We all need a little sen…si…ti…vi…ty.
Gotta remember to take that me time: here’s what it does for me, and why it’s so necessary.
Ending Emotional Eating and the Transformative Art of Self-Care: The Restorative Properties of Healing
What does it mean to heal? What can it do for you? What does healing mean for the emotional eater?
What does freedom from emotional eating look like? Do we have our sights set on the right goal?
My last entry in this series was rough, I know. It was a lot to digest, but I hope the point was clear: none of us are perfect. And in…
Looking for ways to spice up your food journal?
“If anyone has the history to be considered damaged beyond repair, it would be me.”
Where shame makes you want to hide, community reminds you that you are human, and that there is a light at the end of the tunnel.
How stock in Duracell helped me become a better person. Just kidding! Sort of.
What do you do when you’ve had an emotional eating episode? Do you shame yourself and slide back down the spiral? Or do you climb out, stronger than ever?
Big girls don’t cry? Yeah, right. They cry, sob, snot up their t-shirts and bedsheets, and then they get up and get on with life.
What auto-pilot does to the emotional eater, and why it’s important to remember that the fight against returning to old habits is never-ending.
Binge eating as a form of stress relief isn’t harmful because “it can make you fat;” it’s harmful because it reinforces the pattern of addiction – seeking out external stimuli to serve as a release from stress, as opposed to dealing with stress head-on.
In-depth discussion of self-care: what it is, what makes it so difficult, why it’s so difficult to commit to for many, and how we can come out better in the end.
For survivors of sexual violence, what DOES healing look like? Inside, I offer my thoughts.
Did “I’m not giving up chocolate!” make the list?