The Intuitive Eating Workbook for Teens: A Non-Diet, Body Positive Approach to Building a Healthy Relationship with Food
A new, non-diet approach to adopting healthy eating habits! Drawing on the same evidence-based practices introduced in Intuitive Eating, this workbook for teens addresses the ten principles of intuitive eating to help you listen to your body’s natural hunger and fullness cues.

Do you struggle with stress eating, overeating, emotional eating, or binge eating? You aren’t alone. Sometimes, when we’re not feeling so good, food can seem like a great comfort. The problem is that over time, overeating can lead to several physical health problems, as well as depression and lowered self-esteem. So, how can you put a stop to unhealthy eating behaviors before they become ingrained, lifelong habits?

With this breakthrough workbook, you’ll learn to notice and respect your body’s natural hunger and fullness signals, find real eating satisfaction, cultivate body positivity, and build a profound connection to your mind and body for years to come. Each chapter includes an important principle of intuitive eating, and includes worksheets and activities to help you connect with and deepen your skills.

Whether you’re a teen, a parent, a clinician, or a certified intuitive eating counselor, this proven-effective workbook is an essential resource.

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The Intuitive Eating Workbook for Teens: A Non-Diet, Body Positive Approach to Building a Healthy Relationship with Food
A new, non-diet approach to adopting healthy eating habits! Drawing on the same evidence-based practices introduced in Intuitive Eating, this workbook for teens addresses the ten principles of intuitive eating to help you listen to your body’s natural hunger and fullness cues.

Do you struggle with stress eating, overeating, emotional eating, or binge eating? You aren’t alone. Sometimes, when we’re not feeling so good, food can seem like a great comfort. The problem is that over time, overeating can lead to several physical health problems, as well as depression and lowered self-esteem. So, how can you put a stop to unhealthy eating behaviors before they become ingrained, lifelong habits?

With this breakthrough workbook, you’ll learn to notice and respect your body’s natural hunger and fullness signals, find real eating satisfaction, cultivate body positivity, and build a profound connection to your mind and body for years to come. Each chapter includes an important principle of intuitive eating, and includes worksheets and activities to help you connect with and deepen your skills.

Whether you’re a teen, a parent, a clinician, or a certified intuitive eating counselor, this proven-effective workbook is an essential resource.

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The Intuitive Eating Workbook for Teens: A Non-Diet, Body Positive Approach to Building a Healthy Relationship with Food

The Intuitive Eating Workbook for Teens: A Non-Diet, Body Positive Approach to Building a Healthy Relationship with Food

by Elyse Resch MS, RDN
The Intuitive Eating Workbook for Teens: A Non-Diet, Body Positive Approach to Building a Healthy Relationship with Food

The Intuitive Eating Workbook for Teens: A Non-Diet, Body Positive Approach to Building a Healthy Relationship with Food

by Elyse Resch MS, RDN

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A new, non-diet approach to adopting healthy eating habits! Drawing on the same evidence-based practices introduced in Intuitive Eating, this workbook for teens addresses the ten principles of intuitive eating to help you listen to your body’s natural hunger and fullness cues.

Do you struggle with stress eating, overeating, emotional eating, or binge eating? You aren’t alone. Sometimes, when we’re not feeling so good, food can seem like a great comfort. The problem is that over time, overeating can lead to several physical health problems, as well as depression and lowered self-esteem. So, how can you put a stop to unhealthy eating behaviors before they become ingrained, lifelong habits?

With this breakthrough workbook, you’ll learn to notice and respect your body’s natural hunger and fullness signals, find real eating satisfaction, cultivate body positivity, and build a profound connection to your mind and body for years to come. Each chapter includes an important principle of intuitive eating, and includes worksheets and activities to help you connect with and deepen your skills.

Whether you’re a teen, a parent, a clinician, or a certified intuitive eating counselor, this proven-effective workbook is an essential resource.


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781684031443
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
Publication date: 04/01/2019
Series: Instant Help for Teens Series
Edition description: Workbook
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 301,717
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.53(d)
Age Range: 13 - 17 Years

About the Author

Elyse Resch, MS, RDN, is a nutrition therapist in private practice in Beverly Hills, CA; with over thirty-nine years of experience specializing in Intuitive Eating, eating disorders, and Health at Every Size. She is author of The Intuitive Eating Workbook for Teens and The Intuitive Eating Journal; and is coauthor of Intuitive Eating, now in its fourth edition, and The Intuitive Eating Workbook. She is also a chapter contributor to Handbook of Positive Body Image and Embodiment, and has published several journal articles, print articles, and blog posts. She conducts regular speaking engagements, podcasts, and extensive media interviews. Her work has been profiled on NPR, CNN, KABC, NBC, KTTV, AP Press, KFI Radio; and in The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, USA Today, and HuffPost, among others.

Resch is nationally known for her work in helping patients break free from diet culture through the Intuitive Eating process. Her philosophy embraces the goal of developing body positivity, with the belief that all bodies deserve dignity, and reconnecting with one’s internal wisdom about eating. She supervises and trains health professionals, is a certifie eating disorder registered dietitian, a fellow of the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals, and a fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Chapter 1 What's Wrong with Dieting? 5

Activity 1 Understanding the Problem with Diets 6

Activity 2 Weighing the Pros and Cons of Dieting 9

Activity 3 Feeling the Power of Deprivation 11

Activity 4 Dieting Leads to Necessary Rebellion 14

Activity 5 Intuitive Eating Is All About Autonomy 17

Activity 6 Getting Rid of the Diet Mentality 18

Chapter 2 Savor and Be Satisfied! 21

Activity 7 What Needs to Change? 22

Activity 8 Choosing the Foods You Crave 23

Activity 9 Why Dieting Is No Fun 25

Activity 10 Finding a Sense of Satisfaction 26

Activity 11 Appearance Can Be Appealing 29

Activity 12 Feeling Body Satisfaction 32

Activity 13 Planning a Satisfying Meal 33

Activity 14 Exploring Your Eating Environment: Distractions and Speed 35

Activity 15 Exploring Your Eating Environment: Hunger and Emotion 37

Activity 16 Exploring Your Eating Environment: Conflict and Chaos 40

Activity 17 Satisfaction: Seeing the Big Picture 43

Chapter 3 Your License To Eat What You Like 47

Activity 18 Identifying Your Food Rules 48

Activity 19 Recognizing Where Your Food Rules Come From 51

Activity 20 Breaking Your Food Rules-and Letting them Go 54

Activity 21 Understanding Habituation 57

Activity 22 Tracking What You Eat For a Week 60

Activity 23 Food Rules and Friends 65

Activity 24 Exploring Your Favorite Foods 67

Chapter 4 Banishing the Food Police 69

Activity 25 Spotting the Food Police 70

Activity 26 Challenging the Food Police: Getting Started 72

Activity 27 Challenging the Food Police: Banishing Black-and-White Thinking 75

Activity 28 Challenging the Food Police: The Trap of Perfectionism 77

Activity 29 Challenging the Food Police: Using "For the Most Part" Thinking 78

Activity 30 Exploring How Your Feelings Affect Your Actions 79

Activity 31 Speaking Up for Yourself 81

Chapter 5 Do You Hear Your Stomach Growling? 85

Activity 32 Getting In Touch with Physical Hunger: Signals 86

Activity 33 Getting In Touch with Physical Hunger: Rating Your Signals 88

Activity 34 Testing Out Taste Hunger 90

Activity 35 Emotional Hunger 92

Activity 36 Experience-Sharing Hunger 94

Activity 37 Energy-Seeking Hunger 97

Activity 38 Setups for Negative Outcomes 99

Chapter 6 Full and Comfortable 103

Activity 39 What Fullness Feels Like 104

Activity 40 Learning to Identify Fullness: Staying Present 106

Activity 41 Learning to Identify Fullness: Eating Slowly 109

Activity 42 Learning to Identify Fullness: Avoiding Primal Hunger 111

Activity 43 Learning to Identify Fullness: Starting to Eat When You're Comfortably Hungry 115

Activity 44 Learning To Identify Fullness: Paying Attention to Why You Start Eating 116

Activity 45 Learning To Identify Fullness: Navigating Family Rules 118

Chapter 7 Is Food Your Frenemy? 121

Activity 46 Understanding Why People Eat 122

Activity 47 Practicing Compassion 124

Activity 48 Practicing Gratitude 128

Activity 49 Exploring Your Range of Emotions 131

Activity 50 Practicing Self-Care 134

Activity 51 Finding Balance 138

Activity 52 Feeling the Power of Nurturance 141

Activity 53 Building Your Emotional Muscle: Sit with Difficult Feelings 144

Activity 54 Building Your Emotional Muscle: Allow the Sadness of Saying "Enough" 145

Activity 55 Building Your Emotional Muscle: Get to Know What You Feel and What You Really Need 147

Activity 56 Using Helpful Distraction 149

Activity 57 Preparing and Rehearsing 150

Chapter 8 Your Body: Temple, Fortress, or Foe? 153

Activity 58 Temple, Fortress, or Foe? 154

Activity 59 Unlocking the Door to the Fortress 155

Activity 60 Showing Yourself Compassion, Once Again 157

Activity 61 Rejecting the Foe 159

Activity 62 Making Your Body Your Temple 161

Activity 63 Accepting Mother Nature's Plan 163

Activity 64 Recognizing the Many Miraculous Things Your Body Can Do 165

Activity 65 Finding Even More Gratitude 167

Activity 66 Taking Care of Your Body's Needs 168

Activity 67 Saying Nice Things About Your Body 169

Activity 68 Wearing Comfortable Clothes You Enjoy 172

Activity 69 Doing Nurturing Things for Your Body 173

Activity 70 Stopping Comparisons 175

Activity 71 Changing Your Social Media Habits 177

Chapter 9 Joyful Movement 181

Activity 72 Every Living Thing Moves! 182

Activity 73 Exploring Exercise vs. Movement 184

Activity 74 Learning About Neat 187

Activity 75 Being Sedentary 189

Activity 76 Wondering About Exercise Resistance 192

Activity 77 Why Include Movement? 194

Activity 78 Recognizing Overexercising 199

Chapter 10 From Nutrition To Ray Food-Room For It All 201

Activity 79 Figuring Out If You're Really Ready for Nutrition Facts 202

Activity 80 Paying Attention to How Eating Can Affect How You Feel 204

Activity 81 Learning Exactly What Nutrition Is 207

Activity 82 Exploring How Play Food Fits In 211

Activity 83 Learning About Commonsense Nutrition 213

Activity 84 Putting It All Together 215

Acknowledgments 223

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Resch resides in Santa Monica, CA.

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