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How to Respond to Diet Talk

By Alissa Rumsey | February 5, 2020

One of the most common conversations I’ve had with clients over the past month has been around navigating conversations around diets, dieting, weight in the height of diet culture – January. In this blog, I’m breaking down common situations where diet talk comes up and how you can respond.


Tips for Practicing Intuitive Eating on a Budget

By Alissa Rumsey | January 24, 2020

Intuitive eating is not reserved for people with unlimited funds to spend on groceries, restaurants, and late-night takeouts. Learn how to practice intuitive eating on a budget. I’ve partnered up with ALDI to bring you this post, meaning I was compensated for my time, but, as always, all thoughts and opinions are my own. I…


Intuitive Exercise Q&A

By Alissa Rumsey | December 27, 2019

The principles you learn for intuitive eating can be helpful for practicing intuitive movement (also referred to as joyful movement, intuitive fitness, or intuitive exercise). That said, the exercise space presents challenges of its own in regards to overcoming diet language and culture. How can you step away from rigid, old exercise habits and move…


17 Best Intuitive Eating Podcasts

By Alissa Rumsey | December 20, 2019

Podcasts are a great way to dip into the world of intuitive eating, or to dig deeper into specific topics related to intuitive eating. Many of my colleagues who are experts in this area host fabulous podcasts. Here is a list of 17 of the best intuitive eating podcasts (IMO) to help you integrate the…


Self-Care Holiday Gift Guide 2019

By Alissa Rumsey | December 9, 2019

This holiday season give your loved ones the gift of self-care! I pulled together this self-care holiday gift guide: a list of my favorite clothing items, artwork, tools, and entertainment for starting the new year off in a healthy place physically and mentally. You may even decide to gift one of these to yourself! 🙂 …


10 Books for Improving Your Relationship To Food

By Alissa Rumsey | December 2, 2019

Taking the leap into intuitive eating can feel anything but intuitive at first. Consuming anti-diet content – like books and podcasts – that delve into intuitive eating and the non-diet approach can be really helpful. Here is a list of 10 of the best intuitive eating books to help you integrate the principles of intuitive…


How to Find Body Positive Fitness Options

By Alissa Rumsey | November 25, 2019

When we start to move again for reasons other than weight loss, we may find that we actually enjoy our old types of exercise, or we may find ourselves looking for something that inspires more joy. In this post we’ll talk about what body positive fitness is and tips for finding size-inclusive fitness options online…


Intuitive Eating During the Holidays

By Alissa Rumsey | November 20, 2019

Eating during the holidays can be a source of stress, anxiety, and tension for many. Practicing intuitive eating during the holidays can help ease the tension and help you find more peace and joy with food. Here are six tips for intuitive eating during the holiday season, so you feel more relaxed and at peace. …


How Do Makeup & Beauty Products Relate to Body Image?

By Alissa Rumsey | November 12, 2019

Having a positive body image doesn’t mean that you stop caring about your appearance. But what it means is that you have a choice about which beauty ideals you partake in, and which you don’t. Learn more about the history of body image and beauty ideals and how to redefine what beauty means to you. …

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