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159-Live Q&A Session October... Nothing Is Off Limits!

The last time we did a live recording, the episode quickly went to the top chart! That live Q&A session on Facebook was almost a year ago! There’s so much fun to do... We are well overdue for another one... Just like the last one, we recorded this one over a Facebook Live during our yearly Going Beyond the Food Project online conference. In this episode I discuss Last episode, I talked about an article that was published by Huffington Post on September 19th, 2018 that sent shock wave in...


158-“Everything You Know About Obesity Is Wrong”... Almost!

An article was published by Huffington Post on September 19th, 2018 sent shock wave in the world. The article titled “Everything You Know About Obesity Is Wrong” by Micheal Hobbes is controversial... is challenging all of our societal beliefs around obesity all of them. From obesity is the #1 enemy of health to dieting throws it all in the air... and also explains why we suffer so much when stigmatized with weight issues. Is it all true? Almost... Although I agree with most certain...


157-Make Peace with Food & Body

Tired of fighting with your body and food? Exhausted of being in a constant struggle with yourself and willpower? Did you know that it doesn’t have to be...? You can change your relationship to food and your body and finally be at peace. Our yearly online conference is back to support your journey to Make Peace with food and body. The Going Beyond The Food Project is a free online conference starting Oct 8-19th 2018. During this event, you’ll have FREE access to over 22 talks from...


156-7 Lessons From Accepting My Body

My journey towards accepting my body has been hard but one of the most rewarding difficult processes I have ever done. I have learned many lessons in this journey which I’ll be sharing with you in this episode. 7 life lessons I have learned and that have seeped through my whole life. But I want you to know something... right now! Body acceptance is possible for all of us. That is, accepting our body for what is. Taking the focus on what your body looks like and instead focusing on what...


155-Why You’re Stuck and What to Do!

Do you feel stuck? You want to change yet you can’t get started or perhaps you’ve started the process of change and it’s not getting you where you want to be? I hear a version of that everytime I engage with a new client. I mean, I’ve been there myself. There is a part of my life in which I’m there right now. There is a reason why you are stuck and no, it’s not because something is wrong with you or the program you're on. In fact, the reason is in between your two ears. The solution is in...


154-How to Stop Binging Cycles

Binging is defined as a period, usually short, of excess something. In the case of binge eating, it’s excess eating. It's usually done alone and or hidden from our environment. My approach, as always, is based on taking responsibility. It’s an empowering model of transformation. The solution is within us. If you are looking to blame something out of you to resolve binge... like food, sugar, what people did to you... this is not the right podcast for you. Feeling empowered resides in the...


153-The Solution to Food Addiction

Food addiction is a very sensitive subject... and let’s say very controversial. It’s one of these subjects that get people very polarized. It’s either one way or the other. I used to see addiction, food addiction being one of the possible addictions, as this black or white subject. For instance, sugar is addictive and should be avoided for the rest of my life. All forms of sugar were dangerous... like viciously dangerous. But then I evolved... I opened myself to different viewpoints....


152-Finding the Courage to Do What’s Best for You with Jessica Tomasko

Finding the Courage to Do What’s Best for You In this special bonus edition of The Beyond the Food Show podcast, I’m sharing a powerful case study that will show you how transforming your relationship to food is not only possible without willpower but also transforming your entire life: kids, partner, work and all! To kick off this new segment of the podcast, I’m showcasing the story of one of the members of our Academy community, Jessica Tomasko. Jessica is in her 40’s, a mother of 2,...


151-How Much Is the Desire to Control Your Food & Weight Really Costing You?

How much is the desire to control your food costing you I’ve decided to write and speak about this topic of “Cost” after a lot of reflection. I was hesitant because I know the values and beliefs that many of us have around money and how sensitive it is for many women. After months of thinking, I’ve decided to speak publicly. Cost and money are the #1 reason why women do not take their knowledge to the next level, thus, creating changes and transformation in their lives. Nothing will ever...


150-Boost Your Self-Confidence in 4 Steps

Many women wished they had been blessed with more self-confidence so that they can achieve their goal. Thinking that if they had received the gift they would, too be where others are. Here’s the good news, ladies... self-confidence is a learned skill. Meaning, you can learn how to improve self-confidence. With the 4 steps that we will review today, you’ll be able to practice and foster an environment that will lead you to improve and boost self-confidence. One thing to understand first is...


149-Ask Me: People Pleasing: How to Stop Being a People-Pleaser

How to Stop Being a People-Pleaser Are you a people-pleaser? Where did that come from? How did you become one? These are the questions you have to ask yourself to be able to know how to stop being a people-pleaser. But, what is a people-pleaser? A people-pleaser is one of the nicest and most helpful people you know. They never say “no.” You can always count on them for a favor. In fact, they spend a great deal of time doing things for other people. They get their work done, help others...


148-Case Study: How Carol’s Journey Beyond Food Resolved the Food Issues

Case Study: How Carol's Journey Beyond Food Resolved the Food Issues Is it possible that talking about food in an attempt to resolve food issues could be the wrong approach? Is it possible that the more we focus on food the more we cause ourselves to have issues with food? Today, we will look at a case study. Case study is defined as a process or record of research in which detailed consideration is given to the development of a particular person, group, or situation over a period of...


147- Quiz: Is It Time to Try the Non-food Approach? Is it Time to Stop Dieting?

Is It Time to Stop Dieting? "Have I ever done anything else than dieting? Could it be why I'm constantly failing? Should I be trying something else? Is it time to stop dieting?" Do you ask yourself these questions, too? If you do, this episode if FOR YOU! As we've all heard Einstein's famous line, "Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results." So, perhaps it's time you try the non-food/non-diet approach. But what is it? Let's imagine your car's...


146-Ask Me: My Weight Struggle As A Nutritionist

Overcoming Weight Struggle As A Nutritionist Stephanie, how do you deal with your weight struggle? This was the starting point of this episode. A podcast listener submitted this question, and I sat on it for weeks. At first, I've got to be honest, I took offense... then I reflected. Why is this offensive to me? Because I know that answering this question is going to ruffle feathers. My viewpoint on weight is significantly different from most health experts’. I live it every day... since...


145-The Food Freedom Map – Your Path to Intuitive Eating

The Food Freedom Map Do you eat for other reason than hunger? Eating because you are stressed, frustrated, bored, or because you deserve it? Do you believe in eating more intuitively and would love to trust yourself, but are losing self-respect because you aren’t following through? Are you tired of dieting, over-exercising, and yet another fad program? Or, are you overeating or binging and wish you could just be a normal eater? Who wouldn’t be fed up by these scenarios? Do you feel stuck...


144-The Mindset Shift of Successful Women

What is the ONE mindset shift we must do to change our relationship to food? I asked industry leaders, women who have successfully changed how they relate to food, what they did. It's simple yet so powerful tips and advice from women like you. Most of the time "life-changing experiences" are generated by mindset changes not from food. The challenge is that we are being taught by weight loss and diet industry that changes will come from food and exercise. The truth is: IT'S NOT the case....


143-Ask Me: My Favorite Things... Right Now!

Visit for complete show notes of every podcast episode This is a special episode of The Beyond The Food Show Podcast... It's all about my favorites things. The things I love, the things I use daily and the things I can’t live without! This question came in from many people... you wanting to know about my personal life beyond the food lol! So here it is! You will find a downloaded document in this post where you can print all my favorite...


142-Being Honest With Yourself with Cristina Curp

You have to be honest with yourself and really clear with your intention behind changing your food habits. Are you playing the internal game " Oh it’s for health …." when really secretly what you want is to lose weight? You got to stop that! This kind of game is mayhem for your mind... In this interview with a friend of mine, Cristina Curp, we get real... both of us about being honest with ourselves, body image issue especially with those with scars... self-care and how challenging it can...


141-I Just Need to Be Tougher on Myself...An Easier Way!

Are you using discipline towards yourself as a motivator? Or at least hoping that it will motivate you? So many of us have been using that motivational "stick" for years... maybe even decades... without really being successful. We keep trying and say to ourselves: If I can be tougher on myself, it would work..." Or "I'm just too soft... if only I could be tougher"… and we keep trying. We keep shaming ourselves, beating ourselves up or punishing ourselves for "bad" behaviors in the hopes...


140-Back Pain: Game Changing Approach with Steve Ray Ozanich

Back Pain: Game-Changing Approach Chances are you are one of the 31 million Americans experience low back pain at any given time. Low back pain is the single leading cause of disability worldwide, according to the Global Burden of Disease 2010. When I asked my community members what the top reasons were why they eat beyond hunger, chronic pain came in second. That feedback motivated me to share my own journey with pain in episode 138 "Things I'm afraid to tell you" but I hadn’t share with...