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100 Days Challenge: Day 29 Hand-held foods
Thursday, September 25, 2014      10 comments

It starts innocently enough. You reach for a few potato chips or a handful of nuts. Maybe you open a bag of M&M’s. As soon as the first handful is gone, you reach for another... Read more
100 Days Challenge: Day 28 Don't eat because it's "there"
Wednesday, September 24, 2014      10 comments

How often do you reach for food just because you see it? For example, as you walk past your friend’s desk at work, you grab a handful of corn chips and munch away. You do... Read more
100 Days Challenge: Day 27 Eat dessert only when it's "special"
Tuesday, September 23, 2014      9 comments

Consider making a policy that you will eat dessert only when it’s special. This label includes not just the food itself, but also the setting and the people you’re with.... Read more
100 Days Challenge: Day 26 When food disappoints you
Monday, September 22, 2014      10 comments

When Sally noticed that someone had brought a chocolate three-layer cake to work, she decided to have a piece of it at her afternoon break. But when she took the first bi... Read more
100 Days Challenge: Day 25 Smaller amounts, less often
Friday, September 19, 2014      12 comments

You don’t need to stop eating all of your favorite foods in order to manage your weight. Instead of avoiding yummy treats such as ice cream or chocolate-chip cookies, pla... Read more
100 Days Challenge: Day 24 Eat for satisfaction
Thursday, September 18, 2014      7 comments

Imagine drinking a delicious cup of coffee, tea, or even hot chocolate. As you sip on this hot beverage, you smile with pleasure. The drink feels quite soothing and nurtu... Read more
100 Days Challenge: Day 23 Savoring food
Wednesday, September 17, 2014      9 comments

Did you taste it? Really taste it? If you aren't sure you're actually tasting your food, try "savoring" it. This is a great way to increase awareness of your food. ... Read more
100 Days Challenge: Day 22 Multi-task with food
Tuesday, September 16, 2014      8 comments

I don't agree with diet advice that says you should NEVER do anything else when you are eating. Certainly, to eat with awareness, you have to pay attention to what’s in f... Read more
100 Days Challenge: Day 21 Eat with awareness
Monday, September 15, 2014      8 comments

Bob usually did a lot of things at the same time. While he was eating dinner, he would read the paper, watch the news on TV and try to talk with his family. Often B... Read more
Days 11-20 completed!
Saturday, September 13, 2014      10 comments

You've come this far in your 100 Days… Don't stop now! If you're struggling to stick with it, push yourself to finish one more day. You'll immediately be another day cl... Read more
100 Days Challenge: Day 20 Half-off special
Friday, September 12, 2014      4 comments

Serving sizes aren't usually a problem when you're at home or have pre-measured foods. But sometimes determining the right portion amount becomes challenging. For an eas... Read more
100 Days Challenge: Day 19 Eat reasonable amounts
Thursday, September 11, 2014      10 comments

It's so easy to eat too much! Serving sizes have a sneaky way of growing over time. It doesn’t matter if you’re counting calories, fat grams or carbohydrates. You still ... Read more
100 Days Challenge: Day 18 Retrain eating patterns
Wednesday, September 10, 2014      10 comments

If you struggle with the clean-your-plate rule, and just can’t bring yourself to throw away what’s left on your plate, retrain yourself gradually by leaving one small piece of... Read more
100 Days Challenge: Day 17 Stop wasting food
Tuesday, September 09, 2014      8 comments

As a child, were you told you should never waste food? I sure was! I grew up on a farm and there were some pretty tough times financially. So I learned to eat or save ever... Read more
100 Days Challenge: Day 16 Nurturing power of food
Monday, September 08, 2014      10 comments

After a long, stressful day, Kathy grabbed a pint of chocolate cherry ice cream from the freezer, and then sank into her couch. As she ate the ice cream straight from the ... Read more

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