The Metabolic Power of Pleasure

If you want to boost your metabolism, you need to make sure you’ve included pleasure in your diet. Pleasure catalyzes the relaxation response, telling the body to relax. This, in turn, increases metabolism and calorie burning. Remember, the stress response decreases our metabolism. By turning on the relaxation response, we counteract that, and fan that […]

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Re-Becoming an Intuitive Eater

When you were born, you were an intuitive eater. Your body knew when it was hungry, and when it had eaten enough. But our well meaning parents, had other ideas. They had meal times, and required you to eat then, even if you weren’t hungry. Or you might have heard, “No snacks.  You won’t eat […]

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How Do You Do Weight Loss?

Weight loss has traditionally been approached in a masculine manner. This means you count calories or fat grams, exercise intensely, believe in ‘no pain, no gain’, watch the scale, and focus on the end goal to the exclusion of the process. It is a linear, goal oriented method based on will, and reliance on numbers. […]

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Working with an Eating Psychology Coach

When you work with an Eating Psychology Coach you stand to gain: A new food-body relationship. You’ll make peace with food, instead of fighting it. Under stress your metabolism slows and calorie burning decreases.  When you slow down and relax, your metabolism is fired up, and you experience increased calorie burning.  It’s a win-win situation. […]

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10 Things an Eating Psychology Coach Wants You to Know

Stress is causing you to gain weight. Relax, and change your life. Stress chemicals cause decreased metabolism and decreased calorie burning. The relaxation response counters these, and alters your metabolic state. Your metabolism is fired up, and calorie burning is increased. There is no one-size-fits-all diet. You are unique and so is your metabolism. Experiment […]

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Relax into 2017

Did you start 2017 off with the usual diet resolutions? If so, stop! There’s a better way. Instead of berating yourself into change, try something new. What if you could relax into change? It’s true. Stress chemistry makes it practically impossible to lose weight and keep it off. Stress is not your metabolic friend. A […]

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