31 Articles by Naomi Teeter

Naomi Teeter

I'm A Body Positivity Advocate (And Sometimes I Hate My Body)

"Confession: We are body positive advocates, and sometimes we hate our bodies."

Naomi Teeter
December 29 2016

3 Mental Tricks That Helped During My 150-Pound Weight-Loss Journey

Going on yet another diet can feel exciting at first, but it only takes a few weeks to feel overwhelmed.

Naomi Teeter
February 3 2016

I Almost Gave My Husband An Eating Disorder

My husband and I started dating about a year after I lost 150 pounds. Like many women who set out to lose the excess weight for good, I was fully...

Naomi Teeter
January 10 2016

How I Actually Lost Weight During The Holidays

I used to own size 28 pants. They came in handy during the winter months, when the holidays gave me an excuse to stop obsessing about how I “should”...

Naomi Teeter
November 26 2015

I Lost 125 Pounds. Here's How I Know I'll Keep It Off

Up until about seven years ago, I was a chronic yo-yo dieter. At my highest, I weighed 300 pounds and stayed at that weight for several years. Over...

Naomi Teeter
November 2 2015

I Lost 150 Pounds But Won't Give Out Weight-Loss Advice. Here's Why

If you’re like me, and you’ve lost a significant amount of weight at some point in your life, someone has asked, “How did you do it?” Sometimes people...

Naomi Teeter
October 6 2015

8 Rules I Followed To Lose 150 Pounds In A Year

Seven years ago, I set out on one of the best adventures of my life. I finally committed to shedding excess weight and getting into the best health of...

Naomi Teeter
August 11 2015

3 Reasons Everyone Should Go On A Diet (Hear Me Out)

As a certified nutritionist and someone who has successfully maintained a whopping 125-pound weight loss for the last six years, I often tell people...

Naomi Teeter
July 10 2015

Why Lasting Weight Loss Has (Almost) Nothing To Do With Diet Or Exercise

As a health coach and someone who's lost 150 pounds (and maintained a healthy weight for years), I see patterns in why so many people lose weight but...

Naomi Teeter
June 19 2015

16 Mantras For A Happy, Sustained Weight Loss (And Life)

Seven years ago, I set out on an adventure that radically transformed my life. I took the leap and started my weight loss journey. Over the course of...

Naomi Teeter
May 27 2015

7 Downsides To My 125-Pound Weight Loss

I’m guilty of always talking about how awesome it is to have maintained my 125-pound weight loss over the last six years and all of the benefits that...

Naomi Teeter
May 14 2015

Empowering Questions That Helped Me Lose 125 Pounds & Keep It Off

When I started my weight loss journey six years ago, I topped the scales at 300 pounds. I spent the first 25 years of my life overweight, miserably...

Naomi Teeter
April 21 2015

12 Empowering Truths I Learned From Losing 125 Pounds & Keeping It Off

After nearly six years of maintaining a 125-pound weight loss, I've collected many insights about my health journey that I know others can benefit...

Naomi Teeter
April 5 2015

Protein-Rich Amaranth Breakfast Porridge

Amaranth is one of the superfoods that's really gaining interest in 2015 and for good reason! Amaranth is a beautiful flowering plant; in fact, it...

Naomi Teeter
February 19 2015

9 Forgotten Truths About Happiness

When I ask my health coaching clients what makes them the happiest in their lives right now, it's always something different. Happiness means...

Naomi Teeter
February 2 2015

5 Surprising Ways To Use The Detoxifying Power Of Activated Charcoal

Activated charcoal is one of the most nontoxic, adsorptive substances known to man. It binds to and eliminates poisons from the body, as well as...

Naomi Teeter
January 22 2015

12 Ways To Invite Kindness Into Your Life

Being a human can be a difficult and lonely experience at times. We all endure tragedies, setbacks, sadness, or being too busy to appreciate life. I...

Naomi Teeter
November 11 2014

What I Learned From Weighing 300 Pounds

As someone who spent the first 25 years of her life as a plus-sized individual, I can tell you firsthand how often plus-sized people are scrutinized...

Naomi Teeter
October 23 2014

8 Things Happy People Do Every Morning

For many of us, mornings begin in a rushed panic. We allow our alarm clocks to buzz at least a dozen times before we decide we have to get out of bed....

Naomi Teeter
October 15 2014