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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Nonjudgmental Awareness of Overeating and Binge Eating Cycles

August 11, 2016 / 2 Comments

Mindful eating is about bringing nonjudgmental awareness of overeating and your choices and experiences. Try writing about an overeating episode and identify the eating cycles that show up.

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How do you make time to eat mindfully?

August 4, 2016 / No Comments

Eating mindfully is important, especially when I feel like I don’t have time, because that is when I need these moments of tranquility and recharging the most.

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What do I do when I get hungry with diabetes?

July 19, 2016 / No Comments

What should you do when you get hungry if you have diabetes? The simple answer is: Eat! Of course, it may not feel that simple for the following reasons.

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Tell Me I’m Fat: Compelling Stories About Weight

July 14, 2016 / 29 Comments

I’m more optimistic than ever about the weight-neutral movement after listening to a recent podcast, sharing compelling personal stories about weight.

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What is Am I Hungry? Mindful Eating Programs and Training?

July 7, 2016 / 10 Comments

The mission of Am I Hungry? Mindful Eating Programs and Training is to change the way the world thinks about eating! We created this video to explain how: What is Am I Hungry? Mindful Eating Programs and Training?

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Fearless Eating after Bariatric Surgery

June 27, 2016 / No Comments

Fearless eating doesn’t mean that you eat whatever, whenever, without regard to your physical consequences. It means that you are in charge of your eating, and that you eat fearlessly by mindfully deciding what to eat based on what works best for you.

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