Tag: self-kindness

Toddler in the Zoom Call: How to Move Forward from Difficult Emotions

  What do you do when nothing you’re trying is working? Do you “double down” and trying to push through, becoming inflexible and stubborn? Wallow in frustration and give up? Become accepting and flow with whatever is happening? Or maybe it’s a mix, a mindset battle inside of you. On the one hand you might feel like…
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How to Cook Healthy, Without Using Recipes or Wasting Time and Energy

  You want to cook healthy meals that feel good in your body and give you energy to do the things you want to do during the day. This post shows you how to cook fast meals that taste good, without recipes.   Imagine this: It’s been a long day, and you’re getting hungry for…
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Know Your Closest Exit: Stress Management Technique for Those Unavoidable Moments

We’d all love to avoid stressful situations, but some are unavoidable. That’s unfortunate, because stress can have so many negative effects on our physical health, our emotional wellbeing, and our eating behaviors. The upside is, that because we know that sometimes we’ll have to be in stressful situations, we can plan ahead to manage it…
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Stopped by the Food Police: How to Respond When Somebody Comments about Your Food or Your Body

People who comment on your food choices are called “food police.” They reinforce rules and ideas of how you should eat, without respecting the fact that your food choices are your own right and responsibility, not theirs. They may also police your body size, shape, and health choices. We all experience a range of reactions…
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