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Intuitive Eating

A Fitness Resolution You Might Actually Do

Katie Seaver | Posted 01.10.2017 | Healthy Living
Katie Seaver

Here's an idea for a New Year's resolution you might actually do: Stop using willpower to force yourself to exercise. A lot of us use only exercise b...

As God Is My Witness, I Shall Never Diet Again. Part 1.

Melissa Janisin | Posted 12.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Melissa Janisin

Sometimes I have thought that if I could have any superpower, I would want the power to eat everything I want to and have it all be a) good for me and...

An Intuitive Eating Trick That Requires Zero Restriction

Katie Seaver | Posted 12.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Katie Seaver

You know those moments when you're not even hungry but you're face-to-face with something delicious -- say, the thickest, most dense brownie in the wo...

On Beauty And Body Image And Presidential Elections

Katie Seaver | Posted 11.21.2016 | Women
Katie Seaver

I keep thinking about "beauty" and "worthiness," this week. I'm thinking about those words because the man who we just elected President of the Unit...

Lessons from a Journey Back to Intuitive Eating

Talia Follador | Posted 11.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Talia Follador

While discussing childhood nutrition in my undergraduate lifecycle nutrition class, I remember being so surprised at the simplicity of Ellyn Satter's ...

Is The 'Skinny Button' The Only Button You Know?

Katie Seaver | Posted 10.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Katie Seaver

A lot of women believe that being thinner will radically improve their lives. They will feel happier, more confident, more comfortable flirting and...

What You Need To Know About Your Food Cravings

Maureen Witten | Posted 09.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Maureen Witten

Cravings aren't something to be feared or to get rid of. I could make the argument that you should actually look forward to your food cravings since they are insider information from your body and subconscious mind about what's going on under the surface in your life.

How Weighing Yourself Can Sabotage Your Health

Maureen Witten | Posted 09.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Maureen Witten

You can start by throwing away your scale and diet books and really tuning in and listening to your body for information about what you should eat and when you should move. This simple step will put you on your way to feeling great in no time!

How To Stop Eating So Much After Drinking Alcohol

Katie Seaver | Posted 09.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Katie Seaver

Do you ever eat waaaaaaay too much after you've been drinking? You know, those times when you're out with your friends, having a great night and a ...

Having Trouble Losing Weight? You're Probably Doing This.

Katie Seaver | Posted 08.31.2016 | Healthy Living
Katie Seaver

Here's my secret clue: If your actions don't match your supposed "prioritization," you're probably lying to yourself.

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 02.19.2017 | 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 01.27.2017 | 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 01.18.2017 | 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 01.07.2017 | 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 12.31.2016 | 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...