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Month: January 2018

Reminder To Self: Dieting Is Awful!

Reminder To Self: Dieting Is Awful!

If you live in the modern world, dieting images are everywhere. Other than tribes that live deep in the rainforest, everyone is exposed to the diet industry’s marketing ploys. The promise of a radical life change if you only lose a few pounds is appealing. Want to feel more confident? Drop a dress size! Do you want the attention of that hottie you’ve had your eye on? Hurry to the gym to tone that tush! These ads are meant to draw you in so you fork over your hard earned money on empty promises. If you are someone who welcomes the newest diet, then the hardest part is just deciding which diet will be the flavor of the month. But if you have vowed to shun dieting, these ads can be particularly challenging.

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Intuitive Eating Tool Box

Intuitive Eating Tool Box

This is a guest blog post from Katcha, my friend and former Intuitive Eating Community Forum moderator. She has been practicing IE since March 2007 and has so much experience with it that I want to share some of her wisdom.

Because most people new to intuitive eating begin with heavy diet mentality thinking and habits, it can be challenging to switch to a more kinder and positive way of going about the changes needed to embrace the IE Principles and practices. Here is a list of what I consider to be good tools for beginning an IE journey:

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