Stop Making Students Worry About The Freshman 15

I was 18 years old and scared out of my mind to go to college. Sure, I knew some people that would be attending the same university as me, but that didn’t take away the fear of living with a random stranger in a tiny, box-like dorm room, and it didn’t ease my mind about […]

How Bad Science Helps Diet Culture

An Introduction Whether we realize it or not, we have all experienced the phenomenon of bad science. “Coffee Will Kill You and Your Entire Family” a headline in the local newspaper reads. One week later, you see a different headline bragging about how a “New Study Shows Coffee Can Increase Your Lifespan.” Many people who […]

How to Implement Intuitive Eating in Your Everyday Life

An Introduction Welcome back to another exciting week of discussing intuitive eating! If you haven’t yet read What is Intuitive Eating?, head on over there and join us when you’re done to get a better understanding of what it is, how it can benefit us, and more. We’ll wait! Now that we all have an […]

What is Intuitive Eating? Your Guide to a New Way of Eating

An Introduction You have probably at least heard whispers of the phrase “intuitive eating”. It gets thrown around on social media, news outlets, and other mediums in such a conflicting manner that it can seem difficult to decipher what intuitive eating actually means. That feels so frustrating, especially since intuitive eating is supposed simplify our […]

Using the 1% Rule to Conquering Diet Culture

When we find a bout of motivation, we feel like we could make huge, sweeping changes in our lives and move mountains. Unfortunately, that motivation wears out pretty quickly when we feel overwhelmed by our ambitious plans. It took me 5 years to work up the courage to create this blog and write regularly because I was frozen by my perfectionist tendencies, especially for an undertaking this large. I have since learned that dipping your toe in the water first and working your way in from there may be a more sustainable way to make changes and get things done.