How to Feel Your Feelings Instead of Eating Them

How to Feel Your Feelings Instead of Eating Them

I used to work for a bank doing corporate communications and media relations. I basically got paid to sit in a cubicle all day and write about mortgage rates and new credit cards so the bank could make more money. I worked with great people, but I hated that job. It...

What if We’re Thinking About Willpower All Wrong?

What if We’re Thinking About Willpower All Wrong?

“I have no willpower around carbs.” “It’s sweets! I absolutely cannot have them in the house or I’ll eat the whole bag!” “I was good all week and then I just went crazy this weekend at a friend’s BBQ. I wish I had more willpower at those things!” I can’t tell you how...

Living With Purpose

Living With Purpose

Do you ever feel like you’re moving through your life on auto-pilot? Like you just keep going through the same motions every day? Even when they’re not really working for you? You want to do things. You want to make changes. You want to create a fabulous, rich,...

Why My Mom Hates Eggplant – And Why You Should Care

Why My Mom Hates Eggplant – And Why You Should Care

My mom hates the word “eggplant.” She loves to cook with eggplant, loves to eat eggplant, she just hates the word eggplant. “It’s such an ugly word,” she would always say. “Who would want to eat something called an ‘eggplant’? The French call it ‘aubergine’ which is...

What Overeating Is Really About

What Overeating Is Really About

"I have no willpower around carbs.” “It’s sweets! I absolutely cannot have them in the house or I’ll eat the whole thing!” “I was good all week and then I just went crazy this weekend at a friend’s BBQ.” I can’t tell you how many times I hear one of these when talking...

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