Weight Stigma Articles

Why it’s Okay to Not Love Your Body.

Say what? Yep, you heard me right. You don’t have to love or even like your body. There is so much pressure to “love your body,” that when you are not feeling good about your body, these messages seem way out of reach. It’s unrealistic to go from hating your body to...

8 Steps to Stop Overeating

1. EAT ENOUGH FOODS THAT YOU ACTUALLY LIKE, NOT JUST "HEALTHY" FOODS. Having regular meals and snacks spaced evenly throughout the day will help you to avoid getting too hungry. Breakfast within the first one or two hours will also protect and stabilize blood sugar....

Letting Go of the Thin Ideal

If you are on the intuitive eating journey, at some point in time you will learn about body acceptance and the idea of “letting go of dieting” will likely coincide with the idea of letting go of your “dream” weight/size/shape. You may have spent years and thousands of...

My # 1 Strategy to Improve Body Image

Throw away your scale. Stop weighing yourself. The scale (aka the crying machine) is the ultimate mood and behavior disruptor. Think about the last time you weighed yourself.  How did you feel before you step on the scale? Then how did you feel after you step on the...