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So far Sandra Elia has created 13 blog entries.

Food Serenity

I define Food Serenity as returning to a place where food is consumed for nourishment, energy and honoring my body.  No longer using food to achieve a feeling, (numbing out, love, comfort), rather using food for its rightful purpose.  This has been my life long dream.
I not sure when food lost its rightful purpose in my […]

July 15th, 2017|

The indelible marks we experience shape how we show up in the world.

My indelible mark happen when I was 9 years old, my dad took me aside and told me I was fat. I remember it slicing through me, and it opened my mind in a way it should not have been opened. Up until that point, I didn’t know there was anything wrong with […]

April 19th, 2016|

The No-Diet Approach to Being Your Sexiest

I am thrilled to be a guest speaker for Damiva on April 19th. Sure to be a fun evening!
Amazing, sexy, starts now!

After 40 is for many women their best years! Make them yours.

You’ll leave this workshop with more confidence and a diet-free weight loss attitude that makes peace with food and your body!

Additionally, we’ll […]

March 16th, 2016|

Am I thin enough…. AND what is enough!?!

In today’s blog I am going to open up my heart, share one of my greatest fears and be completely vulnerable.

Am I thin enough…. AND what is enough!?!

My chosen profession or should I say passion, is both a blessing and a curse. I have to practice what I preach – otherwise, I am a […]

March 1st, 2016|

New Year’s Resolutions – I think not!

HAPPY NEW YEAR!  How do you look to 2016 with excitement, wonder and anticipation… well for starters do not make New Year’s resolutions.

My hope is that you had a wonderful person to kiss at the stroke of midnight on the 31st, and you experienced a moment of bliss.  Because…. we can all relate to waking […]

January 12th, 2016|

Start an Unconditional Love Affair with Yourself

Getting to a healthy body size isn’t just about food – I’m suggesting it may have little to do with food – but rather a daily diet of nurturing, caring and loving yourself. Getting your head and heart in the right place followed by massive action will always equal transformation.

The single most important relationship you […]

August 29th, 2015|

Last week’s workshop was a huge success!

Food Recovery Program Workshop

Last week’s workshop was a huge success, and people are already signing up for this Friday’s session. Register now!

Location: 1863 Queen St. East (Queen St. East & Woodbine)
Time: 10:00am to 4:00pm 
Date: Friday, August 21st, 2015 
Click here to register:  Workshop

Food Recovery Program is safe haven for Food Addicts and Compulsive Overeaters looking for a […]

August 18th, 2015|

Food is not the problem

Most food addicts, including myself, think that my only issue is food. It was hard for me to recognize that I was maladapted to life. I used food as my only coping mechanism, and every area of my life suffered. Including my relationships.

It would be so easy to believe that because I was in tremendous […]

July 28th, 2015|

Healthy boundaries with family

Do you have healthy boundaries with your family?

I was raised by a mom who suffered from Bio-Polar disorder and was a morbidly obese food addict. She was sick for most of my life, and her mental health issues meant I would be neglected. She told me regularly that I was responsible for taking care of […]

March 25th, 2015|

What is the single most important relationship you will ever have in your lifetime?

What is the single most important relationship you will ever have in your lifetime? This relationship will determine the state of your health, relationships, and finances.

It is often given very little attention, time or nourishment. I am talking about the relationship you have with yourself, of course!

What I know for sure, is that the way […]

March 10th, 2015|