Join David Treleaven on September 11th for Becoming Trauma-Sensitive: Making Mindfulness and Meditation Safe for Trauma Survivors

Hi there: Very excited to share this upcoming event with you featuring my friend and colleague, David Treleaven. This event is offered by the Center for Mindful Eating and you can attend whether or not you are a member (but please consider a membership because this is the best little organization you’ve never heard of!!!). […]

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Shift your allegiance from external to internal drivers of eating

  Hi there! It sounds so simple: Eat according to internal sensations. And in a way it is, but it’s definitely not easy. Especially if you are a member of this insane culture that convinces us not to trust our own bodies and instead to turn over that power to so-called experts, plans, and programs. […]

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My new book, Eat to Love, is here

My new book, Eat to Love: A Mindful Guide to Transforming Your Relationship with Food, Body, and Life , is officially out! I wrote this book for you – and for us – because I see and I know how powerful you are. And how that power is sapped by thoughts of not being good […]

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The Eat to Love Book Trailer

I am excited to share this Eat to Love book trailer with you. Specifically I want you to know why I wrote the book. The short version is: you are powerful when you recognize your inherent goodness. For the slightly longer version, watch the video.

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Unconditional permission to eat – confusing choosing not to eat with restriction

When people enter onto the Intuitive Eating path, one of the most important steps is to give themselves unconditional permission to eat. After years – sometimes decades – of deprivation, good and bad foods, and resisting “temptation” until they couldn’t take it anymore, many find this step daunting. And yet…intriguing. The idea that they could […]

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What is real progress? What my nutrition practice taught me

Three years ago I launched Eat to Love. Much like my own understanding of meditation, mindfulness, and Intuitive Eating, my understanding of working with clients has deepened in surprising ways. It is with the “new beginning” of this site that I share three little insights into that deeper understanding: of myself as a person/nutritionist/business owner, […]

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