Battle the Binge, Not Your Emotions

June 7, 2017

When I look back at my life with disordered eating and body image, it’s hard to remember how difficult and challenging it all was. I remember most strongly comparing myself to every woman I saw. I remember wanting so badly to “just starve myself to make everything better.” I remember exercising on and off and […]

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A Week and a Lifetime of Emotions

November 17, 2016

Last Wednesday I wrote and sent out a newsletter article sharing my feelings about that day’s events. Knowing that many others were having feelings like mine, I thought it was a good time to reach out and talk about how to deal with emotions. I had more subscribers to my newsletter unsubscribe that day then […]

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Are you Struggling Post 2016 Election?

November 16, 2016

The results of the election have devastated me! I feel sad, hopeless, terrified, horrified. I am so concerned about the state of this country and all the damage that Trump paired with having a majority in the House and Senate will do! I am concerned about women, children, people of color, people of various religions, […]

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Meet Em

October 19, 2016

Meet Em! Join her Monthly Group for Fitness Health and Help Others at the Same Time As an Activewear designer, I have always been inspired by movement and the beauty of aiding the body in performance. After battling three years of an eating disorder, fitness became my company. It was a way where I could […]

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Stop Hating Your Body: Learn How at this Online Event

October 17, 2016

  I am invited to be a speaker on online summits from time to time and I love being able to spread the message about loving yourself and your body without diets! Unfortunately, I am often the only one with a non-diet message. However, with the below summit, I have hope that a new, more […]

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Men and Eating Disorders: A Widely Ignored Subject

October 5, 2016

This is a Guest Blog written by Michelle Peterson of The vast majority of education about eating disorders is focused on women. Admittedly, women are twice as likely to develop an eating disorder due to oppressive societal standards. However, male eating disorders are just as dangerous and far less discussed. Though men are less likely […]

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Food for Thought – What’s in a Number… Nothing!

September 19, 2016

BMI and/or the number on your scale mean nothing about your health! How can it? Health is so much more than just your height and weight. We are just too complex for such simplicity! So do your body and mind a favor and stop weighing yourself (or letting others weigh you). Weighing yourself only measures […]

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Food for Thought – Body image is a Tough One

September 16, 2016

Most of my clients will feel better about their improved relationship to food more quickly than how they feel about their body. Try to remember that, just like it isn’t about food… it isn’t about your body either! When you catch yourself being critical about your body, asking yourself “What might this really be about?” […]

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Food for Thought – Is it Hunger or Emotions

August 17, 2016

If you notice you’re afraid to be hungry, notice that this is really about fear of feeling the emptiness inside. A once-in-a-while hunger won’t kill you so it isn’t really about food. Allow yourself to be hungry and you will allow yourself to experience the true fear of the emptiness that is underneath. If you […]

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Food for Thought – Stop Diet Thoughts

August 15, 2016

One of the most important steps you can take to return to a healthy relationship with food is to let go of thinking of food as “good” or “bad, “healthy” or “unhealthy.” In other words, let go of diet thoughts, words, and mindset. This step will help you let go of all the rules you […]

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