A dietitian’s top 10 personal food guidelines…and why you should find your own.

“You gotta nourish to flourish.”

 

As a dietitian, I often get asked about my own eating habits and the “food rules” I live by.  I struggle with my response for two reasons:

  1. I hate rules, especially when it comes to food. It is important to reframe them as guidelines or practices.
  2. It doesn’t really matter what I eat. What matters is what YOUR body wants you to eat.

Is your mindset on stress more harmful than your actual stress? [Hint: Probably.]

“Hardiness is the courage to grow from stress.”

–  Salvatore Maddi, Psychologist at the University of Chicago

For so long, the mindset around stress was to just not. And that meant avoiding it, lessening it, or getting rid of it. Afterall, this is the stuff heart attacks are made of, right??

Wrong.