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
I created this awhile back for my clients 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… Continue reading How Lemons Can Help Your Trauma
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 does (HAES) Health AT Every Size Even Mean???
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 Does Intuitive Eating Even Mean??
Podcasts: Books: - Body Kindness By: Rebecca Scritchfield, RDN - Body Respect By: Linda Bacon, PhD. and Lucy Aphramor, PhD, RD - Sick Enough By: Jennifer L. Gaudiani - Health at Every Size By: Linda Bacon, PhD. - 8 Keys To Recovery From An Eating Disorder By: Carolyn Costin and Gwen Schubert Grabb - Intuitive Eating… Continue reading Food Freedom/Body Peace Resources
“You can never cross the ocean unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.” –Christopher Columbus I saw the ocean for the first time when I was in the 2nd grade. I remember standing on the beach and looking at the water. To be honest, the ocean scared me...it scared me… Continue reading Do It Afraid
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
What would our lives look like if we were truly in the present moment when visiting with our friends. What would our lives look like if we were intentional about how we spent our time? There are apps that tell us how much time we spend on social media, but what would it be like if there was… Continue reading The Importance Of Meditation and Mindfulness
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 myself… Continue reading 3 Things I’ve Gained From Yoga