‘body acceptance’

Weight Stigma Awareness Week: How I Recommitted to My Body

By Marsha Hudnall on 09/27/2012

How I Recommitted to My Body This has been a long road inward, to reconnect to the joy of moving my body, and has taken every minute up until now. In my late teens, I started working in the health and fitness industry, teaching aerobics. Like most young women, I was unhappy with my body. And I was not very […] Read more »

hoola-hoop-exercise

Fat Talk Free Week

By Darla Breckenridge on 10/16/2011

Wake Up to Fat Talk Fat Talk is a conversational trap of habituated and mindless speaking. We not only use  it on others, but it is also how we talk to ourselves.  Frequently it’s used as a starter or how we greet old friends… “Wow, it looks like you have lost weight” or “Gosh, I have really put on a […] Read more »

1067949_nice_toy_rat_o

Stop Hating Your Body, Swimsuits and Self Compassion

By Darla Breckenridge on 06/20/2011

 Focusing on our bodies with self compassion is often one of the most difficult paths to negotiate when moving towards self acceptance or when wearing a swimsuit. Our body self talk can range from self-hate to saying “maybe my body is not so bad”. The focus on weight loss grows as the negative self talk about our bodies increases. Self […] Read more »

Weighing Our Lives

By Marsha Hudnall on 06/29/2010

My stepfather died a few weeks ago and I flew to California to help my mom begin to gather together her belongings, in preparation for moving back to Texas to be closer to family.  She's 82 years young, and while still very capable of being independent, she needs to be around loved ones if she ever does need help. As […] Read more »

How Body Image Concerns Lead to Eating & Weight Worry

By Marsha Hudnall on 03/15/2010

The title of this post might seem a bit elementary. I mean, isn’t it obvious?  On the surface, maybe yes, but Kathy Kater, LICSW, who I had the privilege of hearing speak at the recent Binge Eating Disorder Association conference, talks about it in a way that illuminates the problem so clearly, I thought it worthwhile to share some of […] Read more »

body-image2
Ask a Question
×

Ask Us Anything!