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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Your body story matters: Roxane Gay, ownership & healing

Exploring your body story is a powerful catalyst for healing and reclaiming the body trust that we believe is a birthright. When we investigate and shine a light on the experiences we’ve had living in our body, something deep within begins to shift. The part of you that’s been minimized and silenced by diet culture and our patriarchal society begins … 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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