What is giving you life right now?

In times like these, it can help to think about what helps us stay present? What fills us up? What connects you to your wisdom? What grounds you in your truth? What gives you life? What lights you up? What makes you feel alive? Music is giving us life. Community is giving us life. Palo Santo is giving us life. … Continued

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It’s true, we don’t tell people what to eat.

Which is an unexpected way to work in a culture filled with food voices, opinions, suggestions and diet gurus. It’s unheard of when much of the mainstream food culture teaches us all to be very weary of food. We have consciously made a choice to swim against this stream. People need to know there is more to talk about than … Continued

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Awake to the Pain

Many of us have been awash in pain as we process the recent tragedies. The pain that we are feeling is not new. Marginalized people have been feeling it for longer than we imagine. Ancestors knew it. It is woven into the fabric of who we are, individually and collectively. For those of us with more privilege, this pain has … Continued

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It’s not your fault!

Today is International No Diet Day, a day to highlight the harm done by a multibillion dollar industry that has no data, absolutely ZERO long term data, to support it. This industry depends on you blaming yourself over and over again so you keep coming back for more. The truth is the body fights weight loss by lowering metabolism. Some … Continued

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Nourishment

At Be Nourished, we talk about nourishment to deepen the common conversation about feeding ourselves that is so often deduced to calories, good/bad thinking, and frequently rooted in scarcity. When something as essential and big as nourishment is made this small, it’s not feeding us anymore: not our souls, not our bodies, not our hearts and not our communities. Years ago, … Continued

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