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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What I Sacrificed at the Altar of Thinness

Diet Culture is devoted to worshipping at the altar of thinness. For a long time - decades - I was a devotee. I bowed in deference to the rules. I praised all those who were succeeding or at least trying to be thin. When I sinned (by daring to eat until satisfied or by daring to eat high-sugar foods),...

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How to Get Quick Results

Diet Culture and in fact our aggressive capitalist structure overall, school us into craving quick results. We value speed.  Perhaps it would be truer to say that we have been taught to believe that speed and fast results are essential. As tempting as it is, this blog isn't going to be a sociological...

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How to Sit with Your Feelings

A big part of the work that I do with clients, is to teach them how to allow their emotional feelings. Most of us are conditioned to allow the so-called 'positive' feelings (joy, happiness, excitement, love, gratitude) and to attempt to change, get rid of or suppress the so-called 'negative' feelings...

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