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Authentic Eating: Tuning Into What Nurtures You. Interview with Healing Artist Angelica

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When dieting and exercising don’t work, or only temporarily help us release excess weight, there is only way to turn: inward. Join The DreamWorker John Vercelletto as he interviews Angelica about her own life struggle with her body and how after years of losing weight and gaining it back, she is finally at peace and 62 pounds lighter in body, spirit and mind. Angelica is a intuitive body worker, reiki practitioner, mystic, spiritual counselor and tantric guide. She is visiting New York for the Fall and Winter months after living with friends and studying different spiritual modalities on the Big Island of Hawaii. In August, her and three other business partners launched AuthenticSharing.com, a Web site devoted to spiritual and ego transformation through the power of love and authentic self-expression. Through the practices of being present and connecting to her inner guidance Angelica has lost a total of 62 pounds after years of struggling with her weight. She has tried diets, pills, gyms and cleanses, only to discover that the only path that worked and was permanent was to change her inner self. You can “do” lots of things but if you aren’t feeling empowered in your beingness to actually change, nothing will work. Because of her commitment to spiritual growth, she ended her war with fat and food and started accepting — and then eventually loving — her body and seeing food as nourishment. One of the main processes in this transformation was emotional clearing. That means, being present to what is present while opening the refrigerator or pulling up to the drive-thru window. Most times, it was not hunger that was driving me to eat, it’s difficult or uncomfortable emotions. Food is a good way to stuff. By having a commitment to personal truth and discovering my ideal weight, instead of eating, I would confront these emotions by hitting a punching bag, letting the tears flow, meditating or simply setting an intention to eat authentically. When you accept a