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Intuitive Eating: We Need a Community

Intuitive Eating: We Need a Community

True confession: I am an extrovert. I get my energy from being with others. I know many others who are not like me and are introverts and need time alone. Whether you are an introvert or an extrovert, there is a need for community.  The Merriam-Webster Dictionary has...

Mindfulness is the answer

Mindfulness is the answer

Strangely, the answer to the question how I stop emotionally eating is to be mindful. Being mindful is easier said than done.   Mindful.org says, “Mindfulness is the basic human ability to be fully present, aware of where we are, and what we're doing, and not overly...

Do You Eat for Emotional Reasons?

Do You Eat for Emotional Reasons?

Do You Eat for Emotional Reasons? Here is the transcript to follow along with the video, Do You Eat For Emotional Resons Do You Eat for Emotional Reasons? Kim McLaughlin  00:01 Hey, hi, hello, hello, hello. Hi everyone, this is Kim McLaughlin, and we are live food...

Why Diets Fail You

Why Diets Fail You

Why Diets Fail YouHere is the transcript to follow along with the video, Why Diets Fail You.  Hello, hello, hello, hello. Hi everyone, this is Kim McLaughlin, and we are live, this is food freedom live, I am so glad to be with you. I've got lots of notes, I've got...

Food Freedom: Mindfulness

Food Freedom: Mindfulness

Today, I want to really focus more in on what it means in our body and in our mind to be mindful what that would look like.  Why would we want to be mindful?  Being mindful/mindfulness is one of the best ways to reduce stress.  The other thing that mindfulness does is...

Food Freedom: Emotional Eating

Food Freedom: Emotional Eating

This is the second blog in a series focused on Food Freedom. The first in our series looked at the Diet Mindset and how it sets you up for failure.  In talking about Emotional Eating, it is helpful to determine if you are one. Right?  Here are some definitions to help...

Food Freedom: Diet Mindset

Food Freedom: Diet Mindset

This blog is the first in a series of three focused on Food Freedom. To start the series, we are talking about the diet mindset, because we need to explore why you diet and how diets have affected you AND failed you.  First, let’s start with the facts  It is predicted...

It is all about the Love

It is all about the Love

What is the most important love? Self-love is the most important kind of love available. We often look at love of a partner, family and friends AND leave out the most important person= YOU. I wrote a whole chapter about Self-Love in my book: Feed Your Soul; Nourish...

What Happens When We Don’t Focus on Gratitude?

What Happens When We Don’t Focus on Gratitude?

When some people think of gratitude, they think of the Thanksgiving holiday. But to focus on gratitude we must move the conversation beyond the annual holiday. It must be a way of life, which can have a deep impact on you.  Just as gratitude can have a positive effect...

Why Gratitude Is So Important?

Why Gratitude Is So Important?

What is Gratitude? The Dictionary calls gratitude: the quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness. Gratitude is not something we should focus on at Thanksgiving. It needs to be a regular part of your life.  Gratitude Soothes...

Intuitive Eating at Thanksgiving

Intuitive Eating at Thanksgiving

Can you be an intuitive eater at Thanksgiving? It can seem like an oxymoron to say you are being an intuitive eater at Thanksgiving because they don't really seem to go together. Doesn't seem like if you're going to talk about Thanksgiving, it's about overeating,...

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