What is Intuitive Eating?
You are tired all the time
because you keep trying
to control something
that is meant to be
Sometimes the bravest thing you can do is let yourself bloom into something beautiful and wild.
Which is pretty hard in a society that promotes willpower and self-control as the path to success.
But, I'll tell you a secret — the most joy is found in those places outside of our control when we listen to the soft, quiet call of our intuition and trust it to guide us the way.
This is especially true when it comes to Intuitive Eating. Statistics show over two thirds of UK adults admit to being on a diet "most of the time" even though research has shown that chronic dieting is associated with weight gain, body dissatisfaction, low self-esteem, and depression.
On the flip side, research on non-diet eating has found that those who eat intuitively are more likely to have:
And this is why I offer Intuitive Eating Counselling — because I have experienced how healing your relationship with food will transform your entire life.
So, what exactly is Intuitive Eating Counselling?
It is a soft space to learn how to eat as a form of self-care instead of self-control.
A place to make peace with your body and reconnect with the power that lives within it.
A loving ground on which to rebuild your relationship with food from a place of love rather than fear.
Who's it for?
If you can relate to any of the above statements, then Intuitive Eating Counselling can you support you in find freedom from the fears around food and body anxieties that control your life.
Together we will work through the evidenced-based principles of Intuitive Eating until you no longer see your body as your worst enemy but as your best friend. This includes learning a more gentle approach to nutrition, reconnecting with your hunger and fullness cues, developing body acceptance practices, learning how to be with uncomfortable emotions without using food, giving yourself permission to feel pleasure and satisfaction from food, and creating a relationship with food that leaves you feeling, healthy and whole.
Ultimately, Intuitive Eating is an act of love — a step on the path towards beauty, joy and discovering what it means to being fully alive.
My book, Fear-Free Food, is a good place to start exploring Intuitive Eating, and I also Intuitive Eating Counselling both in person at my clinic, LOVING GROUND, and also online — please get in touch if you would like to book a session.
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