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10 meditation apps to reduce anxiety and help you sleep

Posted on October 1, 2019 by Christina Turner. Categories: Mindfulness.

“Suffering is due to our disconnection with the inner soul. Meditation is establishing that connection” ~ Amit Ray Sometimes we use the words meditation and mindfulness interchangeably. However, they are actually two different concepts. Both have some great health benefits so today I wanted to give you a quick run down on what meditation and […]

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How to tell if you are emotional eating

Posted on September 8, 2019 by Christina Turner. Categories: Mindful eating.

Most of us eat with our emotions. Whether we’re sad, tired, upset, angry or happy, food is something many of us over our lifetime have learnt to use in response to these feelings. For some of us, it can result in frequent overeating which understandably in our current diet culture, lands us feeling guilty. So why […]

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What is binge eating disorder? (and why it’s going unnoticed)

When you think of someone with an eating disorder, what image comes to your mind? If you’re like most people, you might have pictured a very frail teenage girl?  This is often the image that we think of, these are the stories we most frequently hear and whilst these stories are incredibly important there are […]

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Why mindful eating is important

Posted on January 10, 2019 by Christina Turner. Categories: Mindful eating.

Unless you have been hiding under a rock of late, you’ll likely notice mindful eating is a bit of a buzz word. Unfortunately, it’s getting hi-jacked by the diet industry and is being promoted as a way to lose weight.

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Forget weight, let’s talk about weight stigma

You may have noticed I’m passionate about non-diet approaches to health.  In fact, the whole reason why I studied mindful eating was to explore anti-diet strategies my clients could use (and news alert – mindful eating is a fantastic non-diet approach skill!) Now if you’re new to the topics of diet culture and the non-diet approach, you […]

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The Top 10 Mindful Eating Apps

Posted on May 27, 2018 by Christina Turner. Categories: Mindful eating.

I’ve previously written many blog posts about mindful eating ph Apps. However, things change quickly in technology and so it’s time for a market update! What is mindful eating? If you’re new to mindful eating, you can read all about it by clicking here. In a nutshell, mindful eating means eating with awareness.  Why use mindful eating […]

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What’s the non-diet approach and how to start using it

If you’ve been following my shenanigans over at SOL nutrition, you’ll know I’ve been writing about this thing called the non-diet approach for quite sometime. If we’ve just met, maybe you’re wondering what is the non-diet approach? And why would Diet-itians be using it? Yeah, I guess it’s kind of a puzzling phrase. So let’s […]

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What does mindful eating mean? – Advice for hashtagging

Posted on December 10, 2017 by Christina Turner. Categories: Mindful eating.

What does mindful eating mean to me? Well, I feel like it’s time for a blog rant. My last little tirade was on the Paleo diet in 2014 (you can read it here on our sister website). So I’m well due for another rant, right? Mindful eating is actually HOT right at the moment. On […]

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Mindfulness resources – The top 15 mindful tools you can start using today

Posted on December 9, 2017 by Christina Turner. Categories: Mindfulness.

A lot of people ask me about my favourite mindfulness resources Meditation and mindfulness have become pretty mainstream and are no longer the domain of the ultra-enlightened. So it makes sense many folks are looking for easy to use mindfulness resources. I’d love to share my favourite straightforward (and) super useful mindful tools you can […]

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How I discovered mindful eating

“When walking, walk. When eating, eat.” ~ Zen proverb I discovered mindful eating by chance. It’s funny. It’s actually the most effective tool in my “nutritionist tool belt”. Yet, I didn’t study it in either of my university degrees. It’s also probably the most simplest nutrition strategy ever. Welcome to the SOL food blog. In […]