Intuitive Eating is for Christians, too! However, the namesake Intuitive Eating book doesn’t pay homage to the fact that a philosophy of honoring our bodies, including their hunger signals and unique sizes and shapes, was something that God designed at the very beginning of time. While diet culture disrupted that natural, internal signaling process and … More 10 Faith-Based Principles of Intuitive Eating
First things first, I’m not against wellness blogs or wellness bloggers. I would hope that is obvious, since this blog is a “wellness blog” and I am a “wellness blogger.” However, knowing that actual, real people read my blog is an important reminder for me to write responsibly. That means I take care to ensure … More The Problem With Wellness Blogs
Social media has a way of highlighting our collective tendency to compare ourselves to other people. It’s often said that social media is a “highlight reel,” meaning that we end up comparing our regular, standard, everyday lives to the cleanest, prettiest, proudest and most polished moments in somebody else’s. Nobody’s life is perfect. However, comparison … More I used to be so _______________.
There are two things that are common to most women: they have periods, and they’ve been on a diet at some point in their lives. If there’s one thing I hope to change with my blog, it’s that second part of the above statement. I hate diets, I think they’re harmful, and I wish I … More 3 Ways Dieting Affects Your Period
Period pain is considered normal for many otherwise healthy women, but it doesn’t have to be. In fact, I would even argue that it shouldn’t be. Sadly, the medical system is broken when it comes to women’s health, and taking a deep dive into the root cause of problems like painful periods isn’t the usual … More 3 Reasons for Painful Periods (and What You Can, and Can’t Do About It)