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!
I had the pleasure of interviewing Dr. John Sullivan, a Clinical Sport Psychologist and Applied Sport Scientist. (Our discussion inspired me to buy his book, The Brain Always Wins. In it, he explores brain management and physical activity, rest and recovery, nutrition, cognitive functions, emotional management, and socialization. Can’t wait to read it! ) During
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?
“If you eat a chocolate glazed doughnut worth 240 calories, you’d have to walk for about 60 minutes to burn it off” is part of the dieter’s eat-repent-repeat cycle.
Being “in the zone” is the state of complete absorption in an activity, resulting in full engagement. It is incredibly energizing and a powerful way to recharge your psychological batteries.
Participate in physical activities you love and that make you feel alive. When you’re in tune with your body, you find a healthy balance between fitness, rest, and living your life.