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What We Want You To Know About Eating Disorders

February 23, 2022

It is Eating Disorder Awareness Week, a week dedicated to reminding the world that eating disorders are incredibly pervasive, though most go unseen and undetected due to misinformation about them. Eating disorders are in your living room, your friend groups, your classrooms and your workplace, regardless of whether or not we recognize them as such.…

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What is Body Trust, part 3

What is Body Trust? Part 3

January 13, 2022

My hunger, my appetites, my longings, my skin, my bones, my size are mine for the taking. I take back my voice, my agency, my worthiness, my belonging in the world of beautiful and diverse beings. I live without apology for the straight lines and curves, living tissue and vulnerable heart that hold my living,…

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What is Body Trust? Part 2

What is Body Trust? Part 2

December 31, 2021

Body Trust is an invitation to bring a radically different healing paradigm into your life and into the world. Holding up a mirror to what you have been taught to believe about weight and health can be confronting. Diet programs and weight loss/fitness plans are super concrete with their list of do’s and don’ts, and…

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What is Body Trust? Part 1

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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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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