How to Recover from a Bad Body Image Day

My guess is that no matter how much internal work we do on healing our body image and coming to a place of acceptance with our body's appearance, there will be days when we're triggered right back into dislike, loathing or shame. Why? Because it's not just about ourselves as individuals: we're...

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How to Make a Tiny Shift in Language to Create a Huge Shift in Perspective

Do you give yourself a hard time with 'if onlys'? If only I'd resisted the urge. If only I'd said yes to that invitation. If only I'd not binged. If only I hadn't gobbled that food down. If only I hadn't eaten that. If only I had eaten that, and not missed the opportunity! If only...

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Imagine Your Life with No Mirrors and No Sizes

Can you picture a world with no scales, no mirrors, no reflective surfaces, no cameras, no photographs and no sizes on clothing? In this world, all clothes automatically resize so they always fit perfectly - and there are no fatphobic bigots either. What then? Do you worry about your weight? Do...

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How to Create a Great Relationship with Your Body

Reflect on this: You and your body are in a relationship. It is the longest relationship you'll ever have. It's a relationship you have no choice over. People say you can choose your friends but you can't choose your family. This is true. However, you can choose not to be in a relationship with your...

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Why You Binge and How to Stop

The main reason people binge eat is due to restriction. There are two kinds of restriction that matter: physical restriction and mental restriction. Physical restriction Physical restriction means dieting. It also means trying to lose weight intentionally (you may not call it a diet, you may call...

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