Tag: weight loss

4 Ways to Lose Weight this Year Without Going on a Diet

Of the Top 10 New Years Resolutions from 2017, #1 was “Lose Weight / Healthier Eating”. I expect this particular resolution is in the top 3, if not #1, year over year. It’s widely believed the most popular way to lose weight is to diet. While the tides are starting to shift, the diet industry…
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What Your Diet Plan Should NOT Look Like

Are you still working to stick to a diet plan? This post uses an example to illustrate some reasons why popular diets fail, and how you can transform your diet plan into a nourishment plan.

Which Comes First? Confidence or Control?

When people interested in my Healthful Eating programs schedule their introductory conversation, I ask what they would ideally like to gain from our work together. Nine out of 10 times the answer is some variant of: “I’d like to be in better control of myself.” When we talk about what benefit having this control (over…
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Live Your Life, Love Your Food

There was a time in my life where I was obsessed with food, and like all obsessions, this one took some time to unravel. When I was being good, I was following someone else’s plan about how and what I should eat. Certain foods were off-limits, though if I’m honest with myself, I wasn’t entirely…
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Mirror mirror on the wall…I’m not broken!

As an Eating Psychology Coach I work with many women who are concerned about their weight and have issues with their body. (Some have real weight they could lose–others believe that losing a few pounds would make them “better” in some way.) Either way, how often do we women look into a mirror and criticize…
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Please don’t lose your love for food

A few weeks ago I attended a Hatha yoga class, and as I was leaving, I heard half a parting conversation between two ladies. The woman closest to me (who I actually didn’t see as she was behind me), said: “Get something delicious OK? I don’t want anything healthy!” I’m pretty sure the other woman…
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An Experiment with Triphala for Sleep

Regardless, drinking even the weak version before bed HAS seemed to help me sleep a little bit better. In fact, some nights I notice that drinking just half the cup makes me feel tired. And that’s totally worth putting some powder in a mug and letting it sit on the counter for 8 hours!

How NOT to Just Say F**k It: 5 Strategies for Getting Back on Track

Let’s be real. Those of us who have goals around health and wellness aren’t perfect. (That’s OK, by the way!) From time to time, we’ll make decisions that are contrary to the promises we make to ourselves. Some examples of goals we might have include: Limiting sugar | caffeine | alcohol | chocolate intake Exercising…
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Upcoming Workshop Announcement!

Mind-Body Nutrition for Busy People: Explore 5 Simple Ways to Improve Your Relationship with Food & Your Body When: Sunday, June 8, 2014 1-4 pm Where: Broadstone Crossing Apartments (Common Room) 12430 Metric Blvd, Austin TX 78758 Spend too much time & energy on what’s wrong with your body? Tried everything when it comes to…
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