Category Archives: Mindful Eating

You’re Grounded (until further notice)!

A strategy that parents use (for better or worse) when children misbehave is to ground them from engaging in the activities that they enjoy. Getting grounded means you are usually forbidden to leave home, except to go to school, church, the doctor, or to other essential activities. Sound familiar? Although it did not result from

The BASICS of Mindful Eating and more!

Would you like to learn a basic tool for practicing and/or teaching mindful eating? Would you like to deepen your own mindfulness and mindful eating practice? Would you like to learn about the most recent research describing the benefits of mindful eating? Would you like to know how formal mindfulness practice supports you physically and

Register NOW for Mindful Eating, Life Changing Class!

There are many reasons to take a mindful eating program. You might want to understand why you keep eating even though you’re full. You might want to learn how to soothe your emotions without using food. You might want to learn how to make different food choices or understand the confusing messages you get about

Food and Social Justice Webinar this Thursday!

Some Americans are healthier than others and, despite what you might think, it isn’t because some people just take care of themselves better than others. Rather, the conditions in which some people live have a lot to do with it. For instance, our current food system reflects historic inequalities that lie at the foundation of American

Create Balance in Your Business and Your Life

Entrepreneurs, in particular, often struggle to maintain a nourishing balance between their own health and the health of their business. Have you ever faced an uphill battle when it came to increasing your energy and focus while working long hours to improve your business? You’re not alone. When it comes to our well-being, we often

Living (and Thriving) in a Changing World

Change is happening. Open your mind and get curious with all the kindness and compassion you can muster. Apply this instruction to any situation you find yourself in. In fact, it could be a mission statement for life. In the Buddhist texts, it is called understanding and knowing the truth of  “impermanence”–an important lesson on

2020 World Mindful Eating Month – Join us Now!

I went to two local health food stores over the weekend and they were both out of cauliflower! This seemed a little odd to me. When I told the cashier, she said since the beginning of the year they had been having a big rush on vegetables! “They are probably making cauliflower mashed potatoes,” she

World Mindful Eating Month–Free Sign Up Now!

Getting ready for your obligatory diet in January? Well, I have an alternative for you that I think you’ll like better. Even if you ate more than you usually do during the holidays (which is true for most of us and for good reason!), there is a much better way to approach January than a

Calming Rituals for the Holidays

Do you think of “calm” and “holidays” in the same sentence? Probably not. In fact, often the holiday season becomes filled with obligations, unmet expectations and stressful demands. The American Psychological Association reports that holiday stress has a particular impact on women, due to their tendency to take on much of the responsibility for preparing

Mindful Eating for the Holidays! — Not Your Ordinary Tips

This holiday, make the season bright by enjoying your food without guilt and showing up in your holiday best. Mindful eating can help you have your holidays and your holiday food, too.  These holiday tips are not your usual “show up for the party full so you won’t be tempted with goodies” and “drink lots