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
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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.
What does it mean to have health at every size? In Episode 36 of the Fit Strong Women Over 50 Podcast, Chris Brown and Jill McCauslin talk with Erica Leon about body image and intuitive eating. Click here to listen to the podcast. If you want to learn more about how Erica Leon Nutrition can help you, please reach out to me. … [Read more...] about Health at Every Size® with Erica Leon
Go figure that a future eating disorder dietitian (me) grew up playing with Barbie dolls and that her daughter played with them too! I just found out that Barbie and I are the same age! She was unveiled by Mattel on March 9, 1959, which makes her 60 years old. She’s not even middle-aged anymore! For almost half a century, these dolls have come under fire by critics who argue that Barbie’s … [Read more...] about What Do You Suppose Barbie Would Look Like Today?
Does this sound familiar to you about your body image? Laura truly believes she will be happy once she gets to a certain number on the scale. If she could only change her weight and her looks, everything in her life would be great. She would be happier in her relationship and even like her job more! Who among us doesn’t believe that, with just a little tweaking, we could be alright -- … [Read more...] about How well do you like your body image? A quick quiz for you.