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Protected: Downloads & Links for Make Peace w/Food Coaching Circle Advanced, Fall 2017
Introductory Session - 7-19-17: • Kristen Neff TED Talk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IvtZBUSplr4 • Kristen Neff’s Self-Compassion Article in Mindful magazine: http://www.mindful.org/dont-fall-into-the-self-esteem-trap-try-a-little-self-kindness/ • Kristen Neff "Self-Compassion[...]
Diet Industry Mind Games… I’m Looking at You, Weight Watchers
Many years ago I wrote a blog post about diet industry mind games (on a blog that's since gone wherever[...]
Missing the Point of Intuitive Eating
A few weeks ago, I received a message from a colleague. She told me another professional in our field was[...]
10 Ways to Enjoy the Holidays
1. Eat the foods you love! Instead of filling up on low-calorie, cardboard-like food to help you "avoid temptation," make[...]
Perfectionism Strikes Again!
I’ve been thinking about perfectionism a lot lately. It’s a trait that I’ve let run much of my life. Mainly[...]
The 8 Major Obstacles to Overcoming Overeating
Several years ago I was trying to answer the question, "How do I do what I do?" It's not easy[...]
Can Exercise be Intuitive?
Intuitive Eating is a wonderful way to overcome the obsessive diet mentality that can occupy every waking moment. It puts[...]
The Three Food Groups
If you are familiar with mindful, or intuitive eating, you know one of the main principles is to eat what[...]
Weight Loss Starts With Listening to Your Body
“I blew it this week, I’ll start again Monday!” Sound familiar? Women always make this promise after having blown yet[...]
Got Body Esteem? Find out how!
“A waist is a terrible thing to mind.” Evelyn Tribole and Elyse Resch, authors of “Intuitive Eating” Quick — When[...]
Move It!: Top 7 Exercise Motivation Solutions
We all know we need to exercise. Many of us know how to exercise. How many exercise books and videos[...]
7 Ways to Transform Weight Stigma & Shame Into Your Own Personal Power & Resilience
For decades, or even longer, marketing people in several industries - diet, fitness, beauty, food, fashion, and more - have[...]
Do You Really Want ‘Control’ Over Food and/or Your Body?
”Instead of either being in control while dieting or out of control when not dieting, try choosing. Make a choice,[...]
Are You On the “Intuitive Eating Diet”?
In my 15+ years of learning about, applying and coaching others on making peace with food and intuitive eating, I[...]
Guilt-Free Eating: Feel Your Feelings
Are you stuffing your feelings down with food? When you get stressed, frustrated, lonely, angry or depressed do you find[...]
How is Your Relationship With the Scale?
I came across this very interesting infographic while on the internet a while ago. It’s from the excellent Green Mountain[...]
Kick Willpower & Failure To The Curb (Along With Dieting)
”Realize that failing at a diet is not about lacking willpower, diets are set up that they fail people.” How[...]
The Magic Two-Letter Word That Can Change Your Life
Do you remember the first word you said as a baby? I certainly don’t, but I would bet that it[...]
Fit For Business – Can You Afford to NOT Exercise?
As an entrepreneur, you probably find yourself fighting the balancing act everyday with customers, marketing, employees, and business development, let[...]