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Tips to Return to the Office After Disordered Eating…

Did you start your disordered eating recovery during quarantine and now you’re heading back into the office? It is likely causing a mix of emotions from excited to be back in a routine. To scared that it will bring back old disordered habits. Here are my top tips for preparing to re-enter the workforce after

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Therapy & Intuitive Eating

Therapy, coupled with Intuitive Eating, is the one-two-punch that will heal your relationship with food. Keep reading to learn how chronic dieting, disordered eating and negative body image are mental health issues. As well as how therapy and working with an intuitive eating coach supports your overall wellness. One of the greatest lies sold by

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How Stress Impacts Your Health More Than Weight

Stress contributes more to illness and disease than weight. In fact, weight gain is often a side effect of stress! Keep reading to learn why the world focuses more on obesity than stress as the culprit to poor health outcomes. How to know if you’re experiencing chronic stress. Plus 21 tips for how you can

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Wellness Goals to Set & Practice

Wellness goals should have nothing to do with weight loss. I know that might sound surprising because it goes against diet culture’s narrative. But true health is based in how your body functions and how you feel. Health and wellness has nothing to do with how you look. Keep reading to learn 4 wellness goals

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Quit Dieting for Good

What’s the worst that could happen if you quit dieting? Would it be the fear of weight gain? Or feeling out of control around food? Would you feel like you were giving up on yourself? Keep reading to learn how dieting negatively impacts your health. How you can start taking control of what, when and

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Lose Weight with Intuitive Eating?

“Can I lose weight with Intuitive Eating?” I receive this question a lot as an anti-diet nutritionist. And I completely understand why. We’ve been conditioned to believe that thin = healthy. Yet people are now realizing the importance of balanced wellness. And when they learn intuitive eating will restore their mental health, build self-trust and

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Mindset Shift: How to Change Your Life

Shifting your mindset to be more positive is one of the most powerful ways to change your life! Your mind is like Google. Any question you ask, your brain will find an answer to. How is your inner chatter? Is it empowering or self-critical? If you’re struggle to be kind to yourself, keep reading to

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Intuitive Exercise Tips

Intuitive exercise takes you from feeling forced to workout for weight loss to genuinely wanting to exercise for enjoyment. It may feel like a huge leap to go from worrying about the calorie burn to working out for joy. But keep reading to learn my top intuitive exercise tips to bring joyful movement into your

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Intuitive Eating Not Working? Here’s Why.

Is intuitive eating not working for you? Or you think intuitive eating doesn’t work in general? In this article, I explain the 3 most common reasons why intuitive eating isn’t working for you…yet! There are some important nuances that often go missed when people try to eat intuitively on their own. So they give up

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Is Candy Junk Food?

Is candy junk food in your family or do you freely allow it? A big deciding factor for me to finally heal from years of dieting was realizing I taught my kids how to have a bad relationship with food. I wouldn’t buy certain foods like candy, cookies and chips. And if they had access

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Prioritizing Your Mental Health

Prioritizing your mental health is the most important thing you can do for yourself. Yes, I’m starting with that bold of a sentence! Your mental health is everything. It’s your thoughts, feelings and behaviors. Which, if you really think about it, is the essence of YOU. Keep reading for my 4 best tips to start

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Dealing with Weight Loss-Obsessed Friends

“My friends are obsessed with weight loss and dieting! I’m starting to become an intuitive eater, but they’re constantly talking about their latest diet or how they need to lose weight. What can I do or say to get them to stop?” I’ve gotten variations of this question 3 times in the past 24 hours!

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3 Tips for Bathing Suit Shopping

Bathing suit shopping can be a dreaded experience, but it doesn’t have to be. Today I’m dropping 3 of my best tips for how to shop for your next bikini, tankini or one-piece without spiraling into self-hate or triggering a crash diet. Get in loser, we’re going shopping. via GIPHY Before I dive deep into

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Diet-Free Living to Better Health

I use the term ‘diet-free living’ a lot. Because it represents freedom from the shackles of diet culture. And how much more fulfilling life is when you’re not restricting food. Or limiting your potential. Keep reading for a deeper explanation of what diet-free living means. And how you can reclaim self-trust and confidence by learning

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5 Ways Dieting Wastes Your Time

Dieting wastes so much of your precious time. From the amount of effort it requires to track your food and follow their rules. To over-thinking your food choices and body checking. Keep reading to see the 5 ways your diet is distracting you from your life’s purpose. Starting a new diet feels empowering, doesn’t it?

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Whole30: An Intro to Orthorexia

Whole30 and Orthorexia have a lot in common. Yet diet culture seems to celebrate Whole30 as a necessary elimination diet to “reset” before eating more healthfully afterwards. Is it really a reset though? Or is Whole30 simply an introduction to Orthorexia? Keep reading (or listen to the podcast episode) to learn where the lines of

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Diets Slow Your Metabolism

Many dieting and lifestyle programs claim to help you “rev up your metabolism and lose the weight for good!” But that’s not how physiology works. Keep reading to learn how dieting slows your metabolism down, reduces your muscle mass, increases your set point weight. And makes it harder to lose weight. Your body’s main goal

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What Causes Body Image Issues

Body image issues are very common in our society. 80% of young teenage girls report they fear getting fat (Kearney‐Cooke & Tieger 2015) and nearly 70% of adult women report withdrawing from activities due to their body image (Etcoff et al 2006). Those statistics are staggering. But also not surprising. Between social media’s face-altering filters,

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Healthy Behaviors to Implement Today

Here are 5 healthy behaviors you can implement today that will make a significant improvement to your actual health. Each of the 6 facets of wellness are represented. Keep reading for how getting these facets into balance will help you achieve better health. 1. Be Aware of Your Mental Health ⁣Your mental health is EVERYTHING!

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Why Carb Cycling Programs Fail You

Carb cycling programs set you up to fail. On the surface, cycling your carbs throughout the week can seem like mindful balance or even food freedom. But psychologically, it is still very much a diet that triggers the restrict-binge-restrict cycle. It requires eating behaviors that are disordered. And can negatively impact your overall wellness. Read