On Healing the Split
The eating psychology context is this:
There you are eating “clean” by day, and stuffing the body with food by night. Or perhaps you live out the “clean” side for weeks or months, then you flip to the other side for a while. Or you’ve got it together most of the day, then at 4pm you’re a different person. You’re off the plan. The assumption is that severing off the bad habits via a new diet, a new gym, a new resolution, etc will finally rid you of your troubles. The problem is, in many cases, it doesn’t work. (more…)
I think more and more people are really getting that caring for their body “at home” will look and feel much different than having our past resources and routines (the gym, bodywork, group classes, etc…)
Movement and exercise is known to improve body image, alter body composition, strengthen the muscles and bones, improve confidence, contribute to positive feelings (thanks to endorphins), and help people feel more connected to their body. (more…)
Disordered to Optimal Eating
Over the years I’ve witnessed a wiiiiiide spectrum of health and eating habits. Just think about your own eating over the years and you might have your own glimpse of some variations.
Now imagine working with people for 11 years! I’ve noticed a lot. Below you’ll find the two sides of the spectrum of eating habits and the workable places in between. See where you land these days (and where you’re headed…yes even now). (more…)