Armed With Food

By Sumitra Judith Burton. The words “armed with food….” flashed through my awareness while I was swimming a few days ago. I was astonished to hear these words (and immediately feel the connection in my belly). When I sat later with my notebook, so I could write things down, and looked for the end of…

Willpower And Food

By Sumitra Judith Burton. Something sweet is happening along my path of mindfulness with eating. Using the Living Inquiries or other tools to help unravel an addiction with food is tricky in the sense that it’s not possible to totally abstain from eating. My relationship with food and eating for emotional comfort has provided some…

Innocence

By Greg Ascue. One thing I like to communicate to people about addictive and compulsive tendencies is how innocent, predictable, and natural some of this is. Humans are born with the biochemical capability to become addicted. We are born into existence with deep, built in impulses to seek pleasure and to avoid pain. At a…