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055 No more starting over on Mondays | Melissa Costello

We’re in this diet mindset that keeps us stuck in the vicious circle instead of living more from a place of what is nourishing, what’s going to fuel me, what feels good for me
— Melissa Costello -

I feel so privileged that I get to connect with and interview people like the talented and inspirational Melissa Costello.  She shares her difficult journey with body image that has her supporting so many people in her work as a Transformational Eating Coach, Certified Clinical Nutritionist, Certified Spiritual Psychologist, Plant-Based Chef, Speaker and Author.  Melissa shares that eating well does not exclude a challenge with body image and inappropriate relationship with food.

Inspire yourself with these essential insights from Melissa Costello

We spoke about 

  • A difficult body image journey
  • The rise of chronic illness
  • Healing the relationship with food
  • The many benefits of clean eating
  • Finding balance and consistency in our relationship with food
  • One meal at a time mindset
  • Types of reasons why people eat
  • Melissa’s tips for Living Fabulously

Value Quotes 

“When I started to transform my diet, all my childhood illnesses went away”

“I thought that the healthier I ate and the more that I controlled my food, that would bring my body to a place that I felt good about”

“I basically healed my relationship to food and my body because I really saw the connection of how my eating was linked to my body image”

“As much as eating healthy and eating clean is important a lot of people struggle with the consistency”

“We’re overwhelmed, overloaded, people are not getting enough sleep”

“We are constantly being bogged down by electronics, phones and all these distractions and people aren’t getting the quality of time alone or the quality of sleep that they need”

“It’s become a world of convenience and what is convenient is not always healthy”

“I’ve finally felt that sense of freedom where I can really enjoy my body and feel good”

“Clean eating is not eating from a bag, box or a can but eating food as close to nature as you can”

“We’re in this diet mindset that keeps us stuck in the vicious circle instead of living more from a place of what is nourishing, what’s going to fuel me, what feels good for me”

“What I found for myself in my journey is that the healthier I ate, the better I felt and the more I wanted to do it”

“Each choice we make is either going to compound the problem or create solutions for us”

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Until next time fabulous podcast listener, I’m Bev and I invite you to live the fab life with me now!

Episode Links  

You can find Melissa Costello at:

Website: www.karmachow.com

Facebook: https://facebook.com/karmachow

Do you find yourself in the tug-o-war mindset of “I want something sweet”? Take this FREE quiz with steps to reclaim your shape and get back your va-va-va-voom! Head to www.livingfabulously.com/hello-vitality

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