The Non-Diet Approach

This post was inspired after a conversation on Wednesday with a friend. We are catching up this week to discuss business and she made a comment along the lines of “no doubt you’ll encourage me to go on a diet”. This comment shocked me as I haven’t discussed food or health with her before. Subsequently,…

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I Wish I Had the Confidence to…

“Action is a great restorer and builder of confidence. Inaction is not only the result, but the cause, of fear. Perhaps the action you take will be successful; perhaps different action or adjustments will have to follow. But any action is better than no action at all.” ~ Norman Vincent Peale   I was talking to…

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What is Intuitive Eating?

What is Intuitive Eating? Intuitive Eating is a non-diet approach to nutrition and wellness that helps people start to trust their body wisdom and its signals, break the cycle of dieting and change your relationship with food (and maybe their life). According to Tribole and Resch, the authors of Intuitive Eating, an intuitive eater is defined as…

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What Leads You to the First Bite of Food?

This afternoon I was buying some liquorice from the local health food shop. It is something I do frequently and am familiar with the guy who served me. As I was purchasing the liquorice, he shared with me a story. He told me that yesterday he ate a whole block of chocolate and when he…

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What is Mindful Eating and Is it Time to Try It?

You might be familiar with the term “mindfulness“, however are you aware of how mindfulness relates to eating? The Center for Mindful Eating (TCME) has created principles to guide people who are interested in mindful eating.   What is Mindful Eating? Mindful eating is – allowing yourself to become aware of the positive and nurturing…

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