diet culture

How to Figure Out Your Own Hunger Scale

The hunger scale is referred to often in the official Intuitive Eating book, written by Evelyn Tribole and Elyse Resch. They have a scale between 1 and 10, where you figure out how hungry or full you are, in order to start listening to your body’s cues when it is time to eat, and when you should stop eating. But this is just a guide – you still have to… Read More »How to Figure Out Your Own Hunger Scale

Body shaming affects your relationship with food

How Body Shaming Affects Self-Esteem and Mental Health of Young Women? Body shaming it’s about humiliating, mocking or criticizing an individual because of his/her physique and appearance. In other words, body shaming tears down your self-esteem, and leaves a painful, long-term effect on your mind, where you consider your body as imperfect when compared to unrealistic, air-brushed images on social media. In such situation, you forget that what actually matters… Read More »Body shaming affects your relationship with food