Eat to Live, Love and Celebrate!!

by Carole Hodges Your body is an essential tool for success. Cold weather, winter foods and get-togethers have an impact on your body. Are you willing to learn more about your body this week? This might be the first step toward reaching some magnificent goals in 2015! FOCUS: What if you could really ENJOY food while learning some…

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Conscious Eating Changes Your Mood

Today, we’ve got an exercise to start you on the path toward conscious eating. It’s an exercise that concentrates on body awareness and connection. Many of us use food to forget about ourselves and any pain we might be feeling emotionally or physically. Becoming conscious, open and accepting to who we are and what our…

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Conscious Eating Can Heal Your Love Muscles, Too…

Conscious Eating: This is the part 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 gets snuck by us. The bag of cookies just disappears. The plate of food gets clean during conversation, the tray…

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Conscious Eating Now

Ready to take a step toward feeling in control of your eating decisions? Let’s go through an exercise that will help you move toward conscious eating and achieving and maintaining the body you want. EXERCISE: Sit up or lie down, get comfortable. Take five deep breaths in quick succession. Take a slow deep breath. Take…

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Conscious Eating DOESN’T Mean Restricting Yourself!

The “conscious” in “conscious eating” is not about restricting yourself and giving yourself firm rules, it is about trusting yourself, trusting your computer, your body. Now, how do you both re-program the computer and step away from it? You do your affirmations, imaging, writing, positive thinking, while in the presence of the full awareness of…

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Conscious Eating – Your Sanctuary

We are talking about an exercise that will take you one step closer to conscious eating, to being able to drop the weight you want to get rid of and to keep it off. The first part of the exercise asks you to be conscious of your body in the space you are in, and…

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Conscious Eating Creates Happiness

When people tackle losing weight, they usually focus on goals, but with conscious eating, it’s about the journey. Happiness is an important part of that journey. Don’t save up for happiness. Don’t save the best for last. Don’t save the cookies for dessert. Don’t cheat yourself of what you can have in the moment. Don’t stall…

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Conscious Eating Is Joyful!

Conscious eating and conscious living should be joyful processes for you. Every day find new ways to care for yourself lovingly. This is the beginning to transforming yourself inside and out, from the inside out… 1. Do visioning exercises – imagine yourself enjoying food to nurture yourself, to provide nutrition and pleasure… 2. Send yourself…

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Conscious Eating And Healthy Weight

Conscious eating is the path toward a healthy weight. Naturally thin people eat differently from the rest of us. They eat only when they’re hungry, they eat exactly what they want, they eat consciously–aware of what they’re eating and how it’s affecting their body, and they stop eating when they stop being hungry. Here Are Some…

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Conscious Eating And Emotional Fears

In these articles, we’ve been discussing how you can hold yourself back from the healthy practice of conscious eating, because of emotional fears.  And we’ve been going through ways to get past that fear and step away from the “computer.” At some point, the fear doesn’t run you anymore. It lives there, but it doesn’t…

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