This little girl wasn’t afraid of sugar . This little girl was a true intuitive eater and she didn’t see food as “healthy” or “unhealthy,” she focused on what nourished her body in the moment (In this moment it was cake and buttermilk)😊 . This little girl and her grandparents had the time of their… Continue reading Younger You Needs You
Lemons 🍋(anything sour in general) can definitely help us come back to the present moment...😬 Sometimes we get stuck in a younger version of ourselves (when triggered by something) because of the trauma we have been through Feel free to try this exercise next time you feel stuck in the past Lemon Grounding Exercise **Anything… Continue reading Emotional Grounding Technique
I am a (HAES) Health At Every Size therapist. As stated in the link below: "The Health At Every Size® (HAES®) approach (weight inclusive) is an alternative to the weight/size-based paradigm upon which much current public health policy is based." Before we go any further, check out this HAES Fact Sheet so you can understand… Continue reading What is Health At Every Size?
When it comes to eating disorders, healing looks different for everyone. When a person says that they are healed from their disorder, that might not necessarily mean the absence of it. Being healed might simply mean having more power over the eating disorder voice than you did when the eating disorder was full blown. Maybe… Continue reading Being Healed From It Does Not Always Mean The Absence Of It
"Accept your genetic blueprint. Just as a person with a shoe size of eight would not expect to realistically squeeze into a size six, it is equally as futile (and uncomfortable) to have the same expectation with body size. But mostly, respect your body, so you can feel better about who you are. It's hard… Continue reading What is Intuitive Eating?
When you get a chance go check out The Intuitive Eating Workbook by Evelyn Tribole, MS, RDN and Elyse Resch, MS, RDN There are 10 basic principles outlined in the Intuitive Eating workbook. They include accepting your body and honoring your feelings of hunger and fullness. After you read those principles you will understand the… Continue reading All Food Is Good Food
Be Alone. Eat alone, take yourself on dates, sleep alone. In the midst of this you will learn about yourself. You will grow, you will figure out what inspires you, you will curate your own dreams, your own beliefs, your own stunning clarity, and when you do meet the person who makes your cells dance,… Continue reading 3 Things I’ve Learned From Being Alone
As I was walking into my apartment this afternoon I was thinking about a quote that I came across the other day on Pinterest. I know money doesn't fix all problems, but it sure would fix my money problem. That quote was the beginning of my afternoon thought cycle. I allowed my mind to drift… Continue reading If Only I…
When I was 17 years old I found something that helped me a whole lot. YOGA. There are 3 specific things that I have gained from yoga: -Self-Compassion -Awareness of my body -Emotional balance The first time I went to yoga class I did not have patience with myself or my body. I ended up pushing… Continue reading 3 Things I’ve Gained From Yoga
A grey area in a world that doesn't like gray areas... but the grey areas are where you find the complexity...it's where you find the humanity... and it's where you find the truth. -Jon Ronson I've sat in front of my laptop for at least 20 minutes trying to figure out how to best world… Continue reading What about the Grey?