Weight Stigma Articles

What is Healthism?

Do you feel pressure to live a “healthy” lifestyle?   Do you feel guilty if you eat “junk” foods?   What is your definition of “health”? Is it the mere absence of disease? Does it take into account the psycho-social determinants of health? What about our...

Are you ready for Intuitive Eating ?

Are you ready for Intuitive Eating ? Chances are, if Intuitive Eating has found you, you might be ready to learn a different way of relating to food and your body, a different way other than going on yet another diet. You are beginning to think: “I’m tired of counting...

Why I am a Fat Ally

Picture of my cousin Lee and I. I am 2 years old in this photo. Body hatred killed my cousin. I had a dream about it before it even happened. I felt it deep in my bones that something bad was going to happen. The last time I saw my cousin Lee, we hugged one another...

How to Explain Intuitive Eating to a Friend.

“Never ever let somebody stop you or shame you from being yourself.” – Lizzo Our culture is steeped in dieting and while intuitive eating (IE) is gaining traction in main stream media and is now more recognized than it was in previous years, IE is still misunderstood...