Meditation: Self-Compassion Break
Further Listening: Intuitive Eating & Health at Every Size FAQs
Further Listening: The Intuitive Eating Journey
Further Listening: Reject the Diet Mentality w/Evelyn Tribole
Further Listening: How to Stop Dieting w/Kelsey Miller
Further Listening: Health at Every Size w/Linda Bacon
"How to Recognize Sneaky Forms of the Diet Mentality" by Christy Harrison
"Body Acceptance Begins with Grieving the Thin Ideal" by Meredith Noble, Made on a Generous Plan
Trust the process:
Don't believe the bad press: Read these essays I wrote for Refinery29 (can you tell they're my favorite body-positive media outlet?!) about why self-diagnosed gluten sensitivity can actually be a manifestation of disordered eating, and why you don't need to fear "processed" foods.
Module 5 Meditation
Additional Resources for Learning The Key Skills
Module 8 Meditation
Further Listening: The Truth about Emotional Eating w/Isabel Foxen Duke
Module 9 Meditation
Further Listening: Conquering Body Shame w/Harriet Brown
Further Listening: How to Handle Bad Body Image Days
Further Listening: Intuitive Eating with a Food Allergy
"Photoshopping: Altering Images and Our Minds," via Beauty Redefined
"Weight Science: Evaluating the Evidence for a Paradigm Shift" by Linda Bacon, Ph.D. and Lucy Aphramor, Ph.D, RD (Nutrition Journal 2011, 10:9)
Body Respect: What Conventional Health Books Get Wrong, Leave Out, and Just Plain Fail to Understand about Weight by Linda Bacon, Ph.D. and Lucy Aphramor, Ph.D, RD
The Body Image Workbook: An Eight-Step Program for Learning to Like Your Looks by Thomas Cash, Ph.D.
Further Listening: Intuitive Exercise w/Jonah Soolman
Further Listening: Body-Acceptance Secrets w/Jessamyn Stanley
Further Viewing: Styles of Intuitive Movement
Not sure what styles of movement are available to you? Check out this video for some examples: Watch now
Further Listening: Giving up the "Healthy" Label w/Kaila Prins
My Refinery29 article, 7 New Nutrition Tips, about a few general nutrition guidelines that might be worth incorporating into your intuitive eating routine. (If you find this stirring up any of the old rule-based thinking, remind yourself that these are optional guidelines, not rules. I refused to let them put "rules" in the headline for that reason, even though the word "rules" is always major clickbait!)
Another of my Refinery29 articles, Why Detox Diets and Cleanses Always Fail, which explains why you never need to go on one of these unhealthy and ineffective diets.
Further Viewing: Styles of Food is energy
Here's a fun little clip from one of my favorite comedies, Parks and Recreation, illustrating a key concept from this module. Watch now
Further Listening: What if you gain weight?
Further Listening: Is BMI Dead?
Further Listening: Body Positivity and Bingeing
Further Listening: Rebellious Eating
The 2016 BMI study by Tomiyama et al. (the "last nail in the coffin of BMI")
The Diet Survivor's Handbook: 60 Lessons in Eating, Acceptance, and Self-Care by Judith Matz, LCSW, and Ellen Frankel, LCSW