Principle 4: Challenge the Food Police (PODCAST)

In my last episode about Intuitive Eating, we discussed the importance of making peace with food (check out the show notes for episode 9 for journal prompts) and some strategies to begin the process. Chances are that you still may have some underlying rules that you maintain regarding food. That’s normal at this stage.  As we explored in… Continue reading Principle 4: Challenge the Food Police (PODCAST)

Principle 3: Make Peace with Food (PODCAST)

In Episode 9 of Spilling the Beans, Amanda chats with weight-inclusive dietitian, McKenzie Caldwell, about her experience learning about Health at Every Size and Intuitive Eating, how she uses the principles to empower women, what a peaceful relationship with food looks like, why “ unconditional permission to eat” can be so intimidating and so much… Continue reading Principle 3: Make Peace with Food (PODCAST)

Principle 1: Reject the Diet Mentality (PODCAST)

Welcome back to the podcast. I hope you are still hanging in there as we continue with social distancing. In light of the recent COVID-19 pandemic, I wanted to include an article Christy Harrison recently wrote for WIRED. There's been a lot of misinformation out there about COVID-19 and obesity, so she clears up much… Continue reading Principle 1: Reject the Diet Mentality (PODCAST)

How to Get Started with Journaling (Even When You’re Intimidated)

This week’s episode is all about journaling. You may be wondering why on earth I’d dedicate an entire episode to this—I mean, it’s pretty self-explanatory, right?! But what I tend to find is that sometimes people don’t know where to start or what to write about. So in this episode, we break down why it can be… Continue reading How to Get Started with Journaling (Even When You’re Intimidated)

Your Worth Is Not Defined By Numbers (Not Your Weight, Pants Size, or “Likes”)

On this week’s episode, we explore the topic of numbers in diet culture in the world around us. This episode discusses the types of numbers that are often used to measure our worth (whether you realize it or not), why this is problematic, and then we will finish with some helpful tips Today, our world… Continue reading Your Worth Is Not Defined By Numbers (Not Your Weight, Pants Size, or “Likes”)