7 Tips for a Guilt-Free Holiday – the Mindful Way!

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Tired of all those "tips for a guilt-free holiday"? Here are 7 tips for eliminating guilt the mindful way!

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Weight Expectations after Bariatric Surgery

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Weight expectations after bariatric surgery are the "shoulds": I should lose x amount. You should weight x by now. Mindfulness helps you focus on what is instead.

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Mindful Eating in Corporate Wellness: Can It Really Work?

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The conventional weight-focused, rules-based approach has been standard practice for decades. Many professionals recognize the need for a new approach and are working on implementing, or have already implemented, non-diet and mindfulness-based initiatives.

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An Inside Out Approach to Binge Eating

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Taking an inside out approach to binge eating, and healing your relationship with food and your body, ultimately means nurturing your Self-Care voice.

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Bring Yoga Off Your Mat and Into Your Life

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Like most people who try yoga, I was looking for increased flexibility and stress relief. What I discovered on my mat was a series of meaningful lessons that I apply in my life every day.

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Focus on the Process, Not the Outcome

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Since I’ve started to focus on the process rather than the outcome, I focus on how I feel right now, rather than how I hope to feel in some far-off future.

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How to Handle Cravings with Diabetes

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Mindfulness—awareness of the present moment—puts space between your cravings and your response, giving you an opportunity to gather information and choose how you’ll respond.

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What Causes Cravings with Diabetes?

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So what causes cravings? Hunger and cravings are different; hunger is the need for fuel while cravings are an intense desire for a specific food—with or without hunger. Learning strategies for handling cravings when you have diabetes is essential.

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Hunger and Fullness after WLS

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How WLS affects hunger and fullness is different for each procedure, each person, and at different times! Mindfulness helps you adjust to this new normal.

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What are your challenges with managing diabetes?

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Diabetes is a long-term condition so you can't muscle through it with willpower. That just won't work. And I don't care how well your blood sugar responds to the latest fad on the internet...if it isn't something you are willing to do everyday for the rest of your life, don't bother!

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