I feel like food cravings are quite a popular topic among the health and fitness world. And the similar messages that are seen across social media are these:-Drink water when hungry.-Plan meals.-Eat more protein.-Distract yourself during the craving.-Get rid of all junk food from your house.-Chew gum.-Go for a walk.-Eat something healthy.-Don't grocery shop when … Continue reading How to curve food cravings
Body kindness is more about doing than thinking. That's why you don't always have to have 'happy' thoughts about your body to respect and be kind to it. This is because our brain sometimes needs to play a little catch up while we put into action what we want it to believe and think. Which … Continue reading You don’t have to like your body to be kind to it
Often times in the fitness and weight loss industries you will hear that not all calories are created equal. And to be honest, they're right. Calories, which are simply a unit of energy, are going to be different depending on the foods you choose to eat. But who cares? Frankly, food is food. Once we … Continue reading Not all calories are created equal…And??
Honoring your health (with gentle nutrition) is an Intuitive Eating concept that often has a misguided definition. A definition of eating healthy or clean or eliminating sugar or processed foods...all of which just enable the diet mentality. And when you enable the diet mentality, you move further and further away from honoring your health. Because … Continue reading 3 Ways to Beat the Food Guilt
I suppose if you read the title of this blog post and you made it this far you were either confused, intrigued, or about ready to say I'm wrong. I get it. I used to spend the majority of my time at grocery stores reading labels after labels after labels. At one point in time, … Continue reading Why spending time reading nutrition labels can negatively impact your health
How many times do you look in the mirror, or pinch your belly fat, or weigh yourself, or ask others for assurance about your appearance? All of those are examples of body checking- the obsessive or constant monitoring of one's appearance. This often times starts at a very young age and becomes an unconscious habit … Continue reading Body Checking: what is it and how to break free from it
How many of you have tried Intuitive Eating and felt like you failed at it? Wondering what you've been doing wrong? Or is this right for me? I totally get it! I was there too! Which is why I want to stop the confusion and get you excited about it once again! Join me as … Continue reading 10 Things to Consider When Eating Intuitively