I am leading a 1-hour webinar tomorrow titled Body Positive Nutrition: Integrate the Health at Every Size® Approach Into Your Practice. It’s worth 1 CPEU for dietitians. Participants can join live or watch the video on-demand anytime.
Earlier this year, I helped to plan and host an event: Health at Every Size®: LIVE! A morning of joyful movement and interactive presentations. The goals of the event were to spread awareness of the HAES approach and to raise money for the Association for Size Diversity and Health (ASDAH). The event planning was demanding, but at the same time, it was a tremendously rewarding experience. In this step-by-step guide, I share my personal experiences in planning a body positive event. I hope that readers can benefit from my lessons learned and perhaps be inspired to host their own events. Continue reading →
Recently, I started listening to podcasts on my iPhone. I love being able to learn while walking along the river, driving in my car, or doing chores.
If you haven’t listened to podcasts before, it’s really easy. You probably already have the podcast app on your iPhone. All you have to do is search for a podcast and subscribe.
One podcast I enjoy, the Nutrition Matters Podcast, had mentioned Health at Every Size® (HAES) a few times, but had yet to dive deep into the topic. I reached out the the podcast host, and she invited me to be on the show. The episode was published last week.
I am thrilled to announce the release of my first e-book, 5-Minute Meals. This has been a project of mine for a couple of years now.
I love food and enjoy cooking, but I don’t want to spend all of my free time in the kitchen. I’d rather be outdoors, playing tennis or relaxing with friends. I realized that many of my clients felt the same way. So I decided to write this book, to share my favorite quick-and-easy recipes with the world. Continue reading →
After six years of chronic bingeing and purging, Kathryn Hansen stopped her eating disorder independently and abruptly, using the power of her own brain.
I recently heard Kathryn’s story while listening to the Nutrition Matters podcast. Her story was powerful and her approach to recovery sounded compelling. She also sounded very bright, and she supported her ideas with research. So, I purchased and read her book, Brain Over Binge, to learn more. Continue reading →
If you live in today’s world, there is a good chance that you feel insecure about your body. Every day, we are exposed to hundreds of digitally-enhanced images of unattainably perfect bodies. Without realizing it, we compare ourselves to these images, and take in the message that our bodies are not good enough. However, it is possible to respect and appreciate your unique body. The secret is to protect yourself from society’s damaging messages by building a Body Image Shield. Here’s how… Continue reading →