life update: june 2018

Hey there, hi, helloooo! It’s been awhile since I’ve posted anything on the blog! My initial inclination is to apologize for the silence, but ya know what? Nah. I have good reasons for not having the time or energy to post regularly over the past several weeks! But, I definitely miss you guys! So, prior to […]

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cherry walnut smoothie

Y’all, I love the color of this smoothie! I usually throw lots of random things into my blender which ends up creating that ugly green-brown color. It tastes great, but just isn’t all that pretty. Today, though, we have a beautiful purple-y maroon smoothie that’s truly a show stopper. The brightness from the cherries perfectly […]

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how to actually enjoy vegetables

While I often discuss intuitive eating + the non-diet mentality on my blog, that does not mean that we throw nutrition to the wayside. Instead, we focus on a less rigid, more gentle approach to nutrition. One nutrition concept that very few would disagree on would be eating veggies! We know that vegetables are a […]

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joyful movement

  If you had asked me 10 years ago if I thought “joyful” + “movement” could be one and the same, I probably would have laughed. Because most of what we hear about “movement” or exercise, is intense + intimidating. Or that working out has to be running a marathon or doing burpees until you […]

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gentle nutrition

“Eating healthfully should feed good, both physically and psychologically, ultimately resulting in a satisfying experience. But we’ve lost sight of that feeling, due to the food and fat phobia that’s sweeping the country.” — Intuitive Eating If you’ve read most of my other posts, you’ve probably caught on to the fact that I’m anti-diets. When […]

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sleep

So, you may be asking why the heck I’m talking about sleep on my blog. I mean, how does that relate to nutrition? Not only does it have an effect on our nutrition/metabolism, but it’s an important health behavior to discuss in relation to our overall wellness. There are so many factors that influence our […]

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stress

I think when people hear the word “stress,” the first thing that comes to mind is being really busy, having too little time in the day to get everything done, tight deadlines, etc. Now, those things can absolutely cause us to feel stressed out, but stress actually is a bit more complex than its face […]

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body acceptance

body acceptance positivity love

It seems to be a natural progression to discuss accepting our bodies after learning that trying to manipulate their size doesn’t work. That it’s not necessary for true, overall health. And that there’s another approach out there. I want to note that all of these concepts go against the grain of the diet culture + […]

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the basics | intuitive eating

  So either on my blog or others, you may have seen the following phrases before: intuitive eating + health at every size. Maybe you read their titles, said “Yeah! I want to be involved with that!” but never fully understood some of the finer details that make up each concept. Today, I’m here to […]

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the basics | health at every size

So either on my blog or others, you may have seen the following phrases before: intuitive eating + health at every size. Maybe you read their titles, said “Yeah! I want to be involved with that!” but never fully understood some of the finer details that make up each concept. Today, I’m here to break […]

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