If you’re working on becoming an Intuitive Eater, or if you’re familiar with the principles, you’re probably aware that emotional eating is not an inherently bad thing or something to overly concern yourself about trying to stop. Eating with emotion or in response to emotion is a fully human experience. However, you may be wondering, isn’t it bad if I’ve been eating emotionally every day since March 2020 and it doesn’t seem to be getting better now that it’s 2021?
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Thanksgiving is One Day and One Meal and it Does Not Have the Power to Make or Break Your Recovery
This holiday can definitely be challenging for those recovering from an eating disorder or chronic dieting since it is so centered around food, so here is your reminder that Thanksgiving is one 24 hour day and one meal and it will not make or break your recovery.
If You Want to Prevent a Candy Binge on Halloween, Try Having Candy Every Day This Week
Halloween can be scary for some people (witches, ghosts, and vampires aside). So many of my clients struggle with bingeing on candy this time of the year. Can you relate?
You Do Not Lack Willpower Because You Ate a Cookie (or 12)
Just dropping in to remind you that you don’t lack willpower for eating an extra pancake, drinking a latte, eating the kids’ leftovers, or having a cookie (or 12).
Someone Else’s Portion Sizes on Instagram May Not Reflect How Much Your Body Needs
Know that what other people are eating or posting pictures of does not have to be what you eat too. You choose your own portion sizes based on how hungry you are, how much energy you need, and how good the food tastes and makes you feel.
Yes, You Can Keep the Chocolates in the House
Happy Valentine’s Day! 💕 I hear from people a lot that they don’t want chocolate on Valentine’s day even if they love chocolate because they don’t feel they’re capable of keeping a box of chocolate in the house without bingeing on it. This may be true for people still early on on their food peaceContinue reading “Yes, You Can Keep the Chocolates in the House”