Healthy Eating

Mindful Eating Strategies for Successful Weight Management

Exploring Mindful Eating for Successful Weight Management: When Are We Really Hungry for Food? What’s a first step in mindful eating (also called intuitive eating)? Getting in touch with feelings of true physical hunger. Sounds simple, but at first it may be hard. That’s because either due to dieting or chaotic patterns of eating, people often ignore physical hunger cues […] Read more »

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The Pain of Weight Gain: How to Turn Things Around

The signs usually appear slowly, and at first, may be so subtle that you dismiss them… your pants might feel a little tighter than usual or you seem to have outgrown your favorite bra. With trepidation, you weigh yourself or something else confirms it – you’ve gained weight again. Though you promised yourself you wouldn’t let it happen, somehow it […] Read more »

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40 Reasons to Stop Dieting Now

“People don’t fail diets, diets fail people.” Based on 40 years of working with women to reach their healthy weights, we don’t think it could be said any better. Diets simply don’t work. Worse yet, they usually have the exact opposite effect you’re seeking.  In the long run, most people end up gaining weight instead of losing it. To mark […] Read more »

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Nurturing the Whole Self

When we have emotional or spiritual hungers, often what we need is nurturing. Many of us use food as the first-line nurturi As we start moving from feeling empty to wholeness, our strategic plan needs to include many options for nurturing the self instead of turning to food.ng tactic. We attempt to cope with feelings or spiritual hunger or dissatisfaction […] Read more »

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What Are You Hungry For?

“As we make friends with our feelings, we can discover that they can be allies and guides in this journey we call life. They can lead us to a place of deep understanding about who we really are and what we truly want, a place we might not otherwise be able to reach.” ~ Eating in the Light of the […] Read more »

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