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 …

Cultivating an Attitude of Gratitude

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

It feels like gratitude is becoming some sort of fad with the number of times I hear it mentioned lately, especially on social media. However, it’s for excellent reason: Learning to look for gratitude retrains your brain to search for gratitude in everything. How cool is that?!  It’s the habit and attitude we can easily cultivate, and it keeps giving …

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 …

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 …

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 …

A Guide to Gorgeous Skin From the Inside Out

emilygough Lifestyle, Nutrition

I usually don’t wear much makeup, but the one beauty trick in any girl’s back pocket is clear skin.  That said, it can be easier said than done.  Many people struggle with skin issues whether it’s acne, breakouts around that time of the month or simply the occasional zit that pops up *specifically* at the worst possible times.  Tell me …