Self-Compassion with Our Eating

Self-Compassion with Our Eating

Self-Compassion is needed whenever I find myself: disapproving and judgmental fixating on nutrients or calories focusing on what’s wrong with my body eating more than I want or less than I need binging or purging believing that this pain will never change angry...
Eating to the Point of Energy

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...
Eating out and about

Eating out and about

AT … WHAT TO EAT … the movies Small popcorn without added butter or margarine Frozen fruit yogurt Water or small size of fruit juice … the mall Stir-fry vegetables/tofu with steamed rice Bean burrito (ask for whole wheat) Sandwich or wrap on sprouted whole grain,...
Beyond Mindful Eating

Beyond Mindful Eating

One of my mentors Marc David with the Institute for the Psychology of Eating wrote a book called The Slow Down Diet.  In it he talks about the fact even if we eat the healthiest foods in the perfect amount but consume it in a state of anxious rushing, the...
Compassion Inspired Mornings

Compassion Inspired Mornings

Some people wake up famished and need to eat right away and others need a few hours to fully wake up before they can even think about food. While it is important to listen to your body, it is also important to eat something within a few hours of waking. Studies show...