When I think of my maternal grandmother, I cannot help but see her wearing her apron. Her house always smelled delicious from whatever she was baking or cooking at the time. There is such a strong relationship between those memories for me. I often think of the women in...
The world can be a harsh and confusing place for people who are dealing with an eating disorder. Feeling compassion is not about feeling sorry for oneself or someone else. It's about looking at self and others through a tender heart.
When you have distorted or unhealthy body image, it can cause you to want to harm yourself instead of love yourself.
Better Body Esteem ® is a five-step process that includes gaining awareness of body image issues and overcoming shame. Two other important aspects of this process are appreciation and acceptance.
There’s a big correlation between food and shame. Facing the shame can be a big step towards recovery and Better Body Esteem™.
When you turn on your awareness, you can choose to tune into healthier messages about yourself and your body.
Body image issues are a crucial component of recovery from food addiction and eating disorders. These five steps can guide the way.