Deeper perspectives on “sugar problems”

Jan 31, 2021 | Tags: eating psychology, overeating, sugar, | 4 Comments

It’s said that the desire for sweet food can mask a deeper desire for “sweetness” itself. But what is this sweet? (more…)

Improve your tastebud IQ

Aug 14, 2017 | Tags: nutrition, seasonal eating, sugar, | No Comments

When I was 17 I loved indulging my taste for unique clothing.  I loved wearing my long sweaters lined with dark purple faux fur and snakeskin pants (also fake) from the tiny clothing store I worked at at the time.   Sometimes I’d sift through my mom’s closet to find some piece she had from the 70s and pair it with something in my own closet.

My taste for the unique is still with me today as I treasure my less duplicatable handmade jewelry from South America, a beautiful gold and citrine ring that was my great grandmother Laura Ruiz’s, and beautiful objects I’ve acquired during travel. (more…)

Why sensitive women eat too much sugar

Mar 27, 2016 | Tags: eating psychology, overeating, sugar, | No Comments

I am very recently home from a third trip to Peru within the last 13 months or so. Each experience I’ve had has been ENTIRELY different. During this recent adventure, I experienced the vast polarity between blissful, ecstatic states the region is known for and the heavier grit and shadow side that the city of Iquitos seems to carry. (more…)

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