Perfectionism is Fear in Action

An alarming number of people alive today call themselves perfectionists, myself included at one point. There are many versions and varieties of perfectionism, but that’s not what I want to focus on in this post. I want to talk about leaving our perfectionism behind, before we inadvertently bring it into our new, intuitive lives. Part of living intuitively is the ability to be flexible, because it’s about feeling your way through life as much as…

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How do you Feel?

I’ve talked about it over and over again – when you’re reaching for more food yet you know you’re full, or you’re reaching for food for non-hunger reasons, you have a need which is not being met. Before continuing, I want to clarify and emphasize that emotional eating in and of itself is NOT bad or unhealthy. In fact, sometimes emotional eating can be the healthiest thing to do! Eating grandma’s homemade cookies, celebrating a…

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A Blessing in Disguise

Did you know that your struggle (whatever that may be) is actually serving you a profound purpose? There is a reason why the struggle is there. Your struggle did not manifest out of thin air. It did not manifest in a vacuum. There was a series of experiences you went through that led you to develop the negative habit (the struggle) you now have – you were not born with it. In a nutshell, you…

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Going on a Lifestyle

One of the newest buzzwords in the diet/health/fitness community is “lifestyle”. Everybody likes to say that their eating (and exercise) regimen is a lifestyle, not a diet. This is because the collective conscious is finally realizing that unless something is sustainable, it’s not only pointless, it’s detrimental! While this realization is a great one, and a step in the right direction, slapping the word lifestyle onto your protocol of choice is a dangerous and slippery…

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Making Changes

If I were to ask you, “Do you want to lose weight?” the answer would probably be a resounding yes (most people do these days). But if I were to ask you “Do you want to change?” the answer would probably be either a hesitant yes, I don’t know, or a flat out no. And why would you? We do the things we do for good reasons. You wouldn’t be doing what you’re doing unless…

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