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
Celebration mode is in full force around here. Let's talk about it!
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
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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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.
Ever notice how you can be showered with compliments all day long, but when you receive one negative comment, you find you can't stop obsessing about it? This is your negativity bias taking the driver's seat. It's not a bad thing as you'll see in today's exercise, but if it is the only lens you see the world through, you're probably not going to be a ton of fun to be around.
“Growth is the only evidence of life.” John Henry Newman • Whether growing a garden or personal growth, spring seems like a natural time to reconnect with our goals. What do you value? How can you grow that value so that you live that truth daily? Energy flows where attention goes, so if you aren't … Continue reading Grow Your Values
A wise, old friend of mine has this hanging in her place, and it left me feeling inspired. What could be more true? As a recovering perfectionist myself, simple reminders like this are so powerful. It takes time to build new neural pathways to believe progress is more important than perfection, but with a little … Continue reading Calling All Recovering Perfectionists