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People Pleasing Is Not A Faulty Personality Trait

People Pleasing Is Not A Faulty Personality Trait

Sometimes people pleasing is shamed, which actually doesn’t serve in helping change the behaviour. There are deep layers to work through to actually shift the behaviour. People pleasing is not a faulty personality trait. It’s a nervous system response to trauma and it’s intention is 

On Self-Love

On Self-Love

For many, myself included, it doesn’t come naturally. It is our birthright, but often our experiences and relationships early in life dictate how we end up feeling about ourselves. Then we enter this space of being adult and often somewhere along the way learn about 

What Is Somatic Stress Release?

What Is Somatic Stress Release?

A couple of months ago I took a Somatic Stress Release Certification and have been sharing concepts in my social media posts that I have deepened my understanding with. It’s led to me going down a rabbit hole with learning more about Somatic Experiencing.  What led 

What Are You Running From?

What Are You Running From?

I was constantly running, literally and figuratively Running away from fear Dodging vulnerability Slipping past confrontation, with a sweet smile plastered on my face I’d slide my Asics on and pound pavement for hours on my own A part of me feels I chose longer 

Is Binge Eating Meeting Your Need For Variety?

Is Binge Eating Meeting Your Need For Variety?

Getting to the core of binge eating involves moving through a number of layers. From my experience it isn’t just one thing that creates the breakthrough. It’s a journey of unearthing, discovering and reclaiming. One of those layers I often see that contributes to binge 

Numbness

Numbness

The numbness and tension created by the resistance to feel, is worse than actually feeling the painful emotions. Emotions like sadness, anger, shame and fear. That numbness and resistance is often why we turn to coping mechanisms to shift our state. Food gives you a 

A Letter To My Body

A Letter To My Body

Dear body, This journey back home to you is layered. Somedays it’s agonizing, while others are so sweet. Just when I think I’ve surrendered into trust, more depth reveals itself. Sometimes I default back to operating from my head, ignoring you. Somedays the thoughts are 

The Power of Inner Child Work

The Power of Inner Child Work

On my journey of healing my relationship with food and my body one of the most profound concepts that was introduced to me, is inner child work. For those who don’t know, we all have an inner child within us. This part of us developed 

Why We Self Sabotage

Why We Self Sabotage

I’m sure if you’ve tried to change something in your life, you’ve experienced self-sabotage at some point.  Often with the client’s I work with this looks like trying to change the way they eat, but not being able to stick to their plans and finding 

The Importance of Acceptance

The Importance of Acceptance

Acceptance is a key piece to the healing journey when it comes to your relationship with food and your body.  When we start looking underneath the food we begin to uncover parts of ourselves we’ve been pushing down for years.  These are parts of ourselves