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
Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) is a common diagnosis, and I was one of the 4.4% of adults diagnosed. Now, my ADD wasn't diagnosed at the beginning of my eating disorder, but actually 5 or so years into it. I went to my nurse practitioner and explained how I was having difficulty concentrating in my college … Continue reading How an ADD medication played a role in my eating disorder
When I say your weight isn’t the issue, I mean your weight truly isn’t the issue. Society, fitness experts, medical professionals, and weight loss programs want you to believe that your weight is the golden ticket to your self acceptance, to your happiness, and to all your successes in life. It just. isn’t. true. How many times have … Continue reading Your Weight Isn’t the Issue
Ever wonder what an Eating Disorder Recovery Coach is? When I get asked what I do for a living and answer with, "I'm an Eating Disorder Recovery Coach," I get the typical response of, "That is amazing! But what do you actually do again?" I get it! Many times the traditional treatment method for eating … Continue reading What is an Eating Disorder Recovery Coach?
When did vegetables and fruit start to get a bad wrap? When did saying no to carrots or sweet potatoes or bananas or grapes get decided by their 'sugar' content? And when did the 'healthy' foods of the world become 'unhealthy?' Super confusing right? For the last few years of my 15 year battle with … Continue reading 5 Ways to Know if You’re Taking ‘Healthy Eating’ to the Extreme
If you had to describe your relationship with food in ONE word, what would it be? That's the question I asked in my private Facebook community the other day. The word they chose would give me a pretty clear understanding where they are currently in their recovery journey (eating disorder, disordered eating, chronic dieting, etc..). … Continue reading 3 Steps to a Healthy Relationship With Food
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
Over-exercising or exercise addiction is a real thing, and a real struggle for many. It's often influenced and to be frank, glorified, by diet culture. And my clients coming to me for eating disorder recovery most commonly have or are struggling with over-exercising as well. Are there health benefits to regular physical movement? Yes. Your … Continue reading 5 Steps to Overcome Over-Exercising
I often used to think getting 'stuck' was a bad thing. I would get super frustrated because I didn't know...What I needed to do to get unstuck.Why I was stuck in the first place.And how to even begin to figure a way out of it. Many times I would opt for the 'easy' way out … Continue reading Why ‘getting stuck’ is a good thing!
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