Embodied Practitioner

We Can Do Better

June 22, 2016

Last week, some of you likely read about AspireAssist, the new weight loss surgery device that allows people to purge a third of their meals through an external pump that dumps some of the stomach’s content into the toilet. We were horrified by the news, but unfortunately, not at all surprised. We’ve long viewed the…

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What We Have Learned In 10 Years…

February 12, 2016

This month, we celebrate 10 years of Be Nourished! Our process over many of these years has been finding a language and philosophy while we unraveled our own formal training and internalized shame. Our work has been the result of deeply listening to understand what truly helps a person heal body shame and move towards a more…

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Body Trust Revolutionary – Rachel W. Cole

December 10, 2015

Our Body Trust™ Network continues to grow and expand and we couldn’t be happier. One of the features of the BTN is our interview series with people we like to call Body Trust™ Revolutionaries. A little while ago we sat down with our friend and colleague, Rachel W. Cole, to talk about this path, her self-care…

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Where We Are Coming From

September 16, 2015

By Hilary Kinavey, MS, LPC & Dana Sturtevant, MS, RD The arena of body acceptance and positivity is a beautiful and varied one. There are many strong and capable voices, leaders and ideas. We want you to know where we are coming from so you can: feel safe exploring our work think about it and see…

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Nourishing Bites

August 17, 2015

There was a lot that touched our hearts in the past month. Perhaps most of all was the #StopTheShame campaign last week launched by The Association for Size Diversity. They teamed up with Women’s Health magazine to address the inherent shaming practices in our overall health care system. Here are some of the submissions from…

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