When you eat, do you bring all of yourself to your meal? Or, do you think eating takes up time that is already in short supply so you eat at your computer or in your car while en route to somewhere? Perhaps you forget to eat entirely and only stop momentarily to grab a little… Continue reading Bringing Yourself to the Table
Is there anyone alive who can say this hasn’t been a challenging year? I don’t think so. Every day it seems like something comes along that we didn’t expect, didn’t invite, or aren’t inclined to welcome into our life. But, here it is anyway. What can we do? Breathe. It might sound like a cliche… Continue reading Can You Relax in This Moment?
How many times have you carefully prepared a meal – washed and chopped vegetables, sauteed or steamed them, and served them to your family all while being angry or stewing over a situation? Have you then noticed that while your family was eating they became a little testy, perhaps an argument arose out of nowhere?… Continue reading Love is an Ingredient
I ask because I think we sometimes forget that we actually have a relationship with food. You have a relationship with your partner, family members and colleagues, right? The same is true with food. We have a relationship with food that lasts our entire lifetime. As with all relationships our relationship with food can be… Continue reading How is Your Relationship With Food Going?
There are two things we take with us wherever we go – our ego and the present moment. Having an awareness of when the ego is present is practically a full time job. It’s an important one though because the ego is continually pulling us out of the present moment. When we get the gist… Continue reading Ego and the Present Moment
In last month’s post, little did we know how much our lives would be changed in a few short weeks. Little did we know the impact these times would have on us. One thing we do know: everything is changing – we’re all changing. We may have noticed, as we’ve had to slow down, how… Continue reading Times, They Are Changing
Being in the house as much as we are right now can be very daunting for many of us. Our routines are out of whack and you may find that you’re eating more than normal. If this is the case for you, here’s a tip you might find helpful. When you find yourself standing in… Continue reading Awareness Around Food
It may be an understatement to say that these past few weeks have been interesting. And that’s why participating in your own daily Gratitude Workshop might be just the thing that gets you gracefully through these next weeks. I invite you to start a gratitude journal where you can see and reflect on what you… Continue reading Gratitude: A DIY Workshop
You have a beautiful body – are you living in it or are you hanging out nearby? Many of us don’t live in our bodies, especially those of us who have experienced abuse or trauma of some kind. We have learned that it’s safer not to. But, because our bodies are meant to be lived… Continue reading Embodiment – Are You In or Out?
There was a time, as an adult, when I was so thin someone asked me if I was eating. My immediate response was, “Are you kidding? I LOVE to eat!” But this question caught me by surprise and caused me to reflect. It turned out to be a somewhat disturbing reflection because eventually I had… Continue reading Do You Have a Fear of Food?