Self-care OVER Self-control

Self-care OVER Self-control

The terms self-control and willpower are often used interchangeably to describe the seemingly “virtuous” act of restricting something such as a desire or emotion. Based on my experience both personally as a human and professionally as a dietitian & health coach...
Self-care is NOT selfish

Self-care is NOT selfish

“AN EMPTY LANTERN PROVIDES NO LIGHT. SELF-CARE IS THE FUEL THAT ALLOWS YOUR LIGHT TO SHINE BRIGHTLY.” Happy December! As we are in the midst of the holiday season I wanted to address something that is SO important this time of year: self-care. The holidays can get...
What is Intuitive Eating?

What is Intuitive Eating?

Embracing your inner infant… We are all (for the most part) born with an innate ability to regulate our food intake. As babies we instinctly knew what, when, and how much food we needed for our body to be healthy and grow. However, for some of us our ability to...
Progress, Not Perfection

Progress, Not Perfection

When it comes to goal setting, many people attempt to take on a perfectionist attitude, thinking it will lead to success. However, from own personal experience as well as through the work with my clients I’ve seen that the opposite often rings true. Before goal...
Top 5 Mindful Eating Tips

Top 5 Mindful Eating Tips

Happy National Mindfulness Day! Mindfulness Day is an emerging annual event, celebrated on September 12, on which day a variety of workshops are held with the intent to raise awareness to the general public about the profound value and benefit of mindfulness. So...