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Body Image and Grief

Body image is tough ya’ll! We live in a world that is obsessed with the way we look. Whether it be skinnier, taller, younger, smoother, more muscular, curvier, the list goes on and on. Diet culture is literally yelling at us all of the…

5 Reasons Not To Go On A Diet During Quarantine Or Ever and What To Do Instead

So a lot of us have been in our homes more over the last month or so after covid-19 safer at home orders were put in place. This has meant more meals at home, purchasing more groceries than usual, and having access to food all day long for a…

How To Focus On Health Not Weight

So, what is health? Health is personal and unique to each individual. What may be healthy for somebody else may not be healthy for you. Our health is so much more than our physical body. It seems our society tends to focus on that part of our…

How To Find The Joy In Movement

Intuitive Eating Principle #9: Exercise - Feel The Difference We’ve made it all the way to Intuitive Eating principle #9: Exercise – Feel the Difference! Who here has started some kind of exercise program in the past to then stop and…

5 Steps to Respect Your Body

We have made it to the eighth principle of Intuitive Eating: Respect Your Body. We’ve talked about a lot and only have two more principles after this one! So, what does respect your body mean? Respect your body can mean a lot of different…

How To Respect Your Fullness

So we are back to the Intuitive Eating series on the blog today! Today we are going to talk about Intuitive Eating principle 5, respect your fullness. Every human is born with the innate ability to feel fullness and respect it by stopping…

How to Challenge the Food Police

In my last post on Intuitive Eating, we talked about how to make peace with food. This week is all about working towards challenging the food police, the fourth principle of Intuitive Eating. If you haven’t read the last few posts you can…

How To Make Peace With Food

Now that we’ve talked about letting go of diet culture and honoring hunger, it’s time to get into the third principle of Intuitive Eating; making peace with food. As humans, when we tell ourselves that we can’t have something, we tend…

Honor Your Hunger

The second principle of Intuitive Eating is, honor your hunger. The first principle was all about letting go of diet mentality. Now it is time to tune into your hunger, learn what that feels like, and honor it. Learning to honor this biological…

5 Steps To Reject Diet Mentality

Reject the diet mentality is the first principle of Intuitive Eating. Holding onto hopes about dieting or finding the perfect diet will keep you from being able to eat intuitively. Diets do not work long-term. There is plenty of research…