How To Eat Mindfully

How To Eat Mindfully

Mindful eating; it’s a hot topic right now and with good reason. Despite it’s image, you don’t need to be a monk or a travelling yogi to practise it, and it benefits everyone! In the US and UK our eating culture is far from mindful. We often grab our...
Why I Could Never Recommend Calorie Counting

Why I Could Never Recommend Calorie Counting

  There are a few reasons why I would never recommend calorie counting for weight loss.   Calories In vs Calories Out. We have all heard statements like: it’s a simple matter of physics, Calories equal energy so if you consume less calories you’ll lose...
Do You Need A Digital Detox?

Do You Need A Digital Detox?

What’s the first thing you do when you wake up? Kiss your spouse good morning? Have a good stretch? Marvel at the coming of a new day?   I check my phone.   In fact, I’m checking my phone even before I’ve fully opened my eyes, squinting at it and trying to...
Evolved To Eat

Evolved To Eat

  Have you ever wondered why we feel hunger? Have you ever wondered why, even when we are full, we find pleasure in eating? The answers to these questions lie in the history of our evolution.   Life on Earth started around 3.8 billion years ago with a tiny,...
Can We Think Ourselves Thinner?

Can We Think Ourselves Thinner?

What if successful weight loss had nothing to do with counting calories or cutting carbs? What if all you had to do was pay complete attention to your food while you’re eating? Mindfulness. It’s nothing new, in fact it’s been in Buddhist culture for centuries, but...