You Are Not “Bad” for Eating What You Want. Ever.

You Are Not “Bad” for Eating What You Want. Ever.

“Oh I’m being so bad!” (while eating chocolate cake).

“I’ll be good tomorrow and eat a salad” (while enjoying pizza).

Talk of being “bad” or “good” around food is so common you’ve likely heard it discussed today at lunch, or even said it (or thought it) yourself. In our culture there are different ways of eating, some deemed good and some bad - but why? Where does this moral association with food come from?

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How the 5 Stages of Grief Apply to Mourning the Loss of Your Thin Body

How the 5 Stages of Grief Apply to Mourning the Loss of Your Thin Body

Bodies change. That’s an inevitability of life.

Try as we might, it’s impossible to maintain the same body throughout our life span. Sure we can put in our best effort and probably do a good job maintaining a version of our body that we are relatively content with, but the reality is no one is immune to what life brings our way (childbirth, injury, illness), and certainly no one is immune to the effects of time.

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3 Step Process to Overcoming Sugar Addiction (and it's Not What You Think)

3 Step Process to Overcoming Sugar Addiction (and it's Not What You Think)

I was addicted to sugar, 100%.

I took a quiz on a popular food psychologist's website to prove this to myself, and sure enough, my score was 7 out of 10 (1 being not addicted and 10 being super addicted). 7 wasn't the highest possible score, but it was high enough for me to confirm that my inability to eat just one cookie from the plate or one bowl of ice cream instead of the whole container, was the result of sugar addiction. 

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