Often we find that this is a time of great joy – we are able to see extended family we maybe don’t see very often, have delicious meals, gather to celebrate, and share gifts with one another. But with great joy can also come great stress.
Whether it’s because your family puts the FUN in dysfunctional, you have a wildly … Read More
Twice a year or so, I do a full 21-day Cleanse.
Gradually, over the course of years…these 3 week journeys have changed my life. Cleansing has completely shifted my palate. I no longer crave sugar (even dark chocolate) or bread. Most desserts are too sweet and I’m rarely interested. I never eat processed foods and lean toward a vegan, gluten-free … Read More
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LOVE YOUR BODY!
Original interview published in Well+Good NYC, January 30, 2012.
Yogi-psychologist Ashley Turner is used to helping people deal with their issues while they’re flowing through sequences on a yoga mat or while they’re reclined on a chaise lounge. (Okay, actual chaise lounge in her office unconfirmed. But don’t all therapists have them?)
Turner also just released her first book, … Read More
You’ve heard of ‘emotional eating,’ so maybe the extra weight you’re carrying is carrying emotional baggage you still need to unpack.
Based on the chakra system and the subtle body along with Louise Hay’s “Heal Your Body, Heal Your Life”‘s diagram of mind-body psychotherapy, you can look at the physical body as a clue to unprocessed emotions. For example, excess … Read More
This question comes from Hana in Belgium…
The trap of emotional eating is compelling and tricky, precisely because when we think of nourishing ourselves, we most often think of