Super-Focused on Being Healthy Right Now?

With the viral panic that has hijacked normal life in response to Covid-19, it's unsurprising that many people are concerned about their health. Of course, it makes complete sense! But I have to level with you: going on a diet should not be part of the goal to improve your health. Why? Because...

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Why You Think About Food Day and Night & What to Do About It

Do you think about food first thing in the morning and last thing at night (and about a million times in between)? Do you wake up worrying if you'll be able to control your intake,  go to bed at night evaluating your day and judging yourself based on how you managed your eating - and then making...

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How to Eat Like a Normal Person

Does this sound like you? Have you ever thought 'I just want to eat like a normal person!'? I had two conversations in two days about being a 'normal eater.'  One person said she was 'trying to eat like a normal person.' I asked what that meant. She said 'normal meal-times; normal portions;...

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Binge Eating – It’s Not What You Think It Is

Bingeing and feeling out of control around food can be a very painful and distressing thing to experience - physically and emotionally. Most people who come to me for help feel a lot of shame around their binge eating behaviour. They think it's their fault. They think it means something about what...

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How Weighing Gets in the Way of Peace with Food

Do you weigh yourself? How often? Do you have a ritual - like making sure you go to the toilet first, taking off all your clothing, and doing it at the same time of the day, so you can get as accurate (or low) a reading as possible? When you stand on the scale, are you mean to yourself? If...

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