Okay, so “change your life” might seem dramatic, but meal planning can help with more than you can imagine. Today, we are going to learn how this can be! But first... I want to say Happy Holidays!! Both for the upcoming Christmas celebration and also for Chanukah, a holiday near and dear to my heart. Chanukah starts tonight, and for those of you who don’t know its symbolism, in a nutshell -- … [Read more...] about Did you know meal planning can change your life?
How do we develop a healthy habit? While attempting to feel productive during the quarantine, I cleaned out my desk drawers and came upon some old planners. Leafing through these planners, I kept noticing the same two goals atop each page – to exercise and meditate. This was a lightbulb moment for me because somehow, without realizing, I had achieved these goals. I now exercise and … [Read more...] about How to Use Habits to Reach Your Intuitive Eating and Self-care Goals
We must say NO to Dieting, Even When Thoughts of Weight Loss are Ever-present Well, this past week has been very stressful! Hurricane Isaias missed my mother in Florida but took out my power in New York for 7 days. I think ordinarily I would have felt a little inconvenienced but in the age of COVID, every little annoyance seems more intense. I mean, who remembers food safety when deciding … [Read more...] about Tips to help you say NO to dieting during the pandemic
One of the most common questions my clients ask me is whether they will gain weight when recovering from chronic dieting, disordered eating or an eating disorder. And it typically happens as we start working on intuitive eating. The concept of letting go of diets and using a non-diet approach can be scary for many people, especially women who have only ever used diets as their approach to … [Read more...] about 5 Easy Solutions to Help You Deal with Weight Gain
Everyone is so scared of fat in every sense of the word. Getting fat, eating fat, looking fat. Well, if you are familiar with intuitive eating, you probably already know these concerns are not health-promoting. We're taught to fear fat and calories, but they provide the fuel we need to live. The calories from fat provide long-lasting energy and adequate body fat. Did you know that fat protects … [Read more...] about Why you shouldn’t fear fat
We come in all different shapes and sizes. I am a registered dietitian, eating disorder specialist and Body Positive™ facilitator, whose mission it is to help all people learn to make peace with food, overcome body dissatisfaction and come home to our bodies. I want to take this opportunity to express my unwavering support for the Black Lives Matter protests, and to stand in solidarity with … [Read more...] about The only thing that is constant in life is CHANGE…