‘Positive Self Talk’

The Binge Eating Diaries: Have You Thanked Your Body Lately?

By Jacki Monaco

Doesn’t it feel awesome to know that you’re appreciated? I make it a point to say thank you and show my gratitude for even the most miniscule things. I want other people to know that I see them, hear them, and treasure them completely. But I’m not always sure that I mean what I say. Sometimes, I think that my […] Read more »

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Why You Want to Keep a Gratitude Journal

By Carolyn Whitney, PhD

As I wrote in my gratitude journal last evening before turning off the lights for some much-needed rest, I felt peaceful and centered. I am grateful for the gift of time that I give myself to be with my unhurried thoughts, feelings, and observations from the day. Even after a hurried day that may have had too many expressions of […] Read more »

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3 Tips to Rise Above Weight Stigma

By Erin Risius, MA

We live in a society that demonizes weight gain and celebrates weight loss at any cost.  No need to look any further than the overt and subliminal messages within social media, television, ads, and magazines, which perpetuate and capitalize on this obsession with weight. This mania has created a culture that socially accepts and even encourages weight stigma, which is […] Read more »

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