I always feel guilty after eating foods I know aren’t great for me, especially sweets. I eat them when I’m craving them, not because I’m hungry, and then I end up feeling guilty. How can I stop these cravings and stop feeling guilty?

There’s a lot to unpack here but, the gist of it is that the more you try to restrict certain foods the more power those foods will have over you. The guilt you…
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How long will it take me to become an intuitive eater?

Totally depends. It depends on how long you’ve been dieting, how deeply ingrained your diet mindset is, how willing you are to put weight loss on the back burner and really let go…
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What if I have a chronic illness or food allergy?

This is a really common question. If you legitimately have Celiac Disease, for example, your body is going to be speaking to you very loudly if you eat a loaf of bread. So…
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Do I need to be motivated?

I mean, motivated how? Do you need to be motivated to break free from the diet binge cycle and make peace with food and your body above all else? Yes. Do you need…
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If I give myself permission to eat everything I’m afraid I’ll just eat junk food, how will I ever stop?

The only reason food has so much power over you right now is because you’ve been trying to control it, depriving yourself psychologically or physically as a result.  When you remove the restriction…
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Is the intuitive eating program a diet?

No. A diet is any intentional attempt to control food as a means for changing your body. Intuitive eating is a weight-inclusive framework that helps you reconnect to your body so that you…
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What’s the difference between intuitive eating and mindful eating?

Intuitive Eating is “weight-inclusive, evidence-based model and self-care eating framework, which integrates instinct, emotion and rational thought.” There are 10 principles in intuitive eating that help to either fine tune your ability to…
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What do I do if intuitive eating doesn’t work for me?

First: I’d encourage you to take a step back and get honest about your intentions going into it. Did you think you’d just magically start eating like a bird? Were you hoping you’d…
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Will intuitive eating help me stop binge eating?

Most likely. Binge eating in most cases is a direct response to restriction and deprivation, whether physical or psychological. When you remove the restriction and deprivation most binge eating will subside on its…
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Can I still try to lose weight while I learn intuitive eating?

You can. But it won’t ‘work’.  The goal of intuitive eating is to break out of the diet cycle and make peace with food and your body. If you go into it focused…
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