Getting in the Zone: Discovering the Intrinsic Benefits of Physical Activity

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Being “in the zone” is the state of complete absorption in an activity, resulting in full engagement. It is incredibly energizing and a powerful way to recharge your psychological batteries.

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Mindful Relationships Part 2: Assertive Communication

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Do you use food to stuff, express, or deal with difficult or uncomfortable emotions? Assertive communication is one key to resolving this overeating trigger.

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Transforming Your Relationship with Food

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I recently had the privilege of interviewing three women who attended three different Am I Hungry? mindful eating retreats over the last year. While each is different, there are several powerful threads running through their stories. And each of them has transformed her relationship with food. Re...

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Motivation By Donuts: Using food to motivate employees

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Using food to motivate employees and donuts to lure people get to meetings on time is counterproductive and doesn't encourage workplace wellness.

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Diabetes cannot be cured, but it can be managed!

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Diabetes is a chronic disease, and despite what you may have read on the Internet, there is no cure. Although that sounds scary, this fact isn’t meant to be discouraging! It simply means that instead of hoping it will go away, diabetes must be managed by you.

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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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