About Holly Stokes

Holly Stokes, The Brain Trainer. Hypnotherapist, Master Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) Practitioner, Life Coach. Stokes authored two books, A Lighter You Train Your Brain to Slim Your Body and A Lighter You Health Coach's Guide to Nutrition in Action. She created A Lighter You Mind Body Weight Loss 6 CD set designed to rewire the brain for healthy eating, motivation for fitness and more!

Research Shows Diets Leave You Worse Off!

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Don’t Start Another Diet

We all know how it starts, I’m gonna do it this time for sure. And maybe we’re really motivated …for a few days, but then what happens? We lose motivation…procrastinate…and eventually fall off the wagon.

The Surprising Research About Diets and Weight Loss

When we think of losing weight, […]

Small Steps to Lower Blood Sugar and Keep the Body from Storing Fat

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15 min of walking reduces insulin resistance Image Courtesy of Ambro from freedigitalphotos.net


Insulin resistance may be keeping you from losing weight.

Insulin resistance is a condition where the cells of the body are not able to use the hormone insulin […]

The Link Between Diet Soda and Weight Gain

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Cans of sweet drinks What is the Connection Between Diet Soda and Weight Gain?

I recently received an email from someone commenting on my quote in the article Myths About Weight Loss and what Science Really Says. He said it was ‘ridiculous’ to say that diet […]

Why the Anti-Inflammatory Diet is Right for You

Diet Cures Illness, Gluten Free Recipes, Natural Health, Weight Loss|

I’ve personally tried the anti-inflammatory diet and as I did I notice joint pains dissappearing. I highly recommend giving her suggestions a try and finding out if its right for you. Here is a guest blog post from Dr. Jessica Black,  Author of The Anti-Inflammatory Diet and Recipe Book and Living with Crohn’s […]

How to Curb Your Cravings #1

Comfort Eating, Cravings, Unconscious Mind, Weight Loss|

Assorted fruitMaybe you’ve tried this before, said, “I’m not going to eat sugar anymore!” 

But then, its as if you see it everywhere, its the lollipop in the stroller. You see the ice cream cone walking down the street. Things you didn’t […]

How to Change a Habit with NLP

Changing Habits, Life Happiness, Natural Health, Unconscious Mind, Weight Loss|

Sometimes making a change is simply about remembering to do so.

When you have enough healthy habits, you can enjoy lasting weight loss success. Use this Neuro-Linguistic Programming process for making a new habit.

Think of a change […]

Top 10 Tips for Living Your Best!

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Top 10 Tips for Living your Best

Life and Business Coaching are on the rise. Working with a Coach can offer accountability for your goals, a sounding board for your life’s choices, and a confidante for life’s difficulties. Coaching has grown out of the movement of positive psychology. As a Life […]

Laughter is not only good for your mood, its good for your health.

Life Happiness, Natural Cures, Natural Health|

 (Photo by Ben A. Pruchnie/Getty Images) Can watching funny movies strengthen your immune system? There are physiological and psychological responses to laughter that affect both the mind and the body. Research studies show that […]

Can Exercise Cure Depression? Plus, top 5 Tips for Motivation

Depression, Motivation, Natural Cures, Natural Health|

swimmer Research shows regular exercise is found to be as effective as antidepressants.

Can exercise be a prescription for depression?

We all know the health benefits of exercise, but what about the mental health benefits?

Research studies show that […]