Category: Mind/Body Connection

How Emotional Eating Comes to Your Rescue: Self-Compassion As the Antidote to Bust Down Your Binges

Most people believe that the way to lose weight and get healthier is by taking a bootstrap approach and whipping themselves back into shape. But the only way to get control of what you eat is by putting an end to trying to...

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Stop Shaming Yourself for Overeating

Stop hating yourself for overeating. When you’re under stress, it’s almost impossible to listen to your body’s hunger signals. Overwhelming emotions like resentment, sadness and anger can fool our bodies into thinking that we’re always hungry. Left to roam wild, your stress response will keep you double fisting chocolates and cookies, popping them into your mouth faster than you can chew. This is your lizard brain’s survival way of keeping you safe, and when it gets triggered, it gets activated because it senses the presence of danger. In reality it’s really just the fear of facing whatever uncomfortable emotions pressed you to reach for the chocolate. Forgiving yourself and moving on would make the threat go away. As long as you shame yourself for giving into the temptation, you keep the cycle of guilt and gorge going. giving food more power over you than it deserves.

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24 Signs Your Body Is Stressed-Out_Which Are Yours

Have you been feeling stressed out lately? Too many people wear their stress like a badge of honor mistakenly thinking that it’s harmless and okay to live with so much tension and anxiety. We often boast about how little...

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4 Hot Confidence-Building Tips to Bust Out of Body Shame

Most women, regardless of their size are insecure about their bodies. If you can relate to the struggle of being ashamed and frustrated, feeling tempted to hide yourself behind as much fabric as possible I want to turn you on to 4 of my favorite hot confidence-building tips to move you past the body hating blues.

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5 Tips to Break Out of Scale Jail

Do you feel compelled to weigh yourself all the time because you’re heavier than you want to be? Are you sick and tired of having your scale tell you how you’re entitled to feel and what kind of day you’re...

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4 Hot Confidence-Building Tips to Bust Out of Body Shame

Most women, regardless of their size are insecure about their bodies. If you can relate to the struggle of being ashamed and frustrated, feeling tempted to hide yourself behind as much fabric as possible I want to turn you on to...

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6 Tips to Loving Yourself Past a Binge

Have you gotten caught up in a loop of overeating and/or binging? A lot of people think that once they overeat, it means that they are a bad person with no self-control or discipline. A binge is different for each person. Eating...

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Find Relief from Trauma and Memories of Abuse

If you’ve suffered through abusive relationships at any time in your life, you know they leave scars on your soul because they break you down and make you feel helpless and afraid of everything. This is because if...

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A Bread Insensitivity For Me Means To Live Pain Free, I Choose to Be Wheat-Free

Do you sometimes feel pain in your joints when you walk down a flight of steps? Maybe you’re...

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