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Why consider Intuitive Eating?

What does that even mean … to be an Intuitive Eater? And why would I want to be one? Before I tell you what Intuitive Eating is let me tell…

Who said you had to like it?

As I’ve mentioned (so many times), I live in NYC where it gets humid in the summer. I’m a West Coast girl so it can be 70 degrees out and,…

Creating your reality

It’s easy to resist the idea that we create our own reality because if you accept the idea, then you are responsible for the life you’ve created. And if you wish your…

Yoga headstand? Me? No way!

I am going to go out on a limb here and say that I have set a goal to do a yoga headstand by year’s end. I’ve been going to this…

Gratitude ≠ Fulfillment

“I was coming to terms with the idea that there’s a difference between gratitude and fulfillment … I felt grateful for the work I was getting, but I wasn’t fulfilled.”…

If diets don't work what does?

I swore off dieting years before I took a job at a women’s health magazine. Somehow I had equated a health magazine with healthy living, not dieting. Issue after issue we…

Following your Inner GPS

Did you hear the one about the woman who went to pick her friend up from the train station near her home in Brussels and found herself in Croatia? She followed her GPS,…

The last word on managing fear

There are 2 kinds of fear, the healthy kind that protects us from doing stupid things, and the inhibiting kind that keeps us from growing and challenging ourselves. They feel the same…

Getting out of your way

When I’m walking down a crowded NYC street and people are meandering with their heads down, looking at their phones, they get on my nerves, and in my way. It’s…

How many times does it take to change?

If you’re anything like me you’ve been sure that this time is the time you will ‘do it’—whatever ‘it’ is—but it isn’t. I could see the pattern: go on a diet,…

What you're not

You are not those thoughts which are turning, churning in your mind; you are not those changing feelings; … …You will find when you have come out of what you…

What keeps you living small?

You’ve had it, you are done working at a job that drains you, you are done working at a place that does not value your input, you are done living…