Would you say you make dietary changes and adopt healthy lifestyle practices out of LOVE? Because it feels good, because you want to honor your body and feel good in this present moment?
Or, would you say you make those changes more so out of FEAR? To avoid pain, to "guarantee" survival, to control body shape, size, or function?
This is important because taking action out of fear may not only lead to situations that are not necessarily in our best interest (like deciding it's better to *not* eat than risk eating something off-plan) but also because that fear itself can put the body in a chronic state of stress.
That's why I'm talking about this + when motivation can backfire on the Insatiable podcast with Ali Shapiro! We're discussing how to discern between fear-based motivation and genuine inspiration when it comes to making healthy choices.
In this episode, Ali and I dish on:
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