A few years ago I began having running injuries left and right. I didn't understand it. I was in good shape. I was smart about how much and how far I ran. I did HIIT workouts or light strength training. I tried to cross-train. I did yoga. So why in the world was I getting... Continue Reading →
Here you are again. Standing naked on top of a white metal scale, hoping for a different response. The three numbers you saw a minute ago were far too high. Maybe if you're naked it will be different. It isn't. Frustration rolls in. Anger at yourself for eating that piece of candy you knew you... Continue Reading →
Are you ready to be well? 🙋🏼♀️ Society perpetuates the myth that to be healthy and feel well we need to follow their rules. You must look, eat, feel, and act a certain way. Are you ready to kick aside all these rules about what healthy looks like and finally feel alive? You can achieve... Continue Reading →
Dozens of studies have looked at how children view their bodies and when the best age to intervene would be to promote body satisfaction. It appears this can occur as young as 7-9 years old. My graduate school thesis was on this very topic and was shocked how many children in kindergarten and first grade... Continue Reading →
This is the truth we need to talk about - our bodies change during pregnancy and whatever the change, we should NOT feel ashamed about it. We are growing tiny humans - that's no small feat. This is a great blog post with insight into the weight bias in our culture by Bite My Words.... Continue Reading →
The way we talk to ourselves has huge impacts into how we view ourselves, interact with loved ones and show up in the world. You may not think your self talk makes a difference, but it creates patterns of self love of self hate overtime than will take A LOT of counseling to fix. The... Continue Reading →
Hundreds of women have joined force to provide real-life advice on how to stay positive about their bodies when faced with the pressures of society. Take a look here - Body Positive Thread. One common theme - the number on the scale is just a number and health come from finding happiness and purpose for... Continue Reading →
This article is nothing short of amazing. Please take the time to read it - This Trendy "Strong is the New Skinny" Thing (and what it could mean for the next generation of girls).