Rituals of Care

Many people soothe and comfort themselves with food. If you regularly find yourself turning to food to cope with your emotional life, I encourage you to instead create rituals of care for yourself. Live your life on a foundation of extraordinary self care. Here are some ideas to get you started: Eat a healthy diet. …

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Grounding Techniques

Grounding techniques can help you disengage from overwhelming emotions and cravings. Try one of these techniques next time you feel pulled towards unhealthy eating habits like bingeing or eating junk food, especially in response to distressing emotions like anger, frustration, and anxiety. Grounding is not about relaxation or meditation. It is about being totally focused …

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Tova Cake

I eat cake every night. My cake, though, is totally healthy. It doesn’t lead to cravings. It does not contain any added sugar. It is a very healthy cake. I add different things to it, leave out certain ingredients, etc. You can vary it to suit your preferences, making sure the ingredients contain no added …

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Values

Having a sense of your values can be helpful in a variety of situations. Values can be a compass, guiding you through the rhythms of your life experiences. They can inspire values-based actions, in which you act in accordance with what you value. You might value different things on different days. You may have certain …

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