somatoemotional release

SomatoEmotional Release: Discovering Pissy

I have a friend who is launching a new website on yoga and physical therapy and putting together some really great guided meditations on SomatoEmotional Release, which basically means the release of emotions stored in tissue memory. She sent me one of her sessions asking for some feedback, so today I created some space to…

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book signing and speaking event

Bellevue Book Signing and Speaking Event

I will be doing a book signing and speaking event at Barnes and Noble in Bellevue Washington on Sunday the 17th of January, 2016. I will be talking about Emotional Eating: Why We Do it and How to Overcome it. Overcoming emotional eating is not only about managing our food intake; it is about managing our…

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lip puckering persimmons

Lip Puckering Persimmons

I’ve always looked at persimmons with interest, yet have never tried one… until now. Some how I imagined it to be sweeter, juicier, and more of… well, mango like. So when I made this Persimmon Salad and placed the first bite of persimmon in my mouth, I was a bit taken aback. It immediately began to…

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inner conflict

Inner Conflict

I’ve been studying inner conflict and how it can prevent us from reaching our goals. For instance, if I want to lose weight but I am using food to fill an emotional need, weight loss can be very difficult to achieve. I am in conflict. For many years I wanted to lose weight, but used food…

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book signing and speaking event

Mercer Island Book Signing and Speaking Event

Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! We had a great turn out at the Mercer Island book signing and speaking event and I feel that it was a huge success! I will be speaking next at the Barnes and Noble in Bellevue Washington on January 17th, 2015 at 2pm. The topic will be: Emotional Eating:…

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Cauliflower and Brain Health

Mmm this Roasted Cauliflower and Red Onion would go divinely with that prime rib I posted a couple days ago, or even the ham I’m cooking up on Monday. According to the Worlds Healthiest Foods, “Cauliflower is an excellent source of vitamin C, vitamin K, folate, pantothenic acid, and vitamin B6. It is a very good…

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