Tag Archives: nutrition

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.

Which do I want more? 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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Gravitating towards what feels good

“The body loves gentleness” – Sandra Sabatini.   When I speak of eating a mostly plant-based diet, and generally sticking to non-stimulating foods, what I often hear is this: Wow, you must have so much self-control! I’m happy to eat … Continue reading

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The gifts of overeating

There is much to be said for the struggle, the pain, the terrible burden of having a dysfunctional relationship with food. Feeding yourself, the most basic activity that enables us to survive in a physical body, becomes a daily, or … Continue reading

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What is your priority?

In life, we must make choices, decisions, as to how to spend our time and energy.  These are limited, so we must make time for some things and not others.  What we dedicate ourselves to, most frequently, could be called … Continue reading

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Nutrition for compulsive eaters and food addicts

Do you… …overeat regularly? …feel that certain foods are “calling you“? …find yourself “cupboard cruising” even though you aren’t hungry? …feel out of control around certain foods? I certainly did.  And in times of distress, I still do sometimes.  I’m … Continue reading

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