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Be Your Own Advocate

The concept of self compassion has always felt a little foreign to me. The idea of it is lovely, but I have learned that practicing self-compassion is much easier said than done. Why do we naturally extend extra grace to others, but we struggle in applying the same...

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New Year, New Mindset

My whole life I felt the pressure of making goals when January would come around. But I don't think I ever had awareness around what type of goal I should even set. Because if you're like me, you may have set extreme goals. I set goals that included waking up two...

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From “Why?” to “What now?”

We will call her “Kelsie.” I had the honor of working with Kelsie for several years as she worked toward recovery from a severe eating disorder. Kelsie had large, doe brown eyes, a beautiful smile, and a sharp mind. Her mind was so sharp and intellectual that anytime...

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To: Me; From: Me

The holidays are right around the corner! If you’re like me, I’ve been trying to coordinate gifts for friends and family members for months. If you still need a last-minute gift idea, check out our holiday gift guide based on love languages (find it here). My love...

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Learn to Cope with Your Emotions with Kindness

As we continue to break down and explore the principles of Intuitive Eating, we look next at principle seven: Cope with Your Emotions with Kindness.   Food comforts. There is likely some food that you feel a certain nostalgia for at different times of the year- during...

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It’s not about Trusting your Body

It’s not about trusting your body. It’s about letting go. Just this week I heard one of my clients reiterate her resistance to progress in recovery because she “just can’t trust [her] body.” What she means is, she can’t trust that she won’t gain weight from nourishing...

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Connecting During the Holiday Season

The holiday season can be a time of togetherness and loneliness. Maybe you’re like me, with family spread across the US. It can feel lonely to be apart from loved ones, but we’ve found ways to connect. I’ve got three recommendations for connecting with loved ones this...

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Three Thanksgiving Recovery Tips

In last week’s blog, Kylee Marshall gave us some great illustrations of what Thanksgiving can look like for intuitive eaters. (If you haven’t read her blog yet, go check it out!) This week, I want to give you three simple suggestions for staying on the right track...

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A Tale of Three Thanksgivings

​​Thanksgiving is right around the corner. I have some really excellent memories of cozy family dinners around the table, taking turns saying one thing we’re grateful for while my mom gets sappy and sentimental. However, I know that Thanksgiving often spurs on a...

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Intuitive Eating Basics: Feel Your Fullness

As we continue our exploration of the basic principles of Intuitive Eating, we are going to focus next on the concept of learning to “Feel Your Fullness”.  In “Intuitive Eating” by Evelyn Tribole and Elyse Resch, they instruct: “Listen for the body signals that tell...

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Five Reasons to Consider Journaling

Let’s talk about how journaling can help you in eating recovery. I’m not necessarily referring to journaling as in, “Dear Diary, today I…” (although that type of journaling can be great!). Rather, I’m talking about the practice of processing thoughts and feelings...

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Hope Amongst Chaos

When I first started dating my husband, we spent every minute together and I loved it. In those moments, I noticed his cute gestures and funny mannerisms. I remember the first time I heard his genuine belly laugh and I thought it was the best sound I’d ever heard.  As...

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