Newsletter

What is Body Trust?

October 18, 2021

Our collective fails to understand the role discrimination, stigma and oppression play in people’s emotional and physical well-being.  We fail to see how conversations about health often bypass the social determinants of health (poverty, trauma, environmental racism, genetics). We over-rely on personal responsibility and bootstrapping rhetoric (i.e. If you get sick, it’s your fault). We…

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What We Want You To Know About Eating Disorders

March 26, 2021

There’s a lot of work the eating disorder field needs to do before we better serve the diverse community of people who suffer with eating disorders around the world. It is innaccurate and problematic that when we think of the words “eating disorder” we are still more likely to conjure an image of an emaciated,…

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The Foundations of Body Trust®

February 9, 2021

This month, we celebrate 15 years of Be Nourished. When we began this work, we knew we wanted to offer something completely counter to conventional “wisdom” about food, bodies, weight, and health. We had no idea where this work would take us or what it would teach us. We’ve facilitated transformational workshops for thousands of…

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We Can’t Have Body Liberation Without Black Liberation

June 5, 2020

We stand in solidarity with the people and protestors who fight systemic injustice, police brutality, white supremacy, and the destruction of Black bodies and communities. Right now, solidarity looks like listening, believing, donating, feeling, holding space, asking for consent, giving room, reflecting, and having direct and sometimes difficult conversations with people in our lives. We know…

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Video Series: Rediscover, Embody & Allow for Pleasure

November 7, 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 #5. “What if it’s a measure of our freedom to reclaim pleasure?” ∼adrienne maree brown One of the ways we reclaim body…

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