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NativeAdVantage 10-Q2BA:

(10 Questions 2B Answered)

What do you do best?
What makes you the best?
Biggest success?
What are your aspirations?
Most challenging moment?
Favorite Motto?
Favorite People?
Favorite Places?
Favorite Products?
Current Passions?


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Tuesday
Jun022015

Jeanette Bronee: Self Nourishment Counselor & Author

My NativeAdVantage:

Bio:

Self-nourishment counselor, emotional eating expert and author of new pocket sized handbook, EAT TO FEEL FULL (and Nourish Yourself for Good), Jeanette Bronée has over ten years of experience helping clients overcome their struggles with eating while avoiding the restrictive nature of dieting. Her core belief is that when we focus on feeling healthy, vibrant, and nourished, weight loss is just a welcomed side effect.  It was early on that Jeanette found that people were becoming stuck because only knowing what to eat is not enough. Instead Jeanette found that “we have to integrate mindfulness to be able to change our habits." Her three-step integrative approach of food-knowledge, mindfulness and habit shifting is the core of her online self-nourishment program, which was launched in 2013.

Jeanette founded Path for Life, in 2004 to raise awareness of the healing power of understanding how our choices affect each of us. Her nine-step approach to wellness is based on her integrative, mind-body approach. An AADP board-certified Integrative Nutrition and Health Coach, Jeanette holds additional certifications as a Meta-Medicine Coach®, Focusing Oriented Professional and Trainer, Ericksonian Hypnotherapist, EFT practitioner, and Connective Healing and Intuitive Counselor (with Tom Monte) and has been trained in Macrobiotic Healing and Energy Psychology.

When Jeanette is not working one-on-one with her clients or teaching workshops, she is a writer, recipe developer and motivational speaker. Jeanette has used her health and wellness expertise to contribute to MindBodyGreen, DOOBOP and About.com, where she created a series of healthy eating how-to videos, as well as being included as an expert in many wellness magazines and online publications including Well + Good, Prevention and Everyday Health.

For more information, visit jeanettebronee.com and pathforlife.com

What’s Your NativeAdVantage:

What do you do best?

I help people change. The hardest thing to do is change, but when we feel stuck it is actually what we crave the most, especially when it comes to our health and habits. Many are frustrated with dieting as the only solution to getting healthy, and the reality is: it is not a solution. Health is a lifestyle. I help people create a sustainable food-lifestyle by teaching them not just what to eat based on how it affects them, but also to be mindful of what it is that drives their choices and how to actually change their habits so they can keep thriving in their lives, becoming more healthy, present and vibrant beings. My philosophy is based on creating a relationship to our food choices and lifestyle habits, so that health becomes a natural part of us.

What makes you the best?

I have a unique approach to nutrition and that is why I call it nourishment. I have always been curious about how our unconscious mind affects and controls our actions. The basis for how I work and teach is about discovering what drives us from that invisible, unrecognized place. Rather than just giving people more information to remember and follow, I help them integrate the information, so it becomes their own wisdom. We all crave to know ourselves deeply, yet we are so often confused about our own needs and wants. Thankfully, we are emotional beings—not mental robots—so we are much more complex and beautiful than we give ourselves credit for. Nourishment is so much more than choosing your meal; it's having a relationship not just with food but also with your Self.

How will you become the best?

We tend to think that becoming better is to do more, but I look at it as learning more and in order to learn more we need to listen more. So, I spend more time slowing down to listen, especially to myself because it is within us we find the answers. Once we can create a deeper relationship to our Self and know ourselves more intimately, we also know what to do, where to go, how to do it and especially why it matters to us. Being the best is not about your Ego shining more than the other Ego’s in the world; it is about being more in touch, more present, more forgiving, more compassionate, more knowing, more patient, more open and fluid, engaged and involved. To care is what is going to make me “better”, which to me means to continue to grow, learn and evolve. There is no best.

What are your aspirations?

Personal: To be awake. To keep in touch with my reason for doing something, my dreams and my commitments. Consistently staying honest, even when it is uncomfortable, is essential to staying awake in my life. I have a thing with regret and it is not so much about looking back saying “I wish I had” because I believe we make decisions in the moment based on what we know and I forgive myself for my mistakes. Regret for me is about doing or not doing something for the wrong reasons. It takes courage for me to go against what might be the best thing to do. I rather take the chance, even if it seems like a risk, because I would prefer to learn from my mistakes than make the mistake of not learning.

Business: Simply put: to help as many people as possible get healthy. I aspire to be a guide, a motivator and a thought leader in how we can change where the state of our health is going, not just for us as individuals, but also for Mother Earth. It is a scary thought that we forget our interdependence with nature and her resources. Even when it comes to our food we have become mindless consumers. I hope to encourage people to care more about their food choices and how those choices impact not only themselves, but also our eco-inter-sustainability.

Motto: What do you want to live by?

Slow Down to Pause.

Neuroscience tells us that if we can suspend a moment just slightly and start stretching it little by little, we can start shifting our automatic behaviors.

It is the best, most simple way to become more mindful and bring our attention in alignment with our bodies in the present moment. It is the first step to change.

People: Who do you want to meet?

Dogs are my favorite people. They exhibit the highest form of forgiveness and unconditional compassion you can find. People who inspire such in others are the people I would like to meet and I thankfully do on a regular basis. Just being in the presence of the Dalai Lama for example inspires compassion within us. From a professional perspective I would like to meet Oprah because I think of her as the one person who would dare take on the conversation that I would like to bring out into the open. Emotional eating. It is the kind of conversation that needs to be demystified, so more people can stop feeling ashamed and stop hiding from their own habits. Oprah would be my favorite person to meet to have that conversation with.

Places: Where do you want to go?

I have had a dream since I was a little girl to live in Africa, but at this point the most realistic option is to travel there. I have travelled to many countries, but Africa is still on my list.

In general I love exploring new places and the vibrancy of city-life, food and community related cultures, but also places where nature is still left alone. My favorite time-out place these days is our house in Bovina, which is in the Catskills. There I find both nature and community so it feels really nourishing to be there; it offers me the perfect balance of self-reflection and interaction.

Products: What do you want to have?

I am not really a product person; I am an ingredient person. My food is about ingredients and my lifestyle choices are the ingredients of how I spend my time. For instance, in the morning I drink puerh tea. It is a nourishing way for me to start the day, and, since I like to use everyday items that have a personal aspect or a story behind them, my client-made bowls and teacups enhance the experience of my morning tea. Something that I might like to have is an electric car that can take me from NYC to the Catskills, because it offers a more eco-sustainable way of life.

Passions: What hobbies/interests do you want to learn/excel at?

I have so many. Good food, cooking and sharing meals with friends is essential to me, so I love to explore new tastes and ways of making food more nourishing. Kayaking is something I have always wanted to start doing on a regular basis, so one of these days that might happen. On an everyday basis

I love my yoga time in the woods, my walks on the land, exploring cities and places where people interact and eat, being active and being in the water or on top of it (no, I don’t walk on water, but I love to ski and sail). My favorite water activity is diving, which is a completely different way of being with oneself and experiencing life below the surface, but swimming works too. On a daily basis, my biggest passion is to be alive in a healthy and engaged way.

The impact of my choices matters a lot to me, so I am very passionate about ensuring the positive influence I have on others, the environment and myself, so I want to be more and more involved in the change that can happen in our world today when we care. When we as human beings can touch the earth and let the earth touch us.

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