Posts Tagged ‘food psychology’
How To Get Your Kids Onboard To Healthier Eating
Have mealtimes in your home become a battle of the wills? Do your kids turn up their noses at the nutritious meal you just prepared? Kids and teens are notorious for being vocal about their picky or inflexible eating preferences. Eating well doesn’t have to be hard or boring, or mean that you and your…Read More
Do You Struggle With Health-Related Goals?
A few years ago, a counseling client sat down in my office and looked at me with a guilty expression on her face. I typically start sessions by asking how the time between sessions has been. We check in on goals, review reactions to situational stressors, and reflect on new learnings over the past week. …Read More
Stress Eating: What Are You Trying To Feed?
What Is Stress Eating? Stress eating or “emotional eating” is eating in an attempt to make yourself feel better. In other words, to feed a psychological need rather than a grumbling stomach. Too often we feed our bodies when it’s our souls that are starving. If this is you, don’t beat yourself up. Biologically, stress…Read More
Friday 5: Health and Wellness
Here are my go to spots this week for finding solid information about your mental and physical well-being! Many of us “moralize” food choices. Marketers use words like “sinful” and “heavenly” in the context of food. This article from The Washington Post explores how ‘guilt-free’ foods are a lie. (The Washington Post) Have you decided to…Read More
The Perfect Recipe for Family Meals
As a counselor working with families, one of the biggest complaints I hear is that kids and parents feel “disconnected” even though they are living under the same roof. Family members are swamped with demands of work, school, and personal hobbies. Time together sometimes falls by the wayside. I often suggest penciling time around the…Read More