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Lynn R.

Lynn R., is a health psychologist who specializes in mindfulness-based interventions for weight management, stress, and a healthy lifestyle. She developed and researched a successful and innovative approach to weight management using mindfulness practice and the philosophy of intuitive eating.... Full Bio
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Mindfulness – A Very Productive Activity! by Lynn R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body I recently introduced a small group of women to the concept and practice of mindfulness. As usual, people were very enthusiastic, curious, and a little confused about ... Read on »
Better Eating and Living through Mindful Self-Compassion by Lynn R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body What better way to start the new year than with a dose of self-compassion. Instead of letting the winter blues set in, find out how to warm the heart and shut out the ... Read on »
Mindfulness Opportunities To Make Time For In 2015! by Lynn R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body As Jon Kabat-Zinn says, one of the ways to have more time is to take some of it for yourself.  And, as we start the New Year, now is a good time to set the intention to ... Read on »
Ho Ho Ho! Happy For a Reason by Lynn R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body H ow would you answer the question “What do you want in life?” As it turns out, many people say they want to be happy.  Yet, despite our relatively prosperous condition ... Read on »
Mindfully Having Your Holiday Treats by Lynn R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body We are smack in the middle of the holiday grazing period.  All of the break rooms are filled with candy, cookies, donuts, chocolate, cakes, and pies.  Brunches and holi ... Read on »
Feast On Your Life At Thanksgiving by Lynn R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body We all have many memories of past Thanksgivings. If you are like me, some are fantastic and a few are not all that great.  When I was a little girl and life seemed muc ... Read on »
A Mindful Halloween Meditation by Lynn R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body Yes, anything you bring your attention to turn it into a meditation—even Halloween! So, let me tell you a little story and share my meditation on Halloween.  Last year ... Read on »
5 Tips for People Too Busy to Meditate by Lynn R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body When someone tells me he is too busy to meditate, I know he is just the person that needs it most. The busier you are, the more you need to take time for a bit of mind ... Read on »
Mindfulness-based, Intuitive Eating – Learning to Trust the Body by Lynn R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body Your body is a magnificent instrument that is designed to move you toward a state of health on a moment by moment basis.  Just think about it works to heal your body w ... Read on »
Three Days to Less Stress – Meditation Can Help by Lynn R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body Everybody is looking for a quick fix to be less stressed.  We try shopping, drinking, distracting ourselves with TV, and even complaining to try to feel better.  Howev ... Read on »
Be Mindful of Your Day by Lynn R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body Planning a presentation recently, I decided I wanted to give people an idea about how you could spend a mindful day. These are the three suggestions I came up with tha ... Read on »
Five Tips for Mindful Emailing by Lynn R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body Emails in the workplace often come with questions, work to do, goals to reach, and obstacles to overcome. That makes them inherently stressful or anxiety producing. Pl ... Read on »
Does stress make you overeat at work? by Lynn R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body Jack is sitting at his desk intently focused on his work. He is getting a little stressed because she has a deadline to meet and he has a lot of other work that is beg ... Read on »
Just BE – 7 Tips for a Mindfulness-based Approach to Life by Lynn R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body Do you multitask your way through life? Do you find yourself constantly making a to-do list or planning? Do you feel restless if you aren’t doing something? Do you thi ... Read on »
BASICS of Mindful Eating Teleconference by Lynn R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body In case you missed the BASICS of Mindful Eating teleconference last week, but still would like to listen to it, you’re in luck! The recording is now available on The ... Read on »
Eat for Life and the BASICS of Mindful Eating — Learn more for FREE! by Lynn R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body I’d like to invite you to join me for two learning opportunities next week. Please feel free to pass this information on to any interested parties. First, I have b ... Read on »
“Fed Up” Shows How Sugar Is Killing Our Kids! by Lynn R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body And it’s killing you if you consume a lot of processed food or sugary drinks. I just saw the film “Fed Up” last night which was produced by Katie Couric and Laurie ... Read on »
The BASICS of Mindful Eating – FREE Teleconference – Thursday, June 26 at 11 a.m. (CST) by Lynn R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body I am pleased to announce that I will be offering my first teleconference with The Center for Mindful Eating  on Thursday, June 26, at 11:00 a.m. (CST).  This is a FREE t ... Read on »
Diabetes and Mindful Eating by Lynn R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body Mindful eating is important for all of us who want to be healthy, but it is even more important for people with diabetes.  I was pleasantly surprised when I received the ... Read on »
The Pause That Refreshes! by Lynn R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body There probably isn’t anything I find more powerful or helpful than a pause.  Stopping and taking a deep breath when you’re stressed, angry, impatient, or frustrated ca ... Read on »