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How you talk to yourself affects your health in big and small ways. Consider this: Self-talk generates conditions in your body. What does that even mean? Chronic illness, depression, anxiety, and especially gut related issues are a result of negative self-talk. Conversely, vibrant health, clear thinking, and calmness are results of positive self-talk. And if you’re like most women, you may not have considered how much self-talk affects your health. Which condition of the body do you want: Vibrant health or failing health? Three Steps to Attaining Vibrant Health [...]
Negative self-talk comes from the inner critic. We all have one. You know, that voice inside your head that: Judges how you look. Doubts your abilities. Belittles your attempts. Stifles your growth. Keeps you locked inside a living hell. Your nagging inner critic says the most awful things to you. Things you would never dream of saying to anyone else! Your Nagging Inner Critic Have you noticed how your inner critic nags at you? All. The. Time! I call that nag-a-tive self-talk. Nag-a-tive self-talk will eventually seep down into your body and make you ill. How [...]
"Self-belief? Yeah, right." For many girls growing up in America, the concept of self-belief doesn’t exist. No one in their life supports or encourages them to be self-confident or have self-belief, the cornerstones to a woman’s self-worth. Yet, to experience fulfilling relationships, extraordinary personal experiences, and careers that shatter the glass ceiling, confidence and self-belief are needed. Powerful Words from Four Inspirational Women If you are trying to figure out what it means to have confidence and self-belief, take to heart what Brené Brown, [...]
What does it mean to heal with food? Digestive problems are on the rise. Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of premature death. Anxiety and depression affect 1 out of every 5 adults. The traditional medical model is failing us because they only treat symptoms. They don’t know how to return your health back to life. Good news: I do. Help for Your Tummy, Heart, and Emotions One cannot think well, love well, and sleep well if one has not dined well. ~ Virginia Woolf So true! Soothe Your Tummy. If you’re suffering from digestive distress [...]
Believe it or not, how you digest your food depends on how you’re digesting life. If you’re happy, your body is relaxed and absorbing nutrients properly. If you’re stressed, you’re body halts digestion, and that can contribute to further digestive conditions and diseases. Surprisingly, there is an easy way to improve digestion without altering your lifestyle. Two Quick and Easy Ways to Improve Your Digestion Tap into your “rest and digest” response. The Autonomic Nervous System (ANS) regulates a variety of body processes without our conscious effort. Digestion is one of them. ANS consists of [...]
Self-Love food? What’s that?Today we’re talking about how your emotions and food connect together. In particular, about how powerful it is for you to nourish yourself through the practice of eating self-love food.As the caretaker of your temple, when you give your body self-love food you’re practicing self-care and sending the signal to the reactionary section of your brain that: “Sister, you got this!”When it comes to emotions and food, either you are driving this force, or this force is driving you. That’s why you need to know who or what is in control. Top 3 Self-Love FoodsFood [...]
Emotions and Food: Who or What is in Control? When it comes to emotions and food, either you control your emotions with the right food, or your emotions will control you into eating the wrong food. Which will you choose? 2 Worst Foods to Eat Sugar Anything that lists sugar as an ingredient will cause emotional swings. That’s because when you eat sugar, your pancreas becomes overworked and then unregulated insulin floods through your body causing sugar highs and lows. During the highs, you could experience happiness, anger, relief from stress, or extreme irritability or impatience. After the highs, uncontrollable [...]
You’d be surprised how many busy professional women I work with who are feeling trapped on the inside while appearing successful on the outside. If this is you; know that you’re not alone. Women feel trapped by many aspects of their life. They’re trapped in unhealthy relationships, unfulfilling jobs, multiple health problems, and roller-coaster emotional swings despite their basic needs being met. Feeling trapped hurts. Feeling trapped produces anxiety and depression. It leads to hopelessness and despair. It’s a repetitive emotional pattern that is damaging to your psyche. Here’s Why Show me a busy professional woman who’s feeling trapped while [...]
Feeling uncertain sucks. The ‘what ifs’ debilitate us, endless vacillation exhausts us, and worst of all . . . feeling uncertain stops us from doing things that are in our best interest As busy professional women, this is dangerous! Decisions made or a decision avoided when you’re feeling uncertain, makes you particularly vulnerable to making poor choices and puts your best outcomes at risk! We close ourselves off from the wise counsel of that still small voice within. And that’s always a mistake. THE UNCERTAINTY EFFECT The fear of uncertainty can have profound consequences on our decision-making ability. In 2006, [...]