If We Were Taught to Value Ourselves

Can you imagine if we were raised to value our own unique spark and presence? (That special, incomparable, sometimes weird part of us that we normally grow up feel ashamed or afraid of.) And can you imagine if we were raised to truly experience, inhabit, and value the growth potential of our emotions? If we…

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Why You Can’t Banish Your Body Shame

Guest post by Summer Innanen!   No matter where you are on your journey to Fuck It, you are going to have good days and bad days. There are days or weeks or months when everybody and every expert (including myself) feels that negative voice – the one that says you are ‘disgusting’ or ‘not good…

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What do you REALLY want?

You know what makes us all feel really uncomfortable? …. Figuring out what we REALLY want. That thing that is so exciting to our souls, that most of us avoid it at all costs – because the let down would be to great. Because failing would hurt too much. Because it would make us feel…

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Let Your Diet Choose YOU

No one wants to eat food that doesn’t make them feel good. If we were all to get out of our own way, we would easily and intuitively go for food that tasted good and made us feel great: nourished, calm, satiated, and healthy. That is what we want and what our bodies want. We would naturally and…

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New Year’s Resolutions Are Stupid

Generally, I hate common new year’s resolutions. They feed right into that black and white, self-hating, guilt inducing, atone-for-your-carb sins cycle. Resolutions are the diet, and the backlash is just around the corner. February guilt, anyone? This year, do me a favor and throw out the self-hating, militaristic resolutions, and if you must resolve, resolve…

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What Are You Avoiding?

Human beings avoid. We avoid our lives and ourselves by fixating on food, tv, gossip, or turning to drugs, alcohol, fantasy, excuses, workaholism, and even relationship addiction. Our biggest life defense mechanism is avoidance. And it is a nasty beast. There is nothing wrong with having pleasures in your life. And of course, you know there is nothing…

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Are You Giving Away Your Power?!

Today I want to talk about giving away your power. I have become more and more interested in the concept of listening to others versus listening to your gut when looking for guidance. This subject applies to any area of your life. We tend to run into trouble when we start taking everyone else’s advice…

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Introducing the “Food Loves You” Program

I am so excited to open registration for my new Program: Food Loves You. This is for ANYONE who continually sabotages themselves with food, and feels eternally stuck with their body image. This process is an extremely scary spiritual journey. We are forced to let go of the ways we tried to feel safe and find…

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What are your BELIEFS about eating?

  Today I have a big question: What do you believe about eating? Is it supposed to be hard? Do you believe there will always be struggle? Do you believe that the body never will speak up? Do you believe that weight gain is inevitable? Can you “not stop when you’re full”? Are you just…

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There IS a way to stop fighting food

Do you know about Isabel Foxen Duke? She is a badass. And I am a huge fan of the work she does with women, food, and their bodies, which is why I am really excited today to share with you guys something awesome she has been working on. I know sometimes it feels impossible. But…

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