Help! I have to restrict foods for medical reasons and I’m overeating!

February 9, 2018 / No Comments

Even when you feel you need to restrict foods for medical reasons, restriction may lead to feelings of deprivation and overeating. Let’s tackle this difficult challenge.

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Mindful Eating Weekend Intensive vs. Mindful Eating Retreat

January 26, 2018 / 2 Comments

What is the difference between an Am I Hungry? Mindful Eating Weekend Intensive vs. Mindful Eating Retreat. This post answers your questions.

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Skipping New Years Resolutions

December 27, 2017 / 1 Comment

The New Year's Resolution onslaught has begun—the latest fad, the newest diet, and the hottest fitness trends—everyone with something to sell is harking their wares and hyping us up to get us to buy.

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How yoga became part of my mindful eating journey

November 9, 2017 / No Comments

Yoga is an important part of my mindful eating journey. While my body becomes more flexible, so does my thinking. I am cultivating self-acceptance, nonjudgment, and presence.

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Why do you cut the ends off the ham?

September 14, 2017 / 11 Comments

Sometimes we do things without thinking about why we do things. This funny story about "why cut the ends off the ham?" illustrates this point.

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How eating out changed with mindful eating

July 25, 2017 / No Comments

I went out for dinner and here are the differences since I began practicing mindful eating!

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Letting Go of Your Rocks

June 2, 2017 / 2 Comments

The beliefs, thoughts, feelings, and behaviors that keep us stuck in cycles of problematic eating and body dissatisfaction are like big, heavy rocks that we carry around. They weigh us down, sap our energy, limit our freedom, and get in the way of living the lives we really want.

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Does Weight-Neutral Mean You’re Against Weight Loss?

May 22, 2017 / 4 Comments

A weight-neutral approach is not against weight loss, it is against the pursuit of weight loss.

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What can we learn about eating from Europeans?

May 10, 2017 / 1 Comment

What if rather than judging the smaller portions as “not enough,” we raise our awareness about how much will truly serve us best right now.

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I have diabetes and I’m afraid to eat carbs

May 4, 2017 / 2 Comments

I have seen firsthand how effective mindful eating is for stabilizing blood sugars by showing clients how to stop being afraid of carbohydrates and eating.

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