Intuitive Eating and Spring Cleaning: A Perfect Pair
Spring is a time for renewal and fresh starts. It's also a time to declutter our homes and get rid of things that no longer serve us. But what about our diets? Can we spring clean our eating habits as well?
Intuitive eating is a non-diet approach to eating that honors your body's natural hunger and fullness cues. It's about listening to your body and eating what you crave, when you crave it.
If you're looking to make a change to your eating habits, intuitive eating is a great place to start. It's a gentle and supportive way to learn how to eat in a way that feels good for you.
And what better time to start than spring? Spring is a time for new beginnings, and intuitive eating can help you create a new relationship with food that is based on trust and respect.
Here are a few tips for getting started with intuitive eating:
Tune in to your hunger and fullness cues. Pay attention to when you feel hungry and when you feel full. Don't eat when you're not hungry, and don't force yourself to finish a meal when you're full.
Eat what you crave. Don't deprive yourself of foods you enjoy. If you're craving something, eat it! Just make sure to listen to your body and stop eating when you're full.
Eat without distractions. When you're eating, put away your phone, the TV, and any other distractions. Focus on enjoying your food and listening to your body.
Be mindful of your thoughts and feelings about food. Pay attention to how you feel about food. Do you feel guilty or anxious about eating certain foods? If so, try to work on changing those thoughts and feelings.
Intuitive eating is a journey, not a destination. It takes time and practice to learn how to eat intuitively. But if you're patient and persistent, you'll eventually reach a place where you can eat in a way that feels good for you and your body.
Spring cleaning your diet is a great way to start your journey to intuitive eating. By decluttering your diet and getting rid of foods that no longer serve you, you'll make room for more foods that you enjoy and that make you feel good.
So if you're looking for a way to improve your eating habits, intuitive eating is a great place to start. Spring is the perfect time to start a new chapter in your relationship with food. To get started on your custom-built path to gentle nutrition, book a free 60 minute consult today.