Janice Taylor

A 55-pound weight-loss winner, Janice Taylor is a life and wellness coach, certified hypnotist, and motivational speaker specializing in self-esteem, happiness, and weight loss. She is a member of the International Coach Federation and Association for Integrative Psychology.

Creator of the popular e-letter Kick in the Tush Club, her books Our Lady of Weight Loss: Miraculous and Motivational Musings from the Patron Saint of Permanent Fat Removal and All Is Forgiven, Move On: Our Lady of Weight Loss's 101 Fat-burning Steps on Your Journey to Sveltesville advocate having fun while losing weight.

Taylor has been featured in O, The Oprah Magazine, which declared her "a kooky kind of genius," and the Chicago Sun Times has declared her work, "more satisfying than a bag of Cool Ranch Doritos." She has also been featured in other major publications, including the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Family Circle, Good Housekeeping, Fitness, and Health, and has appeared on Discovery Health and the Hallmark channel as well as many other television and radio shows. She currently leads workshops across the United States and is a columnist and blogger for Beliefnet.com, the Huffington Post, and Today’s Health and Wellness magazine.

What People are Saying About Janice Taylor

“The best makeovers begin from the inside out....[Janice Taylor] makes the phrase ‘lighten up’ quite literal.”
—Julia Cameron, author of The Artist’s Way

“Janice Taylor...give[s] us just what we need—a lift, a laugh, and, of course, a kick in the tush. Taylor has found a unique way to fuse weight loss with creative expression, and she puts it out there to help others with wit and warmth.”
—Jami Bernard, author of The Incredible Shrinking Critic

“Funny, compassionate, and wise...Janice Taylor speak[s] to the whole person stuck inside every professional dieter.”
—Jessica Porter, author of The Hip Chicks Guide to Macrobiotics