I Am A Person Reclaiming Body Trust®

September 8, 2014

By Dana Sturtevant, MS, RD & Hilary Kinavey, MS, LPC I am a person reclaiming trust in my body. My hunger, my appetites, my longings, my skin, my bones, my size are mine for the taking. I take back my worthiness, my belonging in the world of beautiful and diverse beings. I live without apology…

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Hear It As A Request

June 11, 2014

My two little boys played on the beach yesterday morning, delighting in minnows and their own imaginations, free to express, be brave, be vulnerable. It wasn’t long after that I heard about the school shooting in Troutdale, OR. This time it broke me open. One after another. The short distance between my little boys and…

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Saying Yes to Our Feelings

April 11, 2014

My emotions are all over the place today. It is beautiful outside and the flowers are amazing, so I feel immense joy and wonder with the world. And then I think of the painful parts of my life, the grief and loss some dear people I know are experiencing as they watch loved ones die…

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The Bad Body Blues

March 19, 2014

Have you ever noticed that you can go to bed at night feeling one way about your body, only to wake up 6-9 hours later and feel completely different? This is so interesting to me because the size of our bodies doesn’t change in this period of time, but how we FEEL about our bodies…

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10 Reasons Not to Focus On Your Weight in the New Year

January 1, 2014

1. 95% of diets fail because they do not work. They are not designed to help you sustain the weight loss they may create.  Weight cycling is more harmful to your health than weight stability, even if your stable weight is a higher body weight.  We love what Anne Lamott recently posted on Facebook: “We have to…

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