To Diet or Not to Diet?

Food, can’t live without it … want to stop obsessing about it? Are you sure? I’ve come to believe part of the appeal of diets is they offer an excuse for thinking about food all the time: Have I eaten all my points? Did I get a high enough % of dietary fat to reach Ketosis? I’m…

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How many times does it take to change?

If you’re anything like me you’ve been sure that this time is the time you will ‘do it’—whatever ‘it’ is—but it isn’t. I could see the pattern: go on a diet, gain the weight back; start an exercise routine, let it go; decide to go for a better job, stay where I was; break up with my…

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What you’re not

You are not those thoughts which are turning, churning in your mind; you are not those changing feelings; … …You will find when you have come out of what you are not, that the ripple on the water is whispering to you, ‘I am That’, the birds in the trees are singing to you, ‘I…

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What keeps you living small?

You’ve had it, you are done working at a job that drains you, you are done working at a place that does not value your input, you are done living in a body you don’t recognize, you are done being the breadwinner for a partner that isn’t holding up their end, you are done trying…

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Is that all there is?

In the late 1960s there was a song called: Is that all there is? It was performed by Peggy Lee in a voice so haunting, I still remember being completely freaked out and  confused by it as a young girl. Here is the opening verse: I remember when I was a very little girl, our house…

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