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Zest Bingo – Accountability

Zest Bingo – Accountability

  Fun, Fun, Fun! Looking for some accountability and a little fun?   You get both with Zest Bingo in July! Our focus in July is accountability - but not to a diet, or someone else, it's accountability to yourself. To help you get started I've created a fun...

Mini-Training – Challenge The Food Police

Mini-Training – Challenge The Food Police

[progressally_vimeo_video id='1' vimeo_id='338800040' width='600' height='350' ]   “Scream a loud “No” to thoughts in your head that declare you’re “good” for eating minimal calories or “bad” because you ate a piece of chocolate cake. The Food Police monitor the...

Zest Mindful Eating Activity

Zest Mindful Eating Activity

    [progressally_vimeo_video id='001' vimeo_id='333864051' width='600' height='350' ]   This is a guided eating activity to help you grow your awareness and experience of the many senses involved in eating, which all together ultimately contribute to...

Boosting Your Satisfaction – Mindful Eating Checklist

Boosting Your Satisfaction – Mindful Eating Checklist

  Discovering the satisfaction factor of food is really important – because then: Food is bringing joy to your life, and We're less likely to overeat when the food we eat is satisfying. In our Mini-Training: Satisfaction & Enjoying Your Food we looked at the...

Mini-Training – Satisfaction & Enjoying Your Food

Mini-Training – Satisfaction & Enjoying Your Food

  [progressally_vimeo_video id='1' vimeo_id='326959811' width='600' height='350' ] Discovering the satisfaction factor of food is really important – because food is then bringing joy to your life, instead of taking your joy away! And interestingly, when we eat...

Distraction Checklist

Distraction Checklist

  Meal-time distractions can prevent us from hearing or feeling our fullness. Download a copy of this checklist and see how many of these distractions you routinely have around while eating. Action: How about making one meal-time each day a 'distraction-free'...

Mini-Training – Honouring Fullness

Mini-Training – Honouring Fullness

  [progressally_vimeo_video id='1' vimeo_id='321015200' width='600' height='350' ] We’ve already talked about hunger and fullness before, and looked at the many stages on the appetite scale. It's normal in the early stages to find it easier to connect with and honour...

Insider Interview – Kara McMurray

Insider Interview – Kara McMurray

  [progressally_vimeo_video id='1' vimeo_id='311309849' width='600' height='350' ] Let's do this journey together!   Each and every one of us is learning things, overcoming things, and finding little ways that things work better or don't work better when it...

Emotional Eating – Actionables

Emotional Eating – Actionables

  We want to connect with our emotions in a healthy way, instead of using avoidant strategies like emotional eating to ignore them - as while these strategies are effective in the short term, they don't serve our health and happiness in the long term. In this...

Masterclass – Emotional Eating

Masterclass – Emotional Eating

  [progressally_vimeo_video id='1' vimeo_id='305668838' width='600' height='350' ] Welcome to our Masterclass about Emotional Eating with psychologist Julie Pelletier, from EmbodyHope.com. To truly become an intuitive eater we need to honour our appetite by...

Succeed At What Matters To You in 2019

Succeed At What Matters To You in 2019

  [progressally_vimeo_video id='1' vimeo_id='308857831' width='600' height='350' ] Happy New Year and welcome back to Zest in 2019! Now first up let me say - this is a totally optional journal for you to work through. So if you're the kind of person who loves to...