It’s January - “National Diet Month” - and how many of you have already grown tired of Paleo, Whole 30, clean eating, Weight Watchers or Nutrisystem? Or, if you are new to the NON-DIETING lifestyle, is the onslaught of diet ads and conversations getting hard to listen to? If the answer is yes, I’m finding it hard to stick to this plan, or yes, I can’t stand listening to this diet bull s_ _ t, it’s because diets come with an expiration date! As soon as you start restricting your food, your body has the opposite effect - it wants MORE of the very foods you deny yourself. Health at Every … [Read more...] about It’s National Diet Month!
As we approach the New Year, I am sure that many of you are thinking about your goals, resolutions, and ways to improve yourselves in 2018. Consider this: instead of burdening yourselves with restrictive diets which only lead to feelings of deprivation, backsliding and guilt, why not focus on self-care strategies to improve your health? Healthy bodies can exist in a wide range of shapes and sizes, and self-care leads to lasting health-promoting behaviors. Speaking of self-care, below are 7 simple ideas to take care of yourself in the coming year. Happy 2018! What is … [Read more...] about Ring in the New Year with 7 Simple Strategies for Self-Care
"Imagine a world where all bodies were valued and all people are supported in compassionate self-care." - Linda Bacon Written by Ashley Seruya, B.A. When we're talking about creating a healthier society, we need to be asking some specific questions that most people never consider. Instead of wondering how we can shrink the population, or how we can continue to educate youth and families on the nutrients and vitamins in fruits and vegetables, it's time to ask different questions. It's time to really investigate what we prioritize when we talk about health, and whether or not that … [Read more...] about How Health at Every Size & Self-Care Can Improve Your Health
Written by Ashley Seruya, BA Intuitive eating can feel hard, but it doesn't have to be. Experiment with new ways to make your progress more tangible to make the journey easier! … [Read more...] about 3 Ways to Make Intuitive Eating Tangible
Reflect on Your Values and the Actions you can take to support these values with Intuitive Eating. You've been down the diet rabbit hole and just know there is a better way to live. This FREE webinar will introduce you to the key concepts in Intuitive Eating, a way of looking at food, weight and well-being that will free you from the shackles of dieting. Learn to listen to your body's own natural signals of hunger and fullness, and break free from emotional eating once and for all. Learn to be compassionate towards your body while learning skills you will need to have a more attuned and … [Read more...] about FREE WEBINAR: Live Your True Values with Intuitive Eating Wednesday 3/15/17 8-9 PM EST
I have never been a big fan of Valentine’s Day. I spent most of my 20's searching for love, always feeling empty when I had no one to share V-Day with! To me, it’s still an artificial holiday made up by Hallmark to sell chocolate candy, flowers and cards. I mean, everyday should be Valentines’ day. As an older and (slightly) wiser human, I have realized the importance of self-love. We are worthy of care and attention. No-one is going to take better care of me than…ME! These are my five favorite self-love activities: Get rest. I love to nap in the middle of the day when I can. It … [Read more...] about 5 Ways to Practice Self-care (and Love Yourself) on Valentine’s Day!