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Another Year, Another “I’m Going on a Diet”?

Another Year, Another “I’m Going on a Diet”?

When you’ve consumed a thousand holiday treats and feel awful about your body, the lure of “starting over” on January 1st entices us to make that infamous New Year’s resolution:  “I’m going on a diet!” (or your version of dieting…cutting out carbs, eating clean, limiting food groups, etc) Everywhere we turn, there is talk of dieting, losing weight, and promises to swear off junk food for good. The words, “I’m going on a diet” seem to become what you hear in everyday conversation at this time of year. But come February 1st  (or even sooner!), where are most of these people?
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58 Fabulous Ways to Find Freedom Around Food

58 Fabulous Ways to Find Freedom Around Food

Here it is…the whole enchilada, the entire kit ‘n kaboodle.  This is a compilation of every blog post ever written. Exactly 58 ways to help you find freedom around food, feel at ease in your body, and be at peace in your eating.  Happy reading! (Want a chance to win a $50 gift card?! Share your favorite post and be entered to win. Instructions at the bottom) Why Eating Healthy Is Like Dating A Guy That Looks Good On Paper The 3 Things You Need To Stop Doing To Be Happier Today The Real Reason You Can’t Accept Your Body
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10 Things To Do Instead of Eating

10 Things To Do Instead of Eating

Sometimes, the urge to eat that second (or 17th) cookie is so intense it feels like there’s this crazy battle in your head about eating vs. not eating. This usually strikes in the evenings after work and/or on the weekends. And it’s helpful to have some alternatives in lieu of finishing the gallon of ice cream. So, here you go! 10 things to do instead of eating: 1. Get out your journal. Grabbing a pen and a notebook can be an amazing tool to begin to take you deeper into what’s going on inside. When you’re feeling all jumbled in your mind, journaling
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The One Thing You Must Know To End Emotional Eating For Good

The One Thing You Must Know To End Emotional Eating For Good

How many times have you sworn on everything you’ve ever owned that you would stop binging on the weekends, never have a dessert again, and this time, for real, end emotional eating for good? I’ve probably promised myself that at least 900 times in my life. So why is it so hard to let go of emotional eating, even when we don’t want to, we wish we wouldn’t, and we know it’s not serving us?  Because the hard truth and the one thing you need to know is this: Putting down the food is hard. Like…really hard. That’s not to
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Does Your Eating Goes Haywire When You’re Out of Your Routine?

Does Your Eating Goes Haywire When You’re Out of Your Routine?

Aaaaand I’m back. I had a wonderful vacation in St. Thomas filled with lots of doing nothing, lying on the beach, staring at the ocean, and reading Harry Potter (officially as obsessed as The Hunger Games).  With vacation, of course, comes “vacation eating”. (I’m not sure if that’s an actual term, but I totally think it should be in the dictionary.) There’s nothing like being out of our routine that causes all of our good intentions to go out the window… It seems that being in a routine often helps keep our eating in check. We don’t typically finish each meal with
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What to Do When Going Out to Eat is Stressful

What to Do When Going Out to Eat is Stressful

Going out to eat used to send me into a panic. Here is how the situation usually panned out: 1. I knew I had dinner plans, so I would try not to eat that much during the day because I wanted to save up the calories and “splurge” at dinner. I was usually so worried about keeping my food in control at dinner (i.e. not binging), that I was anxious about it all day (and usually ended up overeating at dinner) OR 2. In anticipation of going out to eat, I obsessively planned out exactly what I was going to
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