Jenna Petersen, Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor December 11, 2020 I set out on a mission to see how Scripture and science together bust the myths of diet culture. Today’s myth: Dieting makes me a better person. I am aware that some of the topics covered within these myths are not directly addressed by Scripture. The […]
Jenna Petersen, Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor November 29, 2020 A lot of jokes have been made about stress eating during the COVID-19 pandemic, but it has also become a real challenge for many people. Have you seen anything like this meme? This image points to the fear of weight gain due to stress eating. These […]
Jenna Petersen, Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor November 26, 2020 Eating during a season of grief is hard. During 2020, we have encountered hardship. Those of us face-to-face with the reality of tragedy find ourselves grieving. We grieve the loss of life. Just last week, two people who I know in my local community had a […]
Jenna Petersen, Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor November 12, 2020 Pseudo-dieting means following food rules that are not a formal diet. You might have picked up on these rules through dieting, media, or following the example of someone else. Pseudo-dieting can take on a variety of forms. Be on the lookout for behaviors like these: Your […]
Jenna Petersen, Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor I set out on a mission to see how Scripture and science together bust the myths of diet culture. Here are some of the most common myths of diet culture that I run into when I am talking with people: MYTH 1: I must lose weight in order to […]
In this article, I am providing a Mindful Eating exercise that I hope will help you eat for satisfaction. It was originally developed by Evelyn Tribole and Elyse Resch in the Intuitive Eating Workbook (iEAT Scripted Activity, Copyright 2017, New Harbinger Publications, Inc.). You can try it out with a raisin or piece of chocolate. It also works well in savoring each bite as you enjoy an entire meal. Try it out a couple of different ways, and see what nuances of the eating experience stand out to you the most!
Jenna Petersen, Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor October 28, 2020 Have you ever caught yourself telling someone else in your family or friend circle what to do with their eating? You may have made a comment about their portion size, food of choice, or time of day when they chose to eat. We’ve all probably done […]
Welcome to Women Eat Well (WEW)! Jenna Petersen, Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor October 23, 2020 My name is Jenna Petersen. I am here to help you grow in your relationship with food so that you can focus on God, become comfortable in your body that He made, and serve others! My private practice of Intuitive […]