What I Think About Cheat Meals By Morgan Kline November 20, 2019 I’m going to be 100% honest with you, I don’t believe in cheat meals. I don’t believe it is the best strategy for developing a healthy and happy relationship with food and your body. Why? Cheat meals make us label food as good or bad. In turn, we relate this “good and bad” mentality to ourselves. When we eat good food, we are good and when we eat bad food, we are bad. This leads us to constantly judge and punish ourselves for our bad choices. It gives us the mentality that our cheat meal is a reward for eating healthy all week long, so when we eat something unhealthy outside of our cheat meal, we feel like we need to punish ourselves. This can either be mental punishment, where we are beating ourselves up on the inside. Or this can be a physical punishment where we think we need to work out extra hard or do double workouts for a few days to “make up for” the “damage” we did. We should never live a life where we are always judging or punishing ourselves. We deserve better than that. Plus, this mentality will never lead us to truly loving and accepting our bodies for what it is. Listen to the full episode to hear more of my thoughts on cheat meals! Find more from me: Instagram: @morgan.a.kline Facebook: @coffee&kettlebells If Coffee & Kettlebells has made a positive impact in any way on your life, I would be beyond appreciative if you took a few seconds of your time to leave a rating and review. Thank you so much for joining me for a cup of Coffee & Kettlebells! Subscribe to the podcast to never miss an episode: Subscribe to Our Blog Blog Email* Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.