“Diets are restrictive and unsustainable, leaving the dieter feeling guilty and disappointed. My goal is to help people recognize and cope with their triggers for mindless and emotional overeating, rediscover joy in physical activity, and effectively nourish their body, mind, heart, and spirit.”
-Michelle May MD

Am I Hungry? founder Michelle May, M.D., CSP delivers her crucial and timely message with passion, energy, and humor that transforms the way audiences think about eating, physical activity, health, and self-care.

Dr. May, an award-winning author and herself a recovered yo-yo dieter, offers a positive, sustainable, joyful, and practical method for making eating decisions. Her personal experiences and professional expertise provide uncommon insight and a unique message that delves far beyond the obvious advice to “eat less and exercise more.”

Audiences also love her guided mindful eating experiences! Whether savoring a single piece of chocolate or a full meal, this fun, enlightening, and memorable experience will have audience members talking long after your event. Her presentations are perfect for community events, corporate and association audiences, women’s conferences, and health and wellness professional education.

About Michelle

Michelle May, M.D., CSP, empowers audiences to take charge of their lives and end chronic dieting and overeating without deprivation and guilt. Her authenticity and passion for mindful eating stems from her own personal struggle with food and body image. After years of ineffective yo-yo dieting, she developed a mindful, non-diet approach to food, movement, and self-care.

Michelle founded Am I Hungry?® Mindful Eating Programs and Training in 1999 to share this compassionate, constructive, and life-changing approach through health and wellness professionals, corporate wellness programs, and community-based programs. Am I Hungry? Mindful Eating Programs are available through hundreds of licensed Am I Hungry? facilitators, coaches, therapists, and instructors worldwide.

Dr. Michelle May is the award-winning author of the book series, Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat, that teaches mindful eating for yo-yo dieting, diabetes, binge eating disorder, bariatric surgery, students, and athletes.

As a highly-rated health and wellness keynote speaker, Michelle delivers her crucial and timely message with energy, humor, and insight. Whether delivering a mindful eating experiential workshop for 65 or an inspirational keynote for 6500, her positive message and authentic “been there” approach connects with her audiences and transforms the way they view eating, physical activity, and self-care. Michelle is a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP), the highest earned designation from the National Speakers Association.

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