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Five Questions to End Food Guilt

Food Guilt: the uninvited guest at your dinner table. (Best definition EVER by Melissa Milne, author of The Naughty Diet.) We’ve touched on food guilt before – where it comes from, what it looks like, and how it can affect us. But knowing that the majority of women struggle with it, it’s time to take action so […]

How to Eat Until You’re Satisfied (and Not Too Full)

Picture this: it’s mid-morning on a Saturday, and you’re scrolling through emails while standing by the stove, absentmindedly nibbling handfuls of the fresh-out-of-the-oven granola you just made (it smells soooo good). A little later in the day, inspired by your favorite Instagram account, you whip up a generously portioned smoothie bowl for two – then […]

My Birthday Wish (It Will Change Your Life)

Woo hoo: it’s my birthday! For the last few years, on my special day, I have dug deep, opened my heart, and shared something personal with you, from my 10 top secrets to my 7 biggest lessons of the year to all the things that I want that aren’t things. This time around the sun, I’m thinking about […]

How to Stop Feeling Guilty About What We Eat

Tell me if this has ever happened to you: It’s a special dinner—Thanksgiving, your birthday, or any celebratory occasion—and you’re surrounded by your favorite, most loved people. The house is cozy, and the air is thick with the smell of a delicious meal that is about to take place. You sit down to a table […]

Cancer Hacks to Beat Cancer (or Any Health Challenge)

Cancer: a six-letter word that has touched all of us in some way. Whether you’ve been diagnosed yourself, know a loved one who has, or just want to understand more about this ubiquitous and frightening disease, it has simply become impossible to ignore. While we continue to hope and pray that a cure will be found, cancer […]

November’s Tiny Change: Get More Sleep

If you’re just joining us, this post is part of the year-long #12tinychanges challenge. Each month we’re implementing one super small, super doable change—it really adds up over the course of a year! You can read about all the changes here. (Did I mention that there are lots of theme-related GIVEAWAYS each month?! Read on!) By […]

Are You Eating Too Much of A Good Thing?

Raise your smoothie if this sounds familiar: Picking at that plate of dates with nut butter because they happen to be there. Cleaning up your quinoa dinner  bowl —not because you’re still hungry but because there’s not enough for leftovers. Eating Asian turkey sliders (three of ‘em) because it’s a party, that’s what you do! Washing it all down with […]

Your Body Knows. Tune In.

My body’s voice is soft but insistent. She sounds like that quiet-but-wise friend we all need; not particularly chatty but when she does speak up, she tells you something life-changing. “You know this isn’t right.” “Be gentle with yourself.” “You won’t feel good if you eat that.” I haven’t always been great at listening to her. […]

Ever Have Uncomfortable Conversations About Food? Read This.

We’re sitting in a cozy corner booth at a neighborhood restaurant, catching up on our lives, forgetting to even pick up the menu. The server comes to take our order, and we quickly glance at our options. My friend looks at me and says that she could really go for a flatbread pizza and a […]

Feeling Guilty After You Eat? Try This.

Why do food and guilt go hand in hand? Does this sound familiar… I feel GUILTY when: Indulging in unhealthy foods Eating when I’m not really hungry Making poor food choices Indulging in comfort foods Munching on sweets Looking in the mirror And that guilt you feel? It puts your entire life on hold.  Not […]

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