Are you a nutritional renunciate or householder?

Key Points: 1. The archetypes of the “Renunciate” and the “Householder” have their roots in Eastern spirituality, but apply quite nicely to Western nutritional struggles. 2. Which of these sounds harder? Making progress by entirely giving up foods you enjoy, or making progress despite not doing so? 3. Each path has its positives and negatives, … Read more

Should You Count Calories? Part 3: Another Way

Key Points: 1. Tracking your eating, movement, and self-care habits can be done instead of or alongside calorie counting. It will be much more effectively sustainable than calorie counting alone. 2. Building your “Nutrition Owner’s Manual” helps answer two crucial questions. “What should I eat?” and “When should I eat?” These are highly personal and … Read more

Should You Count Calories? Part 2: It’s Personal

Key Points: 1. Nutrition is incredibly personal. Fad diets aren’t. 2. I’ve provided two unique tools that will help you figure out the best strategy and tactics for you, specifically. 3. Strategy is the overarching plan behind the goal you want to achieve. Tactics are the specific actions you take to achieve it. Estimated reading … Read more

Yes, You Can and Should Enjoy What You Eat

Key Points: 1. Too many people think they can’t enjoy what they eat and reach their nutritional goals. This isn’t true.  2. This belief leads to unsustainable, overly-restrictive eating. 3. Start building your “Worth It Foods List” to help you overcome this belief.  Estimated Reading Time: 3-6 minutes I want to touch on something I’ve … Read more

Your “All or Nothing” Mindset is Holding You Back

Key Points: 1. Most of us subconsciously think we need to be perfect in order to make progress towards our goals. 2. This incorrect belief is highly detrimental to lasting results. 3. Leaving behind your “all or nothing” mindset is easier with a system in place. Estimated Reading Time: 3-6 minutes We’ve all done it…Eaten … Read more