Kindness isn’t always what you’d expect it to look like. I’ve heard this saying going around on social media “people who are upset about your boundaries are people who benefited from you not having boundaries.” Yes, yes and more yes. I often find myself telling my clients that people treat you the way you treat…

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I’ve noticed a pattern in the women that come to me for Nutrition/Intuitive Eating counseling. When we eventually get to the “gentle nutrition” part of Intuitive Eating – they will inevitably use the word “lazy” to describe themselves. For example – “after I have fed all my kids, I am too LAZY to cut myself…

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“I am addicted to food.” “I can’t stop eating.” “I am a chronic emotional over eater!” Does this sound like you. I hear this from mostly ever client who walks in my door. They feel shame, frustration, and an overall sense of hopelessness, wondering why they just can’t stop eating! One of the things I…

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I had an interesting conversation with a friend recently. I was venting about the fact that I am frustrated in my business. I expressed how I wanted things to be different. She took a deep breath and said… what you want is a diet. You want a quick fix. Creating a business, working on a…

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I prayed and prayed and cried and prayed and with the help of G-d, I did get into an internship. A very good internship, Lehman College, in the Bronx. In my internship, I did various rotations in different fields of nutrition. I worked in a nursing home, I participated in a research study, I worked…

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So I began to learn about nutrition in any way, shape or form I could as a 16 year old. I was always the person looking at nutrition labels and exercising whenever I was able to. I went away to seminary and kept up with my healthy habits. When I got back from seminary, I…

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