Body Trust®

Weight Stigma Awareness Week

September 25, 2019

→We were on AMNW on Monday talking about Weight Stigma Awareness Week (WSAW), which was started by Chevese Turner in 2011 and is now hosted by The National Eating Disorder Association (NEDA). The goal of WSAW is to help people “understand how weight stigma and weight discrimination affects people of all sizes, how it contributes…

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Talking Back to WW: Personal Body Stories*

September 13, 2019

The stories have been missing. The stories that talk about what it is to live in a body that should be corrected. We are missing the stories of those who have followed all the rules, tried all the plans and it still didn’t “work”.   Weight loss stories tend to have a predictable narrative arc and…

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Video Series: Redefine What Healing Looks & Feels Like

September 12, 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 #4.   One of our core elements is “Redefine what healing looks and feels like”. In this video, Hilary talks about why…

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What We Want You To Know About Eating Disorders

August 27, 2019

It is problematic that when we think of the words “eating disorders” we are still more likely to conjure an image of an emaciated, white, cisgender female body than a trans body or a brown body or a fat body. We, as advocates, have a long way to go to change the conversation. The Marginalized…

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WW is Priming Our Kids to Become Lifelong Customers

August 19, 2019

We are horrified to see that Weight Watchers (don’t be fooled by the WW name) has launched an app called Kurbo to teach kids 8-17 how to diet to become customers for life. This app, while they say supports “healthy habits”, actually supports caloric restriction for children, teaches mechanistic thinking about food and bodies, and…

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