TAG: addiction

Connection is the opposite of addiction.

Connection with others is a key ingredient in creating a loving and healthy relationship with food and with yourself.  Why? Without connection and the feel-good chemicals that our brain releases when we feel a connection (like oxytocin, serotonin, and dopamine), we’re left grasping for ways to fill the void. Cue our abusive relationship with food, […]

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Embracing Our Imperfections.

“The fastest way to break the cycle of perfectionism.. is to give up the idea of doing it perfectly – indeed to embrace uncertainty and imperfection. – Arianna Huffington Trying to live life perfectly isn’t just impossible, it’s also a prison. When we live our life by perfectionism, our world is governed by fear and […]

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