Okay, I have come to a conclusion about this mango sorbet! I really enjoyed the sweetness of the mango after dinner, but I found there to be a slight aftertaste. Overall, 3/5 stars. (I think I’ll try another flavor from this brand at some point.) #intuitiveeating #dessert #sorbet
— Deborah Raphael (@mymindmybody1) September 29, 2018
When I told my therapist that I wasn’t an emotional eater, she pretty much laughed at me. I didn’t see how I could be an emotional eater when I barely ate. In time, I realized how wrong I was and that I did use food to deal with my feelings. Read about this in the article “Pushing Down My Feelings With Food“!
I always get a coupon for a free Baskin Robbins scoop of ice cream on my birthday. It is something that I look forward to every year as my birthday month approaches. Sure, it’s only a kid-sized scoop, but I love free stuff and I love Pralines ‘N Cream, so it’s win-win. When I received my coupon this year, I eagerly drove to my local Baskin Robbins, happily presented my coupon, and left with my treat in hand. However, when I sat down to eat it as my post-dinner sweet, it just wasn’t how I remembered it. …
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When I decided to stop dieting, I re-wired my brain with the help of a visual reminder. Check out “Post-It Therapy” for helpful quotes just like this one that I used!
Our brains have an interesting relationship with words. Words can either be taken at face value or they can have an underlying meaning that takes the word to a whole different level. Let’s look at the word “rose”. If you bust out the dictionary and look up this word, you’ll find the description of a flower. While that may be accurate, the same word also can elicit certain feelings or thoughts. In this case, roses are usually associated with something positive like romance and love. Now let’s look at the the term “emotional eating”. It literally means to eat in response to emotions. However, “emotional eating” tends to evoke negative feelings and thoughts in people. But is emotional eating really bad? I would argue that there can be a time and place for it in our lives. …
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