Food + Nutrition Coaching

transformative coaching to drastically improve your relationship with food, your body, and yourself

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nu·tri·tion

noun

the process of providing or obtaining the food necessary for health and growth

food; nourishment.

late Middle English: from late Latin nutritio(n-), from nutrire ‘feed, nourish.’


A totally different approach to healthy eating

If you’ve ever tried to change the way you eat and failed, it’s not your fault.

You’re not doing it wrong.

The “eat this / don’t eat that” paradigm isn’t effective because it fails to encompass all six aspects of health:

  1. physical

  2. social

  3. emotional

  4. spiritual

  5. environmental

  6. intellectual

Contrary to what diet protocols and trendy nutrition programs tell you, self-discipline is only one of the factors at play when it comes to your food choices.

Here are some of the heavy influencers involved in your food choices:

  • your job and work environment

  • your city/town and what people eat there

  • what foods are available to you locally

  • your level of physical activity that day, and the week leading up to it

  • your friends, and their beliefs about food

  • your stress levels and the tools you utilize to manage stress

  • what you grew up eating

  • your romantic relationship status

  • your hormones

  • the time of day

  • the season/weather/time of year

You cannot change what you eat until you examine how, why, where, when, and who is involved in your food choices.

(And you know what? This process is actually really rewarding.)


Is this you?

You know what to eat, but just don’t do it.

You “eat clean” all day, until evening when you totally cave, pig out on something off-limits, and feel terrible about it.

You skip out on social situations with foods you’re trying to avoid.

You stuff yourself to the brim before parties so you don’t overeat in front of other people.

You work out because you’re supposed to, but you actually kinda hate it.

When you miss a scheduled workout, you berate yourself.

You wear long pants or long sleeves in warm weather because you’re embarrassed about your body.

You’ve tried everything—paleo, gluten-free, vegan, low-carb—but every time, the “bad” foods found their way back into your life.

You’re over it—this struggle with food—and you just want to feel good about your body.


The time is now.

Every moment spent obsessing about food is a moment wasted,

a moment that could be spent loving, helping, building, healing, teaching, connecting, exploring, learning, resting, growing, creating…

 


Eat Hike Love

Food + Nutrition Coaching

Principles

  1. Eat What You Want
    Yes, you read that right. Eat what you want. By learning to listen to your body's messages, you can easily determine what you're in the mood for and what food will suit you best. This first critical part of Eat Hike Love's nutrition philosophy requires you to let go of any prescriptive diet rules you've been following. Nobody knows what's right for you except for you. You are your own best nutritionist, and in order to live a life of freedom with food, you'll learn to respect and nurture your body through mindfulness practices.

  2. Get Outside
    Spending time outdoors, especially in wild places, is healing on every level. Outdoor play is absolutely essential for living a healthy, vibrant life. It reduces physical and emotional stress. It increases confidence and self-esteem. It promotes your ability to overcome adversities. Perhaps most importantly, it reminds you that you are not alone—you are part of a bigger world, full of miracles and magic. So get out there. If hiking isn't your thing, choose another outside activity that you enjoy. By slowing down and literally smelling the flowers, you'll learn to connect with nature and with yourself in a profound, transformative way.

  3. Be a Rebel
    In a society that constantly tells us we aren't good enough, choosing self-love is hard. Self-love isn't about wearing the right outfit, being the right size, or saying the right thing. This third part of the Eat Hike Love philosophy asks you to turn away from the unrealistic expectations put women in our society, to decide that feeling good about yourself is more important than what anyone else says or does, and to commit to radical self-love. Rebel against the media and the marketers that thrive on the painful insecurity of American women. You'll learn to become your own best friend, your own biggest fan, and your very best, most confident self.



If you are ready to feel good about food once and for all,
let's talk.

Schedule your free 15-minute exploration call — no strings attached.



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A note from your coach about pricing

Eat Hike Love Food + Nutrition Coaching packages are offered on a sliding scale (in order words, pay what you can). For more than a decade, my own sense of financial struggle prevented me from seeking the support I so desperately needed. I am offering my professional services and support at a price that works for you, whatever that may be. I believe everyone deserves to feel good about her body, her food, and her life...including you. If you are at all curious about food + nutrition coaching with me and think you could benefit from this work, please schedule a free exploration call (in the box above) to chat about your goals and desires, and should we decide to work together, we'll design a payment structure that works for you.

—Caroline