Loneliness and Longing

Loneliness and Longing   It has been 5 years since my mother died. It is my son’s 5th birthday. A Lot can change in 5 years – don’t be fooled by life’s seaming consistency and repetitiveness.  Yet- even though I had that major turning point and life change, you do eventually adjust to the new…

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An Expensive Dress and a Paradigm Shift

    An Expensive Dress and a Paradigm Shift    Sometimes, I find myself getting emotional during sessions with a client. I feel the tears swelling up in my eyes. I can feel embarrassed or maybe out of line, but I don’t. I know that part of the healing process (for many people), is allowing…

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Rachel Goodman- another Intuitive Eating Registered Dietitian on a mission to heal your relationship with food.

Rachel Goodman is a Brooklyn-based Intuitive Eating Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and mom of three. Rachel understands the challenges of juggling life, work, and taking care of yourself and is passionate about helping women cultivate a healthy relationship with food and foster a positive body image through the lens of self-care and compassion so they can…

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Rachel Cohen- Here to Tell her Story of Survival

–Trigger Warning for anyone recovering from an eating disorder Rachel Cohen- Here to Tell her Story of Survival From: Sexual Abuse, an Eating Disorder, Endometriosis Rachel Cohen lives in Woodmere and works as a special ed teacher. She has her own blog and writes about experiences she has gone through, such as an eating disorder,…

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Get INTUIT with Gila – The Personal Series

Intuitive Eating has become a huge part of my life. It definitely changed the trajectory of my career path. I am a timid person. Self conscious about most things.   I always wanted to be a business owner but probably not for the right reasons. As a kid, I never felt like I had enough.…

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But I Need to Lose Weight for Health Reasons!

“But what if I have diabetes – it’s medically necessary for me to lose weight?”  As a registered dietitian who specializes in Intuitive Eating, this is something I hear A LOT!   Back when I was a student, we learnt that if you lose even 10% of your body weight, this can help lower your…

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Why Does Food Sooth my Aching Heart?

Imagine the scene – it’s 5:00pm. Everyone is home from school. Baby screaming. 4 year old temper tantruming. 10 year old trying to tell you about your day. AHHH you want to scream. You want to run away. “How is this happening again?” you ask yourself.   The pain, frustration, hurt, anger, and resentment boil…

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Is There Such a Thing as True Happiness?

Is there such a thing as true happiness?   Every shiur I have ever gone to speaks about some level of happiness. We are asked what we really want out of life – some say family, children, some say money, a good job, but what it always filters down to, what we are always trying…

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