Category Archives: eating

Lesson four – Emotional eating.

French version of this post here, courtesy Stéphanie Potin-Grevrend. A lot of the time, emotional eating is discussed as a somewhat dirty little secret. Even in the intuitive eating world (see #7), it’s presented as something undesirable, something that indicates you’re emotionally unstable and Not Very Good at Eating, but most of all, something that […]

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Lesson three – How does hunger feel?

French version of this post here, courtesy Stéphanie Potin-Grevrend. Getting in touch with hunger, and getting good at respecting its needs, is a crucial part in learning to feed yourself well. If you’ve been dieting for a long time, or just eating chaotically and inconsistently due to practical or emotional constraints, you are very likely […]

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Lesson two – Meals as love.

If you have any sort of history of food restriction, whether from dieting, or medical stuff, or an eating disorder, or food scarcity of any kind; from financial reasons, or barriers to getting food, or the inability to prepare the food you’ve got – your body is, frankly, not going to trust you. Even after […]

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How to eat, in a nutshell – lesson one: Permission.

French version of this post here, courtesy Stéphanie Potin-Grevrend. I spend a lot of time and energy trying to teach people to eat normally. It’s amazing what a difficult process it can be, and I blame a lot of that on the severely disordered culture we’re all swimming in. It can be a long, drawn-out […]

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Online fat camp.

*awkward mic screech, tapping* Ahem. This is kind of last-minute, but the long weekend really threw me off. For a long time, I’ve been doing individual sessions teaching people how to eat normally after giving up dieting (in addition to writing this blog, of course.) Doing individual sessions means that they are pretty expensive, and […]

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