Someone about to take a piece of fried chicken. There are french fries, a donut and a coke on the table

Are Processed Foods Bad For You?

I’m about to give you what I consider the only nutritional advice that is true for everyone across the board. This is for every shape and size, not just those working on weight management.  If you are looking to be healthy, free of disease, free of body image struggles, free of weight struggles, reduced anxiety…
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A Fixed Mindset vs. A Growth Mindset: Why It Matters When It Comes To Weight Loss

The work that I do includes learning about the conscious and subconscious parts of our brain, and the role these play in our everyday behaviors. My focus is on our conscious ability to shift the mind, how that affects who we are, and all of the outcomes we see in our lives, including our weight…
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a young adult wearing a sports bra and leggings is looking at herself in the mirror. She is pulling at her stomach and is upset with the way her body looks

How To Overcome Your Negative Body Image

Today is about helping you get to a place where you’re finding more peace and ease with your body. I am going to give you TWO tangible steps you can begin using TODAY to start on this journey.  These are two really powerful steps that I use with all of my clients who are struggling…
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Why Do We Stress Eat?

Why do we stress eat? We’ve all heard the saying “comfort food”, but what does this really mean? Is food really comforting? Or is it just a psychological or emotional attachment? And why do we reach for the crackers, cookies and muffins when we’re feeling particularly stressed out? It turns out, there is pretty good…
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Eliza Kingsford Jumpstart Program

Body Neutrality on

What do you think of the concept of body neutrality? How do you define it in your own words? I think the concept of body neutrality has its place. Just like every other movement, it started with someone feeling like the other labels didn’t apply to them, and therefore sought to create a label they…
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The Big Connection Between Stress and Weight Gain

1. Apart from stress eating, what mechanisms in the body might come into play when it comes to stress? Stress triggers our brain to tell us to overeat, and not broccoli and carrots – junk food. However, in addition to that, stress can have negative effects on our body outside of out tendency to overeat.…
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