I’ve been mulling this topic over for some time now because of how often I see women telling themselves No, telling themselves that it’s not okay to give themselves permission.
This is really about how women are socially primed to prioritize other people’s opinions over their own.
And whenever I bring this up with clients, the minute we start talking about it, there’s the resistance – the belief that if we put our own ideas and opinions in the forefront over others, then we’ll be perceived as selfish. If we give ourselves permission, then we’ll turn into jerks and have kind of a ‘screw you’ mentality.
No. This is not how it has to go. It is not an either/or discussion about whether you are selfish or whether you are altruistic. It’s about giving yourself permission to be both whenever you decide to – simply because you believe in your ability to be your own authority.
Intuitive Eating is such a game changer. I could geek out on the subject of Intuitive Eating all day long. I love teaching these principles and getting this work out into the world. You are going to be so glad you learned about Intuitive Eating today. Let’s get started with the basics:
I get a lot of questions about what intuitive eating is. I want to answer your questions, and speak to what it is not.
Intuitive Eating is an approach to food that helps you find mind/body/food peace. You can find this again after you’ve been a chronic dieter and are confused about what to eat, how to eat, when to eat, in order to weight balance or live in such a way that works for you.
Eveyin Tribole and Elyse Resch describe intuitive eating so perfectly in their book, Intuitive Eating, 4th Edition. They define intuitive eating this way;
“It is “a compassionate, self-care eating...
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In this free mini course, I'll take you through the Emotion Coaching framework I've taught hundreds of moms and dads for cultivating more peace. Plus you'll discover how to shift the 'frustration habit' and parent from a place of trusting yourself more.