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 _______________.
I was in another country when I hit my diet rock bottom, but I felt like I was on another planet. Suffering has a way of making us question our reality like that. At the time, I felt like I was in a daze. Sometimes I still find myself questioning the total whirlwind that was … More What Diet Culture Won’t Tell You…
COVID has been a lesson in flexibility for me. What about you? To be totally honest, I’m not always the best at rolling with the punches. I like my life to be steady and predictable despite the fact that it rarely is either of those things. So yes, I’m a recovering control freak. I certainly … More Food Freedom & Flexibility
When I first really “got the hang of” intuitive eating—so to speak—I was enormously relieved by the fact that my eating became very stable and predictable. In my previous dieting days, eating was a huge source of stress for me because I was constantly afraid that I’d lose control around food. I had preconceived notions … More Hungry Days
“It’s not you, it’s me.” Isn’t that such a classic break up line? Well, when it comes to dieting, it just isn’t true. In that case, it really is a “It’s not me, it’s you” type scenario. And let’s be honest, every diet deserves to be broken up with. Here’s the thing, though. The diet … More It’s Not You, It’s Your Diet