“Don’t think about a pink elephant.” You’re probably thinking about a pink elephant now, right? This is a classic example of how telling ourselves not to think about something is completely ineffective. Especially when it comes to food, trying to put too much emphasis on not doing something — whether that means not eating a … More How to Stop Obsessing Over Food
A few weeks ago I wrote about buying new pants, which is something I did for the first time in years. Part of the reason I buy pants so infrequently is because I generally stay the same size, so I don’t have much of a need for new items once I find something I like. … More Dealing With Days of Negative Body Image
Last year around this time, I made a post on Instagram about 30 things you could do instead of starting a new diet, such as Whole 30. Don’t get me wrong, there’s nothing wrong with eating more vegetables or choosing to avoid foods that make us feel sick. But plans like Whole 30 often end … More Do This Instead of Whole 30
A few years ago, I ran a half marathon, and during the race I remember seeing a shirt on a fellow runner that said “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me” with a picture of a pair of running shoes and a reference to Philippians 4:13. At the time, I thought it … More The Problem with “Christian” Diet Books & Blogs
A few weeks ago, I announced that I was releasing a devotional, and TODAY is the day! I’m so unbelievably excited to share this project, and my prayer is that it will encourage all of YOU to embrace God’s design for the role of food in your life: FREEDOM! This 20-day devotional explores the freedom … More Faith, Food, Freedom Released TODAY!