New online course: Working the Intuitive Eating Workbook with me!

Have you been wanting to dive into intuitive eating but not know where to start? Have you purchased The Intuitive Eating Workbook but not cracked the binding yet? Do you need or want companionship and accountability to move through the intuitive eating principles? Working the Intuitive Eating Workbook with Jenna Hollenstein will orient you to […]

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Practice invisible self care

Happy New Year. We’re off to a bizarre start. A new favorite meme I saw yesterday said something alone the lines of “2021 just to 2020 to hold her beer.” . Meanwhile, the month of January promises its usual deluge of diets-that-claim-not-to-be-diets parading their before and after photos, positive testimonials, and gaslighting gaslighting and more […]

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In Intuitive Eating, obstacles are teachers

When you’re dieting, any challenge that pops up is meant to be whacked like a carnival mole. Obstacles in this sense are all about overcoming, overriding, vanquishing, and emerging victorious. This seems ok, until it isn’t. Once we hit an obstacle that truly challenges us – and admittedly, many of us are in a diminished […]

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Sometimes generosity is about receiving, not giving

Traditionally we think about generosity as giving to others – material goods, services, help, kindness. But I would argue that as other-oriented as we may be, sometimes true generosity looks like accepting from others. Think of the joy you receive when you give to others. When that person realizes that you have considered their feelings […]

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Everything we experience is a combination of our physiology and our psychology

When I work with clients, I usually find myself drawing two circles in the air with my index finders – one representing our physiology or biology, the other representing our psychology. Then I move my hands together to indicate that these two circles are more overlapping than not. This is how it is for us, […]

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