This is the second part of a two-part essay on trusting your guidance, and why we so often don't. Why trusting our intuitive knowing can make us uncomfortable and how that may cost us. You can read part 1 here. Why do we ... Read More
You Know What You Know- Intuition as Survival
Lately I have been thinking about our intuitive knowing, not as a mystical "gift" or special talent, as some people may think of it, but simply as a survival instinct. Every animal species has intuition, although with animals ... Read More
Are You Keeping Your Promises To Yourself- Another Kind of Weight
So one of the things I typically think about a lot is the whole notion of keeping promises. I use the phrase "keeping promises to yourself" a lot with my clients and prospective clients and women in my classes. It definitely ... Read More
Are You Waiting To Change Your Wellness Routine Until New Year’s? Don’t..
I notice a certain kind of apathy that begins this time of year.. not just around wellness habits with eating or exercise but overall. People start to play the waiting game...start to use external events to dictate how they ... Read More
Relief For Binges, Overeating, and “Vampire” Foods…
Binges, Overeating and "Vampire" Foods... I was talking to a new acquaintance recently and we were talking about a variety of topics. He had asked me about my work with women and my perspective on eating related issues ... Read More
Being Overweight and The Fear of Being Truly Seen
One of my very favorite clients came back to do a focused piece of work with me recently. She came to see me when she was very young, in her early 20's and happily for me she comes back now and then. Because she no longer ... Read More
Feeling Stuck Around Out of Control Eating?
What Are You Choosing When You Do Nothing At All? Remember me? The one who was so good at keeping in touch every Thursday?! So many things- we saw my gorgeous brand new baby nephew Max in California, and also spent some time ... Read More
Want to lose weight? It may not be enough!
I've had kind of a breakthrough on a new level of "knowing" something lately- although I think I've known this "truth" for many years, it really got my attention recently. Here it is- wanting to lose weight, even when ... Read More
When You Can’t Trust Yourself (around Overeating)
I think one of the most distressing things for my clients is the feeling that they can't trust themselves. They have lost faith in their ability to do what they say they are going to do, what they long to do, what they are ... Read More
Your personal snapshot for change in 2009
Your Personal Snapshot for Change Happy almost New Year! Not having taken much vacation the last two years, I am delighted that Andy and I decided to spend the night in a hotel on the Boston waterfront. A mini-getaway ... Read More