I also find it very comforting to know that I have all the answers within me.
I’d tell him that this next chapter seems more daunting at the moment than when he saw me with the babies.
The question is, how much do we want to access and utilize this gift of intuition.
Even though we were all born intuitive eaters, we were not all raised intuitive eaters. The body may know and remember, but our mind has to practice being intuitive again.
Chia pudding is relatively new in my repertoire, and I was not always a fan. But I am all about easy, simple things I can make myself with what I have on hand.
One of my favorite teachers I learn from is Byron Katie. Her words ring true, and need to be remembered on a regular basis: When we fight with reality, we always lose.
When I was accidentally dieting (because I seriously didn’t know it – most people don’t), I would think about what foods will help me lose weight, how much I should eat to lose weight, when to eat so I lose weight, etc.
If you aren’t, it’s possible that you didn’t eat what you actually wanted to eat. You may have eaten on a run, or eaten what you “should” have eaten… but not really want you WANTED to eat.
My intuition knew I didn’t have a problem, so I would struggle even more because my mind wanted something different than my body.