Podcast #8 Food for Thought with Elaine Hilides

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In Episode #8 I speak with Elaine Hilides, a wellness coach, author and Udemy course creator. Elaine helps people to establish a healthy relationship with food and in her book MindFullness: The No-Diet Diet Book she helps her readers to see they thinking they have around food and why diets don’t work.

In this conversation we talk about the 3 principles, addiction, blindspots, our thinking around food, facing fears and separate realities.

Episode Links

MindFullness: The No-Diet Diet Book by Elaine Hilides


Modello: A Story of Hope for the Inner City and Beyond by Jack Pransky


Elaine Hilides Website


Show Notes

Can you give us a brief introduction into how you became a wellness coach? [00:33]

What are the principles? [03:58]

How did you overcome your fear of public speaking to become an international speaker? [07:35]

How did you go about creating Udemy courses? [11:40]

What would you do different if you had to create Udemy courses again? [17:15]

When you were doing the slide shows, was that something you had done before? [18:25]

Did you find your curiosity guiding you in your self learning situations? [19:35]

How important have community and mentors been in your life? [20:37]

Do you see similar issues between people with food and other addictions such as drug addiction? [25:25]

You have written quite a few books, did you always want to be a writer or did you have information that you needed to get out and writing was a good medium for this? [33:55]

Is it possible for us to not beat ourselves up over things? [38:05]

How do you get that focus to go with one idea when you could have so many ideas in your head? [42:10]

What is your favourite book and why? [42:54]