Author Archives: ninamanolson

About ninamanolson

Nina Manolson helps busy women over 40 go from struggling with food and hating their body to living in a body they love and feeling vibrant and energetic!

I just want to eat like a normal person…

“Everyone else goes out and has nachos and margaritas and stays skinny. If I eat that, I blow up!” “My friends are able to have a bite of dessert and then not eat the whole thing…I can’t do that!” “The rest of my family doesn’t worry about dairy or gluten or sugar, it drives me […]

I can’t stop eating sugar

It seems like every season is candy season. It starts with Halloween, then moves on to X-mas/Chanukah. Valentine’s Day follows, and after that, we’re into Easter/Passover candies.  Every day there’s a pile of candy at the checkout counter of the grocery store. And we’re not even talking about all the hidden sugar in everyday foods […]

5 tips for Celebratory Eating

As a Health & Psychology of Eating coach, you might think I’d have some pithy advice about making your celebratory eating healthy. You might have expected me to say: Start your meal with a big green salad Fill 2/3 of your plate with veggies For every glass of wine, drink 2 glasses of water Now even […]

5 teas that heal…

Drinking herbal tea is a wonderful way to keep hydrated throughout the day, while at the same time healing your body. Herbs have so many health benefits. Drinking them in tea form is easy and delicious. In addition to the medicinal benefits, you get the psychological, stress-relieving advantage of the ritual – sipping a hot […]

QUIZ: How good at you at receiving?

Take a moment for this quiz. It’s worth it. 1. Do you find yourself saying any of the following statements… Why am I the only one doing this? Doesn’t any one else notice the trash/dishes/paperwork etc.? 2. Emotionally do you ever feel… unappreciated? taken for granted? unacknowledged? resentful? 3. Physically do you ever feel… exhausted? […]

My Makeup – Organic, gluten-free, vegan

I met Krysta Lewis at a local new-age fair and what really captivated me about her (besides her awesome makeup) was her story and why she decided to create her own make up line. It was self-preservation! She was sick for 9 years. She tried everything to heal herself and  finally traced her malaise to the […]

My Thanksgiving advice may surprise you..

As a Health & Psychology of Eating coach, you might think I’d have some pithy advice about making your Thanksgiving Holiday healthy. You might have expected me to say: Start your meal with a big green salad Fill 2/3 of your plate with veggies For every glass of wine, drink 2 glasses of water Or […]

6 self-care basics

I’ve spent a lot of time with women this week talking about disappointment, fear, and anger. And here’s my bottom line advice: when the world feels like it’s going crazy around you, when you’re feeling stressed, it’s time to… COME HOME TO YOURSELF! The more centered, grounded and compassionate you can be with yourself, the more […]