When You Think Making Peace With Food Is Too Hard

I stretch because I want the benefits of stretching.  I have to admit - often I don't enjoy them - sometimes they hurt or they're just really uncomfortable. As I write this, my legs are spread-eagled in a stretch that is causing a lot of discomfort! I'm writing this now because I noticed what I was...

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The Remarkable Way Your Beliefs Can Shape You

I remember when I was about 8 years old, standing on my mother's bathroom scale, and thinking, 'It's too much!' Looking back at pictures of myself as a child, I was just an average looking 8 year old. I don't recall being given the message by my family that I was 'too much' although anyone with kids...

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How Taking Care of the Basics Helps You Make Peace with Food

Often people with problematic eating are searching for deep causes for their dysregulated eating. Don't get me wrong, this can definitely be the case. With the right support, you can heal your traumas, you can learn to be with your emotions and you can learn to manage your response to triggers. But if...

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You Only Need ONE Thing to Stop Overeating & Bingeing

I know that seems like a wild promise to make, but I stand by it 100%. You might be thinking - 'What?' 'But you keep talking on about meeting my non-physical hunger needs appropriately - like adequate rest, enjoyment, a sense of purpose, love in my life - what about that?' 'And what about managing...

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The Question About Enoughness: How Much is Ever Enough?

I wonder if you thought this blog would be about how much food is enough? One potato or two? 2 scoops of ice cream or 4? If that's what you were hoping for, I'm sorry to disappoint you, because I don't have those sorts of answers. That is something for you to patiently work out with your very...

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