In modern society, few of us live on the land we came from. We eat a diet that’s not only radically different from our ancestral fare; it’s a diet that’s disembodied from Mother Earth Herself.Read More
Before the photo shoot I had been concerned, as many of us would be, about what my 55-year-old body would look like on camera. Was there any beauty to be found in my mid-life appearance?
When I received the final prints, I was stunned.Read More
Those of us who struggle with food may have people and circumstances in our lives that have indeed harmed us. But no matter how deep those wounds run, our first, last, and most abiding forgiveness is to ourselves.Read More
For women struggling with food, the quest for healing can be a rabbit’s maze of diet plans, exercise regimens, and thou-shalt-not compulsive abstinence, fueled by a multi-billion-dollar diet industry that wants to keep us buying the next book, supplement, or coaching program.Read More
When a diet is superimposed over a deep well of self-loathing, it’s like shoveling the sidewalk before it stops snowing.Read More
Research has shown consistently that chronic restrictive dieting is a well-known predictor of weight gain.Read More
Like budgeting, dieting has its roots in deprivation. The word budget comes from the French bougette, a tiny drawstring purse you can never carry enough money in. The word diet originates in the Medieval Latin dieta, one meaning of which was “a day’s journey, work, or wage.”Read More