The Undeniable Truth About Weight Loss

Weight loss. It’s a popular topic. We can’t go anywhere without seeing all the tips, tricks, hacks and new diets geared to FINALLY crack the code on weight loss. It’s exhausting. And it’s addicting. When the desire for thinness becomes unshakable, it can be hard to hear the cold hard truth about weight loss. I […]

Top 10 Out of the Box Ways to Eat for Your Health

Finding the motivation to eat for your health can feel like climbing a mountain. If you’re a climber, you understand the amount of work that goes into mountain climbing. If you’re not a climber, you may avoid it altogether and not have any desire to learn about it. But finding the motivation to eat in […]

How To Protect Your Child From 5 Major Diet Culture Influences

Diet culture is influencing every one of us in so many ways. It has been for years. And most of us live our lives completely unaware.  That was my story too. I’ve worked through so much guilt and shame since I had my eyes opened a few years ago. Suddenly so many things make sense […]

How to Help Your Child Have Healthy Food Relationships

As a parent, you role model every day. Truthfully every thing you do and say becomes an example for your child. But are you confident you’re modeling healthy food relationships?  When it comes to your child’s eating behaviors, like so many things, you want them to be spared the same struggles and hard times you […]

6 Simple Ways To Be Mindful With Your Heart Health

February is National Heart Month. And Valentine’s Day falls this month too. So it seems fitting to write a post about mindful heart health.  When your ticker shows signs of trouble, it’s not something to ignore. But it doesn’t mean you’re doomed to a life of boring tasteless meals filled with foods you hate. With […]

How To Overcome Common Excuses Stopping You From Mindful Eating

Have you ever wondered why you blame yourself for all those failed diets, fallen attempts to start a meditation practice, and unfulfilled desires to begin a journaling regimen? If you want to achieve true mindful eating, you must overcome the common excuses that lead to this tendency. Over the years I’ve come to a few […]

How To Get Picky Eaters To Eat Well Without The Fight

Kids can be so much fun, loveable, and bring so much joy. But they can be selfish push-all-your-buttons little stinkers too! I have four of them, so I feel completely qualified to say that. But I think it’s important to acknowledge a little bit of our own humanity in them as well. Where do they […]

8 Practical Ways to Boost Your Body Positivity

Body positivity. Does it seem like a pipe dream to you? Or possibly and overused term these days? When you read articles about how to improve your body image, do you feel completely out of touch with the suggestions or like they’re just too abstract or unrealistic? You’re told to meditate but you don’t know […]

5 Ways To Treat Yourself With Love

Everyone deserves to treat themself with a little love on Valentine’s Day. But love isn’t always the focus, contrary to most intentions. Instead, the focus becomes about money and about outdoing the year before or someone else’s gift or living up to some outrageous ideal. My husband calls Valentine’s Day a marketing gimmick. And he’s […]