Make Peace With Food (Principle #3)

When we make peace with food we give ourselves unconditional permission to eat. Yes, chocolate, pizza, ice cream, donuts, cookies, burgers, and fries. But, also grilled chicken, leafy green salads, roasted vegetables, salmon, Greek yogurt, and quinoa. Nothing is off the table. Nothing is forbidden, required, or put on a pedestal. Definitely not something typically […]

Honor Your Hunger (Principle #2)

What does it mean to honor your hunger? For starters, keep your body adequately fed with energy. The problem with suppressing/ignoring hunger whether, through willpower, caffeine, high volume “air foods”, or other hacks is that you can’t fight a biological drive for long. Once excessive hunger sets in (and it inevitably does), all intentions of […]

What Is Intuitive Eating?

It makes sense that the first few posts would be related to what Intuitive Eating (capital I and capital E) is all about before providing various tips and insights for applying its principles. First off, Intuitive Eating is NOT another diet. In fact, the first of its 10 principles is actually to “reject the diet […]