The holiday season is fraught with opportunities to indulge. How should a health-minded individual navigate their feelings around holiday eating? What about those trying to work on a health goal? Relax. Enjoy. It starts with a shift in mindset.
Three ways I achieved a healthy relationship with food: through structure and indulgence, by treating myself to the good stuff, and by gaining 10 pounds.
Whether you have a healthy relationship with food or are working towards one, we can all benefit from mindfulness. Here’s a simple mindful eating exercise I’ve been using lately that I hope you’ll find useful.
A friendly reminder that the way someone looks on the outside doesn’t tell us anything about how healthy they may or may not be. Let’s push back against food judgement and fat shaming in public by reminding others – and ourselves – you don’t know what you don’t know.
Let’s talk the basics of meal planning! Starting with why meal planning is important, and how it can exist in harmony with intuitive eating, plus some basic strategies for planning your week.
How listening to our bodies, enjoying our food free from shame or judgement, and eating in a not entirely mindful way paves the way to intuitive eating.
Most days around three o’clock or so in the afternoon, I find myself standing in front of the office snack drawer and asking myself this question: am I hungry? I’ll admit it’s taken a fair amount of mindfulness to get to the point of asking this question in the first place. When I first started…