Posts in mental health
What's Thin Privilege? Who Has it and Why Does it Matter?

Our society is structured around the needs of people in smaller bodies. And as a result, people in larger bodies face weight stigma, weight discrimination, and fatphobia. If you’re ready to dismiss the idea of privilege, remember that there’s a lot of growth on the other side of discomfort.

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Clean Eating: Here's Why You Need to Make the Food Shaming Stop

Clean eating creates fear, shame, and mistrust around food. When you try to follow a “clean diet” or “only eat clean,” you set unrealistic expectations of yourself and the food you eat. It’s too rigid.

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The Truth About Your Emotional Eating: It Isn't A Bad Thing

Emotional eating has a bad reputation as something that you need to overcome in order to have a “healthy” relationship with food. But why would you want to eat without emotion?! Get rid of the guilt.

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How Intuitive Eating Can Change Your Life

Here's the thing other nutritionists won’t tell you about your relationship with food. It's not about the food. Intuitive eating is one tool you can use to challenge the diet mentality.

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New Year’s Resolutions: How To Set Goals for Yourself

New Year’s resolutions are usually rooted in thinking that you're not good enough the way you are. I ditched New Year’s resolutions a few years ago. This doesn't mean that I don't have goals, but I go about reaching them in a different way.

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