The Momentum of Our Pathology

I heard a phrase on Dr Phil a few days ago (Yes, watching Dr Phil sometimes is my dirty little secret) that caused me to take note. He used the phase "the momentum of her psychology". While the word 'pathology' might be an intense word to use when reflecting upon your unwanted habits and behaviours, [...]

By | 2015-04-10T13:07:59+00:00 April 10th, 2015|Courage, Diet, Weight Loss|Comments Off on The Momentum of Our Pathology

So what does mindfulness have to do with weight loss?

The practice of mindfulness has moved from a practice reserved for yogis and people seeking spiritual enlightenment to be part of modern psychology as a tool for addressing all types of problems. Even corporations are having their managers trained in mindful leadership (better than mindless leadership I guess). On one hand mindfulness is little more [...]

By | 2015-03-26T22:31:46+00:00 November 16th, 2014|Diet, Food, Metabolism, Mind, Weight Loss|Comments Off on So what does mindfulness have to do with weight loss?

Making peace with food and with your body

I was privileged to speak at a lunch and learn session for staff at a large corporation recently on the topic of Soulful Eating: Making peace with your plate and your body. I was asked what the main problem was that people came to see me for. I replied that the primary concern I hear, at [...]

By | 2015-03-26T22:31:46+00:00 November 4th, 2014|Diet, Food, General, Mind, Weight Loss|Comments Off on Making peace with food and with your body

Stopping the self sabotage

Despite the striving, exercising and dieting that you push yourself through could it be that you have the handbrake on when it comes to weight loss? Consciously you desire to lose weight or achieve your specific health goal or other life goal – maybe you desire to meet the perfect guy, apply for the best [...]

By | 2015-03-26T22:31:46+00:00 September 30th, 2014|Diet, Mind, Weight Loss|Comments Off on Stopping the self sabotage

Discomfort During Times of Transformation

here is a physiological phenomenon that occurs when you start a detox program or hard core cleansing diet. Its called ‘die off’ and it results from all the toxic bacteria literally dying off and entering the blood stream before they are processed and eliminated by the body. Essentially the elimination systems and organs that help [...]

By | 2014-08-05T10:41:14+00:00 August 5th, 2014|Detox, Diet|Comments Off on Discomfort During Times of Transformation

FAQs about eating psychology coaching

Some brief answers to three FAQs I hear: What is an eating psychology coach? Eating psychology effectively addresses weight concerns, binge eating, overeating, body image challenges, and various nutrition related health concerns. As an Eating Psychology Coach, my approach is positive and empowering. I don’t see your eating challenges merely as a sign that “something [...]

By | 2014-04-23T02:22:38+00:00 April 23rd, 2014|Diet, General, Mind, Weight Loss|0 Comments

Are you food shaming??

Have you ever caught yourself 'food shaming'?? Judging another woman based on the food she is eating? For many our constant focus on dieting, eating right, and losing weight means that we have a list of 'good food' and 'bad food'. And by virtue of those labels we too are either bad or good depending [...]

By | 2015-03-26T11:02:15+00:00 April 19th, 2014|Diet, Weight Loss|0 Comments

Weight loss myth: If I just eat less I will weigh less

It makes perfect sense. Weight loss is just a matter of calories in, calories out. Right?? If our physiology simply operated in a vacuum similar to the laboratory where they burn food to measure its calorie load, then yes this formulae would work perfectly. But the problem is our metabolism and calorie burning efficiency is [...]

By | 2014-04-12T02:38:36+00:00 April 12th, 2014|Diet, Food, Metabolism, Mind, Weight Loss|0 Comments

Why Superwomen Can’t Lose Weight

If you are the average modern women chances are you are juggling multiple roles, responsibilities and stressors in your life…all while being immaculately dressed in the latest fashion, looking fabulous, slim and surprisingly wrinkle free. The pressure to look a certain way, to have a certain body and to maintain the standards you have set [...]

By | 2014-04-10T02:40:31+00:00 April 10th, 2014|Diet, Mind, Weight Loss|0 Comments

Relaxing into uncertainty

Learning to relax into uncertainty must be one of the most difficult things for most people living in modern western society. I know it is for me. Uncertainty means we don’t have control over the outcomes, uncertainty means we can’t plan the details, and uncertainty means we have to have faith that all will be okay. [...]

By | 2013-11-05T02:45:51+00:00 November 5th, 2013|Anxiety, Courage, Diet, Mind|0 Comments

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