Gentle support to soften overeating and eat less sugar

Growing Humankindness community – January through June 2024

The community is an online support group for Growing Humankindness alumni who want to deepen presence, mindfulness and self compassion in their relationship with food and with themselves. Each month we have a Healing Focus that explores a particular area to nurture healing in our relationship with food. January – Deepening presence February – Caring […]


Emerge: Create a New Habit

This class is for you if you overuse sugar for stress relief, to care for your emotions, or to self regulate and want help to transition into a no or low sugar diet. You’ll receive daily emotional support and learn how to apply self compassion to the process of habit change, so you can create […]

When Food is Your Mother: Healing the Shame of Food Distress

In this signature workshop, you'll learn why and how food can become a substitute attachment - a place of soothing, regulation, connection, and attunement - and not just a 'bad habit' of overeating. From this perspective, food addictions are emotional bonds that serve core needs and regulate the nervous system. And with this insight, we […]

Listen: Gentle ways to support your healing with food

There are core areas that nearly everyone faces when healing their relationship with food – places of challenge, difficulty or tension that arise in our bodies, minds and nervous systems. While these places of stuckness can feel frustrating or alarming, they're doorways - places where we can bring curiosity, warmth and listening to help soften […]


Soften a Sugar Habit with Presence, Compassion and Grief

If you use sugar to self soothe, to care for painful emotions, or to comfort yourself when you're stressed, the holidays may be an especially difficult time for you. In this four part class, you'll learn how to use presence, self compassion and grief to unhook from painful patterns with sugar. Presence and compassion create […]