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Mindful Eating

From Thanksgiving to Trashgiving: How to Be More Mindful

Pam Lilak | Posted 11.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Pam Lilak

According to a USDA report, 35 percent of perfectly good turkey meat purchased in the United States does not get eaten. In 2013, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) estimated that $277 million worth of turkey was thrown away over the Thanksgiving holiday.

3 Ways To Take Your Health And Happiness Back After Losing Them

Michele Lian | Posted 11.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Michele Lian

If you're stuck in a rut that's affecting your mind, body and happiness in negative ways, here are three actionable steps you can start implementing right now to get the wheels of much-needed change turning:

ICYMI: Why Writers Run And How To Cope With Terrorism Anxiety

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 11.21.2015 | Healthy Living

ICYMI Health features what we're reading this week. In light of last week's attacks in Paris, we spent time with a piece about anxiety in the face of ...

Yes, You Can Lose Weight During the Holidays (And Still Be Happy)

Naomi Teeter | Posted 11.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Naomi Teeter

Here are six ways I lost weight during the holidays (and have maintained my weight loss every holiday since):

Feel Like Giving Up on Your Diet? Here's What to Do

Michele Lian | Posted 11.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Michele Lian

I'm not implying that you should be a quitter at life, but in life, you have to know when you need to quit because it's the only way to move closer to success. Here are some subtle (and not-so-subtle) signs that you should give up on the diet you're on.

The #1 Mistake All Dieters Make and How to Fix It

Michele Lian | Posted 11.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Michele Lian

Here's why: Most people who are trying to lose weight are using this one thing that will make them fail again, and again, and again....until they lose hope and give up altogether.

8 Things My Toddler Taught Me About Mindful Eating

Jen Picicci | Posted 11.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Jen Picicci

Yeah, I knew how to put food in my mouth and chew and swallow before she came along 18 months ago, but now I feel like I really understand what it means to be a mindful and intuitive eater, just by observing her.

Have Some Bubbly. By Yourself.

Terri Trespicio | Posted 10.29.2015 | Women
Terri Trespicio

I arrived the other night in the Twin Cities for a client meeting, and stayed in an ultra-swank hotel in downtown Minneapolis. The kind of place you walk into and, thanks to the genius lighting scheme, sculptural elements, music and overall vibe, you feel way cooler than you have any business being.

The 6 Things People Who Have a Healthy Relationship With Food Don't Do

Michele Lian | Posted 10.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Michele Lian

For many of us, these extremes of eating has made thriving and surviving more difficult to do. So how should we be eating in a way that's classified as "normal" or balanced? Well, for starters, here are five qualities that normal eaters DON'T have.

Are you Eating to Live or Living to Eat? There's a Better Way.

Amy Jones | Posted 10.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Amy Jones

It is our body's wisdom that knows the true value of what it is we need. Embracing Soulful Eating is about throwing the fads, the numbers and the food obsession out the window. Your inner guidance knows what you need far beyond anything else you've tried.

The One Mental Shift You Need to Make to Stop Overeating

Michele Lian | Posted 10.08.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Michele Lian

Have you ever woken up and gone into your day with an intention to eat well, stick to your workout routine and be 'good'? Probably. I've done it t...

3 Unexpected Ways to Feel Confident About Your Body Right Now

Michele Lian | Posted 09.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Michele Lian

Surface solutions like shopping for a new dress or shade of lipstick can help you feel better for a little while, but they don't get you to unwrap the real issues that are gnawing at you from the inside out.

The 5 Fastest Ways to Kill Your Weight Loss Progress

Michele Lian | Posted 09.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Michele Lian

How do you spot kinks in your own plan that have the potential to lead you off course with your weight loss goals, or worse, get you to quit forever? Here's what to look out for and how to nip them in the bud.

6 Things That Happened When I Stopped Hating My Body

Michele Lian | Posted 09.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Michele Lian

When I was ready and started loving my body, amazing things started to happen, like these six revelations:

5 Healthy Habits Every Ambitious Woman Should Have

Michele Lian | Posted 09.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Michele Lian

Here's what I've been doing to get closer to regaining that balance, and how you can too.

Memories of Food Are Powerful

Margaret Marshall | Posted 08.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

Celebrate a birthday, share fun times with loved ones, and it's all about the memory. Take a vacation and your most prized souvenir is your memories...

How I Overcame Body Image Issues And Let My Eating Disorder Go

Rachel Brehm | Posted 08.17.2015 | Women
Rachel Brehm

Originally posted on I can't really explain how my pregnancy taught me to eat intuitively until you understand why eating was such...

6 Words to Transform Healthy Eating

Hiba Giacoletto | Posted 08.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Hiba Giacoletto

Instead of reacting to this, I simply noticed the thought and sensation and feelings that were showing up, without immediately reaching for the bread. And then I told myself: I can eat whatever I want.

3 Words That Can Trigger Cravings

Michelle May, M.D. | Posted 08.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Michelle May, M.D.

These words strip away your choice and your power. You're an adult, so unless you have a serious food allergy, so you can have anything you want. You are simply making a choice.

Are You an Adventurous Eater?

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 07.27.2015 | Taste
Dr. Susan Albers

See one of my favorite pictures from my group trip to China last year. Check out this menu. There are over 240 food options! Some items were fami...

So Long, Sniff Test: New Tech Tells You When the Milk's Gone Bad

Van Winkle's | Posted 07.24.2015 | Technology
Van Winkle's

Scourge of cereal, corrupter of coffee, cause of more spit takes than a Donald Trump press conference: rotten milk has ruined many mornings. And yet our only defense against the potentially stomach-souring effect is the simple, unreliable sniff test.

Want Health? You Can't Get There From Here

Michelle May, M.D. | Posted 07.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Michelle May, M.D.

In the name of "getting healthier," a lot of people use short-term strategies in an attempt to address their long-term goals. They eat shakes and ba...

Embrace Feeling Hungry

Dr. Bernadette Rock | Posted 07.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Bernadette Rock

Ever feel so hungry that your lack of food causes you to become angry? It's a state that's defined as "hangry." Ever feel "hangry" when food service i...

Intuitive Eating: Breaking Up With My Eating Disorder

Pamela Brill | Posted 06.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Pamela Brill

When I turned 40, I decided to end a dysfunctional relationship I'd stayed in for almost 30 years. As abusive and emotionally draining as it was, I s...

Not in Control of Your Weight?

Dr. Bernadette Rock | Posted 06.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Bernadette Rock

Did you know that we only have control over approximately 15 percent of what happens in our daily lives? So about 85 percent of what we plan and hope ...