Tag: free yourself
My Life Changing Lesson about Going Solo
Teacher of the Year Goes to 2022 This year was a doozy. It was the first year that I was a full-time entrepreneur as a holistic ED recovery coach and making that move on the heels of the slow-exiting COVID-19 pandemic (like–move on already and stop holding the door open!!) was scary and exciting. I figured it would be slow going and slow growing, … Read More My Life Changing Lesson about Going Solo
Holidaze: Surviving When in ED Recovery
Tips to Manage the Season NOW! While the holidays can be a time of joy, connection, and memory-making, when you are recovering from an eating disorder, they can also be a time of stress, anxiety, and possibly fear. During the early years of my recovery, I was in the closet with my family about my treatment. I wish I could tell you why. I … Read More Holidaze: Surviving When in ED Recovery
Beating Binge Eating with Mindful Eating
I am happy to share my journey but it is lengthy and I have not gotten a good short version yet! What I will say right here, right now is that it was years before I even thought I needed help and even then, I need different kinds of help at different times. As the layers got pulled back, something else came up for … Read More Beating Binge Eating with Mindful Eating
Soul Food February
This month where Black History is observed, learned, taught, and made (Erin Johnson!) is also a time where the cultural markers are fondly discussed. For me, there are so many things that add so much to this month (and all year) but none so near and dear to me and my business as soul food. In my holistic coaching practice, relationships with food are … Read More Soul Food February
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Holiday Survival for Disordered Eaters*
*When you are in recovery or trying to eat for wellness This time of year, advertisements of snowy streets and families coming together laughing eating, and making merry abound. Presents being handed back and forth, faces of pure delight, and picture-perfect families and friends greeting each other with joy and true happiness. There are also just as many campaigns with thin, fit, people dashing … Read More Holiday Survival for Disordered Eaters*
What Are You Hungry For?
Eating That Doesn’t Satisfy Many suffer from what is known as emotional or binge eating. They differ in specific triggers or how they became habit, but the commonalities in them make it possible to take them together here in this post. In these conditions food is eaten for soothing, pleasure, or as a distraction from uncomfortable feelings or situations instead of for sustenance as … Read More What Are You Hungry For?
Eating I.Q.: Why You Eat When You Are Not Hungry
Do you wait until you feel an aching in your stomach before firing up the grill and cooking dinner and then eat until you are ready to burst? Do you turn to food as a coping mechanism when you feel emotionally overwhelmed? Does chocolate cake or a pizza slice make you feel happy and like you’re on top of the world? Self-awareness is crucial … Read More Eating I.Q.: Why You Eat When You Are Not Hungry
Getting to Know You
Self awareness is the building block upon which a positive self image, self acceptance, and self love all grow from. Try these 3 action steps to get started discovering yourself and inherent value on a deeper level.
July: Free Yourself
On the wings of Juneteenth and America’s Independence Day, I thought it a good time to dedicate the remainder of the month to being free. In the current politicized racial disharmony, freedom is being discussed as it means so many different things to so many different people. While I am not going to get into that aspect of the conversation here, I decided to … Read More July: Free Yourself