If any of you are trying to lose weight, just a tip: visceral fat, the fat around your organs that is more associated with health problems, is the first to go, so it can take a while for fat loss to show up in the mirror. Keep going. Measure, don’t weigh. Focus on how you Read more about Weight loss going too slow?[…]
More than anything, I want you to get this: Your health is not made on your best days, nor your worst. Create daily habits, but judge your progress by looking at your week and your month – aim for 80% “supportive of health goals” actions, and then don’t feel guilty when 20% is spent on Read more about Health is a long game[…]
When I discuss hunger with clients, I find people fall into two camps, and typically vacillate between them: 1) refusing to “give in” to hunger, as a form of control 2) avoiding hunger, and seeing it as a signal of a problem to be solved. And typically ALSO seeing hunger as a bad thing, as Read more about Thoughts on Hunger[…]
Our skin has the ability to make vitamin d from the sun. You know who else has this same ability? Mushrooms! Leave your mushrooms, even your plain buttons from the store, in sunlight or in a sunny window for a few hours, and you’ve got yourself a natural vitamin D supplement!
I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the connection between food and emotions. Not just the obvious connection, in that we eat when we feel emotions, or TO feel emotions (or to AVOID feeling emotions), and we connect food with the way we feel, in helpful and unhelpful ways. This is obviously true and important, Read more about Emotions and Food[…]
Has anyone here ever had the experience of believing you were unattractive, then, after a few years, looking back and thinking “wow. How did I not see how hot I was back then?” Is that everyone’s hand I see raised? (Just kidding – I can’t see any of you!) So, here’s the thing: could you Read more about Maybe you look great…today?[…]