Let’s Talk About Higher-Body Weight Anorexia

We want to turn your attention to a recent podcact with one of our Certified Body Trust Providers, Dr. Rachel Millner: The importance of recognizing Anorexia in people with larger bodies. If you work in healthcare, are interested in eating disorders, or are a weight-inclusive advocate, this podcast is a must listen. Eating disorder symptoms are either missed or misdiagnosed … Continued

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Where’s the competency in the new “Provider Competencies”?

The recently released “Provider Competencies for the Prevention and Management of Obesity” requires our attention. Two doctors, with the support of 27 agencies including the Academy of Eating Disorders (face palm!), the Academy for Nutrition and Dietetics, and the American Psychological Association, have attempted to describe provider competencies to prevent “obesity” and manage the size of people’s bodies. The minimal … Continued

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On Geneen Roth, Sugar, “Do No Harm”, Unicorns and Healing

Cultivating Body Trust® includes acknowledging fear-based behaviors and beliefs about food that make it harder to trust yourself. Examples of these might be feeling powerless to some foods (like sugar), or feeling like one must restrain or restrict food in order to feel “in control”. Geneen Roth recently posted a statement on Facebook (in the wake of her Super Soul … Continued

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Let’s Rise Together

“I’m saying let’s get super-real with ourselves about how we create authority.  Our challenge, as culture-makers, is to create leadership and possibilities out of our WORK, our IDEAS, and our material contributions. I’m striving, imperfectly, to rise to that.” – Kelly Diels Finding ways to effectively communicate about our work as helping professionals can be tricky. We often fall back on clinical … Continued

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Helping without Harming

We are hearing a lot about gastrointestinal disorders these days. For years, it was leaky gut syndrome. Now SIBO (small intestinal bacterial overgrowth) seems to be the diagnosis of the day. Researchers are just beginning to understand the complexity of the gut microbiome. While health care providers give lip service to how anxiety and stress impact the gut, treatment usually … Continued

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