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Eating in the light of the moon : how women can transform their relationships with food through myths, metaphors & storytelling / Anita Johnston.

By: Publication details: Carlsbad, Calif. : Gürze Books, 2000, c1996.Description: xviii, 214 p. ; 22 cmISBN:
  • 9780936077369 (pbk.)
  • 0936077360 (pbk.)
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 616.8526 21
LOC classification:
  • RC552.C65 J64 2000
Contents:
Preface -- 1. Woman spirit: the root of the hunger -- 2. The buried moon: rediscovering the feminine -- 3. The beginning: revisioning the struggle -- 4. The red herring: food is not the issue -- 5. Addiction: spiritual and emotional hunger -- 6. Symbolism: hunger as a metaphor -- 7. Feelings: gifts from the heart -- 8. Relationships: singing the truth -- 9. Power: dominion versus domination -- 10. Nurturance: mother as an archetype -- 11. Intuition: the inner seeing, hearing, knowing -- 12. Dreamtime: the journey within -- 13. Moontime: reclaiming the body's wisdom -- 14. Sexuality: embracing the feminine -- 15. The descent: meeting the shadow -- 16. Assertiveness: speaking the truth -- 17. Nourishment: physical versus emotional -- 18. The journal: recording the truth -- 19. Recovery: out of the labyrinth -- 20. Storytime: the tales of three women.
Woman spirit: the root of the hunger -- The buried moon: rediscovering the feminine -- The beginning: revisioning the struggle -- The red herring: food is not the issue -- Addiction: spiritual and emotional hunger -- Symbolism: hunger as a metaphor -- Feelings: gifts from the heart -- Relationships: singing the truth -- Power: dominion versus domination -- Nurturance: mother as an archetype -- Intuition: the inner seeing, hearing, knowing -- Dreamtime: the journey within -- Moontime: reclaiming the body's wisdom -- Sexuality: embracing the feminine -- The descent: meeting the shadow -- Assertiveness: speaking the truth -- Nourishment: physical versus emotional -- The journal: recording the truth -- Recovery: out of the labyrinth -- Storytime: the tales of three women.
Summary: "Weaving a rich tapestry of multicultural myths, ancient legends, and simple folk-tales, ... Johnston inspires women to free themselves from disordered eating by discovering the metaphors that are hidden in their own life stories." --Back cover.
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Book Book MHERC Body Image & Eating Disorders RIM 616.8526 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available Weaving a rich tapestry of multicultural myths, ancient legends, and simple folk-tales, ... Johnston inspires women to free themselves from disordered eating by discovering the metaphors that are hidden in their own life stories. A41295817
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-214).

Preface -- 1. Woman spirit: the root of the hunger -- 2. The buried moon: rediscovering the feminine -- 3. The beginning: revisioning the struggle -- 4. The red herring: food is not the issue -- 5. Addiction: spiritual and emotional hunger -- 6. Symbolism: hunger as a metaphor -- 7. Feelings: gifts from the heart -- 8. Relationships: singing the truth -- 9. Power: dominion versus domination -- 10. Nurturance: mother as an archetype -- 11. Intuition: the inner seeing, hearing, knowing -- 12. Dreamtime: the journey within -- 13. Moontime: reclaiming the body's wisdom -- 14. Sexuality: embracing the feminine -- 15. The descent: meeting the shadow -- 16. Assertiveness: speaking the truth -- 17. Nourishment: physical versus emotional -- 18. The journal: recording the truth -- 19. Recovery: out of the labyrinth -- 20. Storytime: the tales of three women.

Woman spirit: the root of the hunger -- The buried moon: rediscovering the feminine -- The beginning: revisioning the struggle -- The red herring: food is not the issue -- Addiction: spiritual and emotional hunger -- Symbolism: hunger as a metaphor -- Feelings: gifts from the heart -- Relationships: singing the truth -- Power: dominion versus domination -- Nurturance: mother as an archetype -- Intuition: the inner seeing, hearing, knowing -- Dreamtime: the journey within -- Moontime: reclaiming the body's wisdom -- Sexuality: embracing the feminine -- The descent: meeting the shadow -- Assertiveness: speaking the truth -- Nourishment: physical versus emotional -- The journal: recording the truth -- Recovery: out of the labyrinth -- Storytime: the tales of three women.

"Weaving a rich tapestry of multicultural myths, ancient legends, and simple folk-tales, ... Johnston inspires women to free themselves from disordered eating by discovering the metaphors that are hidden in their own life stories." --Back cover.