How to tell if your eating is supportive
On the path to a healthy relationship with diet and food, it’s common to fanaticize about what eating will finally be like…
“…when I never overeat, have too much sugar, eat out of boredom, or eat any of the “bad stuff.”
But the fantasy of “never again” often falls flat. (Ask anyone who swears off a bunch of things related to eating).
Here’s a more indicative marker of a strong and healthy relationship with diet and food: (more…)
Do you agree with my list? (What most people truthfully want)
Underneath the desire for toned and lean bodies and perfectly executed paleo, keto, vegan, or whole foods diets, there’s the actual truth of what people really want…
After many conversations in this work, I’ve distilled the essence down into a short list of themes that present again and again. (more…)
Are you a “foodie?” Find out here
Do you consider yourself a foodie?
It seems to me there’s a sub-set of souls who are tried and true “foodies” with a particular taste for the best the culinary world has to offer. (more…)
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?) (more…)
Eating Quiz: Do you need more structure or soul? (Part Two)
Today, in Part Two, we are focusing on the signs and symptoms of inadequate soul demonstrated in eating. (You find Part One on Structure here)
When we say something like “she’s got soul,” we know what we mean. In some ways we’re saying, although indirectly, she’s got substance, there’s depth there, there’s feeling there, this is a flesh and blood woman right here in front of me. (more…)
Suffer from Last Supper Syndrome? Find out in this short quiz.
Been working on your relationship with food? Here’s a quick quiz to monitor one aspect of it: (more…)