‘body acceptance’

Weighing Our Lives

By Marsha Hudnall on 06/29/2010

Reflections On Weight Watchers In The Family 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 […] 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 »

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It Happened This Week: Loving Our Bodies, Halloween Candy, and First Lady PLAYouts

By Mary on 10/23/2009

A new study, published in the September 2009 issue of the Journal of Health Psychology, shows that workout frequency can help improve body image.  The study claimed that the act of exercise – not necessarily to get in shape – boosts the exerciser’s body image.  The study also claimed that the more people exercised per week, regardless of how hard or […] Read more »

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Stop The Fat Talk

By Mary on 10/21/2009

My favorite classes in this healthy weight loss program revolve around the issue of body image.  It’s a huge topic that holds great importance when one is trying to change and develop a healthy lifestyle.  You need to feel good enough about yourself to do the hard things that will make you healthier.  You need to feel good enough about […] Read more »

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Who’s Fat?

By Gina V. on 06/07/2005

A friend wrote me an email that I’d like to share with you today… Okay, so I’m caught watching MTV – but I saw this show called “True Life” subtitled, “I’m Obese” They followed 3 kids struggling with their weight. I couldn’t get over this 17-year-old kid who kept repeating, “When I lose weight I’ll be a new person” “This […] Read more »

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