There are a lot of ideas and messages about intuitive eating online,
through various forms of media, and even from friends and family. While
it may sound simple to listen to your body and "eat when hungry", it's
often more nuanced than that! If it so...
There was once a time when most of us ate food simply according to our
body’s cues. This was the Before Times—a phase of life, however brief,
before we internalized ideas about our bodies and what or how we were
“supposed” to eat. The length of this ...
Let’s imagine a scenario: You’re walking through an airport. You pass a
bathroom and wonder, “Hmm, do I need to use the bathroom?” Before doing
a body check and letting that be your guide, you pause. You pass that
question through a few mental filter...
One of the barriers to eating intuitively—i.e. trusting yourself to eat
what your body needs, wants, and likes—is counting calories. This is
either a mental calculation of calories consumed, and/or an app that
someone uses frequently to “keep track” ...
Even though I’ve worked with hundreds of folks as they let go of dieting
and start eating intuitively, I can’t say for sure what intuitive eating
and food trust will look and feel like for you. I actually think that’s
the great thing about eating int...
Thanks for sharing your own experiences @Ryders_Mama8 ! As I mentioned,
dieting behaviors show up in kids as young as 5, so 7 or 8 is probably
the average age that some of us were aware of dieting. Isn't that wild?
I hope these posts have been helpfu...
Traveling can feel really loaded these days! Tell me if any of these
things are helpful: - Instead of thinking of it as "overindulging", try
a reframe to "Savoring" things that you don't normally eat (if these are
foods you love/enjoy, and/or that fe...
@LunaLove You're so welcome Doesn't it seem like so much of our
normalized fitness and "wellness"culture is about going above and
beyond, pushing hard, and continuing to challenge ourselves? When there
may be seasons of life for setting goals that ...
@Zoey1 Thanks for sharing that! I can certainly understand that you feel
hesitant to do anything outside of the house when you're not working. Is
there a time of day when you know you can plan to walk consistently,
even if it's just around a short bl...