Posts Tagged ‘guest blog’

Body Image and the Elderly

Typically we think of body image concerns as a problem that affects adolescents and young adults, but this is not always the case. As several new studies show, the elderly, and in particular elderly women, are increasingly concerned about body image and physical appearance. If you work with the elderly or simply have a beloved […]

Natural Weight Loss and Mindfulness

In the world of nutrition, there is often so much focus on how quickly a particular diet can help us lose weight, and how many pounds it can help us shed, that we forget why we want to lose weight to begin with—to be healthy and happy. Applying the seven attitudinal factors of mindfulness, as […]

Why Be An Eating Psychology Coach?

The professional field of coaching has exploded over the last decade, becoming more and more widespread. Why has this happened? Well, for a number of very good reasons. In terms of life and health coaching, many people are beginning to feel that there is more to life than simply making a living. Quality of life […]

Lessons We Can Learn From Vegans

There is no single diet that’s right for everyone, and it’s important for us to listen to the unique needs of our own bodies. But there is often valuable wisdom to be gained from different diets, which we can incorporate into our daily routines whether or not we decide to embrace the full lifestyle. This […]

Do We Need to Count Calories to Lose Weight?

There is a popular belief that weight loss is simply a matter of keeping track of our ratio of calories in to calories out. As long as we’re burning more calories than we’re consuming, we’ll lose weight. While cutting and counting calories does, in fact, often lead to weight loss, it is certainly not the […]

Binge Eating and Mindfulness

One of the most challenging eating behaviors to address is binge eating. Often, we attach a great deal of guilt and shame to it, which only makes it more challenging to overcome. An approach that is often helpful is to bring mindfulness to our work with binge eating. Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn, one of the first […]

Practice Good Nutrition to Stop Overeating

Why is it that people overeat? Many of us might be inclined to think that it’s a willpower problem, and that people who overeat simply lack the discipline to stop themselves. But actually, that’s not usually the case. Often, the problem has more to do with what we eat, not how much we eat. The […]