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London + The cure to your food fears? Travel!

Hi Beautiful Friends! Last Sunday I wrote a post about how Traveling teaches us to be present.   I took a spontaneous short trip to London alone, visited markets, talked to strangers, made friends, ate waffles, and became amazed how beautiful bread can be…. 😉 You can read all about it and the spiritual lessons I learned including all of the foodie bread, waffles, GIANT COOKIES photos in this post. In today’s post I wanted to talk about how traveling can help overcome our food and body struggles. I went through a dark period about 2 years food and body wise where I embarked on a journey to recover from anorexia and depression. One of the motivations behind writing this blog was to share all the lessons I learned throughout my journey. The words that I wanted to hear when I was going through such a dark period was to know that there would be a light or lesson in going through this difficult period. The glimmer of light and lessons I learned along the way …

What type of thinker are you?

Last Wednesday’s post in this Be Fre(ed) Series was focused on giving you tips on how to observe your thoughts without judgment. If you missed last Wednesday’s feel free to catch up: Let’s Think about our Thinking.   Today’s post is will be giving a closer look on what sort of thought pattern that you may be thinking along the lines of. From my experience, I found that there are certain types of thinking patterns that we habitually think and lead us into that negative spiral. The result being we might end up restricting, binging, overexercising, or over indulging and end up with a finished bag of chocolate covered pretzels without really knowing how that happened. Our actions are linked to what we first were thinking about. When we give power to these thoughts and believe in it, it leads us to take action. What I’m sharing today is there are certain patterns of thinking that you don’t have to believe.    I grew up hooked on fantasy novels and Harry Potter was one of …

Be Fre(ed) IV: Let’s Think about our Thinking

If you have missed the series, feel free to catch up! Click on the links below: Be Fre(ed) I: Be Fre(ed) to Live the Life you Want! Be Fre(ed) II: Let’s Cultivate Self-Love! Be Fre(ed) III: 3 Steps to Turning your Food Anxiety / Fears to Excitement for your future!   This post is focused on giving you my 3 steps in establishing new mental pathways that are loving, positive, helpful not only for your recovery, but it is essential for your life. This is super important as your thoughts manifest your life. What you think, causes you to feel and act a certain way. In order to have a life that is filled with love, joy, hope, kindness, peace, we need to think of thoughts that are lovely, joyful, hopeful, kind and peaceful.     This process will literally break down the neurons in your mind that are not helpful to you, wire them out of you brain, and grow new ones. With practice, you’ll be an expert in your becoming your own thought …