Category Archives: Health at Every Size

Social Determinants of Health

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Source: ASDAH, 2017

Have you seen ‘Embrace’ yet?

This is a great film, and it’s now available to watch on-demand.  Continue reading

Want to build your body positive community?

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I help to host an annual event in Sacramento called Health at Every Size®: LIVE!

Attendees learn how to enhance their health through body positivity and compassionate self-care, while building a community of like-minded individuals.   Continue reading

How to Host a Body Positive Event

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I originally wrote this post for ASDAH’s Health at Every Size® Blog.

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

Client testimonial

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Yay! Scale by Marilyn Wann

My very first Health at Every Size® client gave me permission to share her story.  She wrote this testimonial a few months ago, five years after our first consult.   Continue reading

Nutrition Podcasts

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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.

Check it out!

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Build a Body Image Shield

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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