Few of us practice conscious eating. For a great many of us, eating has become a way of stuffing down feelings. The great emptiness we feel has to be filled somehow. A gap in nurturing has to be healed. And being touched and soothed and comforted by another doesn’t always do the trick. In fact, hardly…

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by Andrea Albright Do you nibble on sugar-filled candy throughout the day? Do you have intense cravings for sodas, chocolate, or something sugary that you can’t resist? Do you HAVE to eat a desert after every meal? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you have a “sweet tooth”. And while that’s a cute…

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Conscious eating: this is where you have to notice that you are really there when you eat. This may sound easy, but actually it’s the big one. Most of the food we eat sneaks by us. The bag of cookies just disappears. The plate of food cleans out during conversation. The tray of brownies turns…

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by Andrea Albright Have you ever tried to starve yourself in pursuit of weight loss? Maybe you learned it from a magazine, a celebrity, or some other “dieter” that told you that was the fastest way to lose weight… “I just stopped eating so much food, and I got skinny” is what we hear all…

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