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cultivating food sense.

It’s no surprise that the habits we acquire in childhood stick with us into adulthood. For better or for worse, the lessons most often reinforced are the ones that continue to shape our behavior as we grow. There are few

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am i hungry? [a flowchart].

The human body is a pretty amazing thing. It knows when it needs rest, when it’s too hot or too cold, and whether we’ve gone too long without blinking. It will give us indications to let us know what it

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is coaching right for you?

Nearly every conversation I have with people who are interested in coaching begins with “I’m a pretty healthy eater” or “I know what I should be doing”. I am always so glad to hear this. An awareness of what we should

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facing cravings head-on.

{getting a little personal. can you relate to any of this?} Cravings. Whoa. I have been having a really tough time with this lately. Mine are particularly for carbohydrates; not for candy or chocolate, but for foods as specific as

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the uncontrollable urge to eat.

Have you made a list of foods you can’t eat because you feel you won’t be able to stop?   Have you removed whole food groups from your diet in an attempt to find some sense of control?   Do

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choose your reason. choose to change.

[I first published this post on A More Perfect Union, an uplifting blog belonging to the fabulous Hope Mirlis — check out her gratitudes and musings over at perfectunionny.blogspot.com] There are countless factors in play when it comes to how we

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eating emotions [why we eat].

Food can be nourishment.It can be fuel.It can be the power source for our day. It can also be celebration. Escape. Distraction. Amusement. Consolation. Why we eat and when we do is often rooted in patterns we can’t remember forming.

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