The Mindful Balance Podcast

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In the season finale of 'The Mindful Balance', we address breaking the overeating-restriction cycle. Delve into the emotional forces behind this pattern and discover practical ways to disrupt it. Learn to manage cravings, tell hunger from habit, and use a simple, powerful strategy to break free. Join us for insights into cultivating a healthier, more balanced relationship with food.
E23 - Breaking the Cycle of Overeating
The Mindful Balance Podcast
Episode 22 of The Mindful Balance examines setting realistic, healthy weight goals. We discuss the impact of social media and cultural pressures on unrealistic expectations and emphasize celebrating your body's capabilities. I share personal experiences and focus on body autonomy, guiding you towards sustainable and happy weight goals. This episode empowers you to create weight goals that respect your health and happiness.
The Mindful Balance Podcast
Episode 21 of 'The Mindful Balance' tackles the common feeling of 'I've tried everything' in our health journeys. We discuss the issues with mismatched diets, the value of consistency, and how mindset plays a crucial role. Understand how thoughts can lead to self-sabotage and the importance of patience and resilience for real change. We also delve into how seeking help can reveal blind spots in our behavior. Join us to reframe your approach to health and uncover new wellness paths.
E21 - When Nothing Works
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E21 - When Nothing Works
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Today's Mindful Balance episode addresses managing eating habits during holidays and special events. Post-Thanksgiving, but applicable to any celebratory occasion, we discuss why setbacks like overeating occur and how they don't equate to starting over. Learn to see these instances as learning opportunities and how to realign yourself without self-judgment. Get practical tips on maintaining progress and handling the mental challenges of holiday overeating.
E20 - Overcoming a Setback
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E20 - Overcoming a Setback
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This episode delves into food freedom versus 'free-for-all' eating. I debunk myths, highlighting the true essence of food freedom and its difference from unrestricted eating. Learn about choosing foods that honor your body, understanding hunger cues, and building trust in dietary choices. This episode guides you towards a balanced, enjoyable, and fulfilling relationship with food, away from strict dieting.
E19 - Food Freedom or Free for All
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E19 - Food Freedom or Free for All
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In this episode of Mindful Balance, I discuss the 'Pink Elephant Paradox' and its effect on eating habits. Learn how trying not to think about certain foods makes them more tempting, and why labeling foods as 'off-limits' can lead to obsession. I explore how our brains react to suppression and how cognitive dissonance impacts our eating behaviors. Join me to challenge diet culture myths and embrace a healthier approach to eating.
E18 - Eating and The Pink Elephant Paradox
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In this Mindful Balance episode, I delve into the link between emotions and eating habits, particularly in challenging times. I explore the evolutionary roots of emotional eating, society's influence on our food relationships, and how our brain functions affect eating behaviors. I offer insights on breaking the emotional eating cycle and practical advice on managing urges. Join me for a compassionate approach to understanding and controlling emotional eating, one mindful choice at a time.
E17 - Eating When Life Gets Tough
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E17 - Eating When Life Gets Tough
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In today's Mindful Balance episode, I delve into the power and challenges of streaks in health and wellness, inspired by my 43-week workout journey. I'll cover the importance of consistency, mindset, and self-compassion, offering insights on viewing exercise as self-care and overcoming resistant thoughts. Learn about creating a supportive environment and avoiding an all-or-nothing mindset. Understand that streaks motivate, but don't define our progress and worth.
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Today's Mindful Balance episode delves into emotional eating, inspired by "Brain over Binge." We challenge traditional approaches, examining behavior patterns vs. identity and various strategies. Our goal: a fresh view on breaking ingrained habits for a healthier food relationship. Join us for insights into the mechanics of our behaviors and paths to better eating habits.
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Today's Mindful Balance episode addresses nighttime eating, a topic often kept secret. We explore the psychology behind why night turns into a struggle, from craving "me time" to deceptive self-talk. Understand the triggers, challenge your internal narrative, and learn strategies for a healthier food relationship. Join us to debunk myths and navigate twilight temptations.
E14 - Cravings Strike at Night
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E14 - Cravings Strike at Night
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This episode tackles the “Right Way Mentality,” the belief in a one-size-fits-all solution, leading to cycles of high expectations and disappointments. Our host shares her journey of breaking free from the pursuit of perfection in dieting and lifestyle. It's perfect for those caught in solution hopping, offering insights on overcoming self-doubt and indecision. Learn to carve your path with kindness and courage, embracing habits that suit your unique needs and preferences.
E12 - Are You A Solution Hopper
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E12 - Are You A Solution Hopper
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In today's Mindful Balance episode, we dissect motivation and willpower in weight loss. Ever fluctuated in motivation or puzzled over the scale's stagnation? We offer a new view on these emotions and progress tracking. Understand motivation vs. willpower, the scale's true role, and how to self-generate motivation. Explore progress measures beyond the scale and tips for days with low motivation. Get ready for a fresh approach to reaching your goals.
E11 - Motivation, Willpower, and the Scale
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In this Mindful Balance episode, we delve into "The Last Supper Syndrome" and the scarcity mindset. Discover its impact on daily life, links to emotional triggers like FOMO, and its historical background. Learn about your brain's role in food choices and practical ways to shift from scarcity to abundance thinking. Gain tools to change your food narrative, balancing immediate desires with long-term health goals.
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This episode is a must for anyone struggling with food choices, offering tools to enjoy food without guilt. Discover why labeling foods as 'good' or 'bad' can trap you, and learn about Food Habituation for overcoming food anxiety. We discuss Mindful Eating's role in transforming your food relationship and introduce two strategies for including 'fear foods' in your diet. Realize that trust, not willpower, is key to a healthy food relationship.
E09 - Your Ticket to Food Freedom
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E09 - Your Ticket to Food Freedom
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Explore the transformative power of your brain in our new episode on metacognition. We delve into the science behind positive thinking and growth mindset, and how they shape health and weight-loss goals. Discover the complexities of brain wiring, the potential of neuroplasticity, and strategies for mental sculpting, including mindfulness, affirmation, and visualization. Learn how to authentically transition to positive thinking and incorporate it into your daily life.
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Join us for an intimate chat on self-sabotage in this episode of our podcast. Ever acted against your better judgment? That's what we're diving into, along with "buffering" habits like endless scrolling. I'll share four powerful questions for self-reflection that can alter your journey. Picture us on a cozy couch with your favorite drink, ready to confront these challenges.
E07 - The Ghost of Self-Sabotage
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E07 - The Ghost of Self-Sabotage
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Today on The Mindful Balance: Unraveling sustainable weight loss. Learn why diets like keto often fall short, get insights from 'The Diet Fix' by Yoni Freedhoff, and discover the blueprint for long-lasting change with balanced meals, protein importance post-40, and effective exercise. Explore how mindset and habits drive transformation. This week's challenge: Apply one weight loss strategy and observe its impact.
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Today on The Mindful Balance, we're demystifying cravings. Understand the science behind them with hormones like Ghrelin and Leptin, uncover habit loops that lead to unnecessary snacking, and learn strategies to disrupt these patterns. Gain insights on tuning into hunger cues and creating a mindful pause between craving and eating. Dive into understanding and managing cravings effectively.
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This episode of The Mindful Balance explores the power of asking for help, especially with body and food issues. Learn why seeking help is often seen as failure, signs indicating it's time for assistance, and how to ask for support in one simple sentence. Dive deep into overcoming fears and empowering your wellness journey.
E04 - The Power of Asking for Help
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E04 - The Power of Asking for Help
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In today’s episode, we’re exploring the concept of mindful eating and addressing the challenge of transforming our relationship with food. I’ll share my personal experiences with emotional eating and offer actionable tips to cultivate mindfulness during meals. Find three practical, easy-to-do tips on how you can slow down, appreciate your food, and really start listening to what your body needs.
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This episode focuses on taking the first step towards change. I'll share personal insights and strategies to conquer mental roadblocks. Learn about visualization, community support, and celebrating small victories. It's a guide for anyone transforming their health, body, or eating habits. Remember, every journey begins with one step, and you deserve health and happiness. Join me on this empowering path!
The Mindful Balance Podcast
Welcome to "The Mindful Balance," a podcast where Rachel, a nutrition and mindset coach, empowers women in their 40s and 50s. Discover how to break free from fad diets, embrace balance, and confidently reach goals. Get valuable nutrition, mindset, and habit tips, and learn to live a life of wellness and self-empowerment, all while enjoying your favorite foods.