A Promise To Make To Yourself
I thought I’d share with you an excerpt from my book, Turning Off The Tap: Overcoming The Real Reasons We Overeat. This is a declaration that I provide at the very beginning of the book and ask all of my readers to copy out and sign. I share it with you here for free and…Read More
Don’t Look Now But Your Fabulous Is Showing!
Let’s try a little exercise, shall we? I want you to take a few seconds now to think about the things you’d like to change about yourself. Think about what you need to improve, what you should try to do better, and what you know you need to work on. Got some immediate…Read More
Are You Doing the Self-Sabotage Cha-Cha?
It’s time to talk about something that I’ve named the “Self Sabotage Cha-Cha.” The “Self Sabotage Cha-Cha” is when we get into a cycle with healthy choices where we’re taking one step forward and then two steps right backward. I call it a “cha-cha” because it feels a bit like you’re dancing. You’re going back…Read More
3-Step Holiday Survival Roadmap
It’s that time of the year again and the holidays are just around the corner! Here in Canada, Thanksgiving was in October and for my American friends, Thanksgiving is coming up this week, and with Christmas, Hanukkah and a host of other holidays also on the horizon, you might be wondering, “How am I going…Read More
Washing Dishes as an Act of Self-Care
There’s a lot of talk out there these days about the importance of self-care. Gotta put that oxygen mask on yourself before assisting others, right? Don’t get me wrong, I agree that self-care is vitally important. Most of our negative habits with food stem from a conscious or sub-conscious desire to avoid uncomfortable feelings such…Read More
Can Law of Attraction Help you Lose Weight?
For those of you who are huge fans of Abraham, Esther and Jerry Hicks, Napoleon Hill, Louise Hay or Mike Dooley, the concept of the law of attraction will be very familiar to you. For those of you who are new to this idea, the basic concept behind the law of attraction is that “like…Read More
Stop Fighting with Your Body
By the time clients come to me, they’ve tried everything. Low carb, carb-cycling, low fat, sugar-free, Paleo and vegan. They own all the Jillian Michaels DVDs, yoga gear, at least one dusty treadmill and have every milestone trinket that Weight Watchers gives out. But they’re still overweight, miserable and frustrated as hell. Part of them…Read More
Everything is Progress (Even the Cookie Cravings)
Before I really did the work on mindful eating and rewriting my relationship with food, this was my typical pattern: Spend the weekend making great plans about how well I’m going to eat from now on. Grocery shop and prep soups and salads for the week ahead. Eat really well on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.…Read More