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The SociEATy podcast is hosted by Registered Dietitian and food freedom expert, Colleen Christensen. Colleen ditched dieting for good and became an intuitive eater after years of being controlled by food rules and restrictions. Now, she is dedicated to teaching others the exact steps she took to find food freedom.
Each week, Colleen serves up raw, real and honest conversations about things like binge eating, restricting food, over-exercising, calorie counting, body image and more, so you can learn to eat the foods that you want, when you want, without guilt, stress or anxiety.
Get ready to think about food less and start living your life more. The SociEATy is the last health and wellness community you'll ever need!
To find out more visit www.thesocieatymembership.com
Hey guys! Currently ya girlie is up in the skyyyyy headin’ on vaycay! But I wanted to be sure to give ya your weekly updates so enjoy this Wednesday recorded edition. If anything groundbreaking came out Thursday AM, well, we’ll cover it next week HA! Today we have got a lot of talk about “where do you draw the line?!” This is a shorter episode for a variety of reasons I discuss in the episode. What is the No Food Rules News? I've rounded up some articles that I've seen in the past week that relate to food, health, nutrition, body and/or diet culture. I'll share a couple of my thoughts with them! Hope you enjoy! WATCH THIS EPISODE ON YOUTUBE → https://youtu.be/AmUTytfKyn0 Watch The Travel Snacks Video Here! → https://youtu.be/TbOCMX5PwOA?si=f5B3H2onWkfob6fP XOXO -Colleen Join THE SOCIEATY and learn to eat with no food rules→ https://nofoodrules.co/TheSociEATy_Podcast This week’s stories: New Apple Watch to monitor blood glucose and pressure, sleep apnea signs: report https://nypost.com/2023/11/06/lifestyle/apple-watch-to-monitor-blood-glucose-and-pressure-sleep-apnea-signs-report/ M&M's Drops a New Vanilla and White Chocolate Flavor for the Holidays https://people.com/m-and-ms-drops-new-vanilla-white-chocolate-flavor-holiday-season-8386784 Fans are concerned that Mindy Kaling's canned salmon salad is going to stink up the plane https://www.insider.com/mindy-kaling-traveling-canned-salmon-salad-plane-flight-2023-11 After a college student took nearly 800 mg of caffeine — double what dietitians recommend — for a TikTok, he vomited and said it was the 'worst day' of his life https://www.insider.com/man-overdosed-caffeine-800-mg-for-tiktok-dietician-recommends-against-2023-11
Hey guys! Here is today’s episode of the No Food Rules News! I’m feeling much better mentally than last week but not so much physically… I’ll also fill ya in on what Theo did and why last week was such a hot mess for me emotionally. And, obvi, lots of great stories to chat about! What is the No Food Rules News? I've rounded up some articles that I've seen in the past week that relate to food, health, nutrition, body and/or diet culture. I'll share a couple of my thoughts with them! Hope you enjoy! WATCH ON YOUTUBE -> https://youtu.be/EvxUvnc0HK4?si=98R0ZMGF6pv4Eq2T XOXO -Colleen Join THE SOCIEATY and learn to eat with no food rules→ https://nofoodrules.co/TheSociEATy_Podcast This week’s stories: Billie Eilish's Fridge Shows the Crispy-Coke Experiment Gone Wrong https://www.popsugar.com/food/billie-eilish-crispy-coke-experiment-49299644 FDA says it is looking into the death of a college student who drank Panera Bread’s Charged Lemonade https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/panera-fda-charged-lemonade-death-university-pennsylvania-sarah-katz-rcna122110 I’m 89 and in great shape — this $200 tool is my surprising fitness secret https://nypost.com/2023/10/28/lifestyle/im-in-89-year-old-grandma-in-great-shape-this-surprising-200-tool-is-my-fitness-secret/ How your seasonal chores count toward your fitness goals https://www.cnn.com/2023/10/28/health/functional-fitness-fall-chores-wellness/index.html Martha Stewart says she still dresses like a teenager: Why it matters. https://www.usatoday.com/story/life/health-wellness/2023/10/24/martha-stewart-sports-illustrated-how-women-dress-age/71296106007/
Hey guys! Here is you weekly episode of the No Food Rules News! WIth Halloween just around the corner we're def diving into the "switch witch" a bit more. Is it a good idea? Is it not? I'll give you some recommendations for what TO do. What is the No Food Rules News? I've rounded up some articles that I've seen in the past week that relate to food, health, nutrition, body and/or diet culture. I'll share a couple of my thoughts with them! Hope you enjoy! WATCH ON YOUTUBE -> https://youtu.be/yvAkVqrV_H0?si=s6vYMrDtzP5wfcH0 XOXO -Colleen Join THE SOCIEATY and learn to eat with no food rules→ https://nofoodrules.co/TheSociEATy_Podcast This week’s stories: Bananas could go extinct due to fungus outbreak, scientists say https://nypost.com/2023/10/24/lifestyle/bananas-could-go-extinct-due-to-fungus-outbreak-scientists/ Can drinking coffee with lemon really help you lose weight? https://www.today.com/health/does-adding-lemon-your-coffee-really-help-you-lose-weight-t235478 What is the Switch Witch? The Halloween candy trend for kids — and how to do it right https://nypost.com/article/what-is-the-switch-witch-how-to-do-the-halloween-candy-trend-right/ MamaKnowsNutrition IG Post https://www.instagram.com/p/CywFhvqxtAL/?img_index=1 Hailey Bieber addresses ‘disheartening’ pregnancy rumors: Can’t I ‘be bloated one time?’ https://pagesix.com/2023/10/24/parents/hailey-bieber-addresses-disheartening-pregnancy-rumors-im-bloated/ McDonald's is giving out free fries every Friday for the rest of the year - here's how to get them https://www.dailymail.co.uk/yourmoney/consumer/article-12667753/McDonalds-free-fries-Friday.html
Hi all! We're back! Here is today's episode of the NFR news! We've got a lot to discuss including the USA banning ingredients that are banned in the EU... is it needed and what are the impacts? Let's dicusss! WATCH ON YOUTUBE --> https://youtu.be/AfJ9s-tP_fg?si=46B0pnHzXiifM8nI What is the No Food Rules News? I've rounded up some articles that I've seen in the past week that relate to food, health, nutrition, body and/or diet culture. I'll share a couple of my thoughts with them! Hope you enjoy! XOXO -Colleen Join THE SOCIEATY and learn to eat with no food rules→ https://nofoodrules.co/TheSociEATy_Podcast This week’s stories: California ban on 4 food additives sparks outrage: ‘Slippery slope’ https://nypost.com/2023/10/09/california-ban-on-4-food-additives-sparks-outrage-slippery-slope/ Pamela Anderson's bold no-makeup look and the 'natural beauty revolution' https://www.usatoday.com/story/life/health-wellness/2023/10/05/pamela-anderson-no-makeup-jamie-lee-curtis-natural-beauty-revolution/71065923007/ Woman who skydived at 104 years old shares simple tips for long life https://www.today.com/health/womens-health/woman-104-oldest-skydiver-rcna119270 Brody Jenner makes coffee with fiancée Tia Blanco’s breast milk: ‘Freaking delicious’ https://nypost.com/2023/10/09/brody-jenner-makes-coffee-with-fiancee-tia-blancos-breast-milk/ 'Horrible parents': Mom and dad get shamed after sharing their Halloween candy tradition https://www.today.com/parents/family/switch-witch-halloween-candy-rcna119727
Hey guys! Back with another episode of the No Food Rules News! Today’s we’ve got a lot of great stories, checkout the links below to read them yourself! What is the No Food Rules News? I've rounded up some articles that I've seen in the past week that relate to food, health, nutrition, body and/or diet culture. I'll share a couple of my thoughts with them! Hope you enjoy! XOXO -Colleen Join THE SOCIEATY and learn to eat with no food rules→ https://nofoodrules.co/TheSociEATy_NFRNews This week’s stories: New TikTok 'bone smashing' trend encourages people to hit themselves in the face with hammers to improve their looks https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-12584869/tiktok-bone-smashing-trend-face-hammer.html Valerie Bertinelli feels ‘beautiful’ rewearing ‘fat clothes’ from first Jenny Craig ‘before’ photo https://pagesix.com/2023/10/03/valerie-bertinelli-rewears-fat-clothes-from-first-jenny-craig-before-photo/ Viral ‘pineapple sleep hack’ is good — but eating this before bed is even better: expert https://nypost.com/2023/10/03/viral-pineapple-sleep-hack-is-good-but-eating-this-before-bed-is-even-better-expert/ Splenda is 600 times sweeter than sugar, but is the artificial sweetener safe? https://www.usatoday.com/story/life/health-wellness/2023/10/03/is-sucralose-bad-for-you/70923704007/ Introducing Reese's Spine-Chilling New Halloween Treat: Peanut Butter Skeletons https://www.popsugar.com/food/reeses-peanut-butter-skeletons-49237440
"It's the end of an era, you might say." I am doing this special episode to announce that I'm hitting the pause button on “The No Food Rules” podcast. But hold on tight because it's not really the end, but a thrilling NEW chapter! Taking steps to flourish in life can be a challenge! In this episode, I'll walk you through the reasons and my rollercoaster of emotions as I give you a behind-the-scenes look at this monumental decision. My passion, dedication, and unwavering commitment to my community will ensure that when the podcast returns, it'll be bigger, better, and more impactful than ever before. But I need your help. Take this quiz and let me know what you want to hear more (or less) of in the podcast's future—and TOGETHER, we'll create something AMAZING! Thank you for being a part of this journey—I couldn't have done it without you! Key Takeaways: Pruning for growth isn't easy—how to view your endings through a positive lens. Why it's essential to take the steps towards flourishing: changing your mindset to flow with the seasons of life. Redirecting resources for maximum impact—pausing the podcast to focus on helping as many people as possible. Feedback matters: fill out this survey for a say in future episodes of “The No Food Rules” podcast. Links: Join The SociEATy Take The Podcast Survey! Follow Colleen On: Instagram @no.food.rules YouTube - Colleen Christensen TikTok @no.food.rules
Do you cringe when you look at photos of yourself? In this episode of "The No Food Rules" podcast, Colleen and Nicole delve into the topic of how photographs can trigger negative self-talk and share their strategies for shifting your focus. Learn from Colleen's personal experiences with photo shoots as she shares her tips for embracing the moment by being yourself. Then, learn how to "romanticize" YOUR life! Colleen and Nicole walk listeners through how even small acts of self-care can elevate your everyday experience and guide you toward making bold choices that reflect your true personality to create an environment that feels like home and a life that brings YOU joy! Plus, take this 60-second quiz to help you identify sneaky food rules that may be preventing you from eating intuitively. Key Takeaways: Discover how to overcome the urge to pick apart your appearance in photos and what to focus on to enjoy remembering the moment instead. Who the heck cares what other people think!—the power of coloring outside the lines and being bold in your choices even if they don't fit within conventional norms. Explore the concept of "romanticizing life" and discover how small acts of self-care and being present in the moment can elevate your everyday experience and help you live life to the fullest! You ARE more than your body—how to tame the voice planted in your head by diet culture and redirect your negative thoughts. How to identify and break free from sneaky food rules that may prevent you from eating intuitively. Links: Take the Quiz to Find Out if Your Eating Habits are Healthy or Hindered by Harmful Food Rules Follow Colleen On: Instagram @no.food.rules YouTube - Colleen Christensen TikTok @no.food.rules
All habits or behaviors benefit you in some way and are either effective or NOT! So how can you effectively create new habits and behaviors that align with YOUR goals and values and then make sure they stick? In this episode of "The No Food Rules" podcast, I share some valuable tips and strategies that have helped me make positive changes using techniques that can be applied in ANY area of your life! Drawing on insights from books such as "Atomic Habits" by James Clear and "How to Change" by Katie Milkman (*trigger warning: both mention weight loss but had such incredible takeaways otherwise that I just can’t gatekeep them!), I'll be sharing practical advice infused with examples from my own life that have helped me transform my habits for the better. Listen in to discover how powerful methods like gateway habits, temptation bundling, and the two-minute rule can help YOU make positive changes and bring new habits and behaviors to life. Key Takeaways: "It's not a lack of motivation. It's a lack of clarity" — the REAL reason many people struggle to make positive changes in their lives and what to do to improve YOUR chances for success. Why the two-minute rule (baby steps, people!) is more effective than trying to make significant changes all at once. How to use “temptation bundling“ to maximize enjoyment while building discipline. How to use “gateway habits” to create long-term change. The art of choosing between two discomforts (helps to avoid backsliding back into your old habits). The power of a single plate: how to use decisive moments to help you be more mindful. Why fixing inputs may be more effective than changing goals. Links: → Join The No Food Rules SociEATy← Episode Links: Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones How to Change: The Science of Getting from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be Follow Colleen On: Instagram @no.food.rules YouTube - Colleen Christensen TikTok @no.food.rules
Are you looking to switch up your wardrobe for spring, but you’re feeling frustrated with shopping for clothes that fit? In this episode of "The No Food Rules" podcast, Colleen and Nicole have got you covered with tips on building a comfortable and functional wardrobe, organizing your closet, finding clothes that fit, and avoiding impulse buying. But the conversation doesn't stop there! We also delve into the importance of prioritizing self-care, addressing YOUR basic needs before striving to be productive, postpartum exercise (and why it’s okay to take a break), and avoiding pitfalls like emotional eating and shopping through social media detoxes and decluttering. Listen in for advice on how to cultivate a more mindful approach to building your wardrobe and prioritizing your self-care through practical tips and expert advice. Key Takeaways: The essential (ongoing) components to building a comfortable and functional wardrobe. How to make it easier to find what you need—tips for organizing your closet to make it work for you. How to avoid impulse buying by honing in on key pieces that fit your personal style and work for your lifestyle. We LOVE online shopping—but there can be pitfalls—how to make it work for YOU. How to stop a bad body image day in its tracks—steps to take to be sure you only have pieces you love to wear and feel fabulous in. Check your motivation—how to avoid feeling pressured to "bounce back" when approaching postpartum exercise. How prioritizing self-care can help you break through your creative funk! How detoxing from social media and decluttering can help you sidestep common pitfalls like comparison and emotional shopping. Links: Join The SociEATy! Follow Colleen On: Instagram @no.food.rules YouTube - Colleen Christensen TikTok @no.food.rules
Join Colleen in this FUN episode of "The No Food Rules" podcast as she shares her current wellness obsessions and easy-to-implement changes for big improvements in your overall health and well-being. Discover her 7 tried-and-loved wellness trends for improved digestion, lower risk of chronic disease, better mental health, quality sleep, stress and anxiety management, and even help with puffy eyes. Plus, get tips on scheduling medical appointments, prioritizing workload, and the benefit of regular check-ins to reduce feelings of overwhelm. Tune in to learn how to implement these wellness trends effectively to start making positive changes toward a healthier and happier YOU! Key Takeaways: Discover the benefits of incorporating more plant-based meals into your diet, including improved digestion and lower risk of chronic disease. Learn how a simple change in your work setup can boost your energy, focus, and overall health. Find out how journaling can improve your mental health—even if you're not a natural writer. Get insights on how CBD can be a helpful tool for managing stress and anxiety and how to find a high-quality brand you can trust. Discover the potential benefits of collagen supplementation for joint and ligament health and how to choose the right product for you. Learn about Guasha, a traditional Chinese healing method that may help with puffy eyes. Find out how unplugging from social media in the evening can improve your sleep and mental well-being. Reaping the benefits—why you need to take into account your personal circumstances before implementing any trend and how to start small to create healthy habits that last. Links: → Free 1 Week Binge Free Intuitive Eating Plan ← Episode Links: HAES health sheets Standing Desk Journaling Podcast Episode: Why You Need To Start Journaling (& How) CBD Podcast Episode: How CBD Works [feat. Maia Reed of Equilibria] EQ Discount Code: NOFOODRULES Collagen Reel: Should You Take Collagen Peptides Follow Colleen On: Instagram @no.food.rules YouTube - Colleen Christensen TikTok @no.food.rules
In this episode of "The No Food Rules" podcast, join Colleen and Nicole as they dive into a deep conversation about the challenges that come with postpartum and breastfeeding. From the stress and anxiety that can arise to managing changes in your body and eating habits, they explore it all while addressing important questions such as whether it's okay to start intuitive eating while breastfeeding and how to navigate changes in your body and your eating habits. Plus, the impact of diet culture even years after you’ve stopped dieting. Then listen in as they lighten things up with some BTS by two dieticians about their love for home renovation projects and their favorite Ikea hacks and snacks. Key Takeaways: Why recognizing the emotional struggles of breastfeeding is crucial. Society's pressure that breast is best—how outside influences can pressure you into breastfeeding and why you must decide what works for YOU. Intuitive eating while breastfeeding—how to listen to your body and honor your hunger, especially during the first few months. The emotional side of breastfeeding: how building a supportive community can help ensure success. What's best for mom IS best for baby! Links: Join The SociEATy! Follow Colleen On: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/no.food.rules/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/ColleenChristensen/ TikTok: https://firstname.lastname@example.org?lang=en
IMPORTANT PSA! Join The SociEATy before 8pm on Monday, April 17th and get over $8,000 worth of materials, support, guidance, and advice for just $25! Right now you can get an extra 3 coaching calls ($750 value) FREE! If you're wanting to speed up your intuitive eating journey by getting expert guidance at a fraction of the price then now is the time to join! LEARN MORE + JOIN HERE → https://nofoodrules.co/3KzO8Ck
LAST CHANCE! How To Find Your Best Weight As An Intuitive Eater Sign Up Here https://nofoodrules.co/3m2nfOd Join Colleen in this episode of "The No Food Rules" podcast as she talks to Courtney, a member of the SociEATy, about her journey to becoming an intuitive eater. Courtney shares valuable insights on overcoming the fear of losing control around food and how the community support of the SociEATy helped her FINALLY break free from the restrictions of diet culture. Becoming an intuitive eater requires self-awareness, reflection, and patience. Tune in to Courtney's story for valuable insights and tips on navigating the challenges and inspiration for your intuitive eating journey! Have you tried ALL the Things but your struggling to achieve your health and wellness goals? I created the SociEATy to help people just like you succeed on their intuitive eating journey. Join the webinar today and let us help you make progress on your intuitive eating journey, just like we did for Courtney! Key Takeaways: Letting go of food rules and restrictions is scary—BUT it's the first step towards finding food freedom and a healthier relationship with food. There's no one-size fits all approach to intuitive eating. Why it's essential to find what works best for YOU. Baby steps are okay. Why it’s important to sidestep the pressure to do everything at once. Joining a like-minded community can help you stay on course—how joining the SociEATy helped Courtney unlock intuitive eating success. Follow Colleen On: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/no.food.rules/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/ColleenChristensen/ TikTok: https://email@example.com?lang=en
FREE TRAINING! How To Find Your Best Weight As An Intuitive Eater Sign Up Here https://nofoodrules.co/40uAmGS In this episode of "The No Food Rules" podcast, Colleen and Nicole debunk common misconceptions surrounding the Health at Every Size movement and discuss the importance of weight in relation to health. Discover the truth about Health at Every Size and learn why taking small steps towards becoming an intuitive eater and focusing on changing the behaviors causing undesirable outcomes is the key to making sustainable changes that last! Listen in also for a casual chat and some BTS wisdom from two dietitians covering a range of topics, including chunking down tasks and addressing food cravings and sleeping habits. Plus, why it's essential to relearn how to listen to your body to find your best weight. Remember to sign up for the upcoming training on April 11th if you want to learn more about the science behind weight and how to find YOUR best weight for optimal health. Key Takeaways: Discover what Health at Every Size really means. You eat an elephant one bite at a time—why taking small steps towards becoming an intuitive eater is the key to making sustainable changes that last? How our society's obsession with diet culture, thinness, and fatphobia can hinder your intuitive eating journey. Weight is a byproduct of behavior: Why it's essential to focus on the behaviors causing undesirable outcomes rather than the weight itself. The KEY to unlocking an equilibrium within your body so you can ENJOY the foods and activities that make you feel good. Follow Colleen On: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/no.food.rules/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/ColleenChristensen/ TikTok: https://firstname.lastname@example.org?lang=en
FREE TRAINING! How To Find Your Best Weight As An Intuitive Eater Sign Up Here https://go.colleenchristensennutrition.com/best-weight-training/ Starting out on your intuitive eating (IE) journey can be uncomfortable on many levels, but it doesn't have to be. In this episode of "The No Food Rules" podcast, Colleen discusses one of the biggest obstacles on your intuitive eating journey: the fear of the unknown. She’ll share her own story of starting her intuitive eating journey "whole ham" without a plan and the struggles she faced with weight gain, physical challenges, and even bulimia that almost sent her back to dieting! Listen in as Colleen shares the importance of biological reconditioning plus practical tips for anyone starting their intuitive eating journey (or struggling with it) to get past their fear, veer around obstacles, and stay on track towards a healthy relationship with food. And don’t forget the free training on how to find your best weight with IE is coming on April 11th. Sign up NOW! Key Takeaways: Anxiety as a superpower: Understanding when it helps and when it doesn't! The 1st thing you need to do when starting your IE journey. My bumpy road to my healthiest weight. Why the oversimplified eat the donuts, eat the cookies, but love your body at the same time isn’t enough. Body image before food—why I address it first when working with clients. Avoiding the mental tug of war: How to begin your IE journey without feeling out of control. No weight, no problem: Why it's okay to ask for no weight at the doctor. Love your body! I do (but every day—heck no!) how you can get there without the ALL-or-nothing mindset that derails so many of us. Follow Colleen On: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/no.food.rules/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/ColleenChristensen/ TikTok: https://email@example.com?lang=en
FREE TRAINING! How To Find Your Best Weight As An Intuitive Eater Sign Up Here https://go.colleenchristensennutrition.com/best-weight-training/ Today, Colleen and Nicole are tackling the complex and often conflicting messages about weight loss and health. We'll explore the difficulties of sustaining weight loss, from the impact of weight setpoints to the bodily changes that make weight maintenance challenging, and why it's crucial to find a non-diet-y middle ground where you can break food rules, care for your health, and find YOUR body's best weight. Tune in for a casual chat with two dietitians about rewiring your brain to overcome negative thoughts, comparison and judgment in the gym, and the importance of meeting our basic human needs as a foundation for productivity and overall well-being. Plus, don't forget to sign up for the upcoming training on April 11th on "How to Find Your Best Weight as an Intuitive Eater." Key Takeaways: Diets CAN result in weight loss, BUT…—we'll delve into the challenges of maintaining weight loss beyond the body's natural set point. End the blame game—the importance of understanding the physiological changes that occur during weight loss and how to address them, so you don't blame yourself for the challenges that crop up in maintenance. The myth that fat equals ugly—how the media's portrayal of fatness has influenced society's attitudes and beliefs about body image. Why weight really DOES matter—hang in with Colleen as she walks you through the misconceptions behind the Health at Every Size framework. Why it's crucial to find your setpoint weight by honoring your hunger and fullness cues and how No Food Rules can help. Follow Colleen On: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/no.food.rules/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/ColleenChristensen/ TikTok: https://firstname.lastname@example.org?lang=en
In this episode of "The No Food Rules" podcast, Colleen takes us on a journey through her recent trip to Scottsdale, offering insider tips for planning your next short and sweet escape. Discover her expert tips for finding the perfect city to explore and uncovering hidden local gems. And, of course, Colleen shares her favorite Scottsdale dining experiences and cuisine, including sweet maple-crusted pretzel French toast! Listen in for Colleen’s top travel tips and tricks so you can stay nourished and comfortable while you travel. Plus, she explains how to stay tuned into your body's hunger and fullness cues while indulging in exciting local culinary experiences—because it’s all about finding balance while living life to the fullest. Thanks for the great recommendations for this trip—don't forget to share your thoughts with us via DMs and YOUR recommendations for my upcoming trip to New York. Key Takeaways: Why you should take a break from your to-do list—how to plan a fulfilling two to three-day trip for a refreshing change of pace. Don't let hunger (or overeating) derail you!—Larger meals VS being able to snack—fuel your travels with Colleen's secrets for staying full and satisfied while on the road. Top travel self-care tips for managing hunger, hydration, sleep, and digestion. What if you’re new to IE? Colleen's secrets for managing self-talk and leaving guilt behind as you fully indulge in your travel experiences. The BEST local eats in Scottsdale!—Colleen dishes up a delicious recap of some of her favorite meals and must-try restaurants for an unforgettable Scottsdale vaca! Links: 1 Week Binge Free Intuitive Eating Plan → https://nofoodrules.co/1weekbingefreeplan Follow Colleen On: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/no.food.rules/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/ColleenChristensen/ TikTok: https://email@example.com?lang=en
It's not uncommon for us to be obsessed with moving our bodies while on the diet culture treadmill until we start to feel like we hate exercise. It makes sense that if you're trying to 'be healthy' by living a diet lifestyle while also working on improving your physical fitness, when you pivot and begin to eat intuitively, suddenly, you might not want to exercise at all. The truth is all that obsession with “getting fit” might have left you with a nasty taste in your mouth about moving your body, and now you hate exercise (or do you?). Movement can be super beneficial for both your physical and mental health, offering benefits such as increased energy, a boosted mood, better sleep, AND an improved sex life (I’m here for ALL of it!) Translation: Moving your body is GOOD. And guess what? You probably don't hate exercising—you just think you do. Listen—it's okay to have days when the movement isn't as enjoyable or doesn't feel good. Just like with our eating, we're not always going to get it right. But sometimes, it's just our motivation or our mindset that needs a little tweak. Today on "The No Food Rules" podcast, I'm sharing why you might think you hate exercise and 4 reasons why you actually don’t. Let me be direct—exercise isn’t just about reshaping our bodies. I’ll share some even more motivating benefits that can be gained from getting moving. Tune in to learn why restricting your body's energy is a double-edged sword, creative ways to get in some movement while raising the FUN factor, and why movement doesn't have to be done for a certain amount of time (or at a gym) for it to count as exercise. In this episode, I'm also sharing my easy recipe for a change of pace—easy, fun breakfast sandwiches that are a cinch to make and can be eaten for ANY meal or snack. Plus, I'm examining how different personality types recharge their batteries—being at home or getting out and getting social. I'll share which one moves my needle, and I'd love to hear about what works for you. Reach out via the DMs and share how you recharge, what motivates you to move, and your comments on this episode. Join The SociEATy & Learn How To Eat Intuitively: https://members.colleenchristensennutrition.com/join Follow Colleen On: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/no.food.rules/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/ColleenChristensen/ TikTok: https://firstname.lastname@example.org?lang=en
Social media often presents intuitive eating as simply giving yourself permission to indulge in foods like cookies and donuts, which can be misleading. While it's true that intuitive eating involves giving yourself permission to enjoy all foods without guilt or shame, it's not just about mindlessly consuming junk food. However, as we navigate this journey, we may find ourselves swinging too far in the opposite direction and indulging in these foods excessively while never touching a salad. That said, not dieting is definitely a step in the right direction, and it's something to celebrate. Go you! But it's not necessarily true intuitive eating. Intuitive eating is a more dynamic process that goes beyond just eating as much as you want and includes listening to your thoughts, emotions, and especially your body's signals. A lot of people don't realize this. So, they get stuck in just not dieting instead of ever fully embarking on an intuitive eating journey. Today, I'm going to get a little ranty as there are some things on my mind that I would like to put out into the universe as I know how frustrating it can be to be stuck in the ping-pong back-and-forth cycle of restrictive dieting and binge eating that many people experience. In this podcast episode, I hope to clear up some of the misinformation about intuitive eating floating around on social media and provide some encouragement and truth from a registered dietitian who has personally experienced it. Listen in to learn why when transitioning to intuitive eating, it's crucial to consider nutrition to undo the damage of dieting, regain hunger and fullness cues, and establish a healthy relationship with food to promote better physical health. Then, take this quick quiz to help you find out if you are eating intuitively or just not dieting, and check out my one-week plan to help you get those hunger and fullness cues back BEFORE adopting a “No Food Rules” lifestyle. In this episode, I'm also exploring the difference between a true lack of time and a lack of flexibility that may be preventing you from pursuing self-care and interests outside of work. I'll discuss ways to cut through the noise and make time for the things that enrich your life, so you can find more joy in the moment while recharging to avoid burnout. I'd love to hear from YOU, the listeners. Reach out via the DMs with your comments on this episode. Resources discussed: [QUIZ!] Are you actually eating intuitively or just not dieting? → https://nofoodrules.co/IEQuiz 1 Week Binge Free Intuitive Eating Plan → https://nofoodrules.co/1weekbingefreeplan The Lazy Genius Podcast- 7 Kinds Of Rest → https://www.thelazygeniuscollective.com/lazy/kindsofrest Follow Colleen On: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/no.food.rules/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/ColleenChristensen/ TikTok: https://email@example.com?lang=en
Weight Watchers, meal replacement shakes, the 100 Calorie Packs, and those celebrity fitness gurus leading us through DVD workout after workout. Ah, the 2000s. Good times! Good times! We'd fuel up on 200 calories or fewer and then expect to go out and live our lives to the fullest while walking around with the amount of food in our bodies that we'd expect a toddler to eat. We've all been there, and most of us tried it ALL… and a lot of us have the unhealthy obsessions (and the dusty stack of workout DVDs with toned body instructors shouting, "burn that butter"—if you know, you know!) to prove it, only to feel defeated when we couldn't stick to it. Guess what? We were all set up for failure! The diet industry of the 2000s was gaslighting us and feeding us false promises. But you're not alone! Today, Nicole and I are breaking down the disordered diet trends of the aughts that left us feeling miserable, hungry, and unhappy. We're sharing our own personal experiences and providing a safe space for you, our listeners, while offering hope because no matter how long you've carried it around, it is possible to undo the damage from past diet trends and become an intuitive eater. Join us for a casual chat with two dietitians about the colors we wear, the power of pausing to understand our cravings, and alternative ways to fulfill them (without relying on food). Plus, we'll share a controversial method of intuitive eating that's been making waves in the SociEATy. Let's dive into a casual conversation and leave the 2000s diet trauma behind! Did we miss any of the 2000s diet traumas? We'd love to hear from YOU, the listeners. Reach out via the DMs with your comments. Join The SociEATy & STOP Dieting, Ditch Your Food Rules & Learn How To Eat Intuitively https://nofoodrules.co/PodcastJoin Follow Colleen On: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/no.food.rules/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/ColleenChristensen/ TikTok: https://firstname.lastname@example.org?lang=en Resources discussed: https://colleenchristensennutrition.com/the-color-of-your-clothes-matters-feat-lindsey-myers/