Live and Let Live
Live and let live is a good motto to follow during the holiday season. It helps to remind us that the only person we need to attend to is ourself. But there’s a critical aspect of this motto—short and simple though it...
Why I Don't Change My Food Plan on a Holiday
As someone who supports thousands of people in staying Bright throughout the year, I’m sensitive to this time of year. I’ve talked about Thanksgiving before in these vlogs. Go to Brightlineeating.com or YouTube and...
Dragons and Dragonflies
Let’s talk about food thoughts and cravings—the differences between them and how to navigate them. We’re heading into the holiday season in the U.S., and food goes along with those holidays.
Many of us experience...
When Life Gets Lifey
Sometimes life gets really lifey. We say that a lot in Bright Line Eating. It’s true, isn’t it? Life just gets lifey.
There are levels of “lifeyness”. There’s intense work stress. There’s long-term caretaking for...
Cannot or Will Not?
Beyond the shadow of a doubt, the most important book ever published about addiction is Alcoholics Anonymous—"The Big Book”—published in 1939. It has so much wisdom that people who have addictions need to...
Emergency Vlog – Setting the Record Straight
This vlog is not our usual weekly update. It's an emergency vlog, coming out on a Friday. It's been years since I felt the need to shoot a midweek vlog about something significant and dramatic. So, thanks for taking...
PUBLICATION DAY—ON THIS BRIGHT DAY!!!
There’s one single reason we’re releasing the weekly vlog on Tuesday rather than our usual Wednesday: IT’S PUBLICATION DAY! On This Bright Day: A Year of Reflections for Lasting Food Freedom is available today in your...
Welcome to the BLE Movement!
This very week, thousands of people have been introduced to Bright Line Eating.
If that’s you: welcome! This week’s vlog is for you.
Every Wednesday, I put out a weekly vlog. I’ve been doing it for eight years. It’s...
Meet My Mother, Mariah
October 11, 2023 - This week, I welcomed a very special guest to the vlog: my beloved mother, Mariah Perkins. We talked about our respective food journeys, and she shared with me some of the thinking that has brought...
I Hate Marketing!
October 4, 2023 - I was in full-on rebel mode when I shot this video … because sometimes I hate marketing. What I love is helping people with their food and connecting with people.
My job this week is to talk about...
Ego and Service
I’ve been struggling with something this past week. It’s a personality trait that’s been problematic my whole life, namely ego, elf-absorption, pride, grandiosity.
As an only child, I had the feeling that the world...
I recently received a special delivery that brought immense joy. It was a package containing my new book, ON THIS BRIGHT DAY: A Year of Reflections for Lasting Food Freedom. These fresh-off-the-press copies are now on...