Caralishious Blog Posts for April 2015
How to Get Weight-Loss Ready…Mentally!
30 April 2015
Something often and so easily overlooked when trying to lose weight is our general mental state – our psyche – the space in which we collect infinite thoughts, concepts and memories. Our minds are exceptionally powerful tools through which we can achieve incredible things, but also through which we can do ourselves much damage. For many people, the mind is simply a home for thoughts – good, bad, silly, ugly, happy, negative, positive, you name it! These thoughts are given free rein to enter and remain in this space for as long as they like. What many of us do not realize, are the implications that hosting such thoughts enable.Read More
Why a Calorie is NOT just a Calorie!
23 April 2015
For so many years, we have been fed the same story about calories – that a calorie is a calorie, no matter what food it comes from. Using this deduction, this would mean that if we wanted to lose weight, eating a chocolate bar for breakfast, lunch and supper would be absolutely fine for us as long as our total chocolate consumption remained within the region of under 2000 calories per day and that we exercised. Um wrong!! Contrary to what we may have been told....Read More
Rethinking Food for Nourishment
16 April 2015
Eating should never be considered as JUST something we do when we hungry. It should be thought of as a therapeutic activity through which we are able to nourish and heal our bodies. Within our image-obsessed society, we have become so fixated on controlling the size of our bodies, that we have completely lost sight of the essence and purpose of food.Read More
Intuitive Eating and Why We Should All Be Doing This!
09 April 2015
So many people ask me, “What do I eat in a day?” This is a fantastic question, and an important one too. The common saying “you are what you eat” is as real as it gets, and I can’t emphasize enough just how true it is! Think about this for a moment…everything you eat is digested and assimilated into your body. This means that each new cell that is generated in your body is formed through the energy created by the food you have eaten. In other words, all new cells in your body are in essence the product of whatever you eat. If you eat rubbish, your new cells are created accordingly; if you eat wholesome wholefoods, your cells are likewise formed and energized by that food.Read More