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Mindful Eating

6 Things That Happened When I Stopped Hating My Body

Michele Lian | Posted 03.25.2016 | 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 a...

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 famili...

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

Van Winkle's | Posted 07.24.2016 | 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 07.15.2016 | 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 bars...

Embrace Feeling Hungry

Dr. Bernadette Rock | Posted 07.02.2016 | 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 06.29.2016 | 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 06.05.2016 | 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 ...

Perfectionism and Eating

Michelle May, M.D. | Posted 05.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Michelle May, M.D.

"If I'm wearing clothes, the laundry isn't done!" We all burst out laughing at the absurdity -- and the stinging truth -- in this statement made by ...

Mindful Eating, ADHD and Nutrition

Mark Bertin, M.D. | Posted 05.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Mark Bertin, M.D.

With or without ADHD, in the moment most of us do not attend much to eating. We tear through a favorite food with little awareness at all. We make choices around food to eat or buy without much thought.

17 Weight Loss Hacks That Have Nothing To Do With Diet Or Exercise

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 05.13.2015 | Healthy Living

Jason Loucas via Getty Images Diet and exercise are essential for maintaining a healthy weight. You know this. What you might not know, however, ar...

10 Things to Do Instead of Mindless Eating

Jenn Hand | Posted 05.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Jenn Hand

Sometimes, the urge to eat that second (or 17th) cookie is so intense it feels like there's this crazy war in your head, screaming, "Yes, yes, yes, ea...

From No Diet Day to No Diet Life

Michelle May, M.D. | Posted 05.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Michelle May, M.D.

May 6 is International No Diet Day, a day established to challenge the cultural attitudes and values that contribute to chronic dieting, weight preocc...

Emotional vs. Physical Hunger: 4 Ways to Tell the Difference

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 06.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Albers

Here are four questions to ask yourself when you need to spot the difference between an emotional tug for comfort and a genuine need for nourishment. The good news is that with some practice, you can become an expert at decoding the meaning behind your cravings.

How Eating Mindfully Can Nourish More Than Just Your Body

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 04.25.2015 | Religion

When we're busy at work, it's easy to quickly scarf down a meal at your desk or skip a healthy lunch altogether. But what does this kind of eating do ...

What Makes 'Liking Your Body' So Damn Hard

Isabel Foxen Duke | Posted 06.14.2015 | Women
Isabel Foxen Duke

The deal with "body image work" that we all need to get hip to, and that I hope mental health professionals will discuss with their clients in more depth as time goes on, is that loving our bodies as they are today requires a commitment to being proudly ourselves in spite of potential judgments by others.

3 Social Strategies for Staying Fit

John Rowley | Posted 06.16.2015 | Healthy Living
John Rowley

Decide to make healthy choices at your next social function. Deciding in advance that you're going to make good choices and not giving yourself an option to do otherwise is helpful. If it's not a scheduled "cheat meal" then don't make it one.

We Are Earth Walking

Amanda Hessling | Posted 05.26.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Amanda Hessling

Dearest Friends -- Now is the time to remember who we are. We are not as the corporations would have us. Our value is not in our ability to consume ...

Bored, Blue or Blah? 4 Ways to Cope

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 05.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Albers

Do you munch when you are bored? Most of us do! Here are some easy, scientifically researched ideas on how to beat boredom eating.

How to Escape the Mindless Eating Trap

Dr. Melissa McCreery | Posted 05.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Melissa McCreery

It can be hard to figure out how to stop something that you are doing automatically or without paying attention, but shifting from mindless to mindful eating can lead to tremendous changes with overeating, weight, and your health. Here are five steps to break the autopilot eating cycle and stop mindless eating.

Can Choosing to Eat More Mindfully Free Us From a Dieter's Mentality?

Gregg McBride | Posted 05.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

Fact is, if we ate more mindfully, many of us wouldn't even need an actual diet plan to lose excess weight and feel better about ourselves and our bodies in the present moment.