Blog Topic: Eating Challenges

Self-Compassionate Eating

If years of negative self-talk have left you frustrated and unhappy with yourself and your body, you might be ready to consider learning about self-compassionate eating.  Using self-kindness, self-care, eating psychology, holistic nutrition and mindful eating, we work...

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Beyond Mindful Eating

Eating mindfully doesn’t mean we have to eat in silence or without pleasure and fun.  Eating healthfully doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy your favorite foods.  The new term is Compassion Inspired Eating. Compassion is gentle, relaxed without struggle. It...

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Meditation for Stress

This meditation practice helps us learn to be with our stress, anxiety or pain.  Rather than trying to avoid it, or get overwhelmed by our feelings, meditation practice helps us ‘be with’ what we are experiencing. When we practice ‘being with’...

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Kindfulness

Mindfulness practice helps us become more aware of what we are experiencing, while we are experiencing it. So we can start to observe ourselves when we are feeling different emotions and reactions and learn how not to react in the moment.  It helps if we can do this...

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Eating to the Point of Energy

“that point in the meal when you finish still feeling a little hungry, but the kind of hungry that can easily be translated into a hunger to do the next thing.” Marc David, Institute for the Psychology of Eating There is a radical new way (which really is...

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Eating and Breathing Tips for the Holiday Season

Everything in life has a rhythm. And the rhythm of the season is about moving towards each other in celebration, connection and in sharing food and gifts. If we are fortunate enough to have an abundance of food all around us, how do we take care to enjoy, but not...

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