The F Word

October 21, 2015

By Dana Sturtevant, MS, RD Most people recoil when they first hear us use the term “fat” when we give a talk. And then we explain that part of the work in the body positive movement is reclaiming the word fat, to strip it of its negative or pejorative connotation. We use the term as…

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Body Trust Insights with Catherine Gillespie

October 19, 2015

It is a true honor to share our next Body Trust Insights. For some time, this blog series has been dedicated to helping professionals who embody Body Trust in their life and professional practice. Recently, we decided to shift the focus to showcase some of our beloved community members as they so bravely walk this…

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Thoughts on numbing and letting go

October 9, 2015

By Hilary Kinavey, MS, LPC All of us learn to numb. Food, shopping, substances, sex, relationships. TV, phones, overworking, we see numbing all around us and it is not always questioned in our culture. Habitually numbing helps us to not feel so much – sadness, anger, overwhelm, grief – but can also leave us feeling…

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Nourishing Bites

June 15, 2015

We continue our monthly sharing of wonderful things that inspire and renew our dedication to Body Trust™. This month has been FULL of good stuff floating our way. We hope these inspire you as much as they have us! The HAES® files: From Dieter to Freedom Why We Still Need Curvy Yoga How to Make…

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The Body Trust™ Revolution

October 14, 2014

By Hilary Kinavey, MS, LPC It is completely normal to not like (or love) your body and it has become a frightening trans-generational epidemic. Body shame is deeply embedded and culturally sanctioned. And, I think its days could be numbered. You see, I have had the same conversation about body shame with 70-year-old women and…

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