Why Is It So Hard to Take Good Care of Ourselves?

Self-care is a theme that comes up repeatedly with my clients and it's one I want to talk about today. You know what they say, you teach what you most need to learn. And this is definitely one that I'm still working with:). The relationship we have with ourselves and with food (the very sustenance...

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5 Ways Perfection Costs You Your Peace

Peace or Perfection? Your choice. If you want peace with food, and peace with your body, but you've spent a long time striving for the perfect body (whatever that happens to be according to current Beauty Standards), and the perfect diet (according to the latest book/ celebrity), then at some point...

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How to Decide What to Eat

When you leave the world of dieting it can be quite daunting to know how to decide what to eat. When I work with clients to help them take the leap from dieting and attempts at control (of food intake and weight) into the realm of trusting their own bodies to guide them, there's often a sense of overwhelm....

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3 Keys to a Peaceful Halloween This Year

Here we find ourselves at Halloween, which tends to be complex for people with disordered eating. For some, it’s frightening. For others, liberating. And then still others find themselves somewhere in the middle, or swinging between restriction and permissiveness. So, how to approach Halloween in...

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How Taking Care of the Basics Helps You Make Peace with Food

Often people with problematic eating are searching for deep causes for their dysregulated eating. Don't get me wrong, this can definitely be the case. With the right support, you can heal your traumas, you can learn to be with your emotions and you can learn to manage your response to triggers. But if...

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