How to: Eat HEALTHY without DEPRIVATION.
We seriously have ALL BEEN THERE. If anyone reading this has ever NOT felt totally deprived when trying to live a healthier lifestyle, than I applaud you! I seriously cannot believe it took me SO LONG to learn the following concepts, but once I grasped them and understood WHY, the HOW became so much clearer. In a nutshell, I am someone who really cannot deprive myself of the things I want. If I feel I am following some sort of "set of rules" I will find myself spiraling down the rabbit hole of no return. I think this stems from my career in dance where the goal was always to stay "aesthetically pleasing" no matter what the cost. I followed so many rules about food so I wouldn't gain any weight that when my performing career was over, things got a little wild. I strive to never use the word diet. For me, that word has a negative connotation. One that involves strict rules, failure after failure, starvation, blandness, and mental health issues. Instead, I try