Why People Struggle with Intuitive Eating and What to Do About It

The biggest reasons I see people struggling with Intuitive Eating is: fear of gaining weight, accepting that they have gained weight or fear that they won't lose any weight. In a world that is fatphobic, in a society where weight stigma is a very real (and very harmful) thing, in a system...

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Building Emotional Resilience to Eat Like a ‘Normal’ Person

Everyone eats emotionally from time to time - it's part of the human experience. 'Normal eaters' will sometimes eat to distract from disappointment, hurt or fear and they will also overeat while celebrating. However what they don't do, is feel guilty about it, or consistently eat to resist their emotions. Building...

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The Surprising Truth About Emotional Overeating

A couple important points to start A lot of what we think is emotional overeating, is usually a normal response to restriction (via some kind of dieting behaviour). Before you tackle emotional overeating, it's important to first make peace with food and stop trying to lose weight. When folks do this,...

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Need Help with Social Eating? Here Are 4 Ways to Support Yourself…

Now that social restrictions have completely dropped away, people are out and about, reconnecting with one another - and that often involves eating. You may have been brought a tiny bit of relief during the various stages of lockdown because perhaps it mean you didn't have to face this one difficult...

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Why it May be Time to De-Nice Yourself (and How to Start)

Many people who have a problematic relationship with food, are 'nice.' Too nice in fact. Are you one of them? Perhaps you could do with a lesson in de-nicing yourself. Are you too nice? Do you make sure everyone else is ok before you take care of your own needs - if you have any energy left, that is....

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