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Recent Blog Posts

The Revelation That Allowed Me to Walk Away From Dieting For Good
"Why couldn't I sustain something that made me feel so good?" This was the question I asked my dietitian shortly[...]
Think Weight Management is Simply Calories In vs. Calories Out? Guess Again…
When you think about how to lose weight, what comes to mind? Granted, if you've followed my rantings for a[...]
I Know What I Want To Do… So Why Don’t I Do It? Part 2
In Part 1 of, "I Know What I Want To Do... So Why Don't I Do It?", you learned four[...]
This Is Why Health At Every Size® Makes Sense
I've been an advocate for the Health At Every Size® approach for some time now. I know the research that[...]
I Know What I Want To Do… So Why Don’t I Do It?
"I know what I want to do... so why don't I do it?" This common question is usually followed by,[...]
Better Than I Can Explain It… 10 Reasons Not to Focus on Weight in the New Year
The truth about weight loss has finally been exposed. Sadly, the news isn't what most want to hear. It's certainly[...]
Would You Trade Weight Loss for a Full & Happy Life?
While scanning the Medium.com daily digest the other day, this title jumped out at me: "What Is More Important Than Weight[...]
Thanks For Joining Me for Thrive!
Welcome to Thrive! Thanks for joining me for this 4-Week webinar series. I'm excited you're here! You will receive an[...]
Stop Worrying About What Others Are Thinking About You
  How much time do you spend on average each day wondering if or what someone is thinking about you?[...]
It’s OK to Play With Your Food… This Way
  One thing I love about the internet is how it has become a showcase for creative people to share[...]
Some Sanity About Sugar… Finally! Now Go Enjoy That Cookie…
  The "sugar is evil" hysteria (that's right, I called it hysteria) is driving me crazy. Everywhere I turn, it[...]
Your Life Will Be Perfect When… You Allow It To Be ‘Good Enough’
  If you're reading this, you're likely somewhere along the journey to making peace with food, your body, or both.[...]
Hate Your Body? Here’s A Reality Check Unlike Anything I’ve Ever Seen…
In this fairly new era of body positivity, there are exciting changes taking place. More women, many in larger bodies,[...]
Diets in Disguise: Beware of Wolves in Sheep’s Clothing
  Beware of Diets in Disguise Have you given up on diets, only to find yourself caught up in the[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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 exercise is good for our bodies. Most of us know how to exercise. How many exercise books[...]
7 Ways to Transform Weight Stigma & Shame Into Your Own Personal Power & Resilience
  For decades, marketing people in various industries - diet, fitness, beauty, food, fashion, and more - have taken advantage[...]
Do You Really Want ‘Control’ Over Food and/or Your Body?
"Instead of either being in control over food while dieting or out of control when not dieting, try choosing. Make[...]
Are You On the “Intuitive Eating Diet”?
  Have you tried applying principles of intuitive eating, only to find your unwanted eating and body issues getting worse?[...]
Ending Overeating: Feel Your Feelings
  Do you stuff your feelings down with food? When you get stressed, frustrated, lonely, angry or depressed do you[...]
How is Your Relationship With the Scale?
  So how's your relationship with the scale? The daily or weekly scale check-in often causes heart pounding and anxiety[...]
Reject Diet Mentality: Kick Willpower & Failure To The Curb
"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[...]
Fit For Business – Can You Afford to NOT Exercise?
  As an entrepreneur, you probably find yourself fighting the balancing act every day with customers, marketing, employees, and business[...]