What if I told you that hunger is good?

Morpheus from The Matrix

What if you didn’t have to feel guilty for every craving? What if you saw them as signs, instead of failures? Here’s the thing: You have legit hungers. You are a four-part person: heart, soul, mind, body; and each of these parts has its own hunger. Your heart hungers to be known and loved, and to love … Read more

25 ways to nurture yourself

flowers and candle on bedside table

One of the main reasons we do emotional eating is because we’re feeling stretched to the breaking point. One of the best ways to combat that is with regular, intentional self care. But many of us don’t know how to do that. And in fact, we may be used to thinking of food and drink indulgences … Read more

Non-scale victories

don't step on it, it'll make you cry

Oh, hi there! Well, this is embarrassing… I’m not quite ready for company here. You’re welcome to poke around, but I’m still filling things in, so you may run into a few blank pages. Like this one. If you have any questions, please contact me! Let me know if there’s something specific you’d like to … Read more

5 steps to address emotional eating

5 steps to address emotional eating

I have been an emotional eater. Eating to fill loneliness as a friendless teen, eating to calm my nerves as a frazzled stay-at-home-mom, eating to balm my heart when my dad was dying. Yep: I’ve been there. If you have a history of emotional eating — and let’s face it: most of us have at … Read more