You’ll learn how to recognise diet culture in all of its forms; observe your hunger and fullness; end the cycle of restriction, overeating and guilt (food perfection only leads to food rebellion); accept the size and shape of your body and really love eating food - without eating it when no one's looking...
This evidence-based course is all about inclusive wellbeing for every body. You’ll learn about the Health At Every Size movement, how to eat intuitively, and the frameworks of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.
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HAES is a weight-neutral approach, meaning that is not inherently against weight-loss, but it is against the single-minded pursuit of weight loss. It works to recognise that body shape, size and weight are not purely evidential of any particular way of eating or level of activity, personality issue or moral character; and there is beauty and worth in every body.
Juggling a thousand different tasks and goals It may come with a sense of pride and satisfaction, but it often comes at a very high price in the long run. What life will teach you time and time again is that the more we grasp for control, the less we will often get. The better we get at being open and willing to change, quite paradoxically, the more in control we will feel when life throws us a curveball.
It’s the evening picnics with friends, the late night dinner table conversations with family, the date nights with our partner, the cups of tea and fruitcake when visiting our grandparents, the wine and platters shared with our best friends. Have you noticed how your relationship with food and your body can affect these memories?
A common misconception that we hear a lot in our work is that complicated relationships with food and body disproportionately affect women. However, the unfortunate truth is that men are just as likely to struggle in their relationship with food and their body. Guys, there is room for you in this narrative.