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…

Ask Me Anything #1: How to do Intuitive Eating and HAES in a diet obsessed culture?

I’ve finally gotten around to answering my first AMA!  Kathleen asks, “How do you stay on course with Intuitive Eating and HAES principles in a diet and thinness obsessed culture?”  My answer: It’s all about the bubble… If you’re pruning your social media and looking for a body positive Facebook feed, try Kathleen’s page, “Body … Read more…

Intuitive Eating and “Healthy” Eating: Friends or Enemies?

True confession:  When I first started out as an intuitive eating coach, I believed that I could help clients balance “healthy” eating with intuitive eating.  As it turns out, I was totally wrong, but not because it can’t be done! I’ll explain.  But first, some background: I’ve always been a little food obsessed.  I come from a … Read more…