The False Promises of Dieting

The only reason you submit yourself to the misery of a diet is because you believe that something good will come about if you stick with it. Right? Why else would you do it? What have you been promised in exchange? Take a moment to think about what outcomes you’ve been promised as a result of dieting. My...

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How to Stop Feeling Shame Around Eating

The only reason you feel shame around what you eat is that you're believing you're wrong for having eaten it. It's not that sugar is bad. It's not that bread is bad. Or pasta, or anything else the diet gurus will have you believe. Those foods are just foods. They are not good or bad. They are not...

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Emotional Eating and the Sweet Spot of Discomfort

We eat to avoid discomfort. And then we feel discomfort having eaten more than our tummies are comfortable with. There's physical discomfort and psychological discomfort. So then we eat more to try to drown out the psychological discomfort, which adds to both the physical and psychological discomfort. And...

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Want to Improve Your Health?

It's January! It's a time of year where there is a big focus on resolutions, goals and ways to improve your health. One of the most common ways people think they can improve their health is by going on a diet. But I have to level with you: going on a diet should NOT be part of the goal to improve...

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New Year, New You?

Happy New Year! We have a cultural obsession with the New Year. It's used as an opportunity to reflect on what has passed, and what we want to create, acquire or let go of in the coming year. Truth be told, every day of the year brings such opportunities! However around the 1st of January, much of...

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