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

Groovy Goddess Radio Episode: Lets Talk About Food and Anxiety

Join me for my first Groovy Goddess Radio episode where I discuss the role of nutrition in managing anxiety. Anxiety is often a well kept secret for many busy professional women, entrepreneurs and mums. Keep everything looking shiny and wonderful on the outside, while you are barely keeping it together on the inside. Experiencing anxiety is not a [...]

By | 2015-03-26T22:31:46+00:00 September 5th, 2014|Anxiety, Food|Comments Off on Groovy Goddess Radio Episode: Lets Talk About Food and Anxiety

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

Pleasure

Are you or do you know someone who says " I just have to look at cheesecake and I put on weight". Well that just might be true! How the body digests and assimilates food is significantly effected by the levels of stress being experienced. Stress is the body's response to any real or imagined [...]

By | 2013-10-17T02:48:26+00:00 October 17th, 2013|Food, Mind, Weight Loss|0 Comments

Food is not the enemy

If I was to say 'Joe' has a negative unhealthy relationship with food what do imagine Joe is like. Someone who eats junk food. Someone who is overweight. Someone who has no willpower or control over what they eat. Certainly overeating is one type of unhealthy relationship with food, but what about the flipside? Those [...]

By | 2015-03-26T11:00:20+00:00 September 17th, 2013|Diet, Food|0 Comments

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