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
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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?
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.
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?
The Message Behind Your Weight
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.
What is “negativity bias,” and how do we stay positive in spite of it?
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.
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.
5 Practical Upgrades For Abundant Energy & Balanced Health
How can I be healthy if I don't "watch" what I eat? 👆 This is a totally valid concern when we're immersed in diet culture's restrictive thinking! And we all know what happened to the guy in Super Size Me, right? You obviously can't eat McDonald's every day and expect to be a picture of … Continue reading 5 Practical Upgrades For Abundant Energy & Balanced Health
Why aren’t we talking about HOLISTIC health more?
I gotta be real with you. It sometimes still triggers me to see so many people broadcasting their diets and over-the-top workout plans all over social media. The Daniela you might have met five years ago would have ranted about how oppressive it is to women (it's actually oppressive to a whole lot more people than … Continue reading Why aren’t we talking about HOLISTIC health more?
The #1 Reason Why You Should Ditch The Diet FOR GOOD.
Diets implicitly teach us that we cannot trust our intuition – that our food choices aren’t good enough – that we are not enough. But when we stop coming from a place of body shaming or wanting to fit a cultural idea of beauty, freedom becomes empowering rather than glutenous. I used to gorge myself … Continue reading The #1 Reason Why You Should Ditch The Diet FOR GOOD.