I already know that so why would I need mindful eating training?

April 23, 2019 / 2 Comments

Video description: Jennifer Hnat RDN, LD gets real about why it took her so long to decide to really explore mindful eating: I already know that so why would I need mindful eating training? The entire interview is really great, but this is the 3-minute clip that I really want you to hear.  There...

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Isn’t mindful eating just paying more attention to what you eat?

April 22, 2019 / 4 Comments

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...

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How to Stop Using Exercise as Punishment for Eating

March 26, 2019 / No Comments

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!

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Do you have a list of programs that “worked” —temporarily?

March 20, 2019 / 29 Comments

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.

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Eating with my phone or laptop

March 4, 2019 / No Comments

During our recent Am I Hungry? Mindful Eating and Yoga Retreat, one of the topics we discussed was how to move from eating mindlessly to eating with fewer distractions.

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Self Help for BED (Binge Eating Disorder)

February 28, 2019 / No Comments

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!

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What if I binge because I feel a lack of love and belonging?

February 26, 2019 / No Comments

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.

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Mistakes are normal when learning to eat mindfully!

February 5, 2019 / No Comments

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.

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Are you sharing your gifts with the world?

January 27, 2019 / 2 Comments

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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Second key to lasting change

January 4, 2019 / 12 Comments

Changing your initial thoughts changes everything that follows. Now I want to circle back and explain what this has to do with your resolutions and how you can make real change this year.

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