Do you remember the time in 1988 when Oprah Winfrey lost weight, and in her tiny body trapped in some very tight jeans, pulled a wagon full of fat onto the stage of her show? The fat in the wagon represented the 67 pounds of fat she had dieted off her body. If you weren’t… Continue reading Does it have to be so hard?
Have you ever thought about how contracted and single focused a weight loss diet is? While they lead you to believe they are here to help you, the truth is the only thing they’re capable of doing is making you and your body feel miserable. In order for you to allow a diet into your… Continue reading Finding Your Unique Weight
In my article “Are You Accidentally Gaining Weight” I wrote about weight loss diets and how I believe they fail women. If you and I were sitting across from each other having a conversation, you would be able to see how truly passionate I am about this topic. I’m passionate because I believe it’s time… Continue reading Are You Giving Your Power Away to a Diet?
When I was 21, I went on my first weight loss diet. I wasn’t personally looking to lose weight, but a friend wanted to lose a few pounds and asked me to join him. Little did I know that I was setting myself up for a 40 year battle with yo-yo dieting and body hate.… Continue reading Are you accidentally gaining weight?
When you eat, do you bring all of yourself to your meal? Or, do you think eating takes up time that is already in short supply so you eat at your computer or in your car while en route to somewhere? Perhaps you forget to eat entirely and only stop momentarily to grab a little… Continue reading Bringing Yourself to the Table
How many times have you carefully prepared a meal – washed and chopped vegetables, sauteed or steamed them, and served them to your family all while being angry or stewing over a situation? Have you then noticed that while your family was eating they became a little testy, perhaps an argument arose out of nowhere?… Continue reading Love is an Ingredient
I ask because I think we sometimes forget that we actually have a relationship with food. You have a relationship with your partner, family members and colleagues, right? The same is true with food. We have a relationship with food that lasts our entire lifetime. As with all relationships our relationship with food can be… Continue reading How is Your Relationship With Food Going?
Being in the house as much as we are right now can be very daunting for many of us. Our routines are out of whack and you may find that you’re eating more than normal. If this is the case for you, here’s a tip you might find helpful. When you find yourself standing in… Continue reading Awareness Around Food
It may be an understatement to say that these past few weeks have been interesting. And that’s why participating in your own daily Gratitude Workshop might be just the thing that gets you gracefully through these next weeks. I invite you to start a gratitude journal where you can see and reflect on what you… Continue reading Gratitude: A DIY Workshop
You have a beautiful body – are you living in it or are you hanging out nearby? Many of us don’t live in our bodies, especially those of us who have experienced abuse or trauma of some kind. We have learned that it’s safer not to. But, because our bodies are meant to be lived… Continue reading Embodiment – Are You In or Out?