Eating with Your Eyes Closed

By Emily on 04/27/2009

On Friday, I had a brownie for dessert. I remember it clearly because I ate it differently than I normally would. Without even noticing it, I closed my eyes while I was chewing the brownie. All of the sudden, everything else melted away and all of my senses were concentrated on the way the brownie smelled, felt and tasted in […] Read more »


A Love Letter To My Behind

By Emily on 04/14/2009

Today’s guest post comes courtesy of Dara Chadwick, author of the forthcoming book, “You’d Be So Pretty If…Teaching Our Daughters to Love Their Bodies–Even When We Don’t Love Our Own” She’s got a great blog that we encourage you to check out. Here’s Dara’s “Love Letter to My Behind”: On Monday, I wrote about turning 41 and reflecting on the […] Read more »


Mother’s Day Special and Blogging Contest – Win a Spa Week!

By Emily on 04/13/2009

Can a woman who dislikes her own body model a healthy body image for her daughter? When mom frequently skips meals, counts calories or turns down favorite foods because she thinks she’s fat, what message does that send to her child? These subtle behaviors can have a dramatic impact on our family members and how they think about food and […] Read more »


Self-Esteem Vs Self-Acceptance

By Gina V. on 08/30/2005

I watch a lot of infomercials – always have. I find them far more entertaining than the regular programming. I particularly enjoy weight-loss focused infomercials, including the next greatest exercise, the next greatest diet, the next greatest supplement, the next greatest way of thinking to-lose-weight-mercials. You could call it an pre-occupational hazard J. For years (as they’ve been saying the […] Read more »

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