At least, to me.  Despite being fairly assertive, I’ve always shied away from those types of situations. Last week I was in Naples, Florida …

When Willpower Gives Out, This is Why

emilygough Mindset, Nutrition

When do you feel like you have the most willpower? Think about time of day, perhaps day of the week (or even time of the month!). What are some of the things you notice when you start to dig into that a little more? The last 2 weeks I was having a TON of cravings, and I was trying to …

Rest for Success and How to Manage Metabolism with Jade Teta

emilygough Featured, Lifestyle (Podcast, Mindset, Nutrition (Podcast), Podcast

Today’s guest is extra special to me, because he has (unbeknownst to him) had a massive impact on the direction of my life, personal interests and career up to this point. I’m so honoured to have had the opportunity to interview Dr. Jade Teta, and for anyone who isn’t already familiar with his work, I strongly advise checking out the …

The Real Reason All-or-Nothing Mindset Around Food Feels So Hard

emilygough Mindset, Nutrition

We talk a lot about all-or-nothing mindset, and what it really comes down to the most is trust. We don’t trust ourselves to make the right choice when it comes to food, and the cycle perpetuates because every time we make ourselves another promise (starting a new diet on Monday yet again, never eating sugar again, going on that crash …

I Quit My Job.

emilygough Business, Lifestyle, Mindset

Today feels a little…weird. This isn’t something I’ve talked about much, but I’ve had a full time job in a completely unrelated industry (automotive!) for the past 11 years.  I started there part-time as a student, and went full time after I finished university, and I’ve been there ever since. Until this past Friday, which was my last day. That …

5 Reasons You’re Overeating at Night

emilygough Lifestyle, Mindset, Nutrition

Overeating at night is probably the #1 issue I hear about from clients and anyone asking me about their eating habits. They can do well all day long, sticking with a very exact meal plan (which I don’t give out, by the way), and then it all falls apart right around bedtime and it can often feel like a mystery …