I used to be out of control around food on the weekends and then promising myself I’d be good again come Monday morning.
I would move back and forth between being in control around food (counting, restricting, depriving, obsessing) to full blown sabotage and being out of control.
I could never get on top of my relationship with food or my weight.
I didn’t realise at the time that it was all driven by fear and anxiety.
You don’t need to get caught in this destructive way of thinking that food is either good or bad or you’ll never have a balanced relationship with food.
I call it All or Nothing Thinking, and it’s one of the six key blocks and barriers I’ve identified that stop women from losing weight!read more
Many women overeat because deep down they feel that they are not good enough and they don’t deserve to be successful. Could this be you?read more
I used to think I was just too greedy or lacked willpower and self-control. As I specialised in the area of emotional eating, sabotage and weight as a psychologist, it has become so clear to me that there are six key blocks holding women back with their relationship with food and their weight.read more
The more control we exert on food, the more it does the exact OPPOSITE of what we want to achieve! Our need to have control over food is neither what we are truly seeking, nor even the solution to what we’re trying to achieve–it makes everything WORSE, in fact! What we are truly craving is balance, confidence, and PEACE around food, right?read more
Imagine if you knew how to relax and give yourself healthier ‘me time’ WITHOUT food.read more
Are you grabbing the chocolate, the chips, the ice cream or the cheese because you feel like you just love the food too much? I want to share with you the real reasons as to why you're grabbing these foods and emotional eating. So with many women, when I first start...read more
I want to share with you why trying to gain more control over food should not be your end game.So here's the thing about control.It really lures us in, right?We all want to feel that feeling of feeling in control around food.Now, the issue with this is that we only...read more
What’s REALLY going on when you emotionally eat & how to stop it.read more
Happy new year !!! Some research has shown that only 8% of people who make new year’s resolutions don’t succeed in keeping them. But so many of us continue to make new years resolutions around weight loss. What’s the missing link? I'll explain why they don't work and...read more
For many of us the festive season is a time to indulge, have fun and connect with our friends & loved ones. This a time when we start to relax our eating and our healthy behaviours that have been in place all year. Perhaps we are out a few more times a...read more
We are the sum of many parts. We all have a part of us that wants us to stay stuck and safe, and the part of us that wants the best for us. In the Freedom Program, we explore your 'current' self, and your 'future' self. Your current self is the version of you, as...read more
The Christmas period and catch ups can be a very triggering time for us. I know for many women, if they have put on weight in the last 12 months, they can start comparing themselves to this time last year, and feel like a failure. Even if you haven’t put on...read more
Learn How To Create A Balanced & Flexible Way of Eating I used to revolve my life around food. Everything was so planned and in control and it felt good until.....I could no longer stick to the diet, which resulted in a massive blow out and things would spiral out of...read more
This time of year can be very triggering for many women, as well as feeling tired and stressed (big emotional eating trigger!!!) Watch this video for some tips on how to navigate your eating at this time of year. ...read more
Are you worried that your eating is a bit out of control leading up to Christmas? In this video I will share with you the number 1 trigger I see at this time of year that can pack on the pounds. More videos with tips leading up to the silly season are coming your...read more
In this short video I unpack WHY we engage in self sabotage. It's one of the most complex areas because it happens outside of our conscious awareness and it's so incredibly powerful. If we don't have an understanding or awareness of our saboteurs, we can just assume...read more
All or nothing thinking where you are either in control OR out of control is one of the most challenging areas to shift. It is a journey. In the video, I share 2 quick tips for you to start to reduce your all or nothing thinking, and therefore start to make peace...read more
Check out my new blog around how screen time can be affecting your eating and weight gain. If you are interested in more effective psychological strategies, I invite you to join my FREE 5 Day Food Freedom Challenge We kick off on Monday 16th October. It's the final...read more