Christmas can be full of fun, food, sparkles and gatherings. But it can also be a time full of stress, overeating and loneliness for many. The lead into Christmas can evoke a whole heap of emotions and chaotic eating patterns. If you’ve never heard of Intuitive eating, put simply it is a self care [...]
About deniseDenise founded FooDee Nutrition, as a Nutritional Therapist, life coach, breathwork coach and certified intuitive eating counsellor based in Blackrock Louth, to support people who want to enjoy food and feel good after they eat.
Did you manage to slow down enough last month to listen to the messages that are coming from your inner critic? Did you see a pattern? Last month I just asked you to notice; that’s called awareness. This month we are going to take this one step further. Let’s bring compassion into our eating. As [...]
Who is your inner critic? In our effort to pursue health, we can often push ourselves to eat certain foods or control our eating in a particular way. We give out to ourselves when we don’t stick to our eating rules. We give out to ourselves when we see the scales go up. We [...]
The only job that you don’t get a manual for and the hardest - parenting. I don’t know about you but the pressure to be the perfect parent can feel overwhelming, always wondering if we are making the best choices and setting them up for a long and successful life. I’ve read many articles [...]
Who hasn’t been lured in by the headline “Lose 7lbs in 7 days”. Something that struck me the most when I asked the women I work with about what they wanted... Weight loss was one thing that they wanted, but when they went deeper, the women shared what they hoped to gain by going [...]
In this article, I’m asking you to challenge what you have been told about getting holiday ready and I’ll be inviting you to take a look at this from another point of view. So, if you are in search of ways to support your body and mind on the run into, during and after your holiday, take a read of the below and learn all about ‘Healthy Holiday Eating - The Intuitive Eating Approach’.
When it comes to breaking unhealthy habits, here's something that I hear quite a bit - “I know what to eat, but I just don't know why I don't do it”. Even when we say that out loud, many of the fibers in our body really believe that to be true. So, how can we [...]
What is food confidence? Basically, food confidence is eating when you are hungry. It's nourishing a craving, it's tending to yourself on any given day so that you give your body fuel so that it can function and YOU choose your own foods. There's a misconception that this way of eating confidently, intuitive eating, mindful [...]
Everyone has a body image, or to put it in a different way, everyone has a self-image, however, some people are less impacted than others. For some, it creates significant distress and discomfort in their daily lives. This is why I wanted to talk to you about this topic, as I feel it is only [...]
Are you there? Are you looking to live forever? Are you looking to be the healthiest version of you? It’s kind of a funny one, this quest for wellness and it's a trap that many of us fall into. I’m going to start with a story reminding you of where I’ve come from. A twenty-something [...]