Self-Care is important to your overall health. This morning I spoke with a new client whose doctor told her she must lose weight; that her weight gain since COVID has led to her developing some health concerns. This was quite distressing, as you can imagine; she really had no idea what to do and was looking for direction. Here’s the thing... Just because her doctor told her she “needs” … [Read more...] about Learn how to set health goals with 10 behaviors that favor health
Health at Every Size
This pandemic has been wreaking havoc on our collective mental health – mine included! I was fortunate to receive a COVID vaccine and escaped cold and snowy New York to visit my mother and sister in sunny Florida. There is something genuinely life-affirming about warm weather – the sun, the sand, and the ocean. Being there made it that much easier to want to live an active and healthy … [Read more...] about Setting Healthy Goals Can Help Provide Structure
Learn some tips and strategies to work with your emotions and manage your emotional eating. I must admit that, as a US citizen, I have been struggling in the wake of Covid-19, election worries and Presidential debates, climate change, the Supreme Court, RBG, Breonna, among many other grim realities. I imagine you are as well. Many of my clients are sharing their fears for the future, which … [Read more...] about Emotions are high and so is emotional eating. Intuitive Eating can help.
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
What Is Intuitive Eating? This is a question many people ask me. Intuitive Eating is a self-care eating framework, which integrates instinct, emotion, & rational thought and was created by two dietitians, Evelyn Tribole and Elyse Resch, in 1995. Intuitive Eating is a weight-inclusive, evidence-based model with a validated assessment scale and over 120 studies to date. "People are tired … [Read more...] about What is Intuitive Eating?
You can make peace with food without obsessing about body weight...here's how. What is Health at Every Size® and How Can it Help? For so many of my clients working towards making peace with food and their bodies, the notion of not having to be weighed each week as a measure of progress is radical, and is often met first with disbelief, followed by genuine relief. NOTE: It is important to … [Read more...] about What is Health at Every Size and Why is it Important?