At Way, our goal is not only to help you break free from dieting and body shame, but also to uncover values and align your way of living and eating with your values. In other words: We help you figure out how to eat, move, and live in a way that’s aligned with what you feel is important for your life. That’s what really sets us apart from all the diets and weight loss programs that tell you what to do, without leaving any space for you to decide what’s best for you.
Do you often feel guilty after a meal? If your answer is yes, then you're not alone - yes, you heard it right, you're not alone. Food guilt is an emotion that haunts many of us. Enjoying and savoring a juicy burger and fries, only to feel guilty about it later. That never-ending cycle of enjoying your favorite food and then regretting it can be quite frustrating.
This may come as a surprise to you, but the root word of “health”, actually means “whole”. And that’s not some nonsense we made up. The Oxford Dictionary lays it out plainly.
Now that you’re becoming more excited about eating, and hopefully understanding that being excited about eating is a good thing, we want to continue exploring emotions that can help you enhance your relationship with food and your body. One of the most profound emotions that we are able to feel is gratefulness.
One of the best ways to start understanding your relationship with food is to go back to the beginning, back to the first food rule you can remember...