5 Food Safety Myths Debunked

5 Food Safety Myths Debunked

You know that saying, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure?” Well that is super applicable to food safety and preventing foodborne illness! Let’s be honest, is skipping simple food safety precautions really worth the risk of food poisoning? I could get super graphic with the details but let’s just say I…

Intuitive Eating for Busy Professionals

Intuitive Eating for Busy Professionals

Have you ever read those flowery self-care posts that make you feel all warm and fuzzy and then think about how it’s not at all compatible with your lifestyle so why even try? In order for self-care and intuitive eating to be effective, they have to be realistic and sustainable. The beauty of both is…

fatphobia and weight stigma

Fatphobia and Weight Stigma are Real, and They are Harmful

Time for some serious real-talk about a sensitive topic today, folks! I recently received some nasty troll comments on social media when I shared this: These comments were from people who weren’t following me and they were downright horrendous. If you think fatphobia isn’t a “real” problem, let me tell you, it is alive and…

ongoing intuitive exercise journey

My Ongoing Intuitive Movement Journey

Learning to resist fitness culture after being immersed for it in years (and continuing to be surrounded by it by virtue of the world we live in) is hard work. I’ve gotten way better at it over the past couple years but I am not perfect and it’s still a work in progress. Today I’m…

What is Mindful Eating?

What Is Mindful Eating?

Are you confused about what “mindful eating” means? You’re not alone. Googling the term turns up loads of interpretations and advice. And unfortunately, the term has been used by those promoting dieting and weight loss. But which is the “correct” definition of mindful eating? The Center For Mindful Eating is a non-profit providing resources to…

What to Focus on Instead of Weight Loss

What to Focus on Instead of Weight Loss

Did you know the vast majority of those who intentionally lose weight gain it all back? And many gain back more weight than they lost. In fact, dieting is associated with weight gain over time. And that’s not all, there are serious side effects associated with weight loss attempts. So if you’re not following food…

6 Common Questions about Intuitive Eating

Ask and you shall receive! I put a call out on social media to answer your intuitive eating questions and here’s what you wanted to know. I think this format is super fun and it helps you get the content you’re looking for! This is a pretty packed post — I felt like I could write…

Why You Should Separate Exercise From Your Appearance

You know how some people are scared of intuitive eating and giving themselves unconditional permission to eat because they think they’ll overeat previously forbidden foods and never eat fruits and vegetables? I find the same fear exists in people regarding intuitive movement. Some people are afraid to leave behind mainstream gym culture or regimented exercise…