Quotes by Linda Spangle

"Starting today, instead of saying "I have to" when discussing your actions or goals, substitute the words "I choose to." Now the phrase "I have to go to work" becomes "I choose to go to work." And "I have to lose weight" becomes "I choose to lose weight." Saying "I choose to" puts you in charge and affirms that you want to see results."

"Ambivalence is one of the biggest enemies of change. If you aren't sure that you really want to take action on something such as your weight, ambivalence will usually win."

"Your true value doesn’t come from the wonderful things you do, the children you raise, or the business you run. You are valuable because you exist."

"When you get dressed each day, look in the mirror and say, “I look great!” It doesn’t matter if you’re wearing a baggy dress and worn shoes. Pretend! Imagine how you would talk to others, do your work, and raise your children if you truly felt great about yourself. Then live out of that internal picture, acting “as if” those things were true."

Linda Spangle
  • Linda Spangle

  • Date of birth: January 13, 1949
  • Born: in Sioux Falls, The United States.

  • Description: Linda Spangle, RN, MA, is a weight-management coach recognized nationally as a leading authority on emotional eating and other psychological issues of weight loss. A registered nurse with a master’s degree in health education, Linda Spangle is a skilled teacher, counselor and writer. She is the owner of Weight Loss for Life, a healthy lifestyles coaching and training program located in Denver, Colorado. Linda is the author of the award winning book, 100 Days of Weight Loss as well as the nationally-acclaimed book, Life is Hard, Food is Easy. Her newest book, Friends with the Scale, has been featured on dozens of radio shows and online programs as well as winning several awards.