september vibes forecast

The Hermit encourages us to take moments to step back. Stepping back to step inward and notice what your thoughts and feelings are highlighting. Understand that the shift you feel from Leo to Virgo is collective we are being called inward to reflect about the details about our lives and how we navigate in it.

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is it bad to eat pizza for breakfast

Because I ate pizza for breakfast. I ate pizza for breakfast after eating pizza for dinner the night before (isn’t that how it always goes?), and I don’t feel really good about it.BUT FIRST, let’s dissect this question a little bit.Is it bad to eat pizza for breakfast?Deeming a food as good or bad can be harmful in itself

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Michelle
dangers of diet culture

We live in a society that places a lot of value on physical beauty. Whether through traditional media like TV, magazines, or radio or through social media, we are constantly fed the lie that thinner is better. If it’s not thinner, than it’s about being perfectly toned and shaped. We are reminded that thinner/more toned means healthier and that translates to worthiness.

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Cynthia
an easy way to think about meals

As a nutritionist, I often get asked what we’re supposed to be eating amongst all the conflicting health information out there. I believe this question can stem from feeling out of control around food, so we go looking for food rules that will make it easier to ‘stay on track’. Whether on track means of a diet, lifestyle, goals, weight loss, or whatever else, it's often a tool to further restrict how we eat.

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ditching diet culture

There was a period of my life where the words “21 Day Fix” or “Two Day Cleanse” felt like the answer to all my problems (I’ve done both). And why wouldn’t they be? These programs had all the makings of what I wanted in a diet: a quick timeline and a reassuring word.

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Michelle
reclaiming my health with help

When I read Michelle Cordeiro's piece Shifting Body Perspective: Strong is Not a Look, I was reminded of the struggles many of us face with food and our bodies. I felt validated in the serious self-work I have been doing this year. In 2018, I took the plunge and dedicated all of my energy towards recovering from an eating disorder that I’ve been struggling with for 14 years.

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Morgan Macdonald
mindful ways to boost your energy

I've been going through a slump of feeling quite lethargic lately. I always find that this kind of thing sneaks up on me gradually until I eventually realize that I've been purposely planning my day so I can sneak in an afternoon nap. DO YOU FEEL ME!?

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Michelle
make your own: sauerkraut

I'm all about the DIY, especially when it comes to fermented foods that are normally crazy expensive to buy, but crazy delicious to eat. 

We've talked kombucha on this blog before, and if you're interested in making your own check out that post. But maybe kombucha isn't your thing or you're looking to branch out? Great! Because the feel-good bacteria don't stop there, and can be found in the best sandwich, salad or breakfast topper ever: sauerkraut. 

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