Mindful Eating

The Restricting/Binging Cycle

So what is the Restrict/Binge Cycle? There are many reasons that we may binge (stress, trauma, mental illness, boredom, etc) but I’m focusing on the restriction-caused binge. A restriction-caused binge is caused by– you guessed it- restricting. You may be restricting a specific food, food […]

Self-Care: Why is it so important?

Self-care is one, maybe even two, of the legs of a three-legged stool holding my philosophy of how to achieve food freedom. Self-care is so important, and in this crazy world, it is easily pushed aside. When you start to engage in a higher level of […]

My Eating Disorder

Trigger Warning: Article mentions topics of weight, eating disorders, and disordered eating.     I have been thinking about writing this blog post for a long time now…. It’s scary for me to post this, but it’s time. It’s time to own my own story. This generation […]

Quit the Diet Talk

My career is entirely based on food. With work and eating in my own daily life, I end up thinking about food several hours of the day. And with all my experience and training, I’ve gotten pretty good at picking up on dieting behavior and all this […]

5 Ways to Mindfully Eat

If you didn’t catch my last post on what mindful eating means, check it out here. Today we will talk about HOW you can start to mindfully eat. At a glance, the steps sound so simple, but I will tell you that it takes time and […]

What is Mindful Eating?

Mindful Eating has quite literally changed my life. My relationship with food has finally become what everyone’s is meant to become- one of food freedom. And it’s because I  started to learn how to re-trust myself through mindful eating. So why do all these people (me) […]