Most perfectionists I work with want to know how to be a good meditator, or, my personal favorite, how to meditate right. And to be completely honest, that’s what I wanted to know when I started. I wanted to know how to sit, what to think about, and how it should feel. I thought I … Continue reading Are you a recovering perfectionist too? Because I feel like there’s A LOT of us.
How did saying “maybe” to the beliefs that aren’t serving you go these last couple of weeks? If you’re like most people, this strategy might have been enough to interrupt some of your bad habits but not all of them. That’s normal. And today, we’re adding to your toolbox for busting patterns that no longer … Continue reading How to trade your bad habits for healthy, thriving ones (Part 2 of 4)
How do I change my bad habit? Most people want an answer to☝🏼 that ☝🏼question. As you know, I’m a firm believer that when you change your outlook, you can change your life (hence the name Outlook Good, Feel Good), and my favorite way to do this is through mindfulness and somatic experiencing. If you … Continue reading How to trade in your bad habits for healthy, thriving ones (part 1 of 4)
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?
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?
Our current cultural climate leads us to believe weight is the enemy, but any good wellness coach knows there's more to it. Let's break it down.