Tag Archive: thoughts

Change

How to Actually Change

We've located the best health information in the world and we've even tested it on ourselves and experienced positive results and yet most of us bounce back to unhealthy habits time and time again. Why is it that people find it so hard to make change?

Meditation on Nothing Lotus Blossom

A Meditation on Nothing

There’s something about the promise of variety, novelty and sheer quantity. The other day, while I was at my trainer’s studio, I noticed a popular women’s fitness magazine on the coffee table. Mixed in with the usual headlines (flat belly, sexy legs, yada yada yada), one line with an eye-popping number grabbed my attention: “860 MOVES FOR A HOT UPPER BODY.”

Talk Back to Food

Talk Back to Food

You cannot have two thoughts at once. Trust me, I have tried to defy this law, but I find it to be unassailable. While I am busy thinking about FOOD, I cannot also be thinking about what I want to accomplish in life. I also can't be tuned into the thoughts, words or feelings of my husband, my kids, my co-workers or my friends. I find this upsetting, especially because I actually care more about those people than food. Does anyone else have this kind of close and distracting relationship with food? I've been thinking and writing a lot about it lately since being on vacation (a time when I suspend my food rules.)