On Self Acceptance: 7 Things I’ve Learned to Accept About Myself (and tell me yours)

A theme that’s been coming up in my client sessions these past couple of weeks is self-acceptance. It’s common that when I start working with women, their sessions are filled with “shoulds” (ex. I should work harder, be a better mother, be able to get this whole food thing right), and constantly beating themselves up for ways that they’re inadequate or unlovable. It’s no surprise that many of these women struggle with food and self care. When we disapprove of ourselves in so many ways, a deep…

Why do you want to lose weight?

Hello from freezing cold NYC! I am tucked away in a coffee shop in Brooklyn in three layers, a scarf, and a hot cup of coffee, and my toes are still numb. Oh well, I’m trying to look at the winter time as being “romantic”. Let’s see how that goes… 🙂 I want to talk today about why we tend to fixate on a specific weight that we strive to be, a certain size pants that we want to fit into,  or a particular way that we want our body to look. What I’ve seen in my own life and by coaching many…