How to work with body weight
Do you have any best guesses as to what impacts body weight?
Insulin sensitivity? Genes? Something else?
I find that for many women who want to increase their sense of confidence around eating, one very affirming avenue is through strengthening their understanding of what really impacts body weight.
Do you eat for long-term or short-term pleasure?
When it comes to eating for pleasure, it's important to be aware of these distinctions:
Short-term pleasureable eating, versus Long-term pleasureable eating
Carving out room for both allows us a nice balance between nutritional spontaneity (what do I feel like having?) and longer-term self care practices (what will help me feel well in the long-run?)
Why I'm drinking ghee this month
Three ways to use a therapeutic diet
If you have a strain or injury to your knee, you'll likely seek out physical therapy for a while. But eventually the therapy will be over and you'll return to your normal activities.
Diet can also act as a therapy of its own.
For your immune system...
When I feel a doozy of a virus coming on I usually roll up my sleeves and get to work on a few practices from my arsenal of holistic remedies.
Last year I juiced fresh ginger with lemon, apple cider vinegar, cinnamon and cayenne pepper every day while I was feeling unwell. I draped my towel over my head and inhaled the steam of hot water with couple drops of wintergreen oil to open my sinuses. I got to bed early most nights.
I ended up getting better.
One thing you mustn't ever neglect when you're working on yourself
DIGNITY: THE STATE OR QUALITY OF BEING WORTHY OF HONOR OR RESPECT"Dignity does not consist of possessing honors, but is the consciousness that we deserve them." - Artistotle
2017 wrap up & why I've been laying low
Every year I set aside a bit of time over the course of a week or two to read through journal entries from the year, look at pictures I’ve taken, and spend some time acknowledging what's been happening over the past 12 months.