Sometimes (or even often) accepting our bodies feels out of reach. This is usually because our focus has narrowed to some aspect of our bodies that is not complying with our expectations, not conforming to the patriarchal society’s requirements of female bodies, or simply causing us emotional or physical pain. In these moments, one of […]
One of the most eye-opening, painful, and necessary steps to getting on the Intuitive Eating path is recognizing and acknowledging the deep and meaningful costs of magical eating to your life. These costs can be monetary, yes, but perhaps more difficult to admit is how much joy, experience, pleasure, and energy have been utterly dashed […]
Hi there! It sounds so simple: Eat according to internal sensations. And in a way it is, but it’s definitely not easy. Especially if you are a member of this insane culture that convinces us not to trust our own bodies and instead to turn over that power to so-called experts, plans, and programs. Before […]
Hi there! This week I’m sharing a worksheet (the first of many) with you that will help you discover your “middle way” of hunger and fullness. That is, the level of hunger at which food is tastiest and at which you have the most pleasant eating experience, and the level of fullness at which you […]
Hi there! I’m so happy to share that the Eat to Love Kindle Edition is available this week (March 18-22nd) for 99 cents. If you don’t have a Kindle, you can also read Eat to Love on the Kindle app with your phone or tablet: https://www.amazon.com/kindle-dbs/fd/kcp Download the Kindle ebook here: In the US, click […]
My stomach lurched when I realized that I had received my first 1-star Amazon review. Of course it did. What author doesn’t hope for solid 5-star ratings? And when you release a piece of yourself into the world in the form of a book, you make yourself very vulnerable and there is no way to […]
Join me on February 28th for the Eat to Love book release event at Deepak HomeBase, on the mezz at ABC Home with Supermodel Emme. Eat to Love, A Conversation on Transforming Your Relationship with Food, Body, and Life with Jenna Hollenstein and Emme Your ticket includes a copy of my new book, Eat […]
Hi there! I’m so happy to share that the “Eat to Love” audiobook is available now and that it was narrated by…ME! Here’s a sample for you: http://bit.ly/eattoloveaudio You can get the entire audiobook for free with a 30-day Audible trial here: http://bit.ly/eattoloveUS In the UK, use this link: http://bit.ly/eattoloveUK In Germany, use this […]
Sending you much love and good wishes for the new year from Sicily. Please enjoy this video for some thoughts on pleasure and play and what we lose out on when we are trying so hard to fix ourselves.
Hi there! Now that we are at the halfway point of the “holiday eating season,” consider what are your moments of progress, awareness, and growth. In this week’s video I share two of mine and talk about why the magic is truly in the moments. What’s your moment?