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Perhaps you’ve been hearing all about intuitive eating these days and you’re considering ditching your diet at last. Excellent decision! It should be no surprise by now that dieting is harmful. But in case it is, here is a quick recap: Most people (up to 95%) regain some, all or more weight than they lost […]

7 Benefits of Ditching the Diet

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Does the idea of eating to satisfaction confound you? If you’ve struggled with being on and off diets, the idea of feeling “satisfied” at the end of a meal might be really hard to grasp. Because the concept of satisfaction in itself is nuanced. You can be full, but not satisfied. (think of eating a […]

Eating to Satisfaction (and how to find it)

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Let’s talk about the lie that fat bodies are inherently unhealthy. The whole, complex and nuanced truth is: fat bodies can be unhealthy or healthy. Thin bodies will be unhealthy or healthy. In our current society, however, we will blame poor health on fatness, and good health as a result of thinness. This is called […]

Fatness is not inherently unhealthy

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“If I give myself permission to eat anything, I’ll only eat ice cream, cookies and cupcakes forever!” This is a fear I hear from clients wishing to eat more normally but still unwilling to trust that they contain within them the ability to make wise decisions with food. When I talk about giving yourself permission […]

No, you will not want to eat only cookies forever

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One of the very seductive tactics of the weight loss industry is to convince us that we need to diet to not only “look better!” but also that it is necessary to lose weight to improve your health. This is not entirely accurate. (especially when we know that diets don’t work very long for most […]

Is weight loss necessary to improve health?

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The problem with improving how you feel about your body by losing weight is that it teaches you that there is only one good way to have a body. This way is: The smaller body is a good body. The larger body is the bad body. And since intentional weight loss efforts (aka diets) have […]

Diets teach us to hate our (natural) bodies

Body Image

People who were forced into diet culture at a young age had the eating learning process hijacked. You CAN relearn trust in your body to eat well!

You can trust yourself with food (or learn to)

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This is just a quick PSA to say that improving your body image is possible. (even when it feels like it isn’t) It is not easy. It takes undoing harmful beliefs and learning new tools. It means realignment from needing to like how your body looks to knowing your body IS good. It takes practice. Sooo much […]

“Where do I even start with helping body image??”

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Are you struggling with learning how to eat “normally?” Need some options? Read on.

Feel good about eating

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Join us as we explore the idea of health and wellness from a new perspective. Each episode we will discuss topics that we hope to help you improve your health, body image and fitness without obsessing on the scale or counting calories. We believe in Health at Every Size®, Intuitive Eating, and body positivity and we want to help you build the confidence to ditch the scale, and embrace your health without shaming your body.

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