You’re not weak.You’re not a failure.Eating habits can be hard to change because they've become habitual and unconscious. In order to shift, new habits must be formed and repeated until those are your habitual pattern.
We can spend our lifetime waiting until we reach that magic number on the scale, and then, only then, will we:-be enough-finally be enough -start dating-start going to the gym-be loved and accepted by a
Weight comes in many forms.The weight of unmet goals.The weight of dreams unexplored.The weight of emotions buried deep.The weight of words unspoken. Our inner life can hold the key to letting go of heaviness, and
Nourishment can look like showing yourself compassion when you haven't done all those healthy things you planned to do.Sometimes our well intentioned health goals are simply too much, all at once.We get excited. We are
Your plate does not need approval. Not from your mom, husband, doctor, friend, or anyone. It needs to satisfy and nourish you, your senses, and your body appropriately. Period. As a dietitian, it’s always made
When you can allow yourself to feel full and satiated with food, you will feel more fulfilled and satisfied in your life. You've dieted for months, and if you're here, likely years. Dieting provides an
When you chronically diet and undereat, your body protects you by slowing down metabolism to conserve energy, and increasing appetite to get more of what it needs - food. Your body loves food. Your body
ABC - Awareness Brings ChoiceWe cannot change anything we're unaware of; habits, behaviours, thought patterns, and beliefs. All of these things are learned, and become subconscious and automatic over time.If we think about some of
December can be a busy, hectic month for many of us and for various reasons. Family gatherings, workplace holiday parties, multiple workplace holiday parties, shopping for presents, volunteering extra time for local causes, preparing for
Today's Free YOUrself message is short (like me) and sweet (like plantain bananas).For many of us up here in Canada, its Thanksgiving weekend. A time when we get together with our family, friends, or communities
Creating health and thriving is something we all desire on a very deep level. Remembering that 'health' is the conscious creation of harmony among our mental, emotional, physical, and spiritual health aspects of being. Summed
I was recently asked to contribute to Eat Live Life, a health and wellness website also dedicated to making the world a healthier one. Check out my article published recently on how to start redefining
Greetings Wellness Warriors! A colleague of mine shared this with me and I thought it was a perfect message to share. It seems we keep getting busier and busier, and cooking has become an 'inconvenience',
Today, practice breathing fully and deeply, often throughout your day. Consider taking a breathing space every half hour or hour. Each time, checking in to how you feel and what you need in that moment;
With so much information being thrown at us every single day, and what feels like every minute, we can feel overwhelmed and quite honestly, fearful. Most often and unfortunately, depending on your medium of choice,
One of the most powerful practices you can incorporate into your daily routine is setting clear intentions for the upcoming day, week, month and beyond. Since the theme of this month is simplicity, let's start
Simple Living - Day 2 Yes, I said eat "more". That means add in, amp up, increase, and stimulate feelings of abundance. The modern day dieting mentality is about elimination, deprivation, less, removing, cutting out.
Nature gives us the opportunity to reflect. With Spring season and another new moon cycle on their way we are given powerful symbols of change, new beginnings, renewal. As we watch nature awaken from winter
Greetings fellow Wellness Warrior & Happy Spring to you! By 'Free Yourself', I'm referring to letting go of habits and choices that no longer serve your highest good. Choices that hold you back, and keep
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