Posts with the category: Health

Reduce the Impact of Stress with Micro-resilience

Do you power through your emotions, fatigue and stress? Do you end up collapsing at the end of the day? Learn micro-resilience techniques to reduce the impact of stress. Recharge your batteries by weaving small recoveries into your daily routine.

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Social Media 'Body Positivity' Feeds to Follow

Improve your body image by following these 10 positive body image social media feeds. Fill your feed with realistic and positive images of bodies and health.

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Show Your Liver Some Love

Your liver is your body’s most powerful detoxification organ. Learn what your liver does, symptoms that it needs some love and healing nutrition tips.

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Intuitive Eating: do you need to re-learn how to eat?

When we were born, we instinctively knew how to eat. But as we move through life, we are impacted by the messages from the world around us. We’re taught over and over again about what to eat. We are taught not to trust ourselves, but instead trust the food authorities. And the “what” we are told to eat to promote our health, shifts, year after year.

These lessons come from family members (more often than not with good intentions), the latest clean eating book, social media and more. And that finger wagging at us telling us we shouldn’t eat this or that, comes from our own thoughts and self-judgement about food and our bodies. These lessons can also come with a side of guilt and shame.

Many (most!) of us need to relearn how to eat: intuitive eating.

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Are You On A High Fact "Diet"?

Do you ever feel burdened by the fact that you know so much about nutrition? This is what is called a “high-fact diet”. Many of us are almost too well educated about what we eat, and this is actually creating stress in our bodies. And yes, I am speaking from personal experience. If we overthink every morsel we eat, we can be causing more harm than good.

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What is Rehydration Therapy?

Learn why your body might be dehydrated even if you drink lots of water. Learn how much water is optimal and why you should consider drinking less at mealtimes. And learn why your choice of drinkware might be harming your health.

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What is Body Positive Fitness?

I know from my professional Mind Body Nutrition practice that many of us want to change our bodies to meet culture’s ideals because of the messages that we hear and see every single day. This is not OK and is producing an epidemic of body dissatisfaction. Some of these messages come from the fitness industry. We have the power to make a change and shift towards body positive fitness.

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Are you a Normal Eater?

There is so much stress and confusion around what to eat these days that it has created a new category of eating known as disordered eating. Disordered eating is different than an eating disorder. It lies between normal eating and an eating disorder and according to survey results conducted by Self Magazine and the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, 75% of women regularly engage in disordered eating and exercise patterns.

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Spring Cleaning For Your Body

We clean out our closets, wash our walls, freshen up our flower beds… But what about doing some spring cleaning for our bodies? Spring is a great time to detox. There’s no doubt our bodies have pretty amazing built-in detoxification systems. But the world we live in is throwing so many contaminants at us that our bodies simply can’t keep up and over time our detox system can become sluggish.

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Eating Psychology Coaching for Everyone Who Eats

Do you or someone you love struggle with health, self-esteem or body image? Dynamic Eating Psychology Coaching is valuable for anyone who eats (yes, I know that’s everyone) who wants a more harmonious relationship with food, body and self. Why? Because life is too dang short. It’s time for a new approach.

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6 Tips for a Better Night's Sleep

Running around all day feeling stressed, not eating well, not sleeping well only to wake up the next day and start the same cycle again? Well, it’s time to break the shackles of poor sleep. You deserve better! Here are 6 easy tips to get out of this vicious cycle.

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Living Like Your Hair is on Fire

Learn my 5-minute trick to set up your day for success. It’s simple, easy and, yes, you have the time to make your day feel like it’s not a never-ending emergency. You owe it to yourself!

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