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
Many times when we face a challenge, limiting belief, or insecurity we are often met with anxiety, fear, hesitation, overwhelm, or resistance. We then decide that whatever we're planning on doing wasn't worth it, we can't do it, we don't have enough willpower for it, or we're not good enough...and then we stop. We become … Continue reading 4 Ways to Move Through the Uncomfortable Feelings
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
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!
I used to think that the only way to stop binge eating on food was to eliminate the foods completely! Never have those foods in the house, never eat them when I'm out, and never ever buy them! Boy was I wrong! All that did was make my obsession WORSE! In order to regain back … Continue reading Why Eating Foods You Binge on Will Help Stop the Binges
Ever thought..."But it feels safe""I feel comfortable""I know what this life looks like""I'm always prepared""There are no surprises" I used to step as FAR away from even the thought of leaving my eat disorder. It was my best friend, my confidant, the one thing I could trust, and it never seemed to let me down. … Continue reading Why you find comfort in your eating disorder and what to do about it.
How many times have you asked yourself, "How do I STOP this cycle?!" Why can't I just be normal around food? How many diets do I have to go through in order to become 'healthy?' I used to ask myself these same questions over and over again. I just never seemed to find the right … Continue reading 3 Ways to END the Cycle of Food Obsession
Why do we tend to avoid feelings? Why do we steer clear of fear, anxiousness, pain, and hurt? The moment we can learn to FEEL them, we give ourselves the ability to acknowledge, accept, and move on! In this video I share with you the amazing thing that happens when we actually 'feel' and why … Continue reading Why feelings are the gateway to food freedom
Who hates the thought of being uncomfortable? Do the feelings of fear, anxiousness, overwhelm, and nervousness send you running for the hills? I definitely don't like them either! We tend to become 'comfortable' in the life we've made for ourselves, even if it no longer serves us anymore. Why? Because we know it, we get … Continue reading Why getting uncomfortable leads to food FREEDOM!