Do you believe that there are “bad” foods that prevent you from reaching your goals? Why or why not? Continue reading 30 Days of Mindful Eating: “Bad” Food
Are your current eating habits and nutritional patterns pushing you closer or further from your goals? Write about what direction your current eating habits are steering you in and how that makes you feel. Continue reading 30 Days of Mindful Eating: Reaching Towards My Goals
What three words would you like to be able to use to describe your relationship with food? Write each one down with why it is important to you to achieve that word when it comes to how you feel about food. Continue reading 30 Days of Mindful Eating: Ideal Three Words
What three words would you choose to describe your current relationship with food? Write each one down with an explanation as to why you chose each word. Continue reading 30 Days of Mindful Eating: Three Words
Take an account of what your typical meal time looks like on a daily basis. Do you eat standing up? Do you eat on the go? Do you eat distracted? What do you think these habits are doing for your goals and feelings towards food? Continue reading 30 Days of Mindful Eating: Typical Habits
Some foods make you physically healthy and those might look a little different from the ones that make you mentally healthy. Both are important in you diet. Make a list of both and compare. Do you find yourself in a cycle of being overly restrictive and overly indulgent of those mental happiness foods? Write about it. Continue reading 30 Days of Mindful Eating: Physical and Mental Health
Write down what you think mindful eating is. Write down what you think mindless eating is. Identify these behaviors in your own eating. What are you doing that is mindful? What are you doing that is mindless? Continue reading 30 Days of Mindful Eating: Mindful vs. Mindless
Do you find yourself looking at food as calories for weight gain & weight loss more than you do as nourishment for performance, wellness, & survival? Write about how you feel towards calories & then how you feel toward food. Compare the difference.
Black Iron Nutrition is offering a 30 Day Mindful Eating Challenge that includes journal prompts and tasks to help bring more mindfulness to our relationships with food. And I’m in! This post is in response to today’s prompt to keep myself accountable and get the most out of my participation. If you’re interested in joining the free challenge, sign up at Black Iron Nutrition’s website here. Continue reading 30 Days of Mindful Eating: What Does Food Do for You?
After our trip to Barcelona, we took one week to visit one of my favorite cities in the entire world: Rome. In fact, I love it so much, I almost moved there about two years ago. (I even had the tickets bought and everything, but that’s a whole different story.) This trip was my first time back since then, so it was significant for me to be able to spend time soaking in the Eternal City. Continue reading alla Romana: Working Out and Eating in Rome
Barcelona is beautiful. It’s streets are linked together like lattice-work and its art nouveau architecture is unique in the world. I’ve had the opportunity to visit twice now and on this second trip, I was introduced to its Crossfit community. Continue reading Crossfit in Barcelona
As a frequent traveler and a Crossfit athlete, I often find myself in Crossfit boxes where I’m training in my non-native language. In fact, I’ve done most of my Crossfit training in Brazil, so hearing instructions in Portuguese is essentially my default. That also means I’ve developed quite a few skills for learning how to deal with training in a language where I may not be 100% fluent. Or, worse yet, where my fluency goes down the more my central nervous system is taxed. (Don’t talk to me in Portuguese after heavy deadlifts – it just won’t work!) Continue reading Crossfiteira: Training as a Foreign Athlete