Is shame holding you back from your health goals?

Written by
Jonathan Steedman

Embarking on a journey to improve your health and well-being should empower you, but shame often hinders progress. Whether you've struggled in the past, have body image concerns, or face societal pressures, shame creates barriers to achieving your health goals.

But enough of that!

We at Bite Me Nutrition are here to support and guide you, helping you overcome shame, cultivate self-compassion, and foster a positive relationship with yourself and your body. Let’s explore how we can be your ally in breaking free from shame and embracing a healthier and more joyful life.


Create a Judgment-Free Zone

One of our essential roles as your dietitian is to create a safe and non-judgmental environment just for you. We understand that shame can be a powerful force that holds you back from seeking help or expressing your true feelings. We will listen to your concerns with empathy and understanding, free from judgement or shame. Together, we will create a compassionate space where you can release shame and begin the healing process.


Address the Root Causes

Shame often stems from past experiences, societal pressures, or internalised beliefs. We will work with you to explore the root causes of your shame, helping you identify and challenge any negative self-perceptions. We will dive deep into the underlying factors contributing to your shame, developing a healthier mindset and breaking free from self-destructive thought patterns.


Embrace Body Acceptance

Body image concerns often lead to feelings of shame, impacting your relationship with food and nutrition. I can help you develop body acceptance by shifting the focus from weight or appearance to overall health and well-being. I will encourage you to appreciate your body's strength, functionality, and resilience, promoting a more compassionate and nurturing mindset.


Set Realistic Goals

Shame often arises when expectations and goals feel unattainable or unrealistic. With our support you will set realistic, personalised goals that align with your health needs and lifestyle. We will break down these goals into smaller, manageable steps, celebrating every achievement along the way. By setting attainable targets, you will build confidence, overcome shame, and stay motivated on your health journey.


Take a Holistic Approach to Health

We understand that health is not just about nutrition and food choices; it encompasses all aspects of your well-being. We take a holistic approach, considering factors such as stress, sleep, exercise, and mental health. By addressing these interconnected elements, we’ll help you create a balanced and sustainable approach to health, promoting overall well-being and reducing feelings of shame.

Shame has no place on your journey to health and well-being. At Bite Me Nutrition, we are committed to helping you break free from the shackles of shame and embrace a healthier and more fulfilling life. We can navigate this journey together!