Why Saying No May Be The Best Choice

We sometimes think of ‘No’ as a bad thing. A big, fat, red stop sign in the middle of our street. In fact, Intuitive and Normal Eating ideologies teach us that we should stop saying no to ourselves. That we should indulge our wants and desires, because...

4 Tricks to Prevent Overeating at Your Next Cookout

The holiday barbecue—so tantalizing, so fun, and SO rigged with pitfalls and landmines for those trying to stick to a plan. Gigantic bowls of chips with equally large containers of dip. A slew of creamy slaws and salads. Plates, bags, and bins of cookies,...

Keeping a Journal May Positivity Influence Your Life

One of the best ways to gain understanding and clarity about your life is by journaling (or writing in a diary) about your thoughts and feelings. It’s especially helpful if you’re feeling conflicted or confused about a situation you’re in. Writing it...

Why Your Weight Fluctuates + What To Do About It

Do you have a love / hate relationship with your bathroom scale?We all know the frustration of working hard to get to or maintain a healthy body weight, only to step on the bathroom scale and see the number consistently stuck in the same place – or headed in the...

Changing Negative Thoughts to Lose Weight

You think tens of thousands of thoughts each and every day. In fact, you talk to yourself more than you talk to anyone else. That makes you your most trusted advisor and confidant. Many of the one-on-one conversations you have with yourself in you mind you would never...

Are You Body-Shaming Yourself?

Who would have thought that at any point in our future more than half of our population (here in the US) would be overweight? Further, at what point did it become “ok” to¬† mention people’s weight issues to them? I remember when I was younger that...