The decision to diet originates from the belief that we can no longer trust our bodies or ourselves to determine what to eat and thus we require better control of…
What is self-trust?
Self-trust means taking care of yourself and trusting that you know what you do or don’t need. Or that you will respond appropriately in certain situations.
It is not about perfection but trusting that you will respond appropriately.
How does self-trust relate to food?
Self-trust is about trusting yourself around food and your bodies signals to nourish yourself.
Diets erode our ability to listen to our bodies signals and thus can erode trust in our bodies and ourselves around food.