But I Hate My Body: Cracking the Code on Body Acceptance

But I Hate My Body: Cracking the Code on Body Acceptance Are you thinking about the notion of body acceptance? Or perhaps someone in your life is urging you to consider body acceptance. Maybe you have heard the word body acceptance and thought to yourself, “Why in the world would I accept THIS body?” Body [...]

Weight Stigma in Dietetics Practice

Weight Stigma in Dietetics Practice As dietitians, we entered the field of nutrition to help people live healthier. It is at the forefront of the work we do. But how would you feel if you knew that your personal beliefs and attitudes were negatively impacting the health outcomes of your clients? How would you feel [...]

Connecting to the Wisdom of the Body

Connecting to the Wisdom of the Body So often, we live our lives in our minds, totally disconnected from our bodies. The wisdom and information that our bodies have to offer is totally subjugated to the judgments and ideas of our busy and often critical minds. This common pattern leads to choices that are disconnected [...]

Mini Me Meditation

Mini Me Meditation Hunger - typically an every day occurrence yet most of us live totally disconnected from how we experience it in our bodies. In fact, if you have a complicated relationship to hunger you are not alone! This 12 minute meditation may be of use to you if: You want to feel more [...]

What Are You Hungry For

What Are You Hungry For In our Western culture, pleasure and appetite is treated with judgment and scorn. Yet a little known fact is that the more frequently you honor your appetite by eating foods that are genuinely satisfying to you, the less obsessed you will feel about food. And the more likely you are [...]

Is Eating Disorders Work a Fit for Me?

Is Eating Disorders Work a Fit for Me? If you are uncertain about whether or not eating disorders counseling is a good fit for you, you are not alone! Even though eating disorders are quite common, our traditional dietetics education doesn’t prepare us for the specialized counseling these clients require. So if you are interested [...]

The Dietitian’s Guide on Where to Go for Eating Disorders Training

The Dietitian’s Guide on Where to Go for Eating Disorders Training The number one question I am asked by fellow clinicians is “where do I go for eating disorders training? I don’t feel confident in working with this population, but don’t know where to go for help.” With nearly 10% of the U.S. population falls [...]