Unconditional permission to eat – confusing choosing not to eat with restriction

When people enter onto the Intuitive Eating path, one of the most important steps is to give themselves unconditional permission to eat. After years – sometimes decades – of deprivation, good and bad foods, and resisting “temptation” until they couldn’t take it anymore, many find this step daunting. And yet…intriguing. The idea that they could […]

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What is real progress? What my nutrition practice taught me

Three years ago I launched Eat to Love. Much like my own understanding of meditation, mindfulness, and Intuitive Eating, my understanding of working with clients has deepened in surprising ways. It is with the “new beginning” of this site that I share three little insights into that deeper understanding: of myself as a person/nutritionist/business owner, […]

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What are you unconsciously consuming and how can you get back in balance? (And I’m not talking about food)

A while back, I posted a four-point approach used by a client to turn down the “noise” of dieting. You’ll notice her first point was to choose NOT to consume, that is dieting and body-critical information from books, magazines, Pins, Instagram accounts, Facebook pages, and tweets. But inevitably some of these things get through, which […]

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