How Do I Turn It Off? My Hunger, That Is

How Do I Turn It Off? My Hunger, That Is

Do you spend a lot of time thinking about food and worrying about overeating? If you do, you’re not alone. Here’s why: If you’re an emotional eater,  your brain is used to connecting up thoughts of food and eating with comfort. That means that whenever your body feels...
Nine Bags of Chips: My Cry for Independence

Nine Bags of Chips: My Cry for Independence

Do you try to keep the foods you love at arms’ distance in an attempt to avoid temptation? How is it working for you? I lived for years in fear of food, swearing on a stack of bibles that I couldn’t be trusted around food. Do you ever feel that way? Can...
Your Body: Where Do You Carry Your Armor?

Your Body: Where Do You Carry Your Armor?

If you’ve ever experienced abuse, neglect or trauma you developed an unconscious belief that you weren’t safe in your body and the world was a dangerous place. Your body rushed to your defense and did what it could to protect you from being vulnerable. If...
Pay Attention to How Food Makes You Feel

Pay Attention to How Food Makes You Feel

Have you been struggling with trying to change your eating habits and find a way to eat healthier? It’s really hard. Isn’t it? I know–for me too. I’ve spent years on and off diets and then in 2006 I made the decision to stop dieting and vowed...
Will Power: Does It Work?

Will Power: Does It Work?

How many times do you tell yourself, “If only I had more will power, I’d lose weight?” But have you ever thought to question, “Is that really true? Is more will power the key to success? Most women struggling with weight issues will swear on a...