skills for balance in a bumpy world

Dismayed by the state of our world?

Over the past months, friends and clients have shared with me the stress they are feeling about the state of our world. Some are angry, some furious while others are sad and/or anxious.  Most have expressed the whole… Read More

Failed dieting and the pressure to be thin

Are you feeling like a failure because you haven’t been able to stick with the diet you started in January?  Or have you been losing and regaining for years?  If so, I have some ideas for you.   

What if a New Year’s Resolution Only Had to Last for a Moment?

I imagine you are surprised to be hearing from me! I have been so busy in my private practice working with clients – for which I feel very grateful – that I have neglected this blog.  I feel… Read More

Could focusing on your breath help you reach your goals?

Do you know what you “should do” or even “want to do” for the goals in your life, and cant’ seem to follow through? Frustrating isn’t it?  So often people tell me that they know what to do and… Read More

Help for when you want to get healthy and can’t seem to lose weight

Do you feel helpless about getting healthy because your weight is higher than what “it should be”? Do you believe nothing you do will make a difference unless you lose weight?

Weight and health

Do you worry about leaving dieting behind for fear of the health consequences? If so, you are not alone. It is hard to miss the message that obesity is dangerous to health. As a result, most people believe… Read More

What am I supposed to do if I don’t diet?

If you read my last post, hopefully, you now realize that dieting can do more harm than good. And you might be thinking, “well, what am I supposed to do if I don’t diet? ”  Over the next… Read More

Let’s NOT diet in the New Year

Hi Everyone! Happy New Year! I think you would have to be living under a rock to miss the message that now is the time to set those New Year’s resolutions to “start your diet and lose the weight”…. Read More

An old diet wire or “I’ve blown it, now, so I might as well eat….”

  Before I share with you something that I’ve been thinking about, I want to take a moment to check in with you about what drew you to this blog post?  I am wondering if you are dealing with… Read More

Self-compassion and the holidays

Do those two things go together for you – self-compassion and the holidays?  Are you filled with understanding, acceptance and loving kindness, for yourself, during the holidays? I am imagining that if you are like most people, the… Read More