Home Expert Helene Philipsen

Helene Philipsen

Helene Philipsen

Home Expert Helene Philipsen

Aint That the Truth! ….well….

“Our eyes are not viewers, they’re projectors, running a second story over the image… and fear is writing that script…” Jim Carey really nailed it...

Let’s face it…No one but Beyoncé…can be Beyoncé

So I woke up and wanted to Beyoncé today and then it hit me... she's already taken. So, how about I Helene instead? Really, the...

Día de los Muertos…Day of the Dead

Live, Love, Die. In the western world, it seems like we have renounced our connection to death. It is perhaps too unpalatable for our sensitivities,...

WHAT IS EMOTIONAL EATING?

WHAT IS EMOTIONAL EATING? As emotional eaters we live in an either/or world. Everything is either black or white. We’ve either done well, or we’ve...

Now Entering the Season of Comfort Food and Comfy Pants

If you are anything like I used to be before I seriously stepped up my self-love game, then you will find a reason to...

Firing the voice in your head! – On Body Image

Do you love yourself, just as you are right now?... And no, I don’t mean will you love yourself once you’ve lost a few pounds,...

How Relocation Affects our Relationships with Others, and With Ourselves…

There is no doubt that committed relationships bring about change, and some of that change is to our identity. Many women follow the marital...

🎧 How to REALLY Achieve Emotional Freedom

What's the 411 on Emotional Freedom? Have you heard them say that "Nothing looks as good as healthy feels"? Well, in this show we explain...

Emotional Freedom – The Missing Link in Today’s Society

There is just always something to feel bad about, isn’t there? We are not the ‘perfect parent’ 24 hours of the day. We perhaps have...
How to Heal From Romantic Obsession

How to Heal From Romantic Obsession

Have you ever felt that your entire happiness depended on another person’s approval or validation? And if so, was that person your romantic partner? We...
The Enlightened Man – Does He Even Exist?

The Enlightened Man – Does He Even Exist?

So, let’s talk about the enlightened man. Is this just another fad, like the man bun, or are men really ‘waking up’? I like to...
To the Bone: The Big Picture for our Big Problems

To the Bone: The Big Picture for our Big Problems

A new premiere on Netflix has given me much to think about. Netflix’s release of To The Bone with Keanu Reeves and Lily Collins got...
Why a Pissy Teenager is Probably a Sign That you are a Really Good Parent!

Why a Pissy Teenager is Probably a Sign That you are a Really Good Parent!

I wrote this while on vacation with not one, not two, but three teenagers! Sometimes I question my ability to parent, or I might even...
Good Girl Gone… Mad?

Good Girl Gone… Mad?

Ever felt like an unappreciated Pretzel? I know it sounds a little strange, but the image I’m trying to paint is the feeling you get...
When All Inclusive Becomes All Abusive

🎧 When All Inclusive Becomes All Abusive

Many of us feel entitled to the ‘all inclusive’ lifestyle. We are tempted to ‘supersize’ our meal deals or take as much as is...
This ain’t no fairytale, I Lost 130lbs Without Dieting a Day in my Life 1

This ain’t no fairytale, I Lost 130lbs Without Dieting a Day in my Life

Now before you go getting all starry-eyed, let me just warn you – this ain’t no fairytale! There was no magic potion, and no...
COMPARANOYA 1

COMPARANOYA

Just like Superman with his Kryptonite, our self-confidence is easily harmed by exposure to comparison. Huh? Well. We humans have a very bad habit of comparing ourselves...
Fat or Fiction: Is Obesity Killing Us?

Fat or Fiction: Is Obesity Killing Us?

Obesity is killing us, YES. But the solution is not as black or white as the problem. Allow me to explain… Let us start with...