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Amy Johnson with Lydia Wente
Tuesday, October 08, 2019      25 comments

www.youtube.com/watch?v=
C-DJL76qDt0 I've really enjoyed "meeting" Amy Johnson on various webinars. And this one (despite its length and the rather over-the-top energy of interviewer Lydia Wente) felt more accessible to... Read more
Intention
Monday, October 07, 2019      22 comments

What's amazing to me is that when I embark on a new direction, and put that intention out there "into the universe", an abundance of information makes itself known to me. I'm open to learning more. But also letting go of control. ... Read more
Late Bloom!
Sunday, October 06, 2019      27 comments

I love morning glories -- specifically, the old-fashioned type called "Heavenly Blue". And I've been growing morning glory vines on a pyramid ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts It's Not So Hard!!
Saturday, October 05, 2019      36 comments

A short excerpt from a Spark message I'd sent to a good Spark friend recently, musing about the pressures of perfectionism . . . "I DO think that we've been socialized to believe that every worthy accomplishment is the result of "disciplin... Read more
Brave or Perfect?
Friday, October 04, 2019      27 comments

I've heard it said recently that we raise our sons to be brave. And we raise our daughters to be perfect. And I've been thinking about that saying in the context of intuitive eating and body kindness. My instinctive reaction was . .. .... Read more
The Clean Clean Teeth of . . . Self Care!
Thursday, October 03, 2019      25 comments

Last June my hygienist taught me some new brushing and flossing techniques. And when I went for a cleaning yesterday, she was astonished that I had taken her advice and practised the self-care and . . . my teeth are in much better shape! ... Read more
Trusting Myself NOT to Count Calories
Wednesday, October 02, 2019      28 comments

www.leslieschilling.com/
single-post/3-Ways-Calorie
-Counting-Could-Be-Making-
You-Unhealthy Continuing my exploration of intuitive eating and body kindness, I found this article on Leslie Schilling's website prett... Read more
Listening and Responding
Tuesday, October 01, 2019      27 comments

When our kids were tiny -- very tiny -- they soon learned that if they cried I'd call out, "I'm coming." And I would. So they would stop crying and they would listen for me coming down the hall towards their bedrooms. I believed that job one du... Read more
Body Kindness
Monday, September 30, 2019      23 comments

ca.video.search.yahoo.co
m/search/video?fr=yfp-t&p=
rebecca+scritchfield#id=34
&vid=00b19dea4f0708e2d9114
b0607f6b0f9&action=click Digging deeper from yesterday's intuitive eating article from the Toronto Star w... Read more
Renewed Attention to Intuitive Eating
Sunday, September 29, 2019      27 comments

www.thestar.com/life/201
9/09/23/how-intuitive-eati
ng-got-this-woman-off-the-
diet-roller-coaster.html The classic book called Intuitive Eating (by Evelyn Tribole and Elyse Resch) was first published in 1995. But... Read more
Trying On Pants!!
Saturday, September 28, 2019      29 comments

Yes, and feeling pretty happy about it. The weather has changed . . . it's no longer "late summer" dark cottons weather but more "early fall" both in temperature and quality of light, sun lower in the sky and filtered through changing leav... Read more
Calories Out: 104
Friday, September 27, 2019      28 comments

I just glanced at the total calorie burn for my morning fitness routine -- 4 sets of 10 full push ups, full sit ups, mountaineers (alternating knee to chest, knee to elbow) and squats. PLUS a pretty thorough head to toe yoga stretch routine wit... Read more
Snout Spray
Thursday, September 26, 2019      32 comments

My golden retriever breeder came over to visit baby Henry on Monday night -- such a lovely person -- and she recommended a very simple strategy to deal with ongoing puppy bities. Which on a number of occasions, despite my best efforts, had resu... Read more
It's Always the Comments . . . .
Wednesday, September 25, 2019      31 comments

. . . and yesterday's comments on my blog about "feeding the emotional hunger" were exceptionally helpful to me. So thank you. I probably needed to emphasize that (as always) I was blogging for ME. I was blogging about what works fo... Read more
Feeding Emotional Hunger
Tuesday, September 24, 2019      32 comments

How do I feed my emotional hunger? Excess food didn't help. Indulgence in manufactured junk foods high in calories and low in nutrition. Because emotional hunger was never about lack of food. And too much food never feel good: either at t... Read more

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