Module 7

Monthly Q&A #38, July 2019

Topics Discussed:

  • Module 3: What to do when you want to be an intuitive eater, but you’re feeling emotionally and physically stuck in diet culture.

  • Module 2: How to navigate the desire that your body will settle at a lower weight, with reference to:

  • Module 9: How to manage acid reflux while upholding the intuitive eating and Health at Every Size principles, with reference to:

  • Module 1: How to support clients when they are asked to lose weight by medical providers, with reference to:

  • Module 1: How to respond to children making comments about your body in the workplace and create boundaries with coworkers who are deep in diet culture, with reference to:

  • ...and lots more! Click the "read more" link below to hear the full episode!”

Monthly Q&A #33, February 2019

Topics Discussed:

  • Module 7: Whether having smaller meals throughout the day leading up to a special dinner is restriction

  • Module 7: How to deal with a friend talking incessantly about their medical food restrictions

  • Module 7: What book to recommend to a loved one to introduce them to intuitive eating

  • Module 7: How to deal with difficulties internalizing body positivity

  • Module 7: How to handle the sadness of not having known about intuitive eating and Health At Every Size sooner

  • ...and lots more! Click the "read more" link below to hear the full episode!”

Monthly Q&A #32, January 2019

Topics Discussed:

  • Module 13: The role of trauma, particularly adverse childhood experiences (ACES) in disordered eating and digestive issues, with reference to:

  • Module 2: Whether there’s any truth to the claim that sugar or carbs can “throw hormones out of whack,” with reference to:

  • Module 2: Whether people can sometimes hide disordered behaviors under the name “intuitive eating,” and how to deal with a friend’s disordered eating triggering you

  • Module 4: How to interact with a diabetes dietitian who’s never heard of intuitive eating, with reference to:

  • Module 7: How to handle kids asking for more sugary foods, with reference to:

  • ...and lots more! Click the "read more" link below to hear the full episode!”

Monthly Q&A #27, August 2018

Topics Discussed:

  • How to deal with summertime food fears

  • How to move from having a weigh-neutral stance to having an overall “looks-neutral” stance

  • How to handle fears of not fitting into your wedding dress

  • How to stop beating yourself up when you eat to a point of uncomfortable fullness

  • What to do if you have an aversion to movement because of diet-culture messaging

  • ...and lots more! Click the "read more" link below to hear the full episode!” 

Monthly Q&A #25, June 2018

Topics Discussed:

  • How to give up guilt when legalizing foods 

  • How to deal with changes in appetite from mental-health conditions

  • How to distinguish between punishing movement for body change and joyful movement

  • How to cope when a family member’s eating disorders are endangering their kids

  • My advice in a past Q&A to “avoid mirrors” 

  • ...and lots more! Click the "read more" link below to hear the full episode!” 

Monthly Q&A #21, February 2018

Topics Discussed

  • How to help kids in your life navigate diet culture
  • Whether liposuction and other cosmetic procedures are compatible with intuitive eating
  • How to deal with acid reflux in an intuitive way
  • How to prepare more of your food when you hate cooking, and the role of frozen and prepared meals
  • Turning to food for comfort when feeling overwhelmed and bored 
  • ...and lots more! Click the "read more" link below to hear the full episode!

Monthly Q&A #20, January 2018

Topics Discussed

  • How to know when you're ready to stop eating
  • How to deal with a rule about waiting a certain amount of time after eating to know if you're full
  • How to reframe the idea of "empty calories"
  • How to handle bad body image because of jeans being tighter
  • How to deal with self-critical comments when looking in the mirror
  • ...and lots more! Click the "read more" link below to hear the full episode!

Monthly Q&A #18, November 2017

Topics Discussed

  • How to let go of jealousy of those who are actively dieting and losing weight
  • Issues rating fullness and satisfaction
  • What "off-limits foods" really means
  • Whether to use a spontaneous sigh during a meal as a sign of fullness
  • How to tell the difference between the food police and self-care
  • ...and lots more! Click the "read more" link below to hear the full episode!

Monthly Q&A #17, October 2017

Topics Discussed

  • What is weight set-point and how does your body know its set point
  • How to deal with the logistics around food with less stress
  • How to handle food rules you didn't know you had
  • Whether the diet thoughts ever go away, and advice to limit them
  • How to handle rapid weight gain
  • ...and lots more! Click the "read more" link below to hear the full episode!