START HERE
 
Get Out Of Your Way

Leadership coach and my friend, Dana Lloyd joined me recently for this short conversation about the workshop we're hosting on February 2nd.

To learn more about the workshop click play, then head over to https://www.cognititiveeatingacademy.com/workshop to join us. It's free!

 

 

Continue Reading...
#BellLetsTalk: Let's talk about what no one ever talks about... binge eating dieting disordered eating eating disorder healthy eating healthy living mental health weight loss struggles

I was reading a book about healing trauma recently and came to a section on the "trauma healing diet".

I was honestly furious.

How could someone supposedly wanting to help people heal from trauma, include a diet in their "trauma healing" plan? 

How does a supposed trauma specialist really...

Continue Reading...
An example of what happens when you start relearning to eat what you want behavior change bingeing body connection client stories healthy eating self trust

I have to start sharing client comments more often because they make my heart so happy and they so beautifully illustrate not only the power of this work but the fact that changing the patterns we're stuck in with food is absolutely possible for anyone willing to learn how.

This is an example of...

Continue Reading...
What they don't tell you about Intermittent Fasting bingeing body connection body trust diets healthy eating

Myth or fact: You shouldn’t eat after 7pm… or 6pm or 8pm, or whatever time some random stranger says.

Myth.

And one that’s absolutely horrendous advice.

We’ve heard this kind of thing for years and for years, women everywhere have been scared to eat in the evening...

Continue Reading...
Why SMART goals aren't really helpful for changing your body or getting healthier goal setting goals new year new year resolutions resolutions success weight loss goals

No less than a dozen times today alone, I've seen someone on social media telling people if they want to crush their goals this year, they need to set SMART goals.

And to that I say:

As usual, here I am again about to disagree completely with what just about everyone else says but hear me out on...

Continue Reading...
3 Reasons Why Willpower is BS

I'm here today to clear something up about a particular word we hear ALL the time especially now that it's almost the New Year and all the diet and fitness advice is in overdrive.

That word? Willpower.

One phrase we often hear this word used in, especially around food is "build your...

Continue Reading...
File these under: "more things I allowed diet and healthy eating culture to steal from me" healthy eating holiday eating self trust

When I was a little girl, my maternal grandparents lived some 800 miles away and we only saw them about once a year which was a real shame because in many ways, my maternal grandparents and our trips home to see them were the best parts of what was a rather tough childhood.

I’ve held on to...

Continue Reading...
Conversations to stop having...

As you go about your holiday celebrations with family and friends the next few weeks, I wanted to leave you with this shortlist of suggested topics to remove from conversations:

  • Whatever diet you (or someone you know) just started... or just fell off

  • Justifications over what you're eating now...
Continue Reading...
NEVER MISS AN UPDATE

Join the mailing list and get the Why We Eat newsletter with free content, tips, insights, strategies and more delivered to your inbox.