HOLIDAY BILL OF RIGHTS

The holidays can sometimes be a challenging time for a variety of reasons—loss, especially of loved ones, stress, financial strain, and for me, an abundance of triggers, binging, and empty promises of new diets.  However, the holidays also bring some of the most special, spiritually strengthening, and unifying times of my life.  And yet, for […]

STEPS TO REJECT THE DIET MENTALITY

Note:  Each of these steps comes from the first chapter of Intuitive Eating by Evelyn Tribole and Elyse Resch.   The reactions to each step are my words on how I dealt with them. 1.    Recognize and acknowledge the damage that dieting causes. This step essentially explains the biological and psychological damage that dieting causes.  In […]