Can We Earn Privilege?

Last night I had the absolute privilege.    Privilege.   What a funny word.   What a loaded word.   What a confusing concept.   More on that later.    I had the absolute PRIVILEGE of going out to dinner with my 3 sister in laws. My husband’s sister and 2 sisters- in-law.    I…

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Is it “Lazy” or Something Else?

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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Feelings of Gratitude and Fullness

Today, I reflect on my feelings of gratitude and fullness. As I sit at my table, bentching(saying the after blessing prayer) over the meal I just ate, I can’t help but to be overwhelmed with my feelings of gratitude for this food and this full belly. I remember a darker time, a scarier time, when…

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Get Intuit with Gila: Rivky Itzkowitz

Today on Get Intuit with Gila, Gila sits down with Rivky Itzkowitz. “The space in your brain is very valuable. If your taking up space you better be paying rent, if not get out.” My interview with Rivky Itzkowitz takes a lot of different spins. To start Rivky is a 25 year old Fashion Designer…

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Get Intuit with Gila: Evelyn Tribole

Evelyn Tribole is the co-author of Intuitive Eating. In this blog post, I will trace back to my interview with Evelyn Tribole co-author of Intuitive Eating. Evelyn explained that it was a concept that was started back in 1995 along with Elyse Resch. This book is evidence-based and has inspired 120 studies on their work. Well…

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My Favorite Books for Self Care

Hi guys! I feel the need to share the books that have been pivotal in my life. Today, I am going to be recommending some of my top books that have changed my life for the better. Below is the list of my favorite books. The Surrendered Wife by Laura Doyle  My self-help journey first…

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What are you not accepting in your life?

AsSometimes, not accepting the things we need to be in our lives is what causes us the most pain. I had an interesting conversation with a friend recently; I said I was frustrated in my business. Unfortunately, I did not accept what is. She took a deep breath and said, “What you want is a…

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Lehman College Dietetic Internship

Today, I’m sharing my experience at the Lehman College dietetic internship program. 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…

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