Fat – Word or Weapon?

Fat – Word or Weapon?

I was talking with someone I care about recently, and the conversation took an interesting turn. “I’m so fat” he said. Immediately my heart sank; my body did a reflexive shudder. “No, you’re not.  Don’t say that”, was my immediate response. It was automatic, as...
Make Time For Your Life

Make Time For Your Life

I hear people saying, “I can’t find the time” a lot these days. Ok, I’ll be honest here.  I say it too. I try to catch it, but it slips out more than I would like.  If I can catch it, I always try to check in and see how I feel when I’m saying this.  Almost always, I...
Water Water Everywhere – 3 Forms of Self Care

Water Water Everywhere – 3 Forms of Self Care

Something I have noticed in coaching and counseling people over the past decade is that everyone has something that “cures what ails them.”  The thing is, what works for one person, doesn’t necessarily work for the next guy. Finding our own personal “cure,” and by...
Perfectly Imperfect Body Love

Perfectly Imperfect Body Love

Recently, I did a talk for a group of mental health clinicians on eating disorders.  The talk went great, and I was feeling really pleased with myself for being able to help other therapists learn more about a topic that I am so passionate about. As I was packing up...

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