Imagine what your life would be like if you felt good about your body and stopped worrying about food.
- Are you tired of struggling to lose weight to feel ok?
- Are you confused about what to eat?
- Are you turning to food when you’re tired, angry, lonely or bored?
- Do you weigh yourself often just to be frustrated because that number is never good enough?
- Do you feel like there has to be a better way to feel good about your body and yourself?
If any of this resonates with you, maybe it’s time to take a different approach. I work with people who are ready to get out of diet mentality and finally make peace with their bodies. I don’t believe in measuring success with weight loss and unattainable goals. Instead, I focus on a heart-centered approach to wellness, where your mental health and self-esteem are just as important as your physical health.
For years, we’ve been fed negative messages about food, the perfect diet and weight loss. We’ve been told we just need more willpower and self-control. And, yet, even among the nutrition experts, there is conflicting advice about the right way to eat and what to eat. This has led to confusion about what to eat and how to have a positive relationship with food.
Diets have been shown to actually cause weight gain over the long term. Restricting food, even under the guise of “HEALTH” can be damaging. On the other side of controlling food is usually overeating and a binge.
It may be hard to believe but there isn’t any scientific evidence to support any theory of how to lose weight and keep it off. Failed attempts at weight loss have kept many of us in a pattern of endless self-blame and shame.
What makes my approach different?
I believe health is holistic, meaning I look at everything that affects you…the food you eat, how you eat, how you talk to yourself, if you have healthy relationships, if you have something you’re passionate about. All of these things affect your health. They also affect how you feel about yourself and your relationship to food.
My approach is empowering, not punishing. I look at challenges you might have with food as an opportunity to explore what they might mean to you. I believe that everyone’s relationship with body, weight and food is unique. Trying to control eating is a temporary, often damaging short-term fix. When we remove judgement and criticism, positive, long-term changes are possible.
I work with people to address their eating challenges, body image, and various nutrition related concerns. I support my clients with strategies and nutrition options that are nourishing, doable and sustainable.
Taking care of yourself from a place of self-love and compassion has more lasting and healthy results.
Let’s work together on helping you feel better!