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Sometimes all we need is some inspiration. Today I found mine in this video from Jim Carey’s Journey of Life shared in his inspiring speech at 2014 Maharishi University of Management Graduation. This moved me to tears and connected me to the truth that I am. An absolute must watch. So are you ready to do beautiful things in this world? I know I am. xxx...

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Blog / Eating disorder recovery / Obesity

Have you ever considered that obesity may indeed be as a result of a food addiction? Most eating disorder programs that I am aware of try and ‘normalise’ eating. For example: they try and teach a compulsive overeater to eat their binge food in moderation or encourage an overweight diabetic to eat small amounts of sugar. This makes very little sense to me. As Prof...

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Hi Everyone, I have just returned from Johannesburg where our talk: “Stop Sugarcoating the truth” was sold out! It was an amazing day and I learnt so much from Dr Ashford who spoke in depth about blood test results, cholesterol, symptoms of Low Carb and more! I am excited to announce that Dr Neville Wellington will be joining us as a speaker in Cape Town...

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“The Core Beliefs of the Addictive Thought System and Self-Esteem” The addictive thought system is built upon fear, past or future orientation, and a belief in scarcity. The addictive mind becomes bitterly entrenched in this belief system, leaving us devoid of love and serenity. Some core beliefs are: 1. I am alone in a cruel, harsh, and unforgiving world. I am separate from everyone else....

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Vir ons Afrikaanse lesers kyk gerus na hierdie artikel oor Michele Riley wat op die HELP program was) se  storie oor Suiker verslawing.     Michele Riley van Hermanus het sowat 70 kg afgeskud, die meeste daarvan op ’n hoë-vet-lae-koolhidraat- (HVLK)-eetplan. Hier is haar storie. ‘‘My gewig was die grootste deel van my lewe ’n probleem. Dit het my meer as dertig jaar as mens...

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Blog / Eating disorder recovery

  Since I can remember there has always been the belief that there was something intrinsically wrong with me that could only be fixed by the consumption of substances. My addictive cycle led me to dependence on alcohol and cocaine and pretty much any substance (or person) that for a short space of time could make me feel good about myself. I struggled with low...

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** 10:30-12:30 at Harmony Clinic. Cost: R100 Codependency is characterized by sacrificing one’s personal needs in order to try to meet the needs of others and is associated with passivity and feelings of shame (http://www.goodtherapy.org/therapy-for-shame.html) , low self-worth, or insecurity. The term codependency was originally coined to describe a person’s dependence on the addictive behaviors of a partner or family member, usually with regards to...

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** 12 Step Workshop This Sunday Farahnaaz and I will be facilitating a 12 Step Workshop. Many of you have not had the opportunity to go through and experience the benefit of completing the 12 Steps in its entirety. If you have not yet managed to get through all 12 Steps I strongly urge you to take the day to enhance your recovery. In my...

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One of the greatest challenges we face as women is learning to love ourselves. We are constantly bombarded by media aimed at making us feel worthless in order for us to buy the product they are trying to sell.   There is nothing more beautiful than being unapologetically you. Stand in your truth and honour yourself.



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