The Free Life Podcast

Creating a Family Manifesto

Today we're going to talk about creating a family manifesto. Often I talk to moms who are concerned with raising their kids with a positive mindset around food. Today we're going to dive into my thoughts on the best way to help your children have a healthy...

Feeling Full

Today we're going to be talking about feeling full. This is the third and final episode in the miniseries we've been going over the past few weeks. This episode is all about feeling full, how it makes you feel, and different degrees of fullness.

Types of Hunger

In this episode we will talk about the types of hunger. It's a follow up from the last episode about timed meals. I'd recommend listening to that episode first, and come back to this after. Some people just need to understand the types of hunger, and in this episode...

Timed Meals

This episode is all about timed meals to help you reconnect with your body. Timed meals are not for everyone, but in this episode, I'll share the ins and outs of timed meals to help you discover if it's a strategy that's right for you when it comes to your...

The Power of Language

I'm so excited to talk about the power of language! Language plays such a huge role in how we see ourselves, how we relate to our bodies, and how we think about what's possible not just in terms of our relationship with food, but also in what we believe we're capable...

Tips for Daily Practice of Mindful Eating

I'm excited today to be talking about mindful eating. Mindfulness, in general, is one of the top things I get asked about. In this episode, I'm sharing my top tips and strategies for making mindful eating part of your daily routine. Show Notes If you struggle with...

Go All In to Let Diets Go

If you're exhausted from years of up-and-down dieting, it probably time for you to go "all in" to let diets go. In this episode, I'm sharing all about intuitive eating—how to listen to your internal queues about hunger and fullness to know how much to eat—so you never...

Body Talks with our Kids

Wondering how to bring up the subject of body image with your kids and family in a way that feels natural? In this episode, you'll learn practical ways to bring the "body talk" into conversations with your kids, because as parents we have the responsibility to...

Food Neutral Home

This episode is specifically for the Moms out there—moms who've struggled with chronic dieting or yo-yo dieting who're now raising little ones. You want them to have a healthy relationship with food. You don't want to pass down your struggle, or maybe you're simply a...

Be a Dessert Snob

This episode is one of my favorite topics: being a "dessert snob"! The little things that you do in your life with food are going to empower you in so many other areas, and being a dessert snob is all about reminding yourself what you love, what is amazing to you, and...

Pleasure is Sexy

Pleasure! It's sexy and it's also necessary. This is actually such an important discussion in a diet-driven world that's rooted in doing things out of hatred of our bodies. We're exhausting our willpower on a diet-centric mindest that doesn't make us happy, and it's...

Uncover The Past First

Maybe you've heard it before: "uncover your past". Diving deep into past experiences can feel tough, but if you're looking to heal your relationship with food and your body, it's so important to identify the beliefs that you've been holding on to so that you can...

Within

"It is too late for me, save her." I heard this line over and over again from mothers as they dropped their daughters off at the eating disorder clinic where I used to work, and it was heartbreaking. But here's the thing—it doesn't have to be that way. Which is why...

Worthy

When you look up overeating online, these words come up: "eat too much", "greedy", "gorge oneself", "overindulge", "selfish". It's no wonder that people who struggle with weight have low self-esteem, feel weak, or believe life will get better only if and when they get...

Satisfaction

When we're talking about dieting, satisfaction is often the furthest thing from what we're feeling, right? Dieting is delaying satisfaction. We're saying we need to suffer or feel deprived in order to get to a place and when we get there, only then will we feel...

Calm

Right before you decide to go on a diet, do you make the choice from a state of calm, peace, and excitement, or do you make the choice from a place of chaos, feeling frustrated, like you just let yourself go, or wanting to hide until you shrink? For many women, it's...