If there’s one thing I want for you, it’s to quit dieting forever. I fully realize how unconventional & provocative this sounds. That it’s the opposite of what you’ve been told by the experts your whole life. Because I suggest you do “weird” things like: Don’t follow a meal plan to a T. Don’t eat […]

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Folks flock to intuitive eating because they’re fed up. They’re also: Sick of following rules, of having an external source dictate when and what they should eat Tired of binging Tired of feeling ostracized from social situations. Tired of food lists Tired of thinking about food all the freaking time, Tired of never actually enjoying […]

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Many people talk to me about their struggle with eating intuitively. It’s difficult to rely on their body and their brain to choose what and how much they eat, they say. So they place trust in someone else to tell them how to eat. They want to know what, when, and how much to eat […]

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It’s insane, but completely and utterly understandable, that a period of time in which there are ONLY 3-4 days of legit holidays turns into a solid month and a half of alcohol and food related debauchery, leaving us feeling bloated, lethargic, unmotivated, powerless, and for me in the past, just freaking depressed with jeans that […]

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Confession: I’m judgemental. More than I’d like to be. I don’t care how spiritual I get, the judgy part of me stays put. I’ve learned over the years that I can watch my judgements without reacting. They’re just a natural loop of the mind. But the fact remains, I can be judgey. Not really about […]

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I didn’t think a travel post would be complete without seeing some real, concrete examples of what I eat along with the thought processes that accompany them. You’ll see below that the main difference between how I used to eat and how I eat now comes with the mindset I use. Before, I placed little […]

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