Just wanted to share some thoughts on how diet mentality and magical eating can sneak up on us when we are stressed. Hope you enjoy this personal story and the special appearance by Darwin the cat.
Just got back a few days ago from a wonderful workshop in Boston with Marci Evans, MS, CEDRD, cPT and Fiona Sutherland APD, RYT and had some thoughts about our relationship with our bodies. Just thinking out loud.
A few words on “mindful substitutions” and why I don’t recommend them in changing your relationship with food and body. I’m still experimenting with this video set up so please enjoy all the lovable imperfections in this offering!
I love the New York Times. I was raised on it. First to increase my SAT scores and then because it’s where I found my people. But like all individuals and groups, it has its blind spots. The coverage of health as it relates to weight, eating, and dieting – and particularly Intuitive Eating – […]
In breaking with tradition, I’m offering you an end-of-year cleanse so that you can confidently enter the New Year with your head held high and a spring in your step. This cleanse is for…your Kindle. So while you might have cut out gluten, sugar, or carbs in the past, this cleanse is all about detoxing […]
I remember exactly where I was standing when I received a frenzied series of text messages from a client who was sitting in her doctor’s office for her annual physical being warned (mansplained) of the dangers of obesity and strongly advised to lose weight. She was perfectly healthy by all lab measures. Interestingly, her doctor […]
The first time I remember hearing it, I was a freshman at Penn State. A girl who lived at the end of my 4th floor dormitory hall returned to school after spending a month at home recovering from mono. She still looked so pale and frail and seemed overwhelmed by everything she needed to do […]
When you think of spirituality, you might call to mind a framework or set of rules that show you the way to inner peace, to end your suffering (and possibly even avoid death), is to be good. On the darker end of the spectrum, however, behavior is often driven by a fear of consequences (of […]
I am fortunate enough to be on the East Coast of Sicily in a little town called Furci Siculo, not far from Taormina. This is the town my partner grew up in; his parents still live here and every summer, their home draws the rest of the family from all directions to share stories, laughs, […]