Am I Hungry? Blog
Video description: Many health and wellness professionals struggle with food PLUS the shame of believing they should know better. My conversation with Jennifer addressed this common question: “What if I still struggle with my eating?” (Listen closely to the part where she talks about craving fros...
There’s a simple phrase I sometimes use—sometimes out loud but usually to myself—that can keep me stuck in an old pattern. (I know I’m not the only one; I’ll introduce you to Jennifer in a moment.)
I recently had a brilliant conversation with Jennifer, a dietitian and relatively new Am I Hungry? licensee. Jennifer shared with me that she initially believed mindful eating was just paying more attention to what you eat and was even teaching that to her clients. I want you to hear, in her word...
Those charts that convert minutes of exercise into calories turn exercise into punishment for eating. Exercise is for health, vitality, and fun, not for earning the right to eat!
Last week I was on the phone with a smart professional who’s really good at what he does. As often happens when people find out what I do, he shared what he’s tried in the past to control his eating, including some of the advice he’d been given by various people.
We are all imperfect, we are all in process, we are all in different places on this journey, and we are all welcome to come as we are on this journey to heal our relationship with food and our bodies!
In this video, Dr. Michelle May addresses the question, “What if you binge because you live alone and lack a feeling of love and belonging?” As difficult as it may be to fathom, the first step to breaking this cycle is self-compassion.
Learning to eat mindfully, like learning to walk, is a brand new skill for most people. Too often, they give up on mindful eating when they make a mistake.
Are you allowing fear of judgment about your age, your size, or anything else stand in your way of discovering and sharing your gifts and living your life fully?
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