clean your plate or else…

A few months ago I was discussing the challenges of overcoming emotional eating with my sister. “So is it always bad to eat emotionally?” she asked. At first glance, you…

Read More

peace is every step

Thich Nhat Hanh is a Buddist monk from Vietnam. Last week I mentioned that I had recently listened to an audio recording of one of his books, Peace is Every…

Read More

seven types of hunger

I’ve recently been reading Mindful Eating by Jan Chozen Bays, a Zen teacher, Buddhist abess, pediatrian, and mindful eating educator. Among other things, I loved Jan’s concept of the seven…

Read More

birthdays and balance

  “Let food by thy medicine” is a popular quote attributed to Hippocrates, the ancient Greek physician referred to as the “father of medicine.” This same message is taught by…

Read More