Category Archives: Addiction

When Healthy Eating Calls For Treatment

The WSJ put out an article, video and radio show episode called “When Healthy Eating Calls For Treatment, A Desire to eat Clean Food Can Become an Obsession” by Sumathi Reddy  (pictured).   In observing these articles and reports over … Continue reading

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Why We Eat Chocolate, according to David Deida

I stumbled on relationship coach David Deida’s website through some friends who are his students…And in this free excerpt from one of his books I found an interesting theory on why we eat chocolate…..The explanation which I’ve often felt/thought and … Continue reading

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Never Giving Up

There’s only one secret to success – never giving up! Especially with diet, fitness, health, overcoming bad habits, overcoming addictions, food addictions, compulsive overeating, etc… you can expect it to be a lifelong journey. So get comfortable with the struggle. … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Poem from Rebecca

Yes, I am Raw.   Radically. Anointed. Warrior.   Fearless and protective, I Loved my tribe beyond reason Seeking insight for them All. These. Long. Years. Yet senselessly, (secretly?) relentlessly my Self-abuse masked as food Why why I can’t turn … Continue reading

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Food Designed to Addict

Have you ever wondered how food magnates can purposely come up with chemical flavor enhancers aimed at addicting children to their products for life? This is one guy’s excuse: “I did the best science I could. I was struggling to … Continue reading

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End of Addiction

I am amazed. I was feeling so addicted. And now I am so completely not. What happened???? Here’s what I think…. 1. Prayer 2. Lucky tooth-ache and cold 3. Exercise 4. Raw Foods 5. Green Juice 6. EBT (Emotional Brain … Continue reading

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Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us

Time Magazine Reports on the book Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us by New York Times Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Michael Moss… Reporter Michael Moss takes readers on a tour of the $1 trillion processed food industry, and the sights aren’t pretty. … Continue reading

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The Joy Foods Diet

* Do you need more support in sticking to your ideal diet, high-raw diet or 100% raw diet? * Is emotional detox making it difficult to transition to a cleaner diet? * Are you suffering from food addictions, emotional eating, … Continue reading

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MSG and Violence

In his most excellent book “Excitotoxins: The Taste That Kills” neurosurgeon Dr. Russell Blaylock (see above video) explains how scientific tests showed that MSG can cause “uncontrollable urges of violence”. Could it be that after three generations of eating increasing … Continue reading

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How I Am Overcoming Food Addiction

Wow! It is over! The darkest hour is just before dawn – truly. Yep, I guess I’m a rock bottom girl. Gotta touch ground before I can spring up. Or maybe I just like to push boundaries. How much can … Continue reading

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Emotional Brain Training TeleGroup with Barbara Gabriel, MFT

An 8 Month Program – 1.5 hour Teleclass every Wednesday at 4:00 PM – Beginning Wednesday October 3rd. How The Emotional Brain Training Teleclass Group works… 1. Email me if interested, and I will email you a sign-up link if there … Continue reading

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Shift Happens!

I’ve been working with EBT (Emotional Brain Training) Practitioner Barbara Gabriel who came down to our retreat last month. When I first saw her I instantly loved her energy, but had no idea that she would be such an angel … Continue reading

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FDA Admits Cooking Causes Cancer

You hear different reasons why the raw food diet is healthy. It is the enzymes, they say, the life force in the food that makes it easier to digest. Or it is the denaturation, the loss of minerals and other … Continue reading

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Grown-up Freedoms – mp3 RawRadio JINJ

Are you in the habit of buying yourself little treats at every stop along the way? Do you wonder why you’re doing this? Do you wish you could stop? Here’s an angle you may not have considered… You’ve been un-cooking, … Continue reading

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Refined Food Addiction

Do you live in service to your gut or to your higher intelligence? Perhaps you can not serve two masters in this arena. Either your gut rules you and you live to do its bidding, or your mind/spirit rules you … Continue reading

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Emotional Eating vs Emotional Healing

Every Sunday at 2:00 PM I host a Question and Answer Conference Call for my Go RAW Program Participants. This week nobody had any questions so I just talked about what was on my mind – which was Emotional Eating … Continue reading

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Emotional Brain Training

We recently finished up an absolutely wonderful raw hiking yoga retreat week. I’ll have photos coming to my Facebook page soon. We were fortunate to have a very magical group of guests and I feel I have learned as much … Continue reading

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My Diet is Not My Identity

Here is a letter from a reader with some very common problems people face when trying to go raw, and my response to her…. Hi there Jinjee, I really need help!!!! I went raw a number of months ago because … Continue reading

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Playing Russian Roulette with Your Stomach

I know what it is like to play Russian Roulette with your stomach, to know that you’ve been eating so much, so badly, so consistently, so long, that with any next bite it could throw you in to such an … Continue reading

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Nourished vs. Addicted

This is how I am: When I’m cooked, I eat constantly. I overeat. I eat things that I know are bad for me. When I’m raw, I eat three meals a day plus a few fruits in between meals. Why … Continue reading

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