If you haven’t already noticed, there is a bit of a theme this week on my Youtube channel. All the videos I have posted this week are related to improving your ability to be an intuitive eater as well as to improve your confidence around food.
Losing your body expectations is so important in Eating Disorder recovery and freeing yourself of expectations allows space to truly listen to your body. Our mind’s get in the way of what our body is trying to tell us it needs and wants. When we free ourselves of body expectations, we are more able to listen to our bodies which then contributes to improved food confidence – win, win and WIN! Am I right?
Food confidence, what’s that you ask? Food confidence is literally as it sounds, having confidence around food. (INSERT VIDEO – food confidence). Having food confidence means that food does not cause you anxiety or guilt. You can walk into a room that’s filled with food and not go insane with thoughts and fear. Sounds nice, huh?
Affirmations for intuitive eating and improving food confidence?! Yes, you read that right. If you are new to affirmations or are still a nay-sayer, consider checking out my video here on what affirmations ACTUALLY are and if they work. Once you’re sold, this video can be super helpful to improve your confidence around food and to practice becoming more of an intuitive eater.
If video isn’t your thing, that’s ok, you can read the affirmations for yourself below! But first, some tips to get the most out of this affirmation practice:
I am a mindful eater.
I eat intuitively.
Food is my source of fuel and I value food and what it does for my body.
I deserve to eat.
I can confidently walk into a room that’s filled with food
Social events are exciting to me.
I easily am able to make food decisions.
Food is powerless, I have power over food.
I am confident with my food choices.
I am confident in the healthy control I have over food.
I eat mindfully.
I eat what I want when I want it.
I am happy before, during and after I eat.
Food is satisfying to me.
Food fills me up with energy.
I am easily able to listen to my body.
I always make the decision to nourish my body.
I am in tune with my body’s hunger cues and always give it what it needs.
I value my body.
My body is valuable to me, and as such, I must nourish it.
I enjoy nourishing my body.
I am grateful for my body.
When I eat, it fills my body with energy so that I can do the things I love.
Food is delicious and I enjoy food.
Food is nourishment.
I am confident around food.
I am an intuitive and confident eater.
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