I'll be taking some time off from clients and blogging to finish another book. Now is a good time for you to browse my archives of nearly 600 blogs which are organized by subject and year. My next blog will be on Tuesday, September 4. Best, Karen http://www.eatingnormal.com/ http://www.nicegirlsfinishfat.com/ Normal Eating talks and media events http://www.facebook.com/pages/Nice-Girls-Finish-Fat/114097795301428 http://www.youtube.com/user/KarenRKoenig http://twitter.com/KarenRKoenig APPetite on Facebook PLEASE NOTE:  Please post your comments and suggestions for future blogs at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/foodandfeelings.

Read More Stay-cation

Are you constantly looking for
acceptance, love, approval, or validation from others in order to feel good
about yourself? Do you speed-read through self-help books, drift from therapist
to therapist, and quest for magical wisdom at “transformational” retreats and workshops
in the hope that something or someone will heal you?

Read More Chasing Self-love

  “The word that allows yes, the word that makes no possible. The word that puts the free in freedom and takes the obligation out of love. The word that throws open a window after the final door is closed. The word upon which all adventure, all exhilaration, all meaning, all honor depends. The word that fires evolution’s motor of mud. The word that the cocoon whispers to the caterpillar. The word that molecules recite…

Read More Choose to Choose

Unfortunately, disregulated eaters tend to think in extremes about more than food and exercise. In my experience, they view many aspects of life in polar opposition. Here’s an example of common, all-or-nothing thinking and behavior around communication and what you can do to improve it, your life, and your eating.

Read More Speak Up, Don’t Eat Up