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How This Obesity Specialist Lost 60 Pounds and Kept It off With Dr. Sylvia Gonsahn-Bollie

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Note: Reshape Physical Therapy and Wellness evolved into Weight Loss for Health, and finally Zivli. How to Lose Weight After 50 was our first course that eventually grew into Zivli. Some old blog posts or resources mentioned in this episode may have been removed. 

Learn how Board-Certified Obesity Specialist Dr. Sylvia Gonsahn-Bollie lost 60 pounds and kept it off for over 7 years! This once overweight doctor who was embarrassed to counsel her patients to lose weight figured out the T.O.O.L.S she needed to lose weight for good.

If you need weight loss support, weight loss inspiration, weight loss motivation, or are looking for an online weight loss coach, watch this interview! Dr. Bollie’s energy and passion for health is contagious. Get ready to discover her best weight loss tips for long-term, sustainable weight loss. 

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Highlights From This Episode

[0:00] Topic Intro

[2:34] Meeting Dr. Sylvia Gonsahn-Bollie and learn when and why she decided to take control of her health and lose 60 pounds. 

[7:05] How Dr. Sylvia got over negative self-talk and started to make choices from a place of positivity, not guilt or shame. 

[11:53] Why yo-yo dieting makes subsequent weight loss attempts harder. 

[15:03] How to build a mindset for long-term health vs short-term weight loss. 

[17:16] Health weight vs happy weight, how much body fat and belly fat is "too much," and why BMI is a lie. 

[30:10] What T.O.O.L.S. stands for how how Dr. Sylvia used hers to lose 60 pounds. 

[35:09] Discussion on the top 5 mindset blocks that keep women on the yo-yo diet train.

[41:50] Our favorite strategies to reduce emotional eating. 

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Resources From This Episode

>> Join Zivli

 >> Freebie: Weight Loss Mindset Audio Training

>> Freebie: The Ultimate Food Guide

>> Track Your Macros Free Video Series

>> Dr. Sylvia Gonsahn-Bollie's Website