Learning to rest after the holidays can feel hard, especially when the entirety of the health and wellness industry is feeding off your insecurities, trying to sell you the latest fad that promises “fast results,” or requires you to bust your ass at the gym until you want to keel over in exhaustion.A body in motion … Continue reading It’s a new year, but do you really need to become a new you?
The times we are living through are intense without the added pressure of the holiday season, and that’s why the tools that mindfulness practices provide are even more relevant today. Mindfulness has been proven, over and over again, to help people feel calmer, more resilient, and happier. So here are 4 keys to successful mindfulness … Continue reading Four Keys To Maintaining A Successful Mindfulness Practice This Holiday Season
Have you leaned into all the fall vibes yet? For me, that usually includes making my drive home from work a mindfulness practice. Observing the day-by-day changes of the trees' leaves is honestly one of the most soothing mindfulness exercises you can do, but don't take my word for it. There's research to prove it (source). Lately, … Continue reading Do THIS if you want to feel your best
If you're anything like me, you've tried one (or many!) of the hundreds of mindfulness apps out there or made a promise to yourself to sit in silence every day and "just be." Isn't it funny how quickly it all goes flying right out the window?You get discouraged by a lack of perceived progress, you're … Continue reading Ready to make real progress with your health?
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Answer honestly: Have you lost touch with the pleasure and joy you received from eating before you became inundated with diet culture’s messages? You know the messages I’m talking about right? The kind that leaves you feeling guilty or shameful for eating anything that isn't a plant. Things like, “drop 20 lbs by following a plant-based diet,” “restore … Continue reading How To Take Your Life Back From The Food Police
As we begin to untangle our authentic voice from our inner food police (see March and April's posts for more info), fear has a tendency to rear its head. So if you’ve noticed fear creep in when reading these posts about food, acknowledge the fear because it’s valid.Of course, you’re going to worry that throwing … Continue reading Ever wonder why your pant size fluctuates?
Easter is right around the corner, so you know what's on my mind...food. 😆But for the third year in a row, I'm no longer doing the mental math of trying to determine how much I need to starve myself this week in order to eat whatever the hell I want on Sunday. Whether I was counting calories … Continue reading How To Bust Out Of Food Prison
Food neutrality. We’re supposed to have it while listening to our bodies and still eat nutritious meals every day. But hooooow?! It feels like a lot to juggle, but any good coach knows that you don’t tackle it all at once. So let’s break down a quick exercise you can start to implement this week to break … Continue reading How is it that not all calories are created equal, but we strive for food neutrality?
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