How to Stop Obsessively Weighing Yourself

How to Stop Obsessively Weighing Yourself

Are you stuck in an unhealthy relationship with the scale? Weighing yourself frequently can contributes to an unhealthy relationship with food and your body, create stress, and frankly, isn’t even that accurate. Learn why you should get rid of your scale and tips for how to stop obsessively weighing yourself. Remember, you are so much more than a number!

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Intuitive Eating 101: Beginners Guide to Intuitive Eating

Intuitive Eating 101: Beginners Guide to Intuitive Eating

Curious about intuitive eating and not sure where to start? I’ve got ya! This post covers intuitive eating basics including the 10 principles of intuitive eating, myths and misconceptions, and how to get started with intuitive eating. It also has links to my most helpful intuitive eating blog posts, plus resources for where to learn more.

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Discovering Space for Body Peace

Discovering Space for Body Peace

Body image work is hard. Every day we’re exposed to dozens of messages and triggers telling us that we don’t stack up to an unrealistic beauty ideal. It’s easy to identify these triggers, but what about identifying the spaces where you do feel at peace with your body, and actively discovering space for body peace?

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Body Image is About More Than Liking Your Looks

Body Image is About More Than Liking Your Looks

If you were to try and understand body image via #bopo body positivity, you’d be forgiven for believing it’s all about liking your looks. While I’m glad body positivity has become more mainstream, that mainstreaming has also diluted it’s original message. In reality, body image is about a lot more than liking your looks.

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What Have You Accomplished In Your Here-And-Now Body?

What Have You Accomplished In Your Here-And-Now Body?

Body acceptance is something that’s easier said than done. In today’s post, I’m sharing a journaling prompt that focusses on what you have accomplished in your here-and-now body as a way of fostering gratitude for your body for where it’s at today. If body positivity feels really far off for you, read this post.

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The Benefits of Body Fat (Yes, Really!)

The Benefits of Body Fat (Yes, Really!)

Weight science is SO much more complex than the fat = bad narrative you always hear. Body fat, or adipose tissue, is not this inert thing - it serves many roles in our body’s health and function. Read on to learn about the benefits of body fat, and how understanding it’s purpose can help you make peace with your body.

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Dressing Your Here-and-Now Body

Dressing Your Here-and-Now Body

One of the places my clients struggle with negative body image the most is around clothing and shopping. It’s frustrating when old clothes don’t fit, or you have a hard time finding clothes in your size in stores. Having comfortable clothes you feel good about is important. Here’s tips on dressing your here-and-now body, plus suggestions for brands that sell a wide variety of sizes.

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Body Image Is About More Than Your Body

Body Image Is About More Than Your Body

Body image is about more than your body. Body image refers to how you personally experience your embodiment. More than a mental picture of what you look like, your body image consists of your personal relationship with your body - encompassing your perceptions, beliefs, thoughts, feelings, and actions that pertain to your physical appearance.

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Your Body Is Not A Temple. It's Your Home.

Your Body Is Not A Temple. It's Your Home.

Something has always rubbed me the wrong away about the saying “your body is a temple.” Have you ever visited a temple before? They require pretty intensive upkeep! Instead, I like to think of my body as a home, a comfortable place in which I live my life. Learn how to view your body as your home, and what that means for how you take care of it.

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The Grief That Leads to Body Acceptance

The Grief That Leads to Body Acceptance

For most, accepting a body that's larger than a goal that you may have spent a good chunk of your life working toward, is a big part of the intuitive eating process. That process of acceptance can trigger what is essentially a grieving process. Learn about the stages of grief, and how it relates to the process of body acceptance. 

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Body Image, Dating and Relationships

Body Image, Dating and Relationships

Feel like you have to lose weight or change your appearance to be in a happy relationship? Not so. This post explores body image, dating and relationships and debunks the idea that you have to look a certain way to attract a partner. To be loved for being you, you have to show up being authentically you. 

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Five Exercises to Promote Body Confidence

Five Exercises to Promote Body Confidence

Every day we're exposed to dozens of messages telling us we're more valuable if we're in a smaller body. Of course, this isn't true, but it means that it takes active work to build body image. Read this post to learn five exercises to boost body confidence, because you can't take good care of something you hate. 

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