Answer honestly: Have you lost touch with the pleasure and joy you received from eating before you became inundated with diet culture’s messages? You know the messages I’m talking about right? The kind that leaves you feeling guilty or shameful for eating anything that isn't a plant. Things like, “drop 20 lbs by following a plant-based diet,” “restore … Continue reading How To Take Your Life Back From The Food Police
As we begin to untangle our authentic voice from our inner food police (see March and April's posts for more info), fear has a tendency to rear its head. So if you’ve noticed fear creep in when reading these posts about food, acknowledge the fear because it’s valid.Of course, you’re going to worry that throwing … Continue reading Ever wonder why your pant size fluctuates?
How many of these tips are you already following, and which one do you want to add to your repertoire this year?
I gotta be real with you. It sometimes still triggers me to see so many people broadcasting their diets and over-the-top workout plans all over social media. The Daniela you might have met five years ago would have ranted about how oppressive it is to women (it's actually oppressive to a whole lot more people than … Continue reading Why aren’t we talking about HOLISTIC health more?
Diets implicitly teach us that we cannot trust our intuition – that our food choices aren’t good enough – that we are not enough. But when we stop coming from a place of body shaming or wanting to fit a cultural idea of beauty, freedom becomes empowering rather than glutenous. I used to gorge myself … Continue reading The #1 Reason Why You Should Ditch The Diet FOR GOOD.