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Intuitively Intermittent - A This Well-Seasoned Life Podcast

Intuitively Intermittent - A This Well-Seasoned Life Podcast

By Andrea Tollison
This podcast is a great source of reflection for anyone who is trying to break free from diet thinking but is also open to different eating plans, such as intermittent fasting. If you are trying to find a way of eating that works for you as a way of life, this podcast will offer some tasty food for thought. (Intuitive Eating, Intermittent Fasting)
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What promotes and interferes with intuitive eating (ep 30)
This is the last episode about Chapter 1 of the book Intuitive Eating rev 4.  The focus of this episode is various things that have been found to promote or interfere with intuitive eating. (pages 10-17 of the book). In this episode I reflect on how these factors have be present in my past, my present, and in my role as a parent. Links and Resources talked about in the show: Link to episode 26, the first episode in this series. Link to episode 28, the first episode on this chapter. Book - Intuitive Eating V4 (Evelyn Tribole and Elyse Resch) Tool - The Dinner Daily Menu Planning Service - use code WINDOWWORTHY20 for 20% off your first subscription Assessment Tool - Online Version of the Intuitive Eating Self-Assessment Book - Fearing the Black Body: The Racial Origins of Fat Phobia (Sabrina Strings) Additional Resources Not Mentioned Meditation Resources - Headspace Meditation App  Meditation Resources - Headspace resources for COVID-19 Equipment - My Favorite Meditation Cushion Tool - My Shapa Scale  - use code BetterWaytoWeight for $20 off a 12 or 18 month subscription Some of the links above are affiliate links. Your purchases using affiliate links support my work!  Thank you in advance.
35:26
October 24, 2020
Science of Intuitive Eating - 2 (Ep 29)
In this episode, I continued my exploration of Chapter 1 of the Intuitive Eating book (revision 4). Some of the questions I explored are: There are so many positive things that are correlated with high intuitive eating. What gets in our way of committing fully to IE? Rebuilding trust is a big part of intuitive eating. When did I lose my trust in myself? How might intuitive eating during my college years have impacted me? How have I gotten through some of the biggest concerns that are voiced about intuitive eating? Where do I see the results on focusing on weight loss show up within the IF Communities? Resources Mentioned in This Episode Book - Intuitive Eating V4 (Evelyn Tribole and Elyse Resch) Facebook Group - Intuitively Intermittent  Movement Resource - KaisaFit Start Mobility Tool - My Shapa Scale  - use code BetterWaytoWeigh for $20 off a 12 or 18 month subscription Additional Resources Not Mentioned Workbook - The Intuitive Eating Workbook (Evelyn Tribole and Elyse Resch) Website Resource - The 10 Principles of Intuitive Eating Meditation Resources - Headspace Meditation App  Meditation Resources - Headspace resources for COVID-19 Equipment - My Favorite Meditation Cushion Tool - The Dinner Daily Menu Planning Service - use code WINDOWWORTHY20 for 20% off your first subscription (https://shrsl.com/29hvf) Some of the links above are affiliate links. Your purchases using affiliate links support my work!  Thank you in advance.    
29:24
October 9, 2020
The Science of Intuitive Eating - 1 (ep 28)
In this episode, I started my exploration of Chapter 1 of the Intuitive Eating book (revision 4).   Some of the questions I explored are: What does it mean for an eating style to be adaptive? How does my past experience with dieting compare to what is found in research to be true of intuitive eaters? How am I challenged with regards to interoceptive responsiveness? What can we learn by looking at how the principles break down into those that support interoceptive awareness vs though the remove obstacles to interoceptive awareness. Resources Mentioned in This Episode Book - Intuitive Eating V4 (Evelyn Tribole and Elyse Resch) Facebook Group - Intuitively Intermittent Movement - Fit Forever Movement - Holden Qi Gong 30 Day Challenge Blog Resource - The 5 Elements and Menstrual Cycle Blog Resource - Balancing the 5 Elements Tool - My Shapa Scale  - use code BetterWaytoWeigh for $20 off a 12 or 18 month subscription Podcast Resource - My Interview with Tracy Brown Workbook - The Intuitive Eating Workbook (Evelyn Tribole and Elyse Resch) Website Resource - The 10 Principles of Intuitive Eating Additional Resources Not Mentioned Meditation Resources - Headspace Meditation App  Meditation Resources - Headspace resources for COVID-19 Equipment - My Favorite Meditation Cushion Tool - The Dinner Daily Menu Planning Service - use code WINDOWWORTHY20 for 20% off your first subscription (https://shrsl.com/29hvf) Some of the links above are affiliate links. Your purchases using affiliate links support my work!  Thank you in advance.
32:14
September 23, 2020
Reflections on the Book "Intuitive Eating" Pt 2 (ep 27)
After being on my intuitive eating journey for almost 2.5 years, I'm feeling ready to read the official intuitive eating book and reflect on it. Here are the questions that I reflect on during this episode: Why did I keep dieting? What was I getting from the experience of dieting? Why did I keep failing at diets? What did I blame when they failed? How do I work through the conflict of years of being told that weightloss is the cure to so many ailments when weight isn't a behavior that I can directly control? Where do I see diet culture showing up within my life and the groups I belong to? What am I focusing on instead of weight as I continue on the intuitive eating journey? The reflections are based upon pages xvii to xxii of the Introduction to the 4th revision of the Intuitive Eating book, linked below.  Join me on this journey by purchasing on the book and reflecting on it for yourself over the weeks to come! Previous revisions of the book may be available at your local library. Resources talked about in the show: Book - Intuitive Eating V4 (Evelyn Tribole and Elyse Resch) Movement - KaisaFit Mobility Program Movement - Holden QiGong 30 Day Challenge Blog - Five Elements and Your Menstrual Health Tool - Shapa Scale - Use code BetterWayToWeigh to save $20 on your 12 or 18 month plan.   Book - Health at Every Size (Lindo Bacon) Podcast Episode - UnF*ch Your Brain Q & A episode, 1st question (Kara Loewentheil) Podcast Episode - An Interview With Elizabeth Hall Meditation Resources - Headspace Meditation App  Facebook Group - Intuitively Intermittent Additional Resources Not Mentioned Meditation Resources - Headspace resources for COVID-19 Equipment - My Favorite Meditation Cushion Tool - The Dinner Daily Menu Planning Service - use code WINDOWWORTHY20 for 20% off your first subscription Some of the links above are affiliate links. Your purchases using affiliate links support my work!  Thank you in advance.
31:34
September 9, 2020
Reflections on the book "Intuitive Eating" Pt 1 (ep 26)
After being on my intuitive eating journey for almost 2.5 years, I'm feeling ready to read the official intuitive eating book and reflect on it.   Here are the questions that I reflect on during this episode: How have instinct, emotion, and thought been present or ignored during my years of dieting? What lessons have I learned and stored in my "memory files" regarding satisfaction during eating? How was I hyperconscious of my hunger and fullness when I first started and what tools helped me? The reflections are based upon pages xi to xvi of the Forward to the 4th revision of the Intuitive Eating book, linked below.  Join me on this journey by purchasing on the book and reflecting on it for yourself over the weeks to come! Previous revisions of the book may be available at your local library. Resources talked about in the show: Book - Intuitive Eating V4 (Evelyn Tribole and Elyse Resch) Podcast Episode - Using the Hunger Scale to Eat More Intuitively Facebook Group - Intuitively Intermittent Additional Resources Not Mentioned Meditation Resources - Headspace Meditation App  Meditation Resources - Headspace resources for COVID-19 Equipment - My Favorite Meditation Cushion Tool - The Dinner Daily Menu Planning Service - use code WINDOWWORTHY20 for 20% off your first subscription  Some of the links above are affiliate links. Your purchases using affiliate links support my work!  Thank you in advance.
19:59
August 26, 2020
What does success even mean? (Ep. 25)
My understanding of what it means to be successful has evolved over the years and has been on my mind a lot lately.  In this episode, I share my personal reflections regarding what success has meant to me at various times in my life and what it means for me today. Potential Resources Meditation Resources - Headspace Meditation App  Meditation Resources - Headspace resources for COVID-19 Equipment - My Favorite Meditation Cushion Tool - The Dinner Daily Menu Planning Service - use code WINDOWWORTHY20 for 20% off your first subscription Some of the links above are affiliate links. Your purchases using affiliate links support my work!  Thank you in advance.
27:22
August 12, 2020
New Realizations on What Influences When I Break My Fast
I had a realization a couple of weeks about about the possibility that "anti-diet culture" may be influencing when I break my fast.  I hope you find my reflections on this helpful. Resources talked about in the show: Previous Episode - An Interview with Elizabeth Hall Additional Resources Not Mentioned Meditation Resources - Headspace Meditation App  Meditation Resources - Headspace resources for COVID-19 Equipment - My Favorite Meditation Cushion Tool - The Dinner Daily Menu Planning Service - use code WINDOWWORTHY20 for 20% off your first subscription (https://shrsl.com/29hvf) Some of the links above are affiliate links. Your purchases using affiliate links supports my work!  Thank you in advance.
10:44
July 29, 2020
Questions to Ask Before You Recommit
This episode was inspired by a post I saw on social media.  I hope you find these reflections helpful. Resources Mentioned in This Episode Podcast - Brené Brown, Unlocking Us, Brené on Shame and Accountability Book - Fast. Feast. Repeat. by Gin Stephens Resource - Intuitive Eating Online Self- Assessment Coaching - Complimentary Coaching Session Resources Not Mentioned in This Episode Meditation Resources - Headspace Meditation App  Meditation Resources - Headspace resources for COVID-19 Equipment - My Favorite Meditation Cushion Tool - The Dinner Daily Menu Planning Service - use code WINDOWWORTHY20 for 20% off your first subscription (https://shrsl.com/29hvf) Some of the links above are affiliate links. Your purchases using affiliate links supports my work!  Thank you in advance.
23:54
July 15, 2020
My Personal Experience with Being "Triggered"
In this episode I talk about  what I mean when I say "triggered" things that can trigger me a personal example of being triggered by a number on a scale a personal example of recently being triggered by the size of my clothing Resources talked about in the show: Prior Podcast Episode: Working  with Unintentional Weight Gain Additional Resources Meditation Resources - Headspace Meditation App  Meditation Resources - Headspace resources for COVID-19 Equipment - My Favorite Meditation Cushion Tool - The Dinner Daily Menu Planning Service - use code WINDOWWORTHY20 for 20% off your first subscription Some of the links above are affiliate links. Your purchases using affiliate links supports my work!  Thank you in advance.
20:26
July 1, 2020
An Interview with Elizabeth Hall
I hope you enjoy this interview with Elizabeth Hall, Intuitive Eating Body Image Life Coach. Resources talked about in the show: Book - Health at Every Size (Lindo Bacon) Book - Anti-Diet (Christy Harrison) Article - BMI Meditation Resources - Headspace Meditation App  Meditation Resources - Headspace resources for COVID-19 Book - Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself (Kristin Neff) Website - Kristin Neff Self-Compassion Website Website - Elizabeth Hall's Website Additional Resources  Equipment - My Favorite Meditation Cushion Tool - The Dinner Daily Menu Planning Service - use code WINDOWWORTHY20 for 20% off your first subscription Some of the links above are affiliate links. Your purchases using affiliate links supports my work!  Thank you in advance.
56:46
June 17, 2020
Thinking Out Loud About Closing My Eating Window
This is a new type of episode. I talk a bit about why I'm doing it in this episode (and in this short trailer) and then proceed to think out loud about closing my eating window and the things that are coming up for me on that topic. Additional Resources Prior Episode (Spotify link) - Working with Unintentional Weight Gain The 10 Principles of Intuitive Eating Intuitively Intermittent Facebook Group
12:30
June 9, 2020
Introducing Thinking Out Loud Episodes
Sometimes I get in my own way when it comes to recording.  Thinking Out Loud episodes will allow me to publish my thoughts for you as they come up rather than always needing to flesh them out into a full episode and then waiting to release it. Be sure to subscribe to hear all the episodes and head over to the Facebook Group to connect.
00:59
June 9, 2020
Working with Unintentional Weight Gain
If we are committed to not dieting again, unintentional weight gain requires us to challenge old diet habits and thinking.  In this episode, Andrea talks about ways you can examine your food, movement, and stress and identify tweaks that will still be in alignment with your non-diet commitment. Resources talked about in the show: Intuitive Eating Self Assessment Stress Can Cause Weight Gain (Today.com Article) Headspace Meditation App Waking Up Meditation App Meditation Pillow Yoga With Adriene Lee Holden Qi Gong Foot Baths with Heat and Massage  Want to add some ease and variety into you menu planning process? Check out The Dinner Daily service. Use code WINDOWWORTHY20 at checkout for 20% off your first subscription. Some of the links above are affiliate links. Your purchases using affiliate links supports my work!  Thank you in advance.
27:20
June 3, 2020
The Question that Led Me to Stop Dieting for Good
At the end of my last diet, there was one question that came up for me which started me down the intuitive eating path.  It was an aha moment for me that is still having an impact on me over 2 years later.  Resources talked about in the show:  Headspace Meditation App  All resources for COVID-19  Free pro account for the unemployed  Free pro account for Health Care Providers  Free pro account for educators  Waking Up Meditation  App  Meditation Cushion Recommendation  Want to add some ease and variety into you menu planning process? Check out The Dinner Daily service. Use code WINDOWWORTHY20 at checkout for 20% off your first subscription.   Some of the links above are affiliate links. Your purchases using affiliate links supports my work!  Thank you in advance.
18:16
May 20, 2020
Overeating is a Dieting Behavior
It's easy to see how restriction is a dieting behavior.  On the other side of restriction is some sort of overeating behavior. Andrea talks about how the overeating is just a much a dieting signal as restriction using a non-food example. Links to things mentioned in the episode Intuitively Intermittent Facebook Group The Dinner Daily Menu Planning Service - use code WINDOWWORTHY20 for 20% of your first subscription.  Interview with Laurin Mills - The Dinner Daily Founder Famine - Wikipedia Entry
27:50
May 6, 2020
Intuitive Eating for Intermittent Fasters
In this episode, Andrea shares a bit about intuitive eating in its official capacity.  Then she talks about how she thinks about and explains it as it pertains to intermittent fasting.   Curious to know your intuitive eating "score"?  Check out her online adaptation of the IE-2 assessment here. Here are the links that were mentioned in the episode. The Official Intuitive Eating Website Book - Intuitive Eating 3rd Edition Book - Intuitive Eating 4th Edition - June 2020 The 10 Principles of Intuitive Eating Blog Post - What is Intuitive Eating by Evelyn Tribole The Intuitive Eating Scale - Academic Paper Intermittent Fasting Stories with Gin Stephens - Episode 52 - An Interview of Andrea Tollison Additional Resources Intuitively Intermittent Facebook Group Group Coaching - Join the Facebook Group and share your interest and email address within the entry questions for the group. 1 on 1 Coaching - Andrea takes on a limited number of 1 on 1 clients.  Email her at hello at thiswellseasonedlife dot com to learn more and explore if it is a mutual fit. Some of the links shared above are affiliate links.  If you make a purchase using these links, you won't pay more but, you will be supporting Andrea's mission to empower women who want the health benefits of intermittent fasting with the community, resources, and coaching they need to not feel stuck on yet another diet.
21:52
April 22, 2020
Interview of Laurin Mills from The Dinner Daily
In this episode I'm interviewing Laurin Mills about her company, The Dinner Daily.   If you live in the US and Canada and want to take advantage of their free 2 week trial, head over to their website (thedinnerdaily.com) and use the code WINDOWWORTHY20 at checkout to get 20% off your first subscription.  
55:56
December 12, 2019
Unbelieveable Freedom with Kim Smith
I am excited to bring you this interview with Kim Smith of Unbelieveable  Freedom.  I especially love the part where we talked about finding ways to remove the struggle in our lives.  She is doing great work with her personal development workbooks.  I have the Fasting, Feasting, Freedom book and it's BEAUTIFUL as well as actionable.  Here are all the links I talked about in the episode Join the Intuitively Intermittent Facebook Group! Delay, Don't Deny: Living an Intermittent Fasting Lifestyle by Gin Stephens Unbelieveable Freedom by Ryan & Kim Smith Fasting, Freedom, Freedom by Kim Smith Poster Girl Habits by Kim Smith Kim's Unbelieveable Freedom Wedbsite [Some of the links mentioned above are affiliate links, which means that if you choose to make a purchase, I will earn a commission. This commission comes at no additional cost to you.]
57:40
November 14, 2019
Fasting 4 Freedom with Susannah Juteau
I'm super excited to be bringing this interview to you!  As a registered dietician who specializes in intermittent fasting, Susannah Juteau is my go to for so many things and I know you will learn something from our conversation! In the episode, I mentioned a few links. Here they are! Book a call with Susannah to come up with an action plan. Follow her on Instagram Join the Intuitively Intermittent FB Group
59:35
November 2, 2019
Why I call it intermittent fasting
One of the questions I’ve gotten from the intuitive eating community is why do I insist on calling it IF if it’s intuitive for me. I go over my main 3 reasons in this episode. Join the conversation and share your reasons in the Facebook group! I look forward to seeing you there! https://www.facebook.com/groups/IntuitivelyIntermittent
11:34
October 30, 2019
It's Been a While!
I've been absent for a while for reasons that I'll start to get into in this episode.   Here are the links I mentioned: Intermittent Fasting Stories Episode 52 - Andrea Tollison Intuitively Intermittent Facebook Group
21:19
October 25, 2019
S1E11 - An Interview with Gin Stephens
These show notes contain affiliate links. If you purchase through these links, you will not pay any extra but I'll receive a small incentive.  This will help me keep this podcast going and improving. I loved this interview with Gin Stephens.  In it we talked about Intermittent Fasting and how it is very intuitive for her.   Gin's approach to Intermittent Fasting is so accessible and I love the community of support she's building for folks who want to explore it.   Here are links to Gin's books! Delay, Don't Deny: Living an Intermittent Fasting Lifestyle https://amzn.to/2RYuVkf Delay, Don't Deny Digging Deeper: Advancing Your Intermittent Fasting Lifestyle https://amzn.to/2WppOYM Delay, Don't Deny LIFE Journal  https://amzn.to/2CWmlIa Feast Without Fear: Food and the Delay, Don't Deny Lifestyle  https://amzn.to/2MBMd0D
53:30
January 29, 2019
S1E10 - An Interview with Ali Shapiro
Ali Shapiro is a person whose work I admire and whose podcast I never miss.  She approaches health and wellness is a really different way that resonates with me and I hope it will resonate with you too. I interviewed her in late August 2018.
39:57
December 23, 2018
Podcasting Identity Crisis
A week ago, I told some friends that I was going to pause on podcasting for a while. Then this past week happened! Tune in to hear how you've already shown or can show me that you get something out of this podcast and help me stay motivated to keep pushing through. I also talk about my first hand experience with discontinuation syndrome, the blessings that I took from feeling like absolute crud for a week, and how diet culture peeked in at me when I had no appetite. Like what you hear? Join the FB group to engage in meaningful conversations around these topics! www.facebook.com/groups/intuitivelyintermittent/
22:42
November 2, 2018
S1E8 - Dealing with Grief and Loss
In this episode I talk about 2 experiences I had immediately following the death of my cat. I talk about the place of food in coping with the loss and how not thinking of IE or IF as a diet made it possible for my body to find a place ease. Join the FB group to engage in meaningful conversations around these topics! https://m.facebook.com/groups/243401943074978 Like what you hear? There are three easy ways to support the show! 1) Contribute a small amount each month using the Support this podcast button. https://anchor.fm/intuitivelyintermittent 2) Pay a small fee for the main part of the episode without the extras. https://www.breaker.audio/intuitively-intermittent-a-this-well-seasoned-life-podcast 3) US customers can shop Wildtree. https://wildtree.com/christi_and_andrea
11:54
October 13, 2018
S1E7 - An Interview with Tracy Brown, RD
Today's Episode In season 1 episode 6, I outlined a 7 step process for eating more intuitively using a hunger and fullness scale. You can download your own copy of the process here: http://thiswellseasonedlife.com/7-steps-to-eating-more-intuitively/ The scale I've been using was developed by Tracy Brown, RD. In this interview, Tracy and I talk about the scale and some of the challenges her clients face. Like what you hear? There are three easy ways to support the show! 1) Contribute a small amount each month using the Support this podcast button. https://anchor.fm/intuitivelyintermittent 2) Pay a small fee for the main part of the episode without the extras. https://www.breaker.audio/intuitively-intermittent-a-this-well-seasoned-life-podcast 3) US customers can shop Wildtree. Get the promo code from the episode to get 10% off your order of $30 or more. https://wildtree.com/christi_and_andrea
35:34
September 24, 2018
S1E6 - Using the Hunger Scale to Eat More Intuitively
Unlearning diet culture and tuning into what hunger and fullness feel like takes practice. I've developed a 7 step process that helps me tap into those sensations. In this episode, I share the 7 steps and how you can use the hunger scale in your life. Get the show notes and your own copy of the 7 Steps to Eating More Intuitively here: https://wp.me/p9CSok-6N
21:10
August 8, 2018
My First Day of IE/IF
Transitioning from a strict food plan to the IE/IF combination was a big adjustment. There were a few things I did my first day that made the transition easier. I'm talking about them in this episode. I also share a listener review and this past weeks successes. I'd love for you to join in the conversation in the private Facebook group! Head on over to http://www.facebook.com/groups/IntuitivelyIntermittent/ to join in the conversation. If you have any questions, comments, or suggestions for future podcast topics, please email them to me at podcast@thiswellseasonedlife.com or send me a private message via the FB group. Lastly, don't forget to check out the Wildtree Meals app! Your support in this way will help me to keep the podcast going. Use code Z4F7R when you sign up or use the link shared here to let Wildtree know that you want to work with Christi and me! http://wildtreemeals.com/share/referral/Z4F7R
15:18
July 23, 2018
Helping kids stay intuitive eaters
In this episode, I talk about 2 changes I've made with how I'm interacting with my 5 year old son regarding food. I made them in March 2018 as I was starting my intuitive eating journey with the hopes that they will help him maintain his intuitive eating skills and avoid the path of disordered eating that I and so many others head down. If you want to engage in conversation around this topic or any other pertaining to intuitive eating or intermittent fasting, please head on over to the private Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/IntuitivelyIntermittent/ If you have any questions, comments, or suggestions for future podcast topics, please email them to me at podcast@thiswellseasonedlife.com
13:28
July 12, 2018
An Interview with Dr Kelley Kacergis - Episode 3
I connected with Dr Kelley about her journey with intuitive eating and how she came to develop the intuitive eating method she teaches in her Dream and Drive DIET Program book. She and I are hosting a private FB based study group that will explore each chapter of her book and help its participants learn how to live more intuitively. This group starts on Sunday 7/8 and will run for 6 weeks. This is a great personal development opportunity for anyone who wants to learn intuitive eating and intuitive living regardless of their interest in intermittent fasting. Membership in this group will be capped at 20 participants and spaces are filling up fast. Go to https://tinyurl.com/DreamDriveStudyGroup to learn more. If you have any questions, comments, or suggestions for future podcast topics, please email them to me at podcast@thiswellseasonedlife.com
34:47
July 4, 2018
An interview with Kelly Merrill - Episode 2
I sat down to talk with Kelly Merrill about how she got started with intermittent fasting and how she incorporates intuitive eating principles into her IF lifestyle. Kelly is my cousin-in-law and she was the second person in her family to give IF a try. I love how Kelly incorporates the intuitive eating concepts and really fits her IF into her lifestyle rather than the other way around. If you have any questions, comments, or suggestions for future podcast topics, please email them to me at podcast@thiswellseasonedlife.com. If you want to join in the conversation, head on over to our Facebook Group. https://www.facebook.com/groups/IntuitivelyIntermittent/ This episode is sponsored by Wildtree with Christi and Andrea. View the full selection of products on the Wildtree Meals app. Be sure to use to referral code Z4F7R to show support for this podcast. Available on IOS and Android devices, Wildtree Meals can also be accessed on the web at https://wildtreemeals.com/share/referral/Z4F7R
18:31
July 2, 2018
Intuitively Intermittent - Ep 1
Andrea shares with us how she got started on her IE/IF journey.
15:43
June 23, 2018