I recently had a chat that made me realize just how deep the connection between self-love and healthy eating can be.
I wanted to share this insight with you because it might change the way you think about food and self-care.
It’s not hard to see why—we all want to think we’re treating our bodies right. But here’s the kicker: this mindset often leads to a stumbling block. People end up convinced that their current lifestyle choices are leading them down the path to good health, making them hesitant to make positive changes.
During a recent consultation, someone opened up about their struggle with self-image and body acceptance. They mentioned that eating healthy felt like yet another form of self-imposed restriction, a punishment for not being entirely content with their body. Can you relate?
Well, here’s a different way to look at it:
‘Eating healthy is a way I get to treat my body out of love’
This is how I CHOOSE to view my healthy & balanced eating journey.I get it; there’s a lot of superficial talk about self-care and self-love out there, and it can make your eyes roll. But our mindset is a really powerful thing.
There’s a simple exercise that can help you notice your patterns and habits. It helped me break free from self-punishing habits that I’d held onto for years.
Picture a moment when you genuinely feel happy with yourself, when you appreciate and love who you are. What actions do you take in that state?
To me, it meant:
✨ Eating to the comfortable state of fullness
✨ Taking rest when I feel tired
✨ Supporting and believing in myself
✨ Forgiving my own mistakes
✨ Eating nourishing foods when hungry
And at the same time, doing these steps reminds me I am actively showing myself love.
My approach is that food should be a way to treat ourselves, nourish our bodies, and enjoy life. It shouldn’t be a form of self-punishment or restriction.
And yes, this could also be a part of my nutritional coaching. Creating a better diet is often not only up to knowing what we should do. It’s often about finding a deep motivation within ourselves to actually DO what we’ve been postponing for a while.
So what’s nutritional coaching all about?
- Improving what you’re already eating
- Transforming your beliefs around diets and healthy eating
- Discovering meals you’ll love that nourish your body
- Optimizing your supplement intake
- Establishing lasting habits around food
- Addressing hormone balance in your favor
- And much more!
And these steps can take you to the great lengths, including:
✨ managing your weight sustainably and without dieting
✨ feeling heaps of energy to achieve more in your life
✨ bring more self love and care to your days
✨ deal with hair loss, brittle nails and skin issues
✨ end those pesky cravings
Do you wanna know more how my nutritional coaching can help you on your health journey to more compassion and love to yourself?
Come for my free consultation and let’s chat! Click here to book time that works for you 👇
(there’s no commitment and you’re sure to leave the call with meaningful insights).