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
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Ever wonder why your pant size fluctuates?
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?
How To Bust Out Of Food Prison
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
How is it that not all calories are created equal, but we strive for food neutrality?
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?
Is energy like toothpaste?
It really is like toothpaste! Let me explain...
3 Strategic Moves to Make Your Healthy Habit Stick
This is right about the time that most Americans give up on their new year's resolutions, but not you! See if you're implementing these tips to ensure you stick with your healthy habits long term.
Creamy Chicken and Rice Soup
If soup season is your favorite season too, you're going to want to save this one. 🤤
Healthier Holidays: 10 Tips for Feeling All The Joy & None of The Guilt
How many of these tips are you already following, and which one do you want to add to your repertoire this year?
Why am I craving salty food all the time?
One of the things most stressed people have in common is their craving for salty food, and any good wellness coach knows that collective commonalities are worth investigating. So, let's investigate...
If you want to gain weight, diet.
We were talking about this in Culinary Confidence yesterday, and I had this lightbulb moment: Everyone needs access to this information! So here's the SparkNotes version...It seems counterintuitive, but it's true: Dieting is one of the primary reasons why people's weight climbs despite their best intentions, and it's not the product of failed willpower. How Dieting … Continue reading If you want to gain weight, diet.