Identify Your Triggers

Identify Your Triggers

The word “triggered” has become super common language as of late. Even teenagers are using it to communicate they are feeling a strong emotional response to their circumstances. When it’s used like this, the trigger is the situation the “caused” the emotion. In the...
Acknowledge Your Coping Behaviors

Acknowledge Your Coping Behaviors

I am a firm believer in meeting people where they are, and I’ve always adapted my eating psychology coaching style to my clients’ needs. This year, I started taking an even more intentional and methodical approach to understanding where my clients are and how to move...
Understand Your Archetype

Understand Your Archetype

We all have thought and behavior patterns that affect the way we live our lives—like what we pursue, how we have fun, and what we do when we’re stressed. We develop these patterns as a response to our experiences and our feelings about those experiences. Most people...
One Size Does Not Fit All

One Size Does Not Fit All

In recent years, the world of diets, wellness, and fitness have come a long way to recognize our individuality, but today I want to hit one mark they are completely missing. In a world where food allergies and sensitivities are at an all-time high, we’re coming to...
The Choice Between Nutrition and Nourishment

The Choice Between Nutrition and Nourishment

I’m as guilty as anyone of using the words nourishment and nutrition interchangeably. But they aren’t necessarily interchangeable. Nutritious food isn’t always nourishing and nourishing food isn’t always nutritious. If you think I’m starting to sound like a Dr. Seuss...
Self-care as the cure for emotional eating

Self-care as the cure for emotional eating

I always ask women who struggle with emotional eating if they practice self-care. I ask this question because I know life is stressful; stress inhibits weight loss, it’s terrible for your health in the long run, and it doesn’t feel great in the immediate sense.  I ask...