How to Become a Mindful Eater with Michelle May, MD

How many times have you gone on a diet convinced this was going to be the best thing every, only to lose a few pounds and gain it all back (plus then some). Or how many times have you strictly adhered to counting calories eating or tracking exercise (calories burned), finding yourself feeling deprived and obsessing about food all day long? Today I’m talking with Dr. Michelle May about how to become a mindful eater, so you can give up dieting and learn to become an instinctive, intuitive eater.

A photograph of a doormat by Marly illustrating the point of shedding doormat tendencies.

Doormat’s Anonymous: How Not to Be a Doormat

Are you like me and feeling like a Doormat? If you find yourself disproportionately doing what others want over your own wants, you might very well be a Doormat. It’s ok. You have company. Here’s how I’m shedding my Doormatty ways. Come join me in learning How Not to Be a Doormat!

Flowers dotted with morning dew being tended to by a busy bee.


Reverie: the state of being pleasantly lost in one’s own thoughts.   To make a prairie it takes a clover and one bee. One clover, and a bee. And reverie. The reverie alone will do, if bees are few. — Emily Dickinson

Namely Marly Interview Quotes of 2010

I was honored to interview so many wonderful people this year about their names, life, and inspiration. Below are some of my favorite quotes from some of the many people I interviewed. If you’d like to check out the rest of my interviews, go to Real Names, Real People or check out my Namely Marly […]