Things didn't suddenly become perfect when I lost 180 pounds. Yes, I am happier and healthier than I was before my journey started but if you think my life resembles anything like what you see on TV or in the movies you are sadly mistaken.
I guess I only know this. The vendors keep dishing dietary epiphanies in bite-sized, moronic morsels almost every day. We never seem to see the elephant in the room and most of us can't seem to wait to get in line.
Fictionalized happy endings are the stuff of fairy tales. Sanitized, Photoshopped endings are the stuff of television and movies. They're nice, of course, but they don't have the lasting impact of real, imperfect stories that highlight perseverance and courage.
Healthy eating is a hot topic these days, and specific diet regimens are even hotter. But the truth is that that isn't one right way for everyone. Period. What's working for your best friend may or may not work for you.
Taking five minutes to practice Tai Chi out of the 1,440 minutes given to you in each day is truly not that much. And when you consider the mountain of scientific evidence supporting health benefits from Tai Chi, it seems like a great deal.
A couple of weeks ago, my sister got hit in the face with a horse, and the pounds have been dropping off ever since. It seemed unfair to keep this revolutionary weight loss breakthrough to ourselves, so I am writing to share it.
Being a woman (cis, trans or otherwise) means that you grow accustomed to men and sometimes women commenting about your body on a regular basis without provocation.
Protein plays a large role in today's weight-loss diets, however, overloading your body with protein may cause more harm than good. How much protein d...
You eat from the moment of birth to the moment of death. Eating gives you life and sustains you. It brings you joy, zest, vitality, and builds relationships. It can also bring illness, sadness, chronic pain, isolation, and for some, a premature death. It all depends on your relationship with food.
Consider how much time you commit to shaping your ass versus the time you commit to opening your heart. Let's redefine what the face of sexy looks like.
This community is about fake sweeteners and zero-point soup and grossing yourself out with your own body.
We're all quite impulsive when it comes to food, and even more so when it comes to high-reward foods. Kids are even more vulnerable, and kids with higher impulsivity are a great target audience for advertisers. All the more reason to try and limit kids' exposure to these ads.
Despite what Hyman and other well-renowned experts claim, many conventional practitioners refuse to acknowledgement food intolerances, erroneously dismissing them as "fad diets" or claiming a lack of scientific evidence.
By evaluating the total marathon experience, we can identify key components that make running an entirely unnatural distance so appealing, and consider how we might apply them to health behavior change.
Today is International No Diet Day. In other words, food lovers, it's a day to fall off your "don't even think about it" dietary regimen, and dig in to you heart's content.
Trade in the arrogance of dieting for the confidence of body wisdom! Mindful eating is a non-judgmental, flexible approach that frees you up to focus on living your life instead of counting, weighing, measuring and obsessing about food.