Free Resources

Below you’ll find some of my favorite free resources for furthering your knowledge and supporting a journey of unapologetic eating and living.

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5-Step Guide to Getting Started with Intuitive Eating,

the Unapologetic Way

Learn how to reconnect with your body, incorporate the principles of intuitive eating, and get free from dieting, forever.

Gentle Nutrition Cookbook

A mini-cookbook with 7 delicious recipes alongside prompts to help you reclaim the joy of cooking (and eating), unapologetically.
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Body Positive

Fitness Resources

A comprehensive list of exercise tips, apps, personal trainers, and online fitness classes that are not full of shame-y diet-talk.

Introduction to

Intuitive Eating

An overview of the intuitive eating framework including a breakdown of the 10 principles and tips on how to integrate intuitive eating into your day-to-day life.
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A List of My Favorite

Anti-Diet Books

A comprehensive list of my favorite anti-diet, food freedom, body image, and body liberation books that will help you learn and integrate the intuitive eating framework and the anti-diet approach.

The Truth About

Health & Weight

Why are we so focused on weight loss? It’s not for the health, well-being, or self-confidence reasons that you may think.

Learn what the science really says about weight and health, the many problems with the BMI, and why shifting the focus from body size to behaviors is so important.

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How to Respond to

Diet Talk

Examples of suggestions on how you can respond to diet, food, weight, and body comments or discussion.

Some of My Favorite

Instagram Accounts

Following social media accounts that feature a diverse range of body shapes and sizes will help you begin to widen the definition of what a “normal” body is. The more you see images of people that feature fat bodies, hairy bodies, saggy bodies, bodies with stretch marks and acne, belly rolls and cellulite, the more you begin to realize that all this is normal. We are all normal.

Make a conscious effort to add these images of reality by including better representation in any media you are consuming. Below is a selection of my favorite food and body liberation-related Instagram accounts. You can find a full list here.

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