Monthly Archives: November 2015

A few good reads 11.29.15

What is Body Positivity? The Crazy Concept That is Loving Yourself from Ravishly How Mothers Shape Their Daughters’ Body Image from Mic.com Psychiatry doesn’t recognize ‘orthorexia’ – an obsession with healthy eating. But the Internet does from The Washington Post Are Diets the … Continue reading

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How to Survive (And Savor!) Thanksgiving As An Emotional Eater

Today on The Beauty Bean I’m sharing more thoughts about Thanksgiving when you’ve got a complicated relationship with food. Like I said yesterday, I understand how tough the holidays can be and I’ve done a lot of work to get … Continue reading

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Don’t let food guilt consume you

Thanksgiving is in 2 days. And for the first time in years, that isn’t stressing me out. Not because of all the prep work, all the cooking. Not because of the travel. Because the food. Thanksgiving is in 2 days, … Continue reading

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A few good reads 11.22.15

The Accidental Eating Disorder That’s Powered by Social Media: Orthorexia from Yahoo Health Why We Become Addicted and How We Quit from Elephant Journal 40 Things People With Eating Disorders Wish Others Understood from The Mighty Orthorexia and Social Media: … Continue reading

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It’s Not You, Oprah, But You’re Not Helping

I recently wrote a piece in Thought Catalog in response to Oprah’s decision to buy stock in Weight Watchers. It’s not about judgement, but it is about rampant body shaming and the power we have to accept our bodies exactly … Continue reading

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A few good reads 11.15.15

Is Fat Stigma Making Us Miserable? from The New York Times Chronic Dieting: The Socially Acceptable Eating Disorder from Caroline Dooner via Ravishly I’ve Been Fat. I’ve Been Thin. I’ve Been In Between. Here’s Why It Doesn’t Really Matter from … Continue reading

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A few good reads 11.8.15

7 ‘Positive Thinking’ Phrases That Can Actually Cross the Line into Gaslighting from Suzannah Weiss via Everyday Feminism When Does ‘Clean Eating’ Become an Eating Disorder? from Broadly Why Are We Letting People Tell Us How to Live Our Lives? … Continue reading

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