{poem} Dancing With Hidden Selves

1 Who’s hiding in you? Who slips up revealing herself now and again, catching you off guard? A hypnotic self, an autopilot self, covering her tracks (or was she trying to get your attention?) with behaviors, predictable cycles you thought you’ld overcome, leaving you baffled. Maybe she’s sensual or sad, exhausted, bossy, angry, childlike, playful…

Do you eat to make others happy?

After engaging in the coaching process for a while, my typical client starts relationship with her body is driven less and less by guilt and more and more by a connection to her body. She learns she really can trust her gut and even enjoy foods she once thought of as “bad”. She’s also more as confident about choosing foods that help her feel good. It’s then she notices when…

Will You Dance In This Body?

“The thoughts that most block intimacy are judgements. The realm where we make ourselves or someone else wrong, that’s the domain of separation. When there’s self judgement, there’s a contraction and a re-enforcement of all the blocking in the body. The only way to do any healing that leads to intimacy is to come back…

Thanksgiving Eating Anxiety?

That’s been the focus of multiple coaching calls this week, so I thought I would share some last minute thoughts. You’ve probably heard of tactics like walking away from the food, or focusing on the people you love or being a mindful eater. These are all fantastic suggestions that can really make a difference in how much you consume. The…

Which Clothes Should You Keep?

Over the years I have had many clothing size changes.  There were years when ignoring my body and binging on packaged foods were my norm.  That’s when I wore extra baggy (usually black) clothes to hide my body from myself and the world. There were other years, when I vigilantly counted every morsel and restricted…