When You Think You’re Not Dieting (But Actually You Kinda Are)

Does this sound familiar to you? Even though you may regularly be eating previously forbidden foods, so you're not physically dieting, in your mind, you shouldn't be. In your mind, you should stop eating it or certainly eat waaaaaay less of it. These are the kinds of sneaky thoughts that show up: ...

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How Does Your Conditioning Play Out in Your Life?

Our conditioning starts young! Very young! I was reminded about this when my daughter painted children's faces at a local event. She had also just completed a two-year high-school course in Sociology, so her awareness of socialisation and gender conditioning was in sharp focus. What stood out most to...

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How to Nourish Hunger for Stillness

Our modern lives tend to be busy. Many of my clients seem to be in perpetual motion, perpetual engagement, perpetually being 'on.' Screens have sneaked their way into our lives to the point where the only time away from them is when we're sleeping, and for some, not even then. It's interesting: a...

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Yes, We’re Addicted to Food, but Not in the Way One Might Think

Do you believe you're addicted to food? Do you think that once you start eating, you can't stop? Or perhaps you believe you're addicted to certain kinds of foods: people often say they're addicted to sugar, wheat, carbs, or processed food. I want to reassure you: you are addicted to food. Everyone is...

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Decision Fatigue Gets in the Way of Peaceful Eating

I read a blog some time ago titled Are You Suffering From Decision Fatigue, by Todd who writes for a budgeting software company. He introduces the blog with a conundrum he and his wife had about what to make for dinner. They didn't have the ingredients for the meal they wanted, so they decided to eat...

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