What is Intuitive Movement?

Intuitive movement is the process of learning to listen to our bodies and  move them in a way that feels good rather than using exercise to change the size, shape, and weight of our bodies. Intuitive movement allows us to meet the health benefits of exercise while also honoring our body’s need for rest

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Lorilee Keller
What is Self-compassion?

Treating ourselves with self-compassion involves recognizing that imperfection, failure, and life difficulties are an inevitable part of life and that to deny this or to fight against it only leads to more suffering which shows up as stress, frustration, and self-criticism.  

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Lorilee Keller
How to cope with binging and emotional eating

Ask yourself: what do I need right now to deal with my current feelings? Some basic human needs are the need for rest, pleasure and enjoyment, expression of feelings in order to be heard, understood, and accepted, intellectual and creative stimulation, comfort, connection, or nurturance.

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Lorilee Keller
The Cycle of Shame and Disordered Eating

Often beyond wanting to change our bodies or bring a sense of control into our lives is a desire to be loved, to be cared for, and to know that we are worthy. This desire is often unconscious and left unacknowledged. The hope is that through controlling our eating we can somehow feels less flawed and more adequate.

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Lorilee Keller
The Real Reason You Feel "Out of Control" Around Food

When the pendulum swings to the restriction side you find ourselves restricting, eating clean, following food rules, engaging in a lifestyle change etc. and then the pendulum swings to the other side and you find ourselves feeling out of control around food, overeating, and feeling uncomfortable.

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Lorilee Keller
What Is Diet Culture?

Diet culture is upheld by the diet industry, a multibillion dollar industry that profits off selling us dieting foods, weight loss techniques cosmetic fitness based on the idea that we are flawed and that we can change and control our bodies to meet a limited set of beauty ideals by spending more money.

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Lorilee Keller