…It manifested itself in the thought that I had to be thin to be a good person, to be acceptable to society. I chose to see my chubbiness as the critical defect in my being.Read More Perception and Body Image
special…We all have a definition in our heads of what that means and when we don’t reach it, we feel like we have somehow failed.Read More Body Acceptance- What Is Normal?
…If being my best means that I am skinny, but my mind is constantly on my body and weight, how is that my best?Read More The Bathing Suit Test
…I can still trust my body without expecting it to be any certain size. This attitude allows my body to function at an optimal level.Read More Broken and Blessed
… stopped reading food labels. I didn’t eat out of entitlement, and I didn’t give up on myself, I just ate what I wanted and what tasted good…it was only in guiltless overeating that I learned to eat normally.Read More It May Seem Confusing…Just Keep Going
Instead of trying to change what you don’t like about yourself, like everything about yourself and change those things that don’t fit in with the person you want to be.Read More A New Normal
…just because doctors and medical professionals have degrees behind their names doesn’t mean they understand the problem of overeating and obesity. If doctors, diets, pills, nutrition experts and exercise gurus had the magic solution to the problem of obesity, overeating and disordered eating, it would have already been solved by now!Read More There Can Be No Doubt
functional lies. These can be lies about your feelings, needs and desires. They can be lies about your past or even about not being hungry and pushing your plate away when you really want to finish that pasta. We use these lies to prevent shame or enhance our standing in someone else’s eyes. We use them to trick ourselves into believing we are okay or are doing the right thing.Read More Our Functional Lies
when you look for the approval of others, you end up doing things you think they want you to do and not what you really want to do or were meant to do.Read More Do You Have What It Takes?
…you want to change because you are anxious to be a better person. But this anxiety can blind you to the fact that you already ARE an awesome person. You are already one hundred percent goodRead More Perpetual Motivation?