Why You're Craving "Junk" Food

I’ve had a few people ask me if they will ever crave whole foods (protein, vegetables, fruit, basically anything unprocessed) when they begin to eat more intuitively. The short answer is YES because you will get to know your body and what helps it to thrive. When you follow food rules and are “made” to eat a certain way, you are going to crave the “forbidden” foods.

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Understanding Your Body

I believe having food freedom is one of the best things in life for someone who used to be obsessed with dieting. However, I know that finding food freedom is a difficult journey and a hard concept to grasp when you are used to always having a diet plan. I think the reason that this journey is so difficult is because we have lost touch with understanding our bodies and what they need to thrive.

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Trusting Ourselves

For the past week, I’ve been learning to fully trust my intuition despite the fact that it was telling me to do something I really did not want to do. As someone who tries her hardest to listen to her intuition over her mind, I had to follow the path that it was pointing me towards and make some changes. This change has forced me to leave my comfort zone and embrace the unknown.

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Don't Diet in 2019

As I’m writing this blog, it is the first Monday of 2019 and boy was it the Mondayest of Monday’s. Over the weekend, I went to the coffee shop (as usual) to get some work done. While at the coffee shop, I enjoyed a monster cookie (which if you don’t know contains all the good stuff…chocolate chips, M&M’s, peanut butter) with a side of coffee. As I was sitting at the table, enjoying my snack, I couldn’t help but think about all the people who were denying themselves of this type of food since the new year started.

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When To Skip A Workout

During most weeks, my schedule includes working out in the morning at least three times a week.   However, this week my schedule is jam packed and I literally do not have time to get a solid workout in until maybe Thursday or Friday.  When I was struggling with body image issues, this fact would have made me feel guilty all week and my self-esteem would've plummeted.

Do you feel guilty when you skip a workout because you are too tired?  When you are too busy to get a workout in, do you restrict your food to "make up for it"?  Are you really hard on yourself even when you are doing the best you can?

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