February is the shortest month of the year, but for those of us in the northern hemisphere, the cold and dark can make the month of February feel endless. So we’ve gathered some of the tidbits that are giving us life as we cozy up and watch snow fall from the silver skies of Portland Oregon, dreaming of the spring blossoms that are waiting patiently on bare branches.
We are loving the most recent podcast by Layla Saad, Wild Mystic Woman with Latham Thomas where they talk about “navigating the currency of relationships and support systems, how we can expand our capacity to receive, looking at the health and sustainability of relationships, the power of the matrilineal line and the lessons that we inherit” and more.
The #WakeUpWeightWatchers campaign has gotten a lot of great attention over the last couple weeks and Twitter curated an official “Twitter Moment” called Here’s why people have pledged to be ‘done with dieting’. It is heartening to see these messages get such widespread attention.
Our friend and colleague Anita Johnston, author of “Eating in the Light of the Moon” has released her free Soul Hunger Videos, based on the concepts from her book. We’re excited to share them with you! Registration is also open for Johnston’s 8-week New Crescent Moon beginners e-course. The course begins March 4th!
Bitch Magazine; Feminist Response to Popular Culture, published a listicle called “9 Novels That Show Fat People Themselves”. Bitch says, “In the coming months, Amy Spalding will release The Summer of Jordi Perez (And the Best Burger in Los Angeles) and Kelly deVos will release Fat Girl On a Plane, two YA novels about plus-size characters developing better relationships with their bodies and moving toward their dreams. As we move toward better representation of fat people in literature, it’s important to look backward at what’s already been published. These nine novels show fat people themselves—good, bad, fatphobia, insecurities, and triumphs included.”
We also wanted to remind you that it’s almost time for the 2018EDRDpro Symposium happening March 1-4 and we are excited to be speaking at this great virtual conference. Registration is open for this virtual, watch-at-your-own-pace conference until February 28th. View the full speaker schedule and details here.
May we be reminders—each for the other—that the path to Body Trust® is a fiercely compassionate one.