All posts tagged: Mindful

What are you really hungry for?

I love quiet, mid afternoons. Currently I have a cup of coffee in my hand and these two adorable banana muffins courtesy of Minimalist Baker. I added some blueberries into the mix and it’s juice have dribbled all over the muffins when it was in the oven. The muffins are so soft, naturally sweetened from the banana-  that it reminds of these huge cafe size blueberry muffins that I used to get from Costco when I was living in the States back in elementary school.   There’s a story behind these huge blueberry muffins. About once a week my family used to go out to buy a pack of the chocolate muffins and a pack of the blueberry muffins. Before I would head over to the bus stop for school, I would reheat one of these muffins in the microwave and impatiently wait for them. I would then, with a tissue on one hand, take these warmed, soft, gooey blueberry dribbling muffins away with me to the bus stop and delightfully bite into them. Sometimes, …

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 …

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Be Fre(ed) II: Let’s Cultivate Self-Love!

  If you missed the first post in this Break Fre(ed) to Live the Life You Want series, click here where I give the 7 Motivational Milestones you will gain from going through a recovery. I promise, no matter how difficult it may seem, having the courage to go through a recovery will be worth it.   In this second post, I will be talking on how to love ourselves more.     I will be talking on: 1. The reasons why our hearts might be ‘empty’ -Why we tend to ‘feel guilty’ in taking care of ourselves 2. Why it’s essential to fill our hearts with love 3. Fun ideas to give yourself LOVE!   This self-love thing might seem strange to you. Because it did to me in the beginning of my recovery journey.   Up until then, I only knew that we were supposed to: -Love others -Care for others -Treat others kindly -To not disappoint others -Be nice to one another   This was what I was taught growing up and …