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Intuitive Eating

Are You Lying About Your Healthy Living Goals?

Katie Seaver | Posted 08.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Katie Seaver

Why? Because if you're not telling yourself the truth, you won't be able to honestly and accurately prioritize your needs.

To Diet Or Not Diet: Science Weighs In

Katie Seaver | Posted 07.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Katie Seaver

Here's the question I have for you, no matter what path you are considering going down in terms of eating, weight, and happiness: Where do you want to be, two years from now? And what is going to help you get there?

How Intuitive Eating Helped Me Recover From Orthorexia

Spoon University | Posted 07.19.2016 | College
Spoon University

Was your last year of high school everything you wanted it to be and more? I'm going to take a shot in the dark and say, no.

Are You On An Unintentional Diet?

Katie Seaver | Posted 07.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Katie Seaver

Because you're not living a diet. You're just living life. And it's okay to do things you often-but-don't always do.

Want To Stop Obsessing About Food? Here Are Four Prerequisites.

Katie Seaver | Posted 07.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Katie Seaver

But how do you stop the cycle? Today I wanted to share with you four qualities that I've noticed in most people who make lasting change around how they approach food by learning how to trust their bodies and hungers, rather than dieting:

Is Bathing Suit Season Ruining Your Life?

Maureen Witten | Posted 07.19.2016 | Women
Maureen Witten

So why not start appreciating the unique shape and size that YOUR body comes in? You don't need to look like the cookie cutter shape of the photoshopped models to feel great about the way you look.

Don't Want The Food On Your Plate? Here's What To Do.

Katie Seaver | Posted 07.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Katie Seaver

But I didn't always know what to do. In fact, this situation used to be really tough for me. So in this post, I want to give you two options for what to do when that Spaghetti Bolognese Realization hits:

What The Study On Eating 'In Moderation' Missed

Marsha Hudnall, MS, RDN, CD | Posted 06.10.2016 | Healthy Living
Marsha Hudnall, MS, RDN, CD

The bottom line, she says, is that people aren't good judges of what they're eating. And that is cause for concern in a time when so many people are struggling with their weight.

Stop Eating Your Emotions! Three Unusual Strategies to Keep Emotional Eating At Bay

Maureen Witten | Posted 05.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Maureen Witten

I realize these strategies are somewhat out of the ordinary, but if you're willing to apply them without limitation they work like gangbusters!

There's No Way Out of Experiencing Pain

Vania Phitidis | Posted 07.18.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Vania Phitidis

Especially at times when you're experiencing pain -- how can you take good care of yourself? What can you do to support yourself? How can you bring kindness and compassion to yourself?

Are You 'Weighting' to Live?

Heather Regan | Posted 02.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Heather Regan

When I find myself detouring into body shame and need to be reminded that my inherent value has nothing to do with a number or a size, I remind myself of these five things and I hope they can help you stop "weighting" to live as well.

How to Feel Sexy Without Dropping a Pound

Karen Diaz, RD | Posted 01.27.2016 | Women
Karen Diaz, RD

This Valentine's I am calling all ladies to commit to giving themselves the gift of a luxurious life. When you finish these exercises you will have a warm heart, a brighter smile and a more solid relationship with yourself.

How To Withstand Food Peer Pressure

Karen Diaz, RD | Posted 01.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Karen Diaz, RD

When you are trying to listen to your body, food peer pressure can be the last straw making you throw in the towel. Here are four important ways to withstand food peer pressure.

Star Wars Jedi Mindful Tricks for Healthy Eating in 2016

Mandy Muenzer | Posted 01.07.2016 | Healthy Living
Mandy Muenzer

This is great news! You can find a healthy size for your unique body without ever "trying" to lose a single pound. You never have to go on an extreme diet again and you can stay healthy! We can all rejoice in knowing that the light is truly more powerful than darkness.

Achieve Your New Year's Resolutions by Asking Yourself This One Question

Maureen Witten | Posted 12.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Maureen Witten

This time of year people are shelling out millions of dollars hoping for a beautiful body and assuming a happier life will be the result. The latest d...

Guilt-Free Holiday Eating: Eat Mindfully!

Michelle May, M.D. | Posted 12.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Michelle May, M.D.

"Guilt-free" holiday eating tips are everywhere this time of year, but the best way to feel guilt-free is to stop feeling guilty! Sound impossible? Here are five steps.

ICYMI: Why Writers Run And How To Cope With Terrorism Anxiety

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 11.21.2015 | Healthy Living

ICYMI Health features what we're reading this week. In light of last week's attacks in Paris, we spent time with a piece about anxiety in the face of ...

8 Things My Toddler Taught Me About Mindful Eating

Jen Picicci | Posted 11.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Jen Picicci

Yeah, I knew how to put food in my mouth and chew and swallow before she came along 18 months ago, but now I feel like I really understand what it means to be a mindful and intuitive eater, just by observing her.

Unconventional Advice for When You Feel Pressured to Eat

Katie Seaver | Posted 10.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Katie Seaver

Do you ever find yourself eating way more than you're hungry for, because you don't want to be rude or unkind to people you care about? I'm going to go ahead and bet that you have. Because who hasn't?

Why You Need to Delete MyFitness Pal and Stop Hiding

Chelsea Roehl | Posted 09.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Chelsea Roehl

Earlier this year, I decided it was time to get back into shape! My days of working in front of a computer were starting to wear on my body. The combi...

How I Overcame Body Image Issues And Let My Eating Disorder Go

Rachel Brehm | Posted 08.17.2016 | Women
Rachel Brehm

Originally posted on I can't really explain how my pregnancy taught me to eat intuitively until you understand why eating was such a...

Intuitive Eating -- Part 2

Pamela Brill | Posted 07.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Pamela Brill

Intuitive eating is a term thrown around a lot and to be honest, it's hard to explain because it's so simple and complicated at the same time. Eat w...

Intuitive Eating: Breaking Up With My Eating Disorder

Pamela Brill | Posted 06.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Pamela Brill

When I turned 40, I decided to end a dysfunctional relationship I'd stayed in for almost 30 years. As abusive and emotionally draining as it was, I s...

What Would Your Last Meal Be?

Andrea Wachter | Posted 05.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Andrea Wachter

So what would your last meal on earth consist of? Would it be large quantities of the foods you often tell yourself you "shouldn't" have? Or a delicious meal that truly satisfies you? As for me, I'm off to have my heavenly, moderate last meal... of the day. I hope you will join me.

Stop Counting Calories and Start Feeling Them

Zach Dean | Posted 06.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Zach Dean

Let us remember that as we admirably continue to pursue wellness, a huge component of being well is living joyfully. That means enjoying our food and drink, enjoying how we spend our time, and enjoying how we live our lives