Tag Archives: #trustyourbody

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 identify your inner motivation – IEWIN video blog 4

Why should we bother to learn to eat what we need? Why practise listening to our gut brains? Discovering our motivation gives us a reason to make changes in our lives, and remembering this motivation is what keeps us going … 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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Wholeness, yoga and eating – what’s the connection?

Yoga means many things to many people, and it’s taken me many years to find out what it means to me, personally. For me, the practice of it, in its simplest form, is about finding wholeness.  Bringing the pieces of … Continue reading

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Ebbing and flowing with the tides of brain and belly

I’ve been noticing my brain chatter a lot (inspired by Jeffrey Schwartz’s book, “You are not your brain”), and in this week’s group, we aired and shared some of our inner dialogue. Imagine the situation: you’re at home with family … 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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Could you drop the struggle?

  I had a very powerful group on Wednesday night with four wonderfully curious women.  I felt the power of their questioning.  We asked ourselves: Do I want to be here, on this planet? This is a really big question.  … Continue reading

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