Anti-racism and mindfulness

The last few weeks have been A LOT. . If you are feeling confused, overwhelmed, overjoyed, angry, urgent, afraid, hopeful, hopeless, or a combination of all of the above, you are not alone. . What we have seen in terms of anti-black racism, policy brutality, white supremacy, and the concentric circles of white anger, defensiveness, […]

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Sometimes generosity is about receiving, not giving

Traditionally we think about generosity as giving to others – material goods, services, help, kindness. But I would argue that as other-oriented as we may be, sometimes true generosity looks like accepting from others. Think of the joy you receive when you give to others. When that person realizes that you have considered their feelings […]

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Mindfulness for Dietitians: Where Science and Spirituality Meet

For all my dietitian, nutritionist, therapist, and health coach friends: . Meditation is a tool that can help us both personally and professionally as clinicians, and it can be a useful complement to a mindful eating practice if we learn to teach it to our clients. . Meditation changes both the structure and function of […]

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Why mention Trump in a book about loving your body?

My stomach lurched when I realized that I had received my first 1-star Amazon review. Of course it did. What author doesn’t hope for solid 5-star ratings? And when you release a piece of yourself into the world in the form of a book, you make yourself very vulnerable and there is no way to […]

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Eat to Love Book Release Event – February 28 – New York City

Join me on February 28th for the Eat to Love book release event at Deepak HomeBase, on the mezz at ABC Home with Supermodel Emme.   Eat to Love, A Conversation on Transforming Your Relationship with Food, Body, and Life with Jenna Hollenstein and Emme Your ticket includes a copy of my new book, Eat […]

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How to sustain your meditation practice…even when it’s bumpy and messy and imperfect.

Hi there! Many of us struggle to maintain or even begin a meditation practice because of the difficulties inherent in sustaining it. In this week’s video I share a personal story – one that is still unfolding – about how I’m working with my practice through its inherent ups and downs. Please enjoy and, as […]

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