January is right around the corner and we are about to be bombarded with messages from diet culture about how you can lose weight fast, as if losing weight is the one answer to all of our problems. I lost over 100 pounds a few years ago and let me tell you this... it didn't solve the majority of ... Read More about Ditch the Diet New Year Resolution
Is it possible to raise kids in a healthy environment without dieting? Absolutely. How we talk to our children about food and exercise has become such a loaded topic. There seem to be two "camps", and I'm part of the camp that believes that we don't need to discuss food and exercise in ... Read More about 11 Simple Healthy Habits for Kids
Two years ago I had no idea what diet culture was. I had no idea I was deeply immersed in it or how it was affecting me. What is diet culture? "Diet culture is a society that places value on being a certain size, weight, and shape over actual health. Diet culture also promotes the false ... Read More about What is Diet Culture?
Over the last few months I've been sharing how my life has evolved since incorporating intuitive eating last summer. I've shared each intuitive eating principle and the impact each one has had on my journey. As I've embraced intuitive eating, I felt like something was still missing for me though. ... Read More about Finding my balance with Balance365 Life
A common misconception with Intuitive Eating is that nutrition doesn't really matter. That is absolutely not true, but there is a reason that Evelyn Tribole and Elyse Resch, the authors of Intuitive Eating, saved this for the last principle. Before a person can tackle their nutrition, they ... Read More about Intuitive Eating Principle 10 (Honor Your Health with Gentle Nutrition)