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  • Linnette Johnson

How to Journal to Help You Chanel Your Intuitive Eating

Journaling is an excellent way for personal growth and betterment. This fantastic writing process allows you to write down your feelings and thoughts that are taking up a lot of space in your mind and life. Through writing it all on a piece of paper, you give yourself the space for transformation and growth, welcoming change at its best.

 



 

Journaling is usually taken as an exercise people attempt for personal growth or feelings. However, we don’t realize that journaling is vaster than we can imagine and has a lot more meaning to it. It can be used in various ways, and food journaling is one of the many styles of journaling that is extremely helpful.


Intuitive eating is getting appreciated with time as it connects the human body and mind, which is highly crucial to a good weight loss process. As intuitive eating is all about building a solid relationship between your body and your mind, journaling can help. It takes your eating habits to a very different level, which helps build a healthy lifestyle and goes beyond the struggle with weight loss only. Here are some quick ways to do food journaling to get your habit of intuitive eating on track!


Ways to Food Journal for Intuitive Eating:


  • The first thing you should start your food journal with is what you feel like after a meal. Also, don’t overlook that feeling because we all get a particular feeling after having a meal. Have a meal and take some time to acknowledge how your body is reacting to it. Please write it down daily. After each meal, you will see a different pattern after a week that will show you how your body reacts to each type of food.

  •  Next, you must write down the time of the day that you have your meals. Which meal should be the heaviest and which should be the smallest? A healthy and nutritious breakfast is essential as you need more energy to start the day. Similarly, grilled chicken or sautéed veggies can do an excellent job for lunch. Try to keep your dinner to a minimum and keep yourself hydrated with water.

  •  Also, be fully aware of your life situation and the circumstances that are going on. Your body might demand more food when stressed, or maybe you eat way less than your body needs when under pressure. Notice how your life events affect your daily eating habits and track them down in your food journal. Next time you feel under pressure, you will know that you are missing out on your essential nutrients, and you must take them to fight the stress.

 

Tracking your eating habits with these three simple ways of food journaling can help you build an intuitive eating style that will help you lose and maintain weight. If you are tired of weight loss programs that never really work, then adopt the intuitive eating style so that you can understand your body better and manage yourself accordingly. This won’t improve your motivation levels, and you won’t get fed up with the process either. Try it out now and find yourself more adaptable to your eating habits and embracing a healthier lifestyle like never before.

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