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Not just semantics

 I continue to be struck by how the language of the diet mentality permeates the way my clients talk about their progress with attuned/intuitive eating.  When I ask, “How was your week with food?” I’ll often get responses like, “It was a good week,” or “My eating was really bad yesterday.”  Using the words “good” and “bad” in that way – as an evaluation of your relationship with food – replays diet mentality thinking, such as that eating is a moral issue or that your worth is based on how you eat.
 
Instead, I encourage my clients to talk about

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About Ellen Shuman

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I have worked in the Wellness Field for 30 years. I created an Emotional Eating & Binge Eating Disorder Recovery Program way before most people knew BED was an eating disorder, NOT a “willpower” issue. Personally, I suffered for years before finding answers and the help I needed and deserved! I became a Coach in 1997 to help others who were still suffering as I had. I love being a Coach!

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