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Posts by Susan Weiss Berry

What do the holidays mean for you?

For me, it’s a reflective time of the year. Lots of long walks. And writing. And listening. And feeling. Rather than judge myself for what I didn’t do, I allow myself to dream into the New Year. Imagine as clearly as I can, What I want to fill up with next year– What will bring…

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Stop Thinking and Just Make a Move…

I spotted this “You Can” note one day while walking around NYC.         Most probably I was out walking because I couldn’t get moving on what I needed to do: Write my Newsletter. Go to the grocery store. Finish/Start a painting. Procrastination/avoidance/resistance are universal phenomenons. And yet, when you’re caught up in…

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Ever Feel Stuck in the Yuck at 3 AM?

We all get stuck. And un-stuck. It’s an over and over process. You may be stuck because: You’re afraid to take a new step. You need more information to get to: Yes. Or, you’re just not ready.   Maybe you’re stuck at a job you hate. Stuck in a not-working relationship. Or stuck because you…

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Little girls beneath an apple tree, playing with apples.

When I first meet with Evolving Eaters and we talk about their previous experiences with Mindful Eating, I realize, they have NOT been practicing Mindful Eating… …they’ve been practicing Fear Mind Eating. They say, When I try to eat Mindfully: ~It feels like I’m being asked to sit and be present with all my stress…

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The Very First Painting

This was my very first painting called, “That’s Quite a Story.” It was a moment of facing my fear. I had no idea what I was doing. I grabbed a piece of Xerox paper, bubble wrap, an old credit card (had no brushes), my few containers of craft paint– and–wildly smeared, played, pressed, dripped. I…

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