For so many of my clients, whether working on recovery from an eating disorder or letting go of diets, the Thanksgiving holiday can be filled with dread! Living in diet culture, we are surrounded by people inadvertently judging food choices, while at the same time commenting on their own food intake and body image. Here are some strategies for dealing with the unofficial start of the holiday … [Read more...] about 10 Tips to Manage Thanksgiving and all the food
give the gift of gratitude and heal the negative body image
As I write this, I am feeling tremendous relief and a deep sense of gratitude. Gratitude for the goodness in people. In a world that sometimes feels like it’s gone mad, I’ve had two experiences on my vacation this past week that restored my faith in common humanity. On the first night of vacation, my husband and I went to the movies, got back to our hotel, and realized his wallet was missing. … [Read more...] about Can Gratitude Really Influence our Body Image?