Many of us have been awash in pain as we process the recent tragedies. The pain that we are feeling is not new. Marginalized people have been feeling it for longer than we imagine. Ancestors knew it. It is woven into the fabric of who we are, individually and collectively. For those of us with…

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Today is International No Diet Day, a day to highlight the harm done by a multibillion dollar industry that has no data, absolutely ZERO long term data, to support it. This industry depends on you blaming yourself over and over again so you keep coming back for more. The truth is the body fights weight…

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At Be Nourished, we talk about nourishment to deepen the common conversation about feeding ourselves that is so often deduced to calories, good/bad thinking, and frequently rooted in scarcity. When something as essential and big as nourishment is made this small, it’s not feeding us anymore: not our souls, not our bodies, not our hearts and…

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It’s been a while since we shared some nourishing bites… Here are a few pieces from around the web that have been inspiring us of late. Enjoy! The Master Body Positive Resource List! All Bodies Are Good Bodies. Except Mine. More Complicated Than You Think: Eating Disorders & Trans Identities trigger warning – photo choice…

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By Hilary Kinavey, MS, RD I am so grateful that I took the time to write my “word of the year” post  last year- I’ve loved rereading it. What a powerful reminder that choosing a word (or two or three) really is a compact practice- simple enough for me to hang on to for a whole year. And man, those little words really…

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