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5 Ways to Love Yourself and Your Body

Why does it seem like the most common advice around self-care is to take a bubble bath? While that might be enjoyable to some, it’s not getting to the root of why you struggle to love yourself and your body to begin with. As an Anti-Diet Nutritionist, mindset work is at the core of how

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The Desire to Lose Weight is Not About Your…

You don’t need to lose weight. I get why you feel the desire to lose weight though. But wanting to lose weight is a response to something else going on in your life. Some external trigger or life circumstance that you’re trying to solve for by beginning a new diet/lifestyle. It’s not about your body

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Why Losing Weight Won’t Help Your Body Image

You think losing weight is going to fix how you feel about your body image. But it won’t. Sure, that initial rise of excitement when you zip up those smaller-sized pants can dupe you for a moment or two. But then it’s quickly deflated when you think about ALL the effort it took to get

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Facts to Combat Diet Culture in 2021

As diet culture is preparing to launch their new rounds and tired programs in January 2021, consider how misguided and shameful their messaging is. Diet ads and fitness influencers will not only rely on their old “you’re fat and lazy” standbys. But this year will add in the shame of quarantine weight gain as well.

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Body Image is Tied to Your Mental Health

Diet culture wants you to believe that losing weight will improve your body image; but your body image is actually tied to your mental health—not your appearance. This is why when we hit our weight loss goals, the excitement lasts for only a fleeting second. We’re left dissatisfied, mentally exhausted from the effort of restriction,

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Why Before and After Photos Should Be Banned

While the majority of Before and After photos are posted to sell a diet program’s results, sometimes Before and After photos are posted with relatively good intentions—someone set a goal for their body and they’re celebrating progress towards their appearance goals. In either case, the intentions don’t actually matter because Before and After photos are