Tools and Practices

Am I Eating Right? (with free food log!)

3/10/15 |

When I speak to health-concerned clients, the most common complaint I hear is a sense of overwhelm, confusion and irritation about knowing what or what not to eat. It makes sense. We all want to feel well, live a long time, achieve our goals and avoid terrible diseases, so the media messages that challenge our choices hit us in …Read More

How to Let Go

12/4/14 |

I’ve seen this exercise time and again. A person with 2 fingers holding onto a tissue or a piece of paper, and the instruction is given: show me what it looks like to hope to let go (no change).  Show me what it looks like to try to let go (no change).  Show me what it looks …Read More

Engage Your Senses when You Eat or Cook

9/19/14 |

I can eat an entire meal in one minute.  I am like a prize fighter of gobbling food. This talent has come in handy when I’m living life at full speed.  Who needs utensils?  Who has time to break for lunch?  Who wants to deal with eating slowly while keeping the toddler at the table?  My habit says, …Read More

How Eating (Anything) with Gratitude Can Make You Healthier

8/1/14 |

When it comes to eating, most of us have a pretty automatic internal dialogue. Often our thoughts are hardwired to judge, evaluate, attach, worry, rationalize, check out, and more, regardless of the quality of the food in front of us. By practicing mindful eating, we become interested in seeing how we can interrupt the patterns at play in order to give …Read More

Stand Up!

5/21/14 |

Let me share something you probably already know. Sitting for long periods of time could be shortening your life. Studies continue surfacing that associate sitting for 6+ hours a day with higher rates of heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes and chronic pain. You may even know that all of this sitting trumps meeting the recommended …Read More

My Well-Being Self-Assessment

4/18/14 |

The purpose of this checklist is to help you gauge your wellbeing as you experience it now, and identify areas for greater wellness. There are no right or wrong answers here – only the opportunity to consider areas of your life in which you may want to create fresh intentions.  Come back to this check from …Read More