The Mindful Me Journey
A 40-Day Guided Journal Toward a Healthier Relationship with Food and Exercise
Diet culture pervades our society and has created a value for thinness that has unknowingly caused a
weight bias as well. It has also made
Because of this unhealthy culture,
many people have lost sight of the importance of health at every size
because a hyper-focus on the world's values of fitness and segmentation have overshadowed the wellness values of health and wholeness.
Is it time to move away from diet culture?
Are you ready to embrace health and wholeness?
Beginning to develop mindful awareness about what you do with food and exercise and why you do it is a step toward healthy and whole living.
Becoming mindfully attuned to the habits, rules, routines, and rituals you follow as well as the feelings and emotions that are present is another step forward.
The Mindful Me Journey was an Amazon #1 new release in 2019 that has reached international distribution.
This journaling program is helping people just like you explore daily eating and activity experiences. Throughout this 40-day program, you will use non-diet intuitive principles and the journaling process to get in touch with your body both physically and emotionally as you journey away from reactive diet culture and disordered practices toward nourishing choices for health and wholeness.
Are you working with a health coach, counselor, or another health professional? This cognitive behavior therapy mindfulness tool is helping health professionals guide their clients in a fresh new way and it can help yours do it too.
Learn how Tanya's journey with disordered eating and her knowledge of behavior management helped her walk herself out of disordered practices, how she used that experience to develop The Mindful Me Journey, and why she wants you and other practitioners to use this journaling tool too.
Unsure if diet culture has caused you to develop food or exercise issues you should investigate further?
Answer these questions and find out.
Do you regularly obsess about food, weight, appearance, or exercise?
Do you get on the scale and feel good or bad, depending on the number?
Do you refuse to eat certain foods? Has that list become more and more restrictive?
Do you eliminate entire categories of food from your diet (no carbs, no sugar, etc)?
Do you talk frequently about feeling fat or overweight?
Do you hide food or eat in secret?
Do you fixate on the quality of the food you eat?
Do you have inflexible eating patterns?
If you take insulin, do you find it difficult to do so sometimes? Do you ever purposely skip an injection?
Do you link your self-esteem with adherence to a certain regimen?
Do you uncontrollably consume large amounts of food and then feel guilt or shame?
Do you continue eating even after you are full?
Do you hate what you see when you look in a mirror?
Do you become anxious, angry, or feel guilty when you miss a scheduled workout?
Do you spend a lot of time planning meals?
Do you closely track how many calories you burn while working out?
Do you consume food rapidly, eating until you are uncomfortably full?
Do you get argumentative or defensive when someone questions how much you exercise or how you eat?
Do you have food rituals? (e.g., eating foods in certain orders, excessive chewing, rearranging food on a plate)
Do you avoid mealtimes or situations involving food?
Do you eat alone because of being embarrassed by how much you eat?
Do you exercise rigidly—despite weather, fatigue, illness, or injury?
Did you answer “yes” to a couple of these questions? If so, you will benefit from taking a closer look at food and activity thoughts, feelings, habits, and behaviors by using "The Mindful Me Journey" journaling program.
Did you answer "yes" to several of these questions? If so, consider working one-on-one in a coaching intensive to increase your awareness encompassing your food and body mindset and behaviors and learn concrete steps to apply what you discover using targeted tools and strategies with unlimited support.
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"Journaling through the book helped me to see my issues more clearly."
“The program has helped put a greater desire in my heart to eat more nutrient-rich foods and enjoy them!"
“This program doesn't focus on good and bad foods, but on the freedom to make the choices that are the best for you. It's really about freedom from obsession over what you're eating, so that you can go on to be a better you in other areas of your life as well."
“This program helped me to separate the emotions from eating. Each time I reach for a snack I ask myself whether I am hungry and will this food actually make me feel better after I eat it."
"I am able to slow down now, make healthier choices without feeling deprived, and to face the emotions better than I was. It has also encouraged me to spend more time in healthy movement."