7 Steps to Falling in Love with Your Workouts

Two weeks ago, I hurt my back at work and had to sit out because the pain was too intense.  Seriously. The doctor gave me all kinds of pills, which upset my stomach, so I decided that I would just rest.  Strangely enough, I felt calm and peaceful.  I did

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When Food is Love..A Review (Part 2)

As an ex-chronic dieter with a type A personality and a history of bad relationships, the book When Food is Love, really struck a chord with me.  It shed light on so many aspects of not only emotional eating, but how it relates to our approach with men, that I

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When Food is Love…A Review (Part 1)

I was doing some research online when I ran across the book and immediately stopped in my tracks.  So often I have heard myself and others say that the reason they can’t lose weight is because they LOVE food.  I had NO IDEA how profound Geneen Roth’s take on the

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Why Emotional Eating is a GOOD Thing

I saw the Whitney Houston movie the other day and was really taken by the story as I watched her addiction unfold.  *As of the publication of this newsletter, Whitney’s daughter, Bobbi Kristina, is in the hospital, in a medically induced coma and breathing with the help of a ventilator, after

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The Myth of Thinland

This is a Life Practice.   Staying in touch with yourself, your feelings and what your body really needs is a practice.  According to Google, the word practice literally means a repeated exercise in or performance of an activity or skill so as to acquire or maintain proficiency in it.

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How Food and Weight Cease to be an Issue

For YEARS I was on a diet, looking for the next diet or stressing and obsessing about my weight.  I was unhealthy and certainly unhappy and felt trapped in my body.  Slowly, but surely, as I started to work though some other issues, like what I thought of myself and

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How to Deal with Set Backs

Not too long ago, I was in a funk.  Nothing seemed to be going right, I got charged for something that wasn’t my fault.  I over-scheduled myself and was running around like a chicken with my head cut off and I was tired.  One thing led to another and I

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