Category Archives: Health at Every Size

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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Health at Every Size®: LIVE! this Saturday

Learn how to enhance your health through body positivity and compassionate self-care. Join me for Health at Every Size®: LIVE this Saturday, May 21 at McKinley Park.

We have an amazing panel of body positive guest speakers lined up, including Connie Sobczak, co-founder of The Body Positive and author of Embody: Learning to Love Your Unique Body (and quiet that critical inner voice!)  Her presentations have been described as life-changing.

Here are the top 5 reasons to attend this event:

  1. Reclaim your health
  2. Learn to practice intuitive self-care
  3. Cultivate self-love
  4. Declare your own authentic beauty
  5. Build a body positive community

(These are the core competencies of the Be Body Positive Model.)

Did you know that I was on TV?  Watch me explain the Health at Every Size® approach during my four minutes of fame:

Nicole Presents “Brain Training: Cultivating Body Respect”

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Do you want to feel more comfortable and confident? More relaxed, joyful, and present in the world? Your thoughts about your body can shape the way you feel. Instead of fighting to change your body, learn to change the way you think.

Registered dietitian Nicole Geurin returns to Train Hard or Go Home for the final presentation of her 3-part series on Health at Every Size.  Continue reading

Join us for Health at Every Size®: LIVE! in Sacramento

 

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Support health and well-being while putting an end to weight stigma.  Come join us for a day of fun, fitness, and health for EVERY BODY.

The event is free to attend. Donations are welcome; all proceeds will benefit the Association for Size Diversity and Health.

Event highlights:

  • Keynote speaker Connie Sobczak, author of the book Embody
  • Movement breaks led by body-positive fitness instructors
  • Presentations by health professionals (i.e. yours truly!)
  • Book signing
  • Delicious snacks
  • Raffles and door prizes

It’s going to be awesome!  To learn more, visit youcaring.com/HAESContinue reading

Nicole Presents Mindful Eating: Making Peace with Food

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My first talk at Train Hard or Go Home fitness studio.

Our first event was a great success!  Don’t miss out on the next event in our Health at Every Size series.  Continue reading