I Have Nothing to Wear!

You are standing in front of your closet and have no idea what to put on to wear today. You think “nothing will look good on me”. You reluctantly take out a pair of pants and a shirt and put it on. You look in the mirror and immediately rip these clothes right off your…

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The 2 Steps You Must Take for an Intuitive Eating Experience this Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day weekend is coming which reminds me that the warm weather is here to stay and the cold winter is behind us. I love the summer, being outdoors, breathing in fresh air and spending fun relaxing time with family and friends. It also means barbeques, pool parties and vacations which all involve food.  …

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Say Sayonara to the Idea of a “Perfect Bikini Body”

It seems like we don’t have any “in-between” weather anymore. You know the kind of weather I mean. The days of cool breeze where you wear a light “spring jacket” or sweatshirt as you run your errands. Nope, we’ve gone from the cold of winter to the hot humidity of summer, even though it’s not…

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Treat Mom to a Mindful Mother’s Day

This Sunday is Mother’s Day! Give your mom a gift every mother deserves: relaxation and meaningful together-time. I’m sharing below a few gift suggestions to show your mom how much she means to you!   Spend time together. Now that you have a busy life of your own, you probably don’t see your mom as…

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Powerful Strategies to Conquer Overeating – The Final 3!

Have you been following my series Powerful Strategies to Conquer Overeating on The Diet Free Zone Show? Last month I shared with you the first 3 strategies to conquer overeating and today I will share the final 3. But before I do, let me remind you what the first 3 strategies are. Strategy #1: Be…

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A Mindful Eating Lunch Experience at the Kitchen Table

Rush, rush, rush! That’s how most of our days are. There never seems to be enough time to do the things we need to do.   How does that affect your eating? Do you stop during the day to actually sit down at the kitchen table to eat your lunch? Or, if you are at…

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Being Intuitive and Mindful in Your Morning Routine

If you are like most people, your morning is one mega rush! Quick jump out of bed, shower, get dressed and run out the door! You’re lucky if you grab a coffee and muffin to eat in the car as you head out to start your day. Or, you stop at the local convenience store…

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What’s Holding You Back from Saying YES to a Path of Intuitive Eating?

I’ve just completed launching my program Freedom to Eat Forever and I’ve spoken and emailed with a lot of you. Many of you were ready to jump in and leave dieting behind for good. And some of you were hesitant. That’s fine, I respect that. You just weren’t ready.  Yet, it’s important to explore the…

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The 3 Biggest Mistakes that Keep You Yo-Yo Dieting

Are you tired of jumping from diet to diet without seeing the weight loss you are hoping for?   Do you find yourself frustrated and wondering any of the following…   “It is so hard to stick to my diet. I always feel deprived of my favorite foods and end up giving in to them”…

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I Ate a Feta Cheese Veggie Quiche. Would You?

Have I mentioned recently how wonderful it is to be an intuitive eater? Yes, I know I have and my hope is that you are moving forward on your intuitive eating journey.   I want to share an example of why it’s so wonderful to be an intuitive eater.   I’m just back from vacation…

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Red, Yellow, Blue, White…Does it Matter?

So, you are probably wondering what I am talking about. Why am I listing a bunch of colors in the title of this blog?   Well, studies show that the color of your plate has a lot to do with how much you eat or don’t eat.   I discuss this on this week’s episode…

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5 Tips to Help You Eat Less

If you’ve been working on losing weight by following diet plans, you are probably eating a certain amount of food that the diet tells you to eat. But the truth is, there are other strategies that you can use to help you eat less.   Learn about those strategies on this week’s episode of The…

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After the Party Detox Diets and Cleanses

It’s 7 days into the New Year and I’ve already received several emails from people asking me for a detox diet, cleansing system or quick fix method to jumpstart their weight loss for 2015.   If you’ve been following me for a while and are in tuned with my philosophy, I don’t advocate any of…

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5 Ways to Handle Food Pushers

You’ve probably experienced what I am about to talk about.   There you are at a friend’s home for dinner. It’s dessert time and she brings out a homemade apple pie. You left room for dessert, but you truly don’t feel like having apple pie. You much prefer to have the fresh berries with a…

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5 Easy Ways to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

The holiday season is here and if you are concerned that you will gain weight like in past years, let me assure you that it doesn’t have to be that way.  Holiday weight gain often comes from mindless eating such as eating fast without even tasting the food, munching mindlessly on hor d’oeuvres before dinner…

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Will I Lose Weight with Intuitive Eating?

I get this question a lot. People are interested in a way to break free from dieting. They no longer want the food restrictions and the feelings of deprivation. The calorie counting and calorie tracking with the many apps out on the market that are not always accurate.   Intuitive eating is a new concept…

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“Good” Foods and “Bad” Foods

Do you have a list of foods that you consider as “good” or “bad” to eat? How do you feel if you eat a food on your “good” list? What about on your “bad” list?   One of the first things I help my clients do is to get rid of the food lists. Foods…

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Introducing The Diet-Free Zone Show™

I’ve been writing about intuitive eating for some time now. So I thought I’d try something new to help get my message out to more people.   I’ve decided to create my very own show on YouTube.   Yep, I did.   So, yesterday my assistant and I buckled down and taped 6 episodes of…

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Does Your Home Environment Trigger Mindless Eating?

Mindful eating is a crucial step on your path to becoming an intuitive eater. Mindful eating involves developing a special kind of awareness that you bring to the table when you eat. Mindful eating is less about what you eat and more about the way you eat.   When you eat mindfully, you become aware…

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What Does it Feel Like to Eat Without “Food Worry”?

Fantastic, terrific, freeing, amazing….I could go on and on.   If you recently attended my free webinar, or watched the replay, you heard my story, the highlight of which (in my opinion) is that for many years I was “on” a “healthy meal plan” (notice the quotation marks) that I created for myself and “followed”…

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