Monthly Archives: September 2015

Wednesday Wisdom 9.30.15

  I have witnessed beautiful acts of courage this week from ​some really inspiring women: women who have shared their stories, who have felt the fear and done it anyway, who are creating something bigger because of it. Thank you … Continue reading

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Nothing to fear but food itself?

“We’re all going to die. And we all eat food. Therefore, food must be the culprit. That seems to be the absurd syllogism that lies beneath the surface of many articles in the health, food and science press. ” A … Continue reading

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Monday Mantra 9.28.15

A little color {and a challenge} for Monday. Because it’s exhausting, and because we know better. And because, as it’s been said, “comparison is the thief of joy.” {Note: I will happily borrow good quotes from Teddy Roosevelt.}

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A few good reads 9.27.15

Are You Gratitude Shaming? from Kelly Boaz Why Everything is Bad For You from The New York Times Wedding Pressure to Look Perfect from Jessica Sepel I’m Fat and I Don’t Want to Assimilate into Diet Culture (And No, I’m … Continue reading

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Wednesday Wisdom 9.23.15

  Baseball? Sure. But few could play with words quite like Yogi Berra. Tough to decide between the epic “When you come to a fork in the road, take it,” and “You can observe a lot just by watching,” but … Continue reading

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What REALLY happened when I gave up my skinny jeans

Yesterday morning I took a trunkful of stuff to Goodwill. Some kitchen items, a set of glasses we don’t use anymore. A few of my husband’s old t-shirts. A bag of clothes out of my closet, too. Specifically, skinny jeans. … Continue reading

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Monday Mantra 9.21.15

Did you accept, love and empower yourself today? I did: I finally gave away my skinny jeans. Several pairs, in fact, that for a long time I was determined would fit again. I thought it would be really scary – … Continue reading

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A few good reads 9.20.15

Be a Body Rebel – Love Yourself from Over the Moon How I Quit the Diet-Binge Cycle, for Good from Refinery 29 The “New Age Thinking Will Make Me Thin” Diet from Isabel Foxen Duke My Kid Might Be Fat … Continue reading

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Wednesday Wisdom 9.16.15

What fires you up is what you want. And if you’re not sure what that is? It will find you. Be patient with yourself by being yourself. It will radiate.

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Family matters: how our relationships influence our relationship with food.

Food for thought. This one thing may be impacting your food choices and relationship with food I edited this contemplative piece from nutritionist Jessica Sepel and agree that the food and fat talk we’re exposed to as children can have a … Continue reading

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