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Mindful.org published the following post about breaking the “Should” habit. Resisting our negative thoughts is challenging. Mindful eating is an excellent tool to use because it can help you recognize your inner critic and make nonjudgmental food choices.
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Resistance is the cornerstone of all epic tales, from Star Wars to Harry Potter. Resistance creates heroes but its personal. Resisting daily meditation practice, struggling to do yoga or shortening an exercise routine is begging the question, why? Unravel the universal theme of resistance for your clients by reading The Thought Compass Newsletter.
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Join Megrette Fletcher, a co-founder of the Center for Mindful Eating, as she advocates for pleasurable, mindful eating and shame reduction to help manage blood sugars instead of restriction and weight loss. In this episode, she gives us a handy metaphor for understanding how our insulin works and how we can best help our own...
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Learn how to lower your blood sugar with mindful eating. This program will help people with type 2 diabetes learn what insulin resistance is, and how to sharpen your insulin knife by mindful eating and other lifestyle changes.
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Can mindfulness and mindful eating work when you have type 2 diabetes? Is the compassionate approach to health—Health at Every Size and Intuitive Eating paradigms—in alignment with diabetes management and treatment? Learn more in this interview with Megrette Fletcher, M.Ed., CDE, RDN.
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FREE! (Webinar) How Food Affects Blood Glucose: Exploring the Many Uses of The Blood Sugar Rocket Analogy (1 CPEU/CEU) FREE Webinar! Master a core counseling challenge with diabetes–teaching the interplay between food and blood glucose levels. Make it easier for you and your clients by learning and using the Blood Sugar Rocket technique. This approach...
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How does the non-diet approach make diabetes better? Learn how intuitive eating fits when a person has real health concerns are impacted by food choices like diabetes. Listen now to get some tips on how to make peace with food and continue on your Health At Every Size journey. Megrette Fletcher, diabetes AND mindful eating...
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What is weight neutral diabetes care? Why is it so important for healthcare professionals to embrace the HAES model for people with elevated blood sugars. This podcast explores these questions and more as Megrette explains that “This fantasy around weight has lead us to a) not treat the patient with diabetes or educate people around...
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My article Four Ways to Nourish Happiness with Mindful Eating was recently published on Mindful.org. You can start your practice by noticing joy, because pausing and looking for what is “good” in a situation when life is going your way will help you find these stabilizing feelings when you are faced with challenging situations. Read the...
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Teaching your clients with diabetes to focus on behaviors, rather than weight-loss is now possible. (No, weight loss is NOT a behavior–it’s an outcome!) Discover how you can uncouple diabetes care from weight loss! Discover how this change can actually free your clients to make changes that–paradoxically–can result in shifts in the scale. More importantly,...
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