If you lived each day in a preemptive, protective bubble, what do you think the quality of your life would be? You’d miss out on loving hugs from friends and family, you couldn’t pet the cute kitty, you’d never feel the wind in your hair and the grass under your feet.
Now imagine that protective bubble was your home, protecting you from the dangers of “bad” foods…
by Stacey Nye, PhD
This article originally appeared in the September 2006 issue of the Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle.
I recently presented a workshop at a local spa on healing disconnected eating. As a guest presenter, my husband and I were treated to a weekend of complimentary food, exercise classes and other presentations by the spa’s staff. He attended a workshop given by the staff nutritionist on eating healthy. I was having my complimentary massage at this time, so had to come late. By the time I arrived, he was incensed. “She’s teaching people to have a “safe house!” he exclaimed under his breath. “And they are all smiling, asking questions and shaking their heads in agreement!” After living with me for over 15 years, he knows better. He’s been educated about the dangers of dieting and the alternative wisdom of the HAES®/ Intuitive Eating process (1,2).
I was raised in…
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