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Why attending to your food thoughts is only half the story

At IEWIN, we are often working with our food thoughts. The thoughts that drive us to eat through habit, compulsion or overwhelm. We practise holding space for these thoughts. Allowing them to be, choosing to eat or not eat. Making … Continue reading

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How to hold space for your food thoughts

I love the feel, texture and taste of food in my mouth. Who doesn’t?

I also love the feel, texture and taste of peace and spaciousness in my brain.

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Balance: Step 7 of the IEWIN Process

You are enough. Tread the middle path. Practice eating what feels reasonable. Not perfect eating, but good enough. Practice congratulating yourself on small triumphs. You are not cured, not perfect, but you are moving towards a more comfortable eating experience … Continue reading

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‘Tis the season to be… peaceful in mind, heart and belly

‘Tis the season to be jolly, tra-la-la-la-la, la-la-la-laaaaaaaa… It’s CHRISTMAS! If, like me, you are a sensitive eater, ‘tis the season to be… -surrounded by food, stimulating food, processed food, everywhere you look -picking at food, all the time (it’s … Continue reading

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Being curious: Step 3 of the IEWIN Process

Being curious is about being your own detective. You are interested in what you consume (food, drink, media, self talk…) and the effect it has on you. Through curiosity, we cultivate supportive behaviours that make us feel well, and we … Continue reading

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Creating Space: Step 2 of The Process

What does it mean, when we create space in our minds? To create space is to give yourself the gift of a new thought or behaviour. To create space is to re-wire your brain, through your conscious attention, and the … Continue reading

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The Process Step 1: Noticing

In an IEWIN course, we work through 7 steps which guide us on our journey of learning to eat what we need. The first step is NOTICING. This step involves bringing conscious attention to habits and behaviours that have become … Continue reading

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