These are the times that ACT reminds me to accept what cannot be changed, change what can and have the knowledge to know the difference. Using mindfulness allows thoughts to pass, it has been really hard at this time and I have lost count yesterday of how many times I did this, but I did, I really did not want to be with the uncomfortable feelings, hence the distraction tactics above but needed to be with real feelings and then continually come back to what I was doing, back to my values.
Body Trust® Be Nourished.org is a radical, authentic paradigm with such integrity in providing services to those who are ready to heal their relationship with food and their body. People who are ready to leave the diet culture behind, who want to reclaim the world of ‘normal’ eating.
I am so grateful for Body Trust® and Be Nourished.org which is radical in its approach only because it is about truth and justice and the reality of who we are. How can that be radical? If it means having better relationships with ourselves, our bodies, food and each other, then bring it on. You and I, all of us are worthy of that and what a far better world it will be to live in. You only need to start with you. There is a whole community that is growing world wide.
Body Trust® - Embodiment means experiencing all feelings. There has continued to be terrible tragedies as in the recent Florida incident, tornado's that have devastated so many people's lives and more. There are also many wonderful things that happen too. However,...
I want people to know that they are NOT failures. We have all been trying to negotiate this project of life and my goodness the discontentment we feel in our bodies is a testament to who we are, constantly trying to make sense of life and trying to have a better experience of who we are and for some of us we developed coping mechanisms that were so painful and contributed to loss of connection, embodiment and as for the diet industry who cultivates this sense of failure. How is it possible that it is a billion dollar business when really they should be out of work if they were successful!I
Going into 2018 with a reminder that ultimately the more we learn to develop the relationship with ourselves and our body the more we will experience the whole range of emotions and contentment.