Category Archives: Intuitive Eating

Happy, Regardless of Size

As I’ve posted about before, I have been compulsively weighing myself. I talked about it with my helping professional. She suggested that I stand on the scale and say to myself, “This is how I get my self-worth.” Kinda shocking, … Continue reading

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Sometimes feeling your emotions sucks really bad.

Sometimes feeling your emotions sucks really bad. I got some really bad news today. Well, at least it is really bad in my head. I’m really awesome at catastrophizing situations, so we will see. At first, I wanted to handle … Continue reading

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Mindful Eating: Being Aware

Mindful eating is being aware of your eating habits, the sensations you experience while eating, and the thoughts and emotions that you have about food. It is more about how you eat than what you eat. Here’s a great mindful … Continue reading

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Cultivating Your Blueprint For Living

I think intuitive living is an extension of eating intuitively. Not only do we want to nourish our bodies through food, but we crave other forms of self-care as well. I downloaded Mara’s worksheet from her Body Loving Homework E-Course. … Continue reading

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What Kind of Eater Are You?

The book Intuitive Eating addresses different types of Eating Styles. Careful Eater: This eater is focused on health and fitness, but agonizes over every bite consumed. Has a lot of hatred of “unhealthy” foods. Obsessed with food labels. Lots of … Continue reading

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Hitting Diet Bottom

I think in order for anyone to try anything as counter-cultural as Intuitive Eating, one has to hit Diet Bottom. What is Diet Bottom? Diet Bottom is realizing… *Dieting doesn’t work in the long run, it just makes you fatter … Continue reading

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Weight Loss Compliments

My colleague complimented me about how much weight I had lost. She remarked, “You must be working so hard!” Yes, but no. But, yes. I’m wondering if by hard work she means…. *Exercising compulsively while shaming myself *Restricting white sugar … Continue reading

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