11 Things I Love About Mindful Eating

It's extraordinary what you can learn in any one moment. Mindfulness teaches us to pay attention, moment to moment, to our current experience, without judgement. Mindful eating is one way that we can practise this. We have several opportunities a day to do so. We don't have to be perfect at it and...

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When You’re Tired of Being Mindful With Food

I get it. When you've spent so long obsessing about food and your body, you're so tired of all that attention on what you are or aren't eating; exhausted from the litany your mind creates around every morsel that passes your lips, YOU JUST WANT PEACE from all that attention on food! You don't want...

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How to Get Food to Lose Its Hold Over You

If you've come from a history of dieting - which you probably have if you're reading this - you'll know what it's like to feel as though food has a hold on you - probably particular types of food. As a way to try to remedy this, you've probably attempted to control your eating by restricting food and...

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Why You Binge and How to Stop

The main reason people binge eat is due to restriction. There are two kinds of restriction that matter: physical restriction and mental restriction. Physical restriction Physical restriction means dieting. It also means trying to lose weight intentionally (you may not call it a diet, you may call...

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3 Emotional Nutrients to Boost Your Eating Experience

Emotional nutrients??? We often think in terms of physical nutrients to deal with health issues - but we rarely, if ever, think in terms of 'emotional nutrients' when it comes to eating. I define emotional nutrients to be emotions that boost your well-being. Here are 3 you can start incorporating...

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