4 Steps On How to Deal With Clothes That Are Too Tight

Does this conundrum sound familiar? Your clothes are too tight. On the one hand, you feel really uncomfortable. You can't move freely. You can't breathe easily. You're constantly being reminded about your weight gain. You find yourself lingering on ads or magazines that promise weight loss. Thoughts...

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How to be ‘on Holiday’ and Still Take Care of Yourself

Have you ever said to yourself while on holiday "I'm on holiday!" which is a euphemism for "I'll eat and drink to excess because that's what we do on holiday and when I get home I'll get back on the wagon," which, in turn, is a euphemism for dieting or restricting? This is Diet Culture! I watch...

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Do You Love or Hate This Idea?

How do you respond to the following statement: Body image healing requires radical acceptance of your body as it is now. The most typical reaction is disbelief, incredulity and fear. Why? Because we have a skewed understanding about acceptance! If you fall into the camp of disbelievers, you probably...

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11 Things I Love About Mindful Eating

It's extraordinary what you can learn in any one moment. Mindfulness teaches us to pay attention, moment to moment, to our current experience, without judgement. Mindful eating is one way that we can practise this. We have several opportunities a day to do so. We don't have to be perfect at it and...

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When You’re Tired of Being Mindful With Food

I get it. When you've spent so long obsessing about food and your body, you're so tired of all that attention on what you are or aren't eating; exhausted from the litany your mind creates around every morsel that passes your lips, YOU JUST WANT PEACE from all that attention on food! You don't want...

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