Increasing Well-being: The Tide is Turning

December 9, 2016 / No Comments

There’s an emerging paradigm shift toward a non-restrictive, mindfulness-based, weight-neutral approach to eating and health that is gaining momentum.

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Pop-up Webinar! What is the Mindful Eating Cycle – and how can it help me?

November 10, 2016 / No Comments

For my birthday, I will be doing a FREE pop-up webinar on Nov. 10th: What is the Mindful Eating Cycle - and how can it help me?

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When the Honeymoon after Weight Loss Surgery is Over

November 9, 2016 / No Comments

What is the honeymoon period after weight loss surgery? The honeymoon is a limited period of time when things seem pretty easy—much like that idealized time early in a marriage.

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What’s happening during Diabetes Awareness Month

November 1, 2016 / No Comments

November is Diabetes Awareness Month! Find dozens of diabetes resources including links, freebies, and special savings to help.

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Mindful Eating, Resilient Living, and Peak Performance: What’s the Common Thread?

October 12, 2016 / No Comments

Through the miracle of neuroplasticity, we can effectively change our brains in important areas like mindful eating, resilient living, and peak performance.

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#WSAW2016: Teaching Kids the Truth

September 26, 2016 / 1 Comment

The theme for Weight Stigma Awareness Week 2016 #WSAW2016 is Teaching Kids the Truth so we are giving away a free chapter of Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat for Students.

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How to Deal with Pressure to Lose Weight

September 26, 2016 / 5 Comments

This is a common challenge in our weight-focused culture. Family members, usually out of concern, and only occasionally out of cruelty, will urge an individual to focus on weight loss—despite all of their previous unsuccessful attempts.

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There is No Such Thing as a Perfect Blood Sugar

September 14, 2016 / No Comments

Let’s just get this straight: There are no diabetes care guidelines that state you must eat a “perfect” diet (whatever that is!) or have perfect blood sugar readings. In fact, holding the belief that you must manage your diabetes perfectly actually backfires most of the time!

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Mindful Eating as a Yoga Practice

August 31, 2016 / No Comments

Whether you are practicing yoga or mindful eating, there are times when it will come naturally and times when it is challenging.

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Weight Stigma in Photography

August 17, 2016 / 8 Comments

As I stood in the cosmetics check-out line, I casually noticed the size diversity of the women waiting, in sharp contrast to the giant posters in the windows advertising a much narrower definition of beauty.

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