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. […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
It’s no secret: I love RuPaul’s Drag Race and think everyone should be watching it. Not just because the queens have such incredible range and talent: they write, do comedy, host, sing, dance, choreograph, direct, act, ad lib, design, sew, and are makeup ninjas. All of this would already make them sort of superhuman. Even […]
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 […]
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, […]
Sitting down to practice this morning, I opened one of my favorite dharma books, Comfortable with Uncertainty by Pema Chodron, to this page on Nowness: Chodron tells the story of a proud woman in search of enlightenment. She goes to great lengths to attain it but is then surprised to learn what enlightenment requires: waking […]