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The Power of 'I deserve'

One of the biggest changes our patients notice during their journey with Sound Medical Weight Loss & Aesthetics is a mindset shift. Even while patients’ bodies are changing, often their biggest change is internal – in patients’ perception of themselves.

Sep 7th, 2021
Resting Heart Rate

We've talked about goal-setting and how important it is to choose the right goals for your health and/or weight loss journey. We wanted to share an example that hits home for many patients, improving your resting heart rate.

Jul 1st, 2021
Are you setting the RIGHT goals?

Choosing the right goal is not only helpful in terms of knowing what direction you’re headed and how to get there. Your goal is also a critical component of whether you’ll stick with a new habit or lose motivation altogether.

May 26th, 2021

Sometimes we NEED to set boundaries with others. While external support is helpful during a weight loss journey, there are certain times and/or relationships that can become counterproductive to our success. That's when boundaries become critical.

Apr 20th, 2021

I admit...Sometimes my goals and behaviors don’t align. There are times when, despite my best intentions, I do things that go against my daily, monthly or annual goals. Does this ever happen to you?

Apr 1st, 2021
BMI Flaws

Why BMI measurements alone are flawed

Mar 18th, 2021
When to Weigh In

Your weight can be a powerful data point in your health and weight loss journey, but it can also sometimes be misleading, distracting, and detrimental to the journey altogether. Read on for tips for when to weigh yourself.

Mar 9th, 2021

Learn here how improving your self-confidence will help your weight loss journey.

Sep 24th, 2020
Botox vs. Fillers

Read here on the differences and FAQ regarding both Botox and Filler

Sep 17th, 2020
Hydroquinone: Dark Spots

Let's talk about dark spots and hydroquinone (the most common ingredient to address dark spots). Review the products we most recommend to reverse the clock!

Sep 10th, 2020
Hiker's Tantrum

How to stop, reflect and think about what we can do for ourselves in times of need

Aug 12th, 2020

What to do when we fall off track? Read here on the importance of personal accountability and how we can shift our focus from guilt to future success.

Aug 6th, 2020
Debunking Skin Care Myths

Can you distinguish fact from fiction when it comes to your skin?  Today’s blog post examines commonly-held skincare myths and gives you the scoop on how best to care for the body’s biggest organ!

Jul 29th, 2020
Holistic Wellness

Click here to learn about holistic centered care and how we apply this at Sound Medical Weight Loss

Jul 9th, 2020
Racheal's Story of Success

Read here on Racheal's inspirational health journey and what she has learned as a patient of Sound Medical Weight Loss!

Jun 24th, 2020
Making Your Goals Stick

If you've ever wondered why our goals are fleeting, learn here how to change your goal setting patterns to achieve your goals realistically!

Jun 17th, 2020
Five Stages of Grief

We may be collectively going through the five stages of grief right now. Click here to learn about the stages and how you can best love yourself and others.

Jun 5th, 2020
At-Home Workout: Planks

Click here to learn more about the benefits of planks and how you can incorporate these exercises into your daily fitness regime.

May 11th, 2020
COVID-19 and Obesity

Did you know that if you are obese (BMI of 30 or greater) and get COVID-19, you are more likely to die from the virus than if you have heart failure, chronic lung disease, or cancer? Click here for more important information from Dr. James.

May 5th, 2020
Unconditional Self-Acceptance

Learn about how the act of accepting yourself exactly for who you are can help give you grace, compassion and understanding for every personal journey in life. 

Apr 27th, 2020
Stress and Your Weight

Click here to read about how stress has a marked impact on weight gain and some things you can do to counteract the stress you’re experiencing at this time.

Apr 17th, 2020
Eating during COVID-19

Are you struggling to stay on track with your diet during COVID-19? If so, please click here to read about tips and tricks for how to mindfully make good food choices.

Apr 14th, 2020
At-Home Workout Roundup

Today’s blog post rounds up our favorite options for at-home workouts that will help keep you motivated, on track, and maintaining a sense of joy in movement.

Apr 10th, 2020

Do you spend little or no time in your day meeting your own needs?  Do you lose sight of what your needs truly are? If so, self-care should make its way to the absolute top of your priority list!

Mar 4th, 2020
Emotional Eating

Stumped about emotional eating? Click here for how to identify if emotional eating is something that you have struggled with.

Feb 25th, 2020
The Beauty of Rain

What can we do about inner critical voices to stop the cycle of self-shame and self-blame in its tracks? Learn how here!

Feb 18th, 2020
Find your personal Mantra

Having a personal Mantra is a powerful way to remind yourself what you're capable of, how far you've come and how strong you are - click here to learn more!

Feb 11th, 2020
Focus on the Inputs

How output goals differ from input goals and why each are important for your success

Feb 4th, 2020
Sound Medical Weight Loss

See how Sound Medical Weight Loss addresses the impact of obesity using a comprehensive weight loss program featuring real food for sustainable results.

Jul 31st, 2019
When Are Appetite Suppressants Useful?

If you’ve tried to lose weight on your own without success, a medically supervised weight loss program may be what you need -- and medications may help.

Mar 26th, 2019
Holiday Eating Guide: 6 Tips to Avoid Social Pressure

Staying on a healthy eating plan is challenging enough during the holidays, not to mention the added pressure from well-meaning friends and family. These 6 empowering tips can help you keep both your relationships and your body healthy this holiday season.

Nov 21st, 2018
Why Garlic Adds More Than Flavor

A new study indicates that garlic extract may be beneficial for thrombosis (blood clots), atherosclerosis (vessel disease), cholesterol and inflammation.

Jan 4th, 2020
New Clinic Now Open

On August 27, 2018, Sound Medical Weight Loss opens doors to transformation in Kirkland's Juanita Village.

Oct 9th, 2018
Exercise Tip: 3 Easy Indoor Exercises

Here are 3 easy indoor exercises that will help you burn calories, strengthen your muscles, stay limber, and keep moving. They’re easy enough to do anywhere — so no excuses!

Jun 19th, 2018
Exercise Tip: Hit the Floor!

Getting started on an exercise routine doesn't have to require a gym membership or expensive equipment. Here are 3 basic movements you can start today with nothing but your own body and a small space in your home.

Jun 19th, 2018
How to Set Effective Goals

Setting effective goals is essential for success. But HOW you set goals determines whether you are poised for achievement or frustration. In Harvard Business School report “Goals Gone Wild,” authors conclude that...

Jun 19th, 2018
5 Steps to Clear Negativity

Negative emotions are toxic to your system. They wreak havoc in your body, triggering a steady drip of damaging neurochemicals. They hijack your ability to think rationally, and ambush your self-esteem

Jun 19th, 2018
5 Steps to More Positive Emotions

Emotional states are like weather patterns. Think of it this way: Negative emotions are like passing storms. Positive emotions are like sunlight that you can collect and store within your system in much the way solar panels store the sun’s energy.

Jun 19th, 2018
Exercise Tip: The Benefits of Gym Membership

Benefits of Gym Membership: For weight loss, knowledge is power. In addition to a healthy eating plan, exercise is essential. While you can manage to build an effective exercise routine at home, there are multiple benefits to going to the gym.

Jun 19th, 2018
Trust Your Gut

The bacteria in your gut helps you digest food and enables you to absorb vital nutrients. One study observed that the gut microbes in genetically obese mice have a greater capacity to harvest and store energy (calories) from the diet.

Jun 19th, 2018