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Mindful / Intuitive Eating

When feeling guilty is a good thing

By Susan Weiss Berry | August 29, 2019

I can’t believe it’s almost September! I love the fall, the cool weather, the energy.  Fall is always a busy season.  Back to school, back to caring for so many people, and so many things. So, it’s a good time of year to re-set boundaries.  To listen to your deepest needs.  To move forward with kindness and compassion,…

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Break-up With Your Food Rules…

By Susan Weiss Berry | August 14, 2019

This listening to ourselves, to our knowing, our wisdom, is important in every part of our lives.  When it comes to eating, it means tuning out external fads, fears and misinformation, and letting  our brilliant bodies lead.    Fearless Steps–Break-up With Your Food Rules   Yes, I hear you gulping! And I get it. I…

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Come spend an afternoon painting with me!

By Susan Weiss Berry | May 15, 2019

Come spend an afternoon painting with me! Step away from your daily chores and routines, from those snarky internal monologues, stresses and to-do lists, and step into a safe and supportive retreat of play, freedom, nourishment & self-care. We will explore how letting go of (food) rules and fears can open the doors to more…

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Fearless Steps: What is Diet Culture?

By Susan Weiss Berry | April 1, 2019

Have you ever wondered why we are driven to control, shrink, and distrust our bodies? It’s a complicated story, but at the heart of it is diet culture. You might be confused though… what on earth is diet culture? “Diet culture is a system of beliefs driven principally by economic gain that presupposes three basic…

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Stop Suffering and Stuffering: Holiday Tips from Evolving Eaters

By Susan Weiss Berry | November 20, 2018

1. Put the fork down between bites.   2. Breathe.     3. I can always have more later.   4. I don’t have to feel bad or guilty about what I choose to eat and when I choose to eat it.   5. There are other tools and comforts that I can use to feel better besides…

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Mindful Eating 101: What, But I’m Not That Hungry, Really Means…

By Susan Weiss Berry | August 28, 2018

I was a professional dieter for 20 years, & the phrase, But I’m not that hungry, was a favorite mantra. At that time, my goal was to not eat, to postpone knowing or responding to my body’s needs, to wait as long as possible before “giving in.” Sound familiar? I remember loving my growling stomach,…

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Ever Feel Stuck in the Yuck at 3 AM?

By Susan Weiss Berry | May 2, 2018

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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OH! SO THAT’S WHAT MINDFUL EATING IS!

By Susan Weiss Berry | March 3, 2018
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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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