Eating Emotionally? Basic Steps to Freedom

What do you do when you feel bad or anxious and all you want to do is eat something to numb out or distract you from the feeling? Here is a process to understand those feelings better and to help you along the way without using food. Feelings are like weather. They...

Be Present & Prevent Overeating

“Be where you are” Often overeating happens because you are distracted and not present with your food. You miss the tastes, the texture, the smells, the experience, and the enjoyment that comes from eating. Here are 3 reasons to be present and mindful while eating....

Why do you binge or overeat?

Are there certain foods you can’t stop eating once you start? Do you feel like you could eat and eat and eat and never be satisfied? When certain feelings come up do you always turn to food? From my study and experience, there are 3 main drivers that create urges to...

3 Steps to Dismiss Urges to Overeat or Binge

Why did I eat all that? Why can’t I stay on track? What was I thinking? I feel awful. I guess I will start over again tomorrow. This was the last time. Sound familiar? Believe me, there is nothing wrong with you. This is your brain doing exactly what it’s designed to...

Is a “Sugar-Free” Diet Right for Me?

There are lots of advocates for removing sugar from the diet, and lots of antidotal evidence on the benefits. But is it right for everyone? I believe in very personalized nutrition, so I never tell everyone to go sugar free. However, if you feel “addicted” to sugar,...