‘weight stigma’

Self Talk Tips to Fight Weight Stigma

By Marsha Hudnall on 09/29/2011

We’re continuing our series for Weight Stigma Awareness Week with this video by Darla on one more way to practice self compassion.  On Tuesday Darla recommended noticing if you would talk to a friend the same way you talk negatively to yourself. Today Darla suggests stopping negative self talk by visualizing how you would talk to a 9-year-old girl who […] Read more »

Fight Weight Stigma with Self Compassion

By Marsha Hudnall on 09/27/2011

To kick off Weight Stigma Awareness Week, Darla discussed yesterday here on A Weight Lifted how important it is to be aware of body negativity and criticism.  Before we can make behavioral changes, we must first notice negative self talk and observe how hurtful it is.  Today, she shares a tip about self compassion.  When the negative chatter starts, think […] Read more »

Fighting Weight Stigma with Body Positivity

By Marsha Hudnall on 09/26/2011

Today marks the first day of National Weight Stigma Awareness Week, an effort sponsored by the Binge Eating Disorder Association to build awareness of what weight stigma is, the harmful effects it can have on people of all ages in all environments, and what can be done to stop it.  The theme of this inaugural week is “Healing Myself First.” […] Read more »

How Weight Stigma Hurts: Hating Our Bodies

By Darla Breckenridge on 09/08/2011

As part of the Binge Eating Disorder Association’s build-up to Weight Stigma Awareness Week, we offer this second post on weight stigma.  It’s part of a blog carnival; check it out to find other what other folks have to say about  weight stigma.  You can also check out our first post on how weight stigma hurts.  Here are my thoughts […] Read more »

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