Posts Tagged ‘Slow’

What Should I Eat? – Video with Emily Rosen

When it comes to the information people are most hungry for about food and health, perhaps the number one most often asked and important nutritional question of our times is this one: “What should I eat?” After all, given the endless amount of nutrition information that’s available to us and given the fantastic number of […]

A New Way to Stop Binge Eating

Binge eating is often very stressful and emotionally intense. And despite the fact that it’s quite widespread, there haven’t been any easy solutions on how to stop binge eating. Those who struggle with binge eating often experience a great deal of shame and guilt. They feel that their behavior somehow makes them weak-willed or even […]

Exactly What Is a Healthy Body Image?

There is a lot of talk these days about a healthy body image, and how important it is to have a healthy relationship with your body. More and more, we’re seeing conversations in the media begin to focus on how to promote confidence and self-love among both men and women, rather than constantly barraging us […]

A Woman’s Way to Weight Loss

Arbitrary standards of beauty negatively impact both women and men. But there is something particularly insidious in the way we teach women and girls that their value as human beings is connected, in no small part, to their perceived physical attractiveness. Even female politicians are routinely criticized about their appearances. It’s no wonder, then, that […]

Body Image for Women: 5 Great Tips

Body image concerns plague both men and women. Unrealistic portrayals of masculinity—the idea that for a man to be desirable, you should be able to bounce a dime off his pecs—are insidious and need to be taken seriously. There is a unique spin when it comes to women’s body image, though. Culturally, we behave as […]

A Secret to Weight Loss

These days, weight loss plans are a dime a dozen, and every nutrition “expert” has another magical elixir that will supposedly make you eternally beautiful and skinny. But many of us have tried them all—we’ve done the low-carb thing, we’ve tried low-fat, we’ve cut out gluten—and nothing seems to work.  So what’s truly the secret […]

Can Yoga Help Overcome Binge Eating?

Perhaps you know the feeling: you’re uncomfortably full and surrounded by empty cartons or crumpled wrappers. That sick feeling begins to bubble up from your core: it’s not only a physical sensation of unpleasant fullness, but deeper, darker humiliation and guilt, coming down from a high that’s replaced by gut-dropping shame and anxiety. When we […]

Are You Using Yoga to Love Your Body?

In nearly every major city, yoga studios are popping up promising hotter, more humid rooms with athletic and powerful flows that will sculpt your rear into a rock-hard yoga butt. Thin, flexible people in contorted poses flood our social media feeds and are smeared on the pages of yoga magazines. It seems in some ways, […]

How Do I Control My Appetite?

These days, a lot of us feel like we’re struggling to control our appetite. There is often the impression that appetite causes us to eat more than we want to, and leads to weight gain. As a result, many of us approach the situation from the perspective of reining appetite in. It’s not hard to […]