Women Food and God: An Unexpected Path to Almost Everything by Geneen RothWomen Food and God: An Unexpected Path to Almost Everything by Geneen Roth

Women Food and God: An Unexpected Path to Almost Everything

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Audio Book (CD) | May 11, 2010

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No matter how sophisticated or wealthy or broke or enlightened you are, how you eat tells all.

If you suffer about your relationship with food—you eat too much or too little, think about what you will eat constantly or try not to think about it at all—you can be free. Just look down at your plate. The answers are there. Don’t run. Look. Because when we welcome what we most want to avoid, we contact the part of ourselves that is fresh and alive. We touch the life we truly want and evoke divinity itself.

Now, after three decades of studying, teaching and writing about what drives our compulsions with food, Geneen Roth adds a profound new dimension to her work in Women Food and God. She begins with her most basic concept: The way you eat is inseparable from your core beliefs about being alive. Your relationship with food is an exact mirror of your feelings about love, fear, anger, meaning, transformation and, yes, even God. She shows how going beyond both the food and feelings takes you deeper into realms of spirit and soul to the bright center of your own life, and reveals how your relationship with food is the doorway to freedom and what you want most: the demystification of weight loss, and the luminous presence that so many of us call "God."

A knock-your-socks-off ride to a deeply fulfilling relationship with food, your body…and almost everything else, Women Food and God is, quite simply, a guide for life.

Geneen Roth was born in New York City. She is a writer and a teacher who has gained international prominence through her work in the field of eating disorders. She has written several books including Feeding the Hungry Heart, Breaking Free from Compulsive Eating, When Food is Love, Women, Food and God: An Unexpected Path to Almost Ever...
Title:Women Food and God: An Unexpected Path to Almost EverythingFormat:Audio Book (CD)Dimensions:5.88 × 5.12 × 0.8 inPublished:May 11, 2010Publisher:S&S AudioLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1442336609

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Rated 3 out of 5 by from somewhat interesting Her book rings true! The logic is so simple and so profound as most life changing realizations are! It is liberating in the sense that when you feel the feelings and find that you do actually live to tell the tale it is nothing less than empowering. If you choose to heed the understanding, all the more power to you and if not at least you are aware and therefore responsible.
Date published: 2018-06-11
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Interesting read The title caught my attention so I thought I would read it - although it is written for women with eating disorders and although I have never had a disorder I was still able to relate to reasons why women look for comfort in places like food. I think some of the key messages were found a bit later in the book but good quick read.
Date published: 2011-05-05

Editorial Reviews

“This is a hugely important work, a life-changer, one that will free untold women from the tyranny of fear and hopelessness around their bodied. Beautifully written, a joy to read, rich in both revelation and great humor.”

--Anne Lamott, author of Grace (Eventually): Thoughts on Faith