A life of satisfaction and meaning seems to come from living according to our values. Knowing what our values are helps guide us in our beliefs, thoughts, words, and actions. The same goes for how we eat. . Most of us are driven by certain food values without even realizing it. Thoughtfully contemplating what matters […]
I am no fan of that old saying “You are what you eat.” It’s judgmental, inequitable, and unjust. But I do believe that we are significantly influenced by what we consume. And I’m not even talking about food here. . Many of us are consuming images and words and messages about food, about eating, about […]
Compassion can be mistaken for always being sweet and kind. True compassion, however, can have quite the edge to it. True compassion might mean confronting a friend about the triggering diet comments they make or defining and defending boundaries with family members around holiday meals. . Idiot compassion, on the other hand, allows you to […]
This holiday season, I would love to support you by answering your individual questions because if you’re having them, you can bet your butterball turkey others have the same ones. . Please type in your questions (with the link below) and I will answer them in an upcoming video series via Instagram and Facebook. https://bit.ly/jennahelp
Hi there, Today is my 45th birthday and I want to give you something to celebrate!! Before, during, and after the Thanksgiving holiday, I heard and read so many things about eating, weight, and body image. The good news is that there was an amazing array of body-positive, intuitive eating-inspired posts about how to hold […]
For the second week of our Halloween themed emails, I share how a line from my favorite horror movie reminds me of the current diet industry and their shape shifting offerings.
Halloween is a favorite holiday for me. Here I offer some words on how to make this one different.
Sending you much love and good wishes for the new year from Sicily. Please enjoy this video for some thoughts on pleasure and play and what we lose out on when we are trying so hard to fix ourselves.
Hi there! Now that we are at the halfway point of the “holiday eating season,” consider what are your moments of progress, awareness, and growth. In this week’s video I share two of mine and talk about why the magic is truly in the moments. What’s your moment?
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