Seeing my (eating) failures on the chart took the judgement away and gave me the confidence to see myself as a person who uses certain behaviors to relieve stress instead of a person who is faulty, broken and needs repair at all costs….
Read More Failure IS An Option
Instead of honoring our body, we re-pay it for keeping us alive by hating it, being ashamed of it, and trying to starve it. No wonder we are out of sync!..this is a process, and there is no failure involved, only learning everyday.
Read More The Mind-Body Connection Part II: Get in Sync
The main thing to remember is when you recognize the failure, whatever that struggle may be, -don’t beat yourself up about it. Failure does not mean you need punishment, it means you need nurturing.
Read More The Mind-Body Connection Part I: Can You Hear Me Now?
…I learned I didn’t have to eat out of boredom or emotional turmoil. I could choose to eat at these times, but I no longer felt compelled to. This was such a relief that I found myself not only more satisfied with food, but that satisfaction spilled over into my life in general…
Read More The Best Reward Is Satisfaction
…Being obedient in this way is the foundation of eating normally without having to worry about what to do when faced with chocolate cake.
Read More Is Obedience A Thing?
…I stopped judging myself and started seeing my behavior for what it really was – a habit born out wanting to ‘fit in’ and the stress surrounding that. This was a giant first step in changing my life. If I can do this, you can too.
Read More Power Of Habit or Bad Hair Day?
… stopped reading food labels. I didn’t eat out of entitlement, and I didn’t give up on myself, I just ate what I wanted and what tasted good…it was only in guiltless overeating that I learned to eat normally.
Read More It May Seem Confusing…Just Keep Going
Instead of trying to change what you don’t like about yourself, like everything about yourself and change those things that don’t fit in with the person you want to be.
Read More A New Normal
…I started to realize that we all have flaws and that it’s OK. The bad stuff in my life didn’t just go away immediately, but the power it had over me did.
Read More Stop Coping, Start Living
…just because doctors and medical professionals have degrees behind their names doesn’t mean they understand the problem of overeating and obesity. If doctors, diets, pills, nutrition experts and exercise gurus had the magic solution to the problem of obesity, overeating and disordered eating, it would have already been solved by now!
Read More There Can Be No Doubt