Think you screwed up Intuitive Eating? Think again.

Intuitive eating is about reconnecting with your internal wisdom about what your body needs and honoring your desires so you can feel peaceful around food. So, when you eat an entire pint of ice cream and your stomach hurts, instead of feeling that shame and regret of diet mentality, you can see it as a learning experience.

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Get Out of the Way

We really want to believe that our problems will be solved if we can just do the thing: get more money, look different, buy that new car...whatever it is that we’ve decided will make us happy. But changing the external world without addressing the internal limitations is like sweeping the dust under the rug: it might look better for a short time, but the dirt is still there and will eventually make everything messy again.

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Food & Money

You know how when you feel like you’re eating too much, you think the solution is to eat less? And then that doesn’t really work because the less you eat, the more obsessed you become with food? The more you diet, the more backlash binges you have.

Well, that’s what we do with money, too. The more you struggle, the more guilty you feel about spending. The more you deny yourself. The more you restrict and cut back and deprive yourself, and the more you reach for the credit card for some relief. At least that’s what I did.

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Why I Don't Want to Be Skinny Anymore

I still have those fleeting thoughts about how much better I would feel in a smaller body, or how I would be able to rock that cute dress I saw at the mall, or how I wouldn’t have that fleeting moment of panic when I’m about to see someone for the first time since my recovery. Here’s what I’ve come to realize: for me, being thin comes at too high a price.

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Why Do You Need a Coach?

Have you ever had a really good coach, mentor, or teacher -- maybe on a high school sports team, an ally on your first job, or just some caring person who took a little extra time to help you with something? What was the key thing that made that person so helpful?

We all need support when we’re learning something new. There’s a lot we can do on our own, but the wisdom and guidance of someone else, who is a bit further along in the journey, can be invaluable.

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Changing Your Story

It’s easy to think that our thoughts and feelings will change once we fix the problem, but that’s the reverse of how it actually works. Your objective reality will change in response to your thoughts and feelings, so deliberately altering the way you think, talk, and behave is the first step to fixing your problems.

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Why Do You Worry So Much?

Worry is distracting from life and keeping you in a perpetual state of unhappiness and stress. You may even believe that worrying is productive...that if you didn’t worry, you wouldn’t be able to solve your problems and things would get really out of control.

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Why Can't You Fix it on Your Own?

It's hard to change on your own, because all you have are your own thoughts and feelings, and it's your own thoughts and feelings that got you where you are right now...possibly stuck in an unpleasant situation, unhappy with some aspect of your life, or just dissatisfied with the way things are going and desperately wanting to be more fulfilled.

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Beginner's Guide to Intuitive Eating

For someone who’s used to dieting or following guidelines about eating, this enormous change can feel scary, confusing, and almost impossible. Presenting...A Beginner’s Guide to Intuitive Eating: How to approach your new relationship with food and your body in a gentle, easy, sustainable way without getting overwhelmed or eating Oreos for every meal for the rest of your life.

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Chocolate in Bed

The problem is that even if you really understand why the compulsive / habitual / binge-eating is happening, it’s not always so easy to make it stop. I kept having this recurring thought that if I could just “do” Intuitive Eating well enough, I wouldn’t be having this struggle. My deep subconscious programming about chocolate was just too powerful.

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This is the Best Thing You Will Do Today

How do you stay focused on your goals every day, when life gets in the way? This is a quick 5-minute practice that you can do morning, noon, and night, whether you are feeling excited and aligned, or overwhelmed and stressed. I promise you will feel more relaxed and rooted in your truth after doing this, and it doesn’t require any special preparation, environment, or a huge time commitment.

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What the Hell is Manifesting?

When used as a verb, manifest is how something appears or becomes clear; how it becomes apparent. When we talk about manifesting goals, it’s the process by which your thoughts, feelings, and desires show up in your physical presence.

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Can You Really Change Your Life by Thinking Differently?

You attract the circumstances of your life with your thoughts and feelings. Positive thoughts and feelings attract good things, and negative thoughts and feelings attract problems. In other words, if you're feeling good, you are attracting more things that will make you feel good. If you feel bad, you are attracting more things that will make you feel bad.

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The Best Year Yet

At this time of year, we all start thinking about goals and resolutions for the New Year. How will it be different? How can we reinvent ourselves? What will be better than last year? What craptastic failures can we leave behind in 2018? You’ll definitely want to read this before you make your new resolutions.

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Hypnosis FAQ

Hypnosis is a state of deep relaxation, similar to meditation, where your subconscious mind becomes more accessible and suggestible, thus allowing new ideas to be introduced without the conscious mind acting as “gatekeeper.” Hypnosis is a solution-oriented modality, so we will focus on your goals rather than dismantling your problems.

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