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  • GPS vs waze

    As vacation rolls around we venture away from our safe abode and explore other parts of this beautiful country. That means renting a car so we get to places that are otherwise…

  • A fress-mess…or a dance-fest?

    What’s the first thing that comes to your mind when you think of “Intuitive Eating”? For many people, they think it means eating whatever you want, and that they’ll be stuffing their…

  • Tisha b’av and your relationship with food (and yourself)

    It’s about an hour before Tisha B’av and I have been wanting to write something to you for the last few days, and haven’t had the chance. Here’s what I wanted to…

  • days when you’re feeling down about your body

    I posted the following question about body image in the Intuitive Eating for Jewish Women group yesterday. “What do you do on those days when you’re feeling down about your body? If…

  • Experiential eating

    People often ask me if it’s okay from an Intuitive Eating perspective to do other things while they eat, like read a book, watch a video, or talk on the phone. Intuitive…

  • Intuitive…sleeping??

    Like many women I know, I struggle with getting enough sleep. It dawned on me about a year ago that I already had the solution to my sleep issues… When a couple…

  • Eating to live, not living to eat

    One of the things I work on behind the scenes is finding opportunities to spread the word about Intuitive Eating in the frum world. I’m grateful to my friend Sara for matching…

  • my lunch date

    My 8.5 year old son took me out for lunch the other day. This beautifully balanced spread is what he chose off the menu for us to eat. There was no prompting…

  • the real cost of dieting

    Question for you: How much time, energy, heartache, stress, preoccupation, and self consciousness does dieting cost you? Maybe dieting “works” for you. So let me reverse the question: How much time, energy,…

  • your dusty thermometer

    We each have a built-in hunger/fullness-ometer. It’s called your body. Don’t be afraid to use it! It loves you too much. I know, it may sometimes feel like a complicated read. Pretend…