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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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Moments of Mindfulness by Lynn R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body Our life is only lived in moments.   And, I have discovered that some of the most important moments (if such a thing exists) are the very first moments of the day. A ... Read on »
Mindfulness Reduces Stress, Boosts Productivity by Lynn R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body Do you notice how your body feels when it’s hunched over your computer for hours on end?  Do you eat your lunch away from your office and computer screen? Do you stop an ... Read on »
Mindfulness at Work…8 to 5! by Lynn R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body Employees who use mindfulness at the workplace have demonstrated lower stress, improved health, enhanced communication, better decision-making capabilities, and increase ... Read on »
Healthy Fast Food Couldn’t Be Any Easier – Rossy’s Summer Vegetable Mix by Lynn R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body This is the week in my mindful eating class where I suggest that people eat food that honors their taste buds, their body, and the environment.  What does that mean?   To ... Read on »
To Listen and Be Heard – Mindfulness in Communication by Lynn R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body Communication should be easy, right?  I say something and you listen.  You say something and I listen.  However, communication in which each person feels heard and acknowl ... Read on »
Excited About Food! by Lynn R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body To stay excited about eating, I save up my pennies and go out to eat once in a while in places that know how to make really good food.  It helps me remember to be a more c ... Read on »
Habit Releasers – Mindfulness to Shake Up your World! by Lynn R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body Feeling a little frantic lately?  Needing a little peace in your day?  Well, I have just the thing for you. There is a new book out called Mindfulness: An Eight-Week Pla ... Read on »
Cooking with Martha – A Spring Green Garden Lunch! by Lynn R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body I recently had the good fortune of spending a Saturday morning cooking lunch with my good friend and fabulous chef, Martha.  I’d asked her if she would cook up something ... Read on »
Mindfulness teaches us how to respond in 1/2 second or less by Lynn R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body How many times have you done a particular behavior even though you’ve told yourself just as many times that you aren’t going to do it ever again?  Be honest. You don’t hav ... Read on »
Changing the Culture of Food at Work by Lynn R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body Last week I wrote about three easy ways to de-stress at work which included taking time out to take a walk and breath.  Now I’ve read a study in Population Health Manage ... Read on »
Three easy ways to de-stress at work by Lynn R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body I recently gave a presentation about taking care of your body when you’re under stress.  For most of us, that would be every day.  Wanting to give something to people th ... Read on »
Eat for Life! Enroll NOW in summer program. by Lynn R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body Do you eat when you’re stressed, bored, or sad? Do you snack without noticing that you’re eating? Do you have trouble not eating certain foods if they’re arou ... Read on »
How do you make sense of “nutrition” information? by Lynn R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body I am amazed by all of the conflicting “nutrition” information and recommendations I read and hear about from others.  The reasons for this are varied.  First, research ... Read on »
Cook Outside the Box by Lynn R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body Last week I received a Change.org petition to ask Kraft to stop using dangerous food dyes in our mac & cheese.  Apparently Kraft does not use Yellow 5 and Yellow 6 in the ... Read on »
Mind the Body at Work by Lynn R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body There are so many ways you can bring mindfulness into your workday.  One of them is to be mindful about your body and feed it, move it, stretch it, and breathe in ways th ... Read on »
Use Mindfulness To Counter Cravings by Lynn R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body If you don’t know what “bliss point,” “sensory-specific satiety,” “mouth feel,” “perfect break point,” and “vanishing caloric density”  are then you should probably read t ... Read on »
“What did you say?” — The Practice of Mindful Listening by Lynn R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body How often have you found yourself in a conversation at lunch or dinner; sitting in a meeting at work; or talking to a friend or partner and realize you have no idea what ... Read on »
Search Inside Yourself – A Great Idea and a Great New Book by Lynn R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body Wouldn’t you know a Google engineer would write one of the clearest, most straightforward, easy-to-compute books on mindfulness that I’ve read in a long time.  Actually it ... Read on »
Eat for Life – Mindful Eating Course starting in January by Lynn R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body The holidays are beginning to wind down and now is the time you might start to wonder in a slightly agitated voice “how could I have eaten so much over the holidays ... Read on »
Meditation Can Change Your Emotional Patterns and Your Brain by Lynn R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body Three years ago I found myself traveling to Madison, Wisconsin, to be a part of the brain research being conducted by Richard Davidson, the neuroscientist who heads up the ... Read on »