‘body acceptance’

6 Ways Yoga Can Help You Achieve a Healthy Weight

By Lori Wright, CPT

When I began my yoga journey seven years ago, I must admit that I had these fantasies of looking “like a yoga instructor.”  You know – the ones with the slim bodies and long arms and legs that seem to stretch on for miles? Well, it didn’t take long for reality to set in for this 5’ 1” athletic-built girl […] Read more »

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The Binge Eating Diaries: Enough Already!

By Jacki Monaco

Changing My Relationship With Food — And Myself – Takes A Lot Of Energy When I think about my ever-evolving relationship with food, my body, my weight, and my binging – I instantly feel like I need a nap. I’ve been scrutinizing my eating habits and my reflection since before puberty. I’m exhausted. Who knew that one of the very few things […] Read more »

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From Shame to Binge Eating to Body Acceptance: One Woman’s Journey

By Marsha Hudnall MS, RDN, CD

The following post originally appeared on the Health at Every Size® (HAES) blog, which is owned and operated by the Association for Size Diversity and Health (ASDAH). ASDAH is an international organization that works tirelessly to promote a new “peace movement” — one that measures health by many factors, including the right to be peaceful in your body. ASDAH is the creator […] Read more »

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Body Image and Beauty Redefined

By Marsha Hudnall MS, RDN, CD

Taking Back Beauty for Females Everywhere Today’s Q&A is with Lexie Kite, PhD, and Lindsay Kite, PhD, who founded the website Beauty Redefined, dedicated to taking back beauty for females everywhere by teaching them to rethink the ideas of “beautiful” and “healthy” they’ve learned from for-profit media that thrive off female insecurity. As a non-diet health retreat for women, Green […] Read more »

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Weight Stigma Awareness Week: How I Recommitted to My Body

By Marsha Hudnall MS, RDN, CD

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 »

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