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Over the past few weeks I’ve noticed a familiar theme coming up in sessions with some of my clients and in my personal life. The theme has been around the healing power of laughter.
No matter what you ate, how you ate, or why you ate, there was a moment when you stopped eating. The art of feeling your fullness starts with discovering an awareness of hunger and satiety.
There is no perfect way for a person to come out to intolerant parents. This conversation certainly can be one of the most difficult moments in a person’s life. But it is common to feel relief afterward. Even when it doesn’t go so well at first.
She is re-capturing a moment with someone experiencing that distinct tinge of guilt, failure, and embarrassment over a food choice. If you’ve ever struggled with food, you know this feeling. I love what she playfully captures here—the absurdity of what she calls the food police.
What if instead of building up our armor to “be good” around “bad foods” we put down our armor and begin working toward something more like a peace treaty with food?
We identify and rate hunger and fullness, and we develop holistic plans for nourishment. These elements usher us on the path to freedom that comes with the work of honoring our hunger, and our bodies.
Learn the difference between supporting and enabling your adult children. Address how our own issues can interfere with the process of “letting go” out of fear. You can “let go” of their problems, love them as they are, and get on with your own life, and allow your adult child to get on with their own!
This series is dedicated to helping you get familiar with the 10 core principles of restoring your relationship with food through Intuitive Eating which provides a thoughtful, compassionate, and research-based path for returning to nurturing our bodies with food.
It is common for couples to come into counseling admitting that they have let the intimate side of their relationship wane. The truth is that when couples lose intimacy it is almost never intentional. It isn’t always disappointments and hurt that get in the way....
Are you hosting a family gathering over the holidays? Is your excitement mixed with a bit of dread over the possibility of the event not going so well? Get togethers like these can certainly be both wonderful and highly stressful — all at the same time! So, how will...