Why is Body acceptance so important? What does true body acceptance do for us?
Rejecting the diet mentality can be the hardest part of intuitive eating. This post talks about one step I've found to be really helpful in navigating this process-making a no diet pact.
One concern that often comes up around intuitive eating is what impact it will have on our health. Can we eat intuitively and still be healthy?
It's hard to not be impacted by all the dieting messages that surround us in the new year. So what can be helpful for those of us who are trying to eat intuitively?
So many of us struggle with our relationship with our body but it doesn't have to be that way. How do we pursue a more kind and more loving relationship with our body.
What is a social media detox and how can it benefit us in our journeys towards being a more intuitive eater?
Needing more information for navigating the holidays and eating mindfully? In this post I focus on the food specific challenges with navigating the holidays in a mindful way.
Body shame-it seems to be especially prevalent this time of year so how do we handle it when it happens?
Do you struggle with eating mindfully over the holiday season? Here I offer my top 4 help tips for navigating this often stressful time of year.
How do we listen to what are bodies are trying to tell us especially when our own internal wisdom has been trumped by dieting rules.
What is body trust and how can a lack of body trust interfere with eating in a more mindful way?
What is the relationship between food and body issues and control? How do people use food as a distraction from other issues in life?
Food intolerances can be frustrating regardless but how do we deal with them in way that doesn't make us feel restricted when we are trying to eat in an intuitive way?
What does grief and loss have with intuitive eating and why is it important to allow ourselves to feel all those feelings we have around never dieting again?
Emotional eating is often seen in a negative way, but is it really always a bad thing to eat for emotional reasons?
Do we do more harm then good by continuing to focus on weight while learning to eat intuitively? What does it really mean to but weight loss on the "back burner?"
What does it mean to be being a "good fatty" and how does this cultural concept influence people who are living in larger bodies to continue the cycle of yo yo dieting?
What does it really look like to honor hunger and fullness? How can we do that in a way that is helpful and not just beating ourselves up/turning it into another diet?
What happens when we have spent years and years of our lives dieting? What is the impact on our overall well being? This is something that we don't talk about much in our culture at large but it's an important discussion.
What is the impact of diet culture when trying to eat intuitively? What can we do to help protect ourselves from these messages?