Month: May 2018

Are you eating (or drinking) to please others?

A subject that comes up time and again with clients is feeling pressured to eat (or drink alcohol) because they are at a social event and either don’t want to offend their host or stick out like a sore thumb OR they don’t want to explain that they are on a diet. I believe this is all coming from a…

A new trick I’ve learned to manage anxiety in less than 1 minute

Like so many of my clients, I feel the nag of anxiety more times during the day than I can keep track of. Anxiety, I have come to realize, is mainly (for me) about that which I can’t control AND the feeling of anxiety itself is also nearly impossible to control. It just comes on and gets me in its…

There are 3 reasons we eat. Do you know which one is motivating you?

News flash: before you even take a bite there is always a thought in your head that tells you what to eat and when to eat. Have you ever stopped and paid attention to the messages your brain is sending you before you take that bite? The 3 reasons we eat Fuel eating:¬†eating fueling foods when you are physically hungry…

Are you sitting down for this one?

I have a rule for my clients while eating:¬†sit down NO MATTER WHAT. Practicing eating while sitting and using my one bite at a time technique are key mindfulness habits that help my clients develop the skills they need to lose weight AND maintain weight loss. Once you start paying attention, you will be surprised how often you eat while…