How to Deal with Tempting Holiday Leftovers the Intuitive Eating Way

Halloween, Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Christmas, New Year’s Eve, holiday work parties, family gatherings… whatever you celebrate (or get dragged into), chances are you’re going to be faced with a lot of seasonal and celebrational foods.  For this reason, the holidays are often thought of as a dieter’s nightmare, but for intuitive eaters, the holidays are a wonderful … Read more…

AMA #2: How to Eat Intuitively Around Exercise

In “Ask Me Anything #2” I answer the following question: How do you keep practicing intuitive eating and taking care of yourself once you’ve taken on joyful movement? I am now bicycle riding with my husband and I’m having some serious wobbles when it comes to choosing food to keep me energized during activity without … Read more…

How I Built My Joyful Movement Practice

I was the kind of kid that was picked last for kickball.  It wasn’t so much that I was uncoordinated as it was that I tended to space out and forget what the rules of the game were.  It seemed like the ball was always either flying by my face, untouched, or flying into my … Read more…

Why Intuitive Eating Needs HAES

I got clued in to Health at Every Size (“HAES”) and intuitive eating at around the same time.  The two have always gone hand in hand in my mind.  But I distinctly remember the moment I realized that not everyone agreed with me.  My professor said to me, “You know, there are people who believe in … Read more…

What is Intuitive Eating?

Intuitive Eating is: tuning into your inner wisdom about what, when, and how to eat trusting your body freedom from diets eating what you want instead of what you “should” eating in a way that makes your body feel happier being able to stop when you’re full saying “no thank you” to food you don’t want … Read more…