Dieting vs. Mindful Eating: Know The Difference

I must confess, I am not a big fan of January. It’s simply too hectic and there’s too much pressure to make this “your best year yet”. January is full of diet talk of going Keto, giving up carbs and sugar. I find it tedious. One of the reasons I like January this year is we are celebrating World Mindful Eating Month. Come visit us on Facebook – we have a lively discussion going on the benefits of Mindful Eating. People are becoming more aware of Mindful Eating and I see the term used...

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Food Freedom Is Possible

I turned 50 this year. It also happens to be the year I feel the most relaxed and at peace with food and eating that I ever have felt. More than half my life was spent in a constant battle with food. From the age of 13, I was on and off various diets. Hating my body no matter my size and obsessing about being thinner. My life was a series of diets – I was either on one or off one and when I was off a diet it was one big binge. I spent so many years out of control with my eating and miserable with...

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Welcoming the New Year

Filed Under: Change

“The New Year stands before us, like a chapter in a book waiting to be written.” — Melody Beattie — The New Year is upon us. I am sure you have experienced how short-lived New Year’s resolutions can be?  Instead of resolutions, I like to start each year by reflecting on the past year and looking ahead to the New Year, setting intentions as a guiding compass. As you enter 2019, take a moment to sit quietly and reflect on an intention for the year ahead. Endings...

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Eat, Drink And Be Mindfully Merry This Festive Season

Filed Under: Holiday Eating

“Christmas means fellowship, feasting, giving and receiving, a time of good cheer, home.” — WJ Tucker — Are you feeling anxious about the Christmas holidays? Concerned about all the food and worried about how you are going to handle the abundance and variety of foods? Are you looking forward to spending time with family or are you dreading it? The December and Christmas holidays can be a special time of the year filled with anticipation but so often, for many...

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“The banquet is in the first bite...”

- Unknown -

“Seldom is the last of anything better than the first...”

- Irish Proverb -

“If hunger is not the problem, food is not the solution.”

- Brooke Castillo -

“Someday society will doubt the wisdom of dieting rather than the willpower of dieters...”

- Unknown -

“In eating, a third of the stomach should be filled with food, a third with drink and the rest left empty...”

- Unknown -

“If you are invested in security and certainty, you are on the wrong planet...”

- Pema Chodron -

“The only journey is the one within...”

- Rainer Maria Rilke -

“Right in the difficult must we have our joys, our happiness, our dreams: there against the depth of this background, they stand out. There for the first time, we see how beautiful they are.”

- Rainer Maria Rilke -

“Wellness isn't about deprivation and it's not about perfection. It is about pointing yourself in the direction of growth, training yourself to get comfortable with your highest potential and then taking small steps to support that shift. It is about showing up for yourself day by day and then one day finding that you have undergone a transformation.”

- Kathy Freston -

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