What have I learned while recovering from my emotional eating habit?
In-depth discussion of self-care: what it is, what makes it so difficult, why it's so difficult to commit to for many, and how we can come out better in the end.
On talking yourself out of wanting to losing weight, and why this mentality never helps.
All the reasons in the world why clean eating is a myth, a joke, blah blah blah.
The idea of "fine in moderation," quite frankly... is bull. That's right. I said it.
For some reason, eating healthy is often brushed off and regarded as a "white people thing..."
Q: Erika, I've accepted that I'm an emotional eater. I'm getting my kids used to not having unhealthy snacks in the house... I just don't know what to do about Halloween!
When I first began phasing processed foods out of my life, the most difficult part was the fact that I always felt hungry. Sure, I was eating three square meals a day, but I was always starving. I mean, we're talking "OMG I HAVEN'T EATEN IN 3 MONTHS (or hours, whatever) I'M GONNA DIEEEEE" starving, [...]
Why I made the decision to give up drinking juice, and how I've benefited from it.
Once upon a time... long, long ago... I can remember going to the grocery and buying a 4-pack of coffee drinks. I'd bring them into the house, not let anyone know I bought them and hide them in my bedroom. They wouldn't last throughout the whole day. I'd even say that they probably [...]
A four-step plan for defeating a sugar addiction.
Discussing intuitive eating against calorie counting.
Dr. Peeke's new book, and learning to literally retrain your brain.
Q: Erika do you find anything wrong if on occassion you just want that scoop of ice cream or to try a small piece of cake…
My food philosophy, demystified.