Ep.120 Interoceptive Awareness and Intuitive Eating


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By Tonya Beauchaine and Tracy Vazquez, Tonya Beauchaine, and Tracy Vazquez. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

WTF is Interoceptive Awareness?

Interoception involves communication between a bodily sensation and our brain processing the information to support physical and emotional wellbeing, and ultimately a response. The ability to access interoceptive awareness varies greatly from person to person; for some it is relatively easy and little guidance is needed and for others, it can take training and practice.

Any type of conscious restriction causes us to detach from our body signals and ignore what is happening. The disconnect causes us to be confused and unable to read what our body is actually telling us.

In this episode, we discuss how Intuitive Eating helps us tap into our interoceptive awareness.


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  2. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5985305/


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