Health At Every Size

What does (HAES) Health AT Every Size Even Mean???

I am a (HAES) Health At Every Size therapist. As stated in the link below: "The Health At Every Size® (HAES®) approach (weight inclusive) is an alternative to the weight/size-based paradigm upon which much current public health policy is based." Before we go any further, check out this HAES Fact Sheet so you can understand… Continue reading What does (HAES) Health AT Every Size Even Mean???

Eating Disorders

Being Healed From It Does Not Always Mean The Absence Of It

When it comes to eating disorders, healing looks different for everyone. When a person says that they are healed from their disorder, that might not necessarily mean the absence of it. Being healed might simply mean having more power over the eating disorder voice than you did when the eating disorder was full blown. Maybe… Continue reading Being Healed From It Does Not Always Mean The Absence Of It

Intuitive Eating

What Does Intuitive Eating Even Mean??

"Accept your genetic blueprint. Just as a person with a shoe size of eight would not expect to realistically squeeze into a size six, it is equally as futile (and uncomfortable) to have the same expectation with body size. But mostly, respect your body, so you can feel better about who you are. It's hard… Continue reading What Does Intuitive Eating Even Mean??

Eating Disorders

Food Freedom/Body Peace Resources

Podcasts: Books: - Body Kindness By: Rebecca Scritchfield, RDN - Body Respect By: Linda Bacon, PhD. and Lucy Aphramor, PhD, RD - Sick Enough By: Jennifer L. Gaudiani - Health at Every Size By: Linda Bacon, PhD.  - 8 Keys To Recovery From An Eating Disorder By: Carolyn Costin and Gwen Schubert Grabb - Intuitive Eating… Continue reading Food Freedom/Body Peace Resources

Self-Care and Growth

3 Things I’ve Learned From Being Alone

Be Alone. Eat alone, take yourself on dates, sleep alone. In the midst of this you will learn about yourself. You will grow, you will figure out what inspires you, you will curate your own dreams, your own beliefs, your own stunning clarity, and when you do meet the person who makes your cells dance,… Continue reading 3 Things I’ve Learned From Being Alone

Meditation and Mindfulness

The Importance Of Meditation and Mindfulness

What would our lives look like if we were truly in the present moment when visiting with our friends. What would our lives look like if we were intentional about how we spent our time? There are apps that tell us how much time we spend on social media, but what would it be like if there was… Continue reading The Importance Of Meditation and Mindfulness

Self-Care and Growth

3 Things I’ve Gained From Yoga

When I was 17 years old I found something that helped me a whole lot. YOGA.  There are 3 specific things that I have gained from yoga:-Self-Compassion  -Awareness of my body -Emotional balance The first time I went to yoga class I did not have patience with myself or my body. I ended up pushing myself… Continue reading 3 Things I’ve Gained From Yoga