How Do I Turn It Off? My Hunger, That Is

How Do I Turn It Off? My Hunger, That Is

Do you spend a lot of time thinking about food and worrying about overeating? If you do, you’re not alone. Here’s why: If you’re an emotional eater,  your brain is used to connecting up thoughts of food and eating with comfort. That means that whenever your body feels...
Nine Bags of Chips: My Cry for Independence

Nine Bags of Chips: My Cry for Independence

Do you try to keep the foods you love at arms’ distance in an attempt to avoid temptation? How is it working for you? I lived for years in fear of food, swearing on a stack of bibles that I couldn’t be trusted around food. Do you ever feel that way? Can...
Your Body: Where Do You Carry Your Armor?

Your Body: Where Do You Carry Your Armor?

If you’ve ever experienced abuse, neglect or trauma you developed an unconscious belief that you weren’t safe in your body and the world was a dangerous place. Your body rushed to your defense and did what it could to protect you from being vulnerable. If...