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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
What I Wish My Humans Knew
Monday, September 23, 2019      31 comments

www.michaelneill.org/cft
s1204/ This short blog by Nina Lockwood was posted on a Michael Neill site. It's written from the... Read more
Natural Self Confidence
Saturday, September 21, 2019      28 comments

www.youtube.com/watch?v=
yb2bfcuWKHQ I really loved this (very short) presentation by Michael Neil. The Three Principles (mind, consciousness and thought) tell us that there is an innate confidence in each and eve... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Generalization
Friday, September 20, 2019      28 comments

I've learned in puppy obedience class (second lesson was last Saturday) that puppies don't generalize learning well. Which means: just because Henry can sit and down and stay in one part of the training yard doesn't mean he'll do the same ... Read more
As the Gears Turn . . .
Thursday, September 19, 2019      32 comments

Clearly, baby Henry (my golden retriever pup) has been thinking about stair climbing. Yesterday he'd left the kitchen and was somewhere on the ground floor of the house . . . when I called, he didn't respond. But that's because he wa... Read more
Convenience Foods
Wednesday, September 18, 2019      32 comments

My mum was very enthusiastic about early convenience foods . . . Jello, Campbell's canned soups, Dream Whip, margarine in those pouches with the "button" that had to be massaged into the white stuff to colour it yellow like butter (some kind of ... Read more

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