Are you struggling to understand how letting go of diets can really help you find and maintain a healthy weight? Struggling to believe you will be able to stop eating cake if you do? Well, the first thing you need to do is to reflect on your own history-the proof is there! It is one […]
This is a common statement that is used by clients when they first come to me. What they fail to realise is that this belief most likely stems from ‘fatphobia’ – they are afraid of reaching their natural weight. Dieting makes us feel like no amount of food will ever satisfy us which is why […]
Here I explain the REAL reason why you are constantly stuck in the diet cycle and how your feelings of failure have nothing to do with you.
Here are my top practical tips to help you start liking the body you are in.
The thing that many people do not understand is that when you are struggling with food, it is often because you have a poor body image. This usually stems from the world around us – society, culture…they lead us to believe that we have to look a certain way or be a certain size to […]
There is a lot of talk about emotional eating these days, especially within the diet industry where it has become somewhat of a stigma. But what is it? Is it ok? And if so, at what point does it become a problem? Emotional eating is actually a very normal and common phenomenon. It is the […]
On Thursday, I had a really moving and pivotal session with a client who has been struggling to let go of diets, as so many are. She was worried that not dieting would just give her the excuse to eat everything and she would lose control. The irony is that by dieting for over 3 […]
Diet culture is a belief system that focuses on and values weight, shape, and size over well-being. This often means that you evaluate your self-worth by how much you weigh and what you look like compared with others This may also include rigid eating patterns that, on the surface, are in the name of health, […]
The Channel 4 show ‘How to lose a stone in 21 days’ focuses heavily on ‘tackling’ obesity using the Body Mass Index (BMI) as a measure. It claims that an 800 calorie, severely restricted, low carb diet is appropriate for people who fall into the ‘overweight’ or ‘obese’ category. But what does this really […]
I have openly talked about my past struggles with food. Throughout my 20’s I battled with a crippling eating disorder. It was a sad, painful, and miserable existence, which I am not going to get in to now… But what I will say about my experience is that it is why I am so passionate […]