Author Archives: Jeannie

you deserve your love and affection

for all, yet especially for those who do body image work with me: “you can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not … Continue reading

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trust your gut

“always trust your gut. your brain can be fooled and your heart is an idiot but your gut doesn’t know how to lie.” – author unknown note: good words to live by — i’ve regretted not following my gut in … Continue reading

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10 food trends for 2018

10 food trends for 2018 published by bbcgoodfoods: https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/howto/guide/10-food-trends-2018 I want to meet their food photographer! Can’t wait to gather the ingredients for a poke bowl — check out their recipe (https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/poke-bowl), and vegans/vegetarians, substitute a Gardein protein or tofu … Continue reading

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what will be

“surrender to what is. let go of what was. have faith in what will be.” sonia ricotti

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soup of freedom (for new years day)

This week a patient and I discussed New Years holiday cuisine. I mentioned making corn bread, collard greens and black eyed peas, which she dismissed as “American.” She is of Haitian descent, told me about Haitian pumpkin soup, and explained … Continue reading

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fears

“fears are stories we tell ourselves.” – author unknown

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walk away

“if you ever get the chance to treat them the way they treated you, no matter how painful it was, i hope that you choose to walk away and do better.” -najwa zebian

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“you see, the truth that so many people seem to miss is that happiness doesn’t start with a relationship, a job or a college degree. it starts with your thoughts and what you tell yourself everyday. read this over and … Continue reading

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“when your world moves too fast and you lose yourself in the chaos, introduce yourself to each color of the sunset. reacquaint yourself with the earth beneath your feet. thank the air that surrounds you with every breath you take. … Continue reading

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destiny

“it is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.” -william shakespeare

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