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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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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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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Tips for Practitioner Resiliency

Dear colleagues, The emotional and physical demands of caregiving, coupled with vicarious exposure to trauma, can strain even the most resilient person. This week, we thought we’d share some ideas for taking care of yourself while caring for others. Create community. Many providers crave space for open, honest, vulnerable conversations to know they are not alone. Seek the support of … Continued

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Top 10 Mistakes in Behavior Change

Behavior change is a process, and people often approach change from all the wrong angles. BJ Fogg, a Stanford University professor, talks about 10 mistakes people make when trying to change their behavior: 1. Relying on willpower for long-term change. Imagine willpower doesn’t exist. That’s step #1 to a better future. 2. Attempting big leaps instead of baby steps. Seek … Continued

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