i-bailed-on-you

I bailed, on you and myself, I am sorry
Here is what has been happening for me:
It started with an attacking message from someone I don't know...

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world-has-changed-for-me

I wish I could take you behind
my eyes

I wish I could show you how the world has changed for me
Each day that:
I stay awake

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real-and-important

I used to work for a large weight loss program serving children and families as a nutrition teacher and counselor. Though I truly loved working with the kids and parents, I often found myself at odds with...

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intense-eating-disorder

One does not have to have an intense eating disorder to struggle with food and body.
I know many women who live in a silent prison around food, though from the outside it looks like they...

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knowing-greatness-tips

There is this curse in knowing greatness.
I stopped writing because
I wasn’t a Hemingway.
I stopped painting because
I wasn’t a Rembrandt.

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the-decision

I often feel judged or misunderstood for the choices I make around work
how much I work, and how I prioritize work
Sometimes it does feel like I’m sacrificing a lot, but most times...

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just-let-it-go

"Why are you always talking about eating and food issues can’t you just let it go"
My response:
No, no I can’t not just let it go, not until the world lets it go

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ease-the-pain

"You are going to watch me fall"
I screamed "You are going to let this happen?"
"Really?"
[No response]
He always told me...

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been-dancing-for-days

I have been dancing for days in golden bubbles of comfort that numb me softly to sleep I wonder what you say to me when I am so far away I tell you stories as I drift off...

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in-it-i-am-free

Seems to me we are a culture obsessed with numbers
For years I was a girl shaped
by numbers
My whole world revolved
around numbers

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used-everything

Sometimes it is just not fun
It is not glamorous
In fact it can be tedious
And tiresome
I wanted to go out and play
Or simply stay in bed all day

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need-to-say-sorry

I am so sorry for how I have hurt you
For all the ways I check out
Got tough
And cold
Sometimes I see you as I
close my eyes

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with-great-power

Without naming names, In the last few weeks I have seen 3 women who have a large following in the personal development spiritual community post pictures of their meals or snacks

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humble-rinse-repeat

Sometimes you try harder
You push faster and burn brighter
I have been on "go" for years now
So much energy coursing through
my system
the only way I knew...

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sharing-too-much

"I am worried about you," she said
“You are sharing too much publicly”
I paused
And agreed
“Probably”
She looked a bit shocked

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out-of-place

Sometimes I simply don't realize how touched I am by something until it is a memory
Sometimes I can feel sound moving through me become feeling as it touches my spirit

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fall-out-of-love

Have you ever watched someone fall out of love with you?
Watch the sparkle fade
And the annoyance set in
There is nothing anyone can ever tell or teach you to prepare you...

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less-harm-more-love

Authenticity for manipulation?
So I have been at a lot of events recently where authenticity has been a topic of discussion. I have also seen people mock it on social media and recently saw a comment...

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find-your-bliss

Another moment from Burning Man... At this point I hadn't showered in a few days, it seemed futile, the dust on the playa coats you the moment you get on your bike and go. To be frank...

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remember-remember

This.
Two adults back to back while their inner child reach for each other.
Stopped me in my tracks while biking around the playa my last night at Burning Man.

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surrendered

One of my favorite books growing up was a story of a baby bird who upon being born doesn't see it's mother.
So the baby bird goes on an adventure searching for her by asking various creatures...

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burning-man-powerful

Burning Man was powerful.
I will have more to say about it later, but for now I wanted to share this picture. There were dust storms at times so intense, it was impossible to see more than a few inches...

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not-alone

Recently I had a friend ask me why
I was willing to share as much
as I do online

The question surprised me, mainly because I thought it was obvious, but in case it is not…

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me-and-my-body

Me and my body
I am lying in bed the night before a photo shoot
I totally lost my cool tonight
I hadn't had much time to prep so I ordered dresses online...

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learned-to-be-whole-again

I want you to know I remember you
I remember you joyful and playful, dancing through fields of gold
I remember you soulful and clear, following the flutter of your heart unfolding...

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morning-palm

Morning Palm Springs!
Here for an event with some of my best friends in the heath space. At the same hotel a year later I wandered around the property this morning and got a little teary.

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voices-must-be-heard

When did it become brave to say what you are thinking and feeling
When did it become brave to say what is true
When did it become brave to share your heartbreak, to share your pain

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i-am-coming-home

I have used men to escape myself
I have used the flushed flurry of new love to mask my woes
I have rushed into arms sweet
Laced panties and stories untold
I have lied, dodged, and deflected...

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striving-and-driving

To be frank, the first time I heard someone call themselves a perfectionist as if it was a bad thing, I was dismissive.
I thought perfection was what we all should be striving for.

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enrealment

Somedays I find myself in a sea of feeling, wondering about the point of it all. Often I question what we make up and what is real, if anything at all. There is a comfort in knowing where you want to go.

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Emily Rosen is the co-owner and CEO of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating where she oversees business development strategies, student affairs, marketing and public relations, and keeps a pulse on the fields of eating psychology and nutrition to ensure the Institute’s position as a leader worldwide. Emily makes things happen. Her passion for health and transformation has provided her the opportunity to speak and present internationally and be at the forefront of a new generation of women leaders committed to making a heartfelt difference in the world. Her tireless work and faithful commitment have touched the lives of millions of fans and followers worldwide.