Unravelling Barriers to Meeting Your Needs (Without Food)

About self-sabotage... In my blog 'What's Hiding Behind Your Self-Sabotage', I explained why I'm not a fan of the notion of self-sabotage: it's purely because I don't think it's very helpful when you're trying to understand why you're not creating the result you want in your relationship with food...

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Unlock Your Self-Compassion to Make Peace with Food

Self-compassion is key to your peace with food. Bullying is not... Have you been believing that if you have compassion for yourself, you won't create the changes you want? Do you say things to yourself like: 'Oh come on, [your name]!!!! You know better than this!' 'Stop making excuses!' 'Pull...

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Does Intuitive Eating ‘Work’?

The first thing to think about when you ask, does Intuitive Eating 'work' - is to ask: what do you mean? Work in what way? Does it work for weight loss? If you mean 'does Intuitive Eating work for weight loss' - then I'd have to say it might, and it might not. It depends on whether you're within your...

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Loving Your Body Is Not as Important as You Think

Loving Your Body - It's So Loaded In the 'body positive' community, a lot of emphasis is put on loving your body. This emphasis makes it easy for you to believe that you have to love your body, in order to make peace with your body and food, to do the things you want to do in your life, and to take...

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How You Talk About Your Body Matters

How do you speak about your body? Have you ever thought about how the words you use when you talk about or think about yourself, might be impacting your relationship with your body and/or food? Many of you are so used to talking about yourself in socially acceptably derogatory ways, that you don't...

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