Attuned Eating

Video Series: Phases of Moving Towards a Body Trust® Practice

August 1, 2019

We recorded a video series for our beloved community to help you learn more about the Core Elements and Phases of a Body Trust® Practice. Below is a note and link to Video #1.   In this video, Dana is talking about the phases people work through as they are developing a strong body trust…

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Dealing with Toxic Lunchroom Talk and Advocating for the Possibility for Culture Change

March 21, 2019

It’s a common scenario, most of us have probably experienced it. We’re having lunch at work, decompressing, enjoying leftovers, maybe a sandwich and some cookies or takeout, and it happens. “I must have gained XX amount of pounds over vacation.” “I really shouldn’t be eating this, I’m so bad!” “We are doing Whole 30/keto/etc. I…

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Rethinking Food Addiction

March 8, 2019

By Mikalina Kirkpatrick with Hilary Kinavey & Dana Sturtevant Food addiction is a phrase you’ve probably heard. It’s been used in a wide variety of contexts, with increasing frequency over the past 40 years, to invoke many of the same ideas believed about drug addiction. New science finds, though, that many widely held beliefs about…

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On Fitting In and Finding Your Power

December 6, 2018

We all grew up and were socialized in a culture where oppression and abuse of power take many forms. This is reinforced within family systems, institutions, and cultural norms. The effects of living in a patriarchal, white supremacist culture impact everyone differently based on their individual life and social circumstances. Most of us were rewarded…

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We Stand in Solidarity with People of All Genders

November 18, 2018

It’s Transgender Awareness Week, a week dedicated to helping raise the visibility of transgender and gender non-conforming people, and address the issues the community faces. Transgender Day of Remembrance is an annual observance on November 20th that honors the memory of those whose lives were lost in acts of anti-transgender violence. In recent weeks, news…

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