Michelle May, M.D., CSPMember
Am I Hungry?, P.L.L.C.
P.O. Box 93686
Phoenix, AZ 85070-3686
Michelle May, M.D., a family physician and recovered yoyo dieter, empowers individuals to end overeating and chronic dieting without deprivation and guilt. As a mindful eating expert, inspirational speaker, and award-winning author, Michelle’s passion, insight, and humor stems from her own personal struggle with food and weight.
Michelle is the founder of the Am I Hungry? Mindful Eating Workshops (AmIHungry.com) that guide participants to eat instinctively again, live a more active lifestyle, and balance eating for enjoyment with eating for health. Winner of the Excellence in Patient Education Innovation Award, she has trained hundreds of health professionals to facilitate Am I Hungry? worldwide.
Michelle is the award-winning author of Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat: How To Break Your Eat-Repent-Repeat Cycle, received seven awards for publishing including Best Health Book, Best Body-Mind-Spirit Book, Best Nutrition Book, and Best Self-Help Book. TIME.com called Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat one of the Top 10 Notable New Diet Books for 2010 (though Dr. May insists that it is actually a how-not-to-diet book). Her first book, Am I Hungry? What to Do When Diets Don’t Work was the basis for the American Academy of Family Physicians’ national wellness campaign, Americans in Motion. Michelle is also the co-author of ‘H’ is for Healthy, ‘F’ is for Fitness, and three other books that encourage healthy attitudes and behaviors in young children.
Dr. May has been featured on the Discovery Health Channel, Dr. Oz, Oprah Radio, and Fox News Radio, and quoted in Fitness, Health, Glamour, Parents, Prevention, Self, USA Weekend, US News & World Report, Vim & Vigor, WebMD, Woman’s Day, and many others. Her personal success story was published in Chicken Soup for the Dieter’s Soul.
Dr. May’s shares her compelling message and constructive approach with audiences around the country, offers mindful eating training for corporations and associations, and advises numerous organizations about promoting healthy lifestyles. Her inspirational keynotes, popular mindful eating workshops, and corporate wellness programs result in happier, healthier, more productive people who eat mindfully and live vibrantly.
From the member's website:
Do you feel like you are powerless over food? You’re not alone! Many people feel powerless about their eating because they have become stuck in habitual, mindless patterns because they are eating in response to their triggers (Check out this post for a list of common triggers identified by my readers. Can you relate to More…
What is the difference between emotional eating and binge eating? There's a lot of overlap and confusion so these definitions and insights help clear it up. The post What is the difference between emotional eating and binge eating? appeared first on Am I Hungry? More…
We hear that "breakfast is that most important meal of the day." One of the questions I'm asked about mindful eating is, "Should I eat breakfast if I'm not hungry?" The post Should I eat breakfast if I’m not hungry? appeared first on Am I Hungry? More…
Areas of Expertise:
Health & Nutrition
mmay - Updated: September 21, 2015