I think this is what it all comes down to. I think this is the point. I think, that if I would have known this, it would have saved me years of suffering. Living in the gray is the key to our freedom around food and body obsession. Living this way means choosing flexibility, gentleness, […]

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There’s a lot of confusion around smoothies. And I get it. There’s an overabundance of protein powders and recipes out there. Not to mention the information surrounding when, what, how much, or why we should be having them. Most of the smoothies I see posted on Instagram or popular blogs wouldn’t be recommended by me.  But […]

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I remember the firest moment I wanted to try a juice cleanse. It was five years ago, and I was convinced I had to lose ten pounds. I didn’t need to. Not eating food and drinking five really expensive, sugar-laden, zero-fiber juices per day seemed like a smart idea at the time. Mind you, on […]

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When we have a troubled relationship with food, eradicating it becomes our main mission. With this common attitude, we don’t allow our relationship with food to teach us anything. We think it’s annoying, an inconvenience, the bane of our existence, a hindrance, a thorn we can simply pluck, a piece of popcorn stuck in our […]

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I consider myself a mindful eater. I mean, isn’t it kind of my job? I’ve been wildly committed to my journey for years (with some good struggle sprinkled in), have read every single mindful eating book known to man AND am even certified in mindfulness based eating awareness training. Sooo… I would hope I am. […]

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If there’s one thing I want for you, it’s to quit dieting forever. I fully realize how unconventional & provocative this sounds. That it’s the opposite of what you’ve been told by the experts your whole life. Because I suggest you do “weird” things like: Don’t follow a meal plan to a T. Don’t eat […]

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