Tag archive for weight loss

How to up your movement sessions to 5 times per week

How to up your movement sessions to 5 times per week

Check in. Listen to yourself. Are you pushing yourself, or does your body carry you forward with a joyful momentum? A habit you can always do is so much better than an ambition you can’t First of all, are you alright exercising 3 times a…

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How to always know what to eat, forever

How to always know what to eat, forever

All you’ll ever need in order to choose what to eat, without a diet plan, calorie-counting or any of that jazz. This month, let’s look at quantity and eat a balanced diet, yo! Quantity, quality, and the macronutrient groupsEvery day of your life, YOU choose…

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How to eat when you’re hungry, and stop when you’re full

How to eat when you’re hungry, and stop when you’re full

Specifically, for weight loss, here’s the intuitive eating holy grail: Eat when your hunger is at 80%. Stop when you’re 80% full, ie satisfied, but not stuffed. Let’s learn how to recognise the signs Do you ever find yourself eating in ’emergency mode’? I do…

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How to up your movement sessions to 3-4 times per week

How to up your movement sessions to 3-4 times per week

  Can one of those exercise slots be at home? One of them be with a friend or partner? One of them involve relaxation? One of them be ‘babysitting’ (take the child in a buggy?) Is it time for a a challenge? Evaluation time: let’s…

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How to start an exercise habit, 3 times a week

How to start an exercise habit, 3 times a week

My critics might wonder, and laugh, at why I’ve been walking to the gym in my fitness outfit with my headphones on, only to turn tail at the electronic turnstile and walk straight back home. Well, guys, laugh you may, but I’m trying to entrench…

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How to get into a great weightloss mindset

How to get into a great weightloss mindset

“ Guilt. Shame. Self-reproach. Self-policing. Powering through. Pushing yourself. Taking failure to heart. Wishing surgery on your body parts. Believing that you will never. Rushing. Setting unrealistic goals. Just generally thinking, actually. Stop that already.  Perceptual shift is key, if you want to lose weight…

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Lose weight without dieting: three books you need to read

Lose weight without dieting: three books you need to read

Before beginning another diet (how many have you tried, actually?), do yourself a favour and consume these three intelligent, nourishing reads. You’ll find there’s another way to eat, another way to treat yourself, and another way to lose weight. These are my top 3. Liberating…

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Weight gain when stopping breastfeeding – myths and fears

Weight gain when stopping breastfeeding – myths and fears

I’ve talked to several women these last few weeks who are anxious about their body going outta control when they stop breastfeeding. Here’s some science (and some philosophy) to help you trust the process The worries women bring to me, as an eating psychology coach,…

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Eating habits: may this year be mindful

Eating habits: may this year be mindful

Do you have an aspect of your life that repeatedly begs for understanding? Mine’s habitual overeating. This year, I’d like to make a tectonic shift Happy eating habits – or eating happits, as they should be called. For very special, and very happy periods of…

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How I started running (with a newborn)

How I started running (with a newborn)

 From powerpramming and pelvic floor in the skatepark to pounding the turf for real I’m an uncompetitive soul My friends would never credit it. Yes, me, the least sporty of us all. The one who was never picked for a team even at rounders. The…

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