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Healthy Living: Q&A with Nicole Ohebshalom

I had the pleasure of interviewing Nicole Ohebshalom of Radiant Living Wellness, a New York-based wellness center that offers a variety of programs, including nutritional counseling and yoga. One of the things that I liked about Nicole's philosophy is her focus on living a healthy, pleasurable life, where we truly listen to our bodies. It's a life without restrictive diets and punishing exercise.

On her website, she says, "Instead of following a rigid diet that you would be a slave to, begin to...
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A Tip for Tending to Your Body

Body image goes beyond your weight, size and silhouette. "Body image can change based on what you do each day and how your body functions. It's important to widen your definition to include more than just your appearance," writes Ann Kearney-Cooke in her book, Change Your Mind, Change Your Body.

Self-care is important to having a healthy body image (and leading a healthy life). According to Kearney-Cooke, "engaging in activities every day to comfort, soothe, relax, pamper and strengthen your body will help you...
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Q&A on Eating Disorder Recovery with Reader Becky, Part 2

I’ve already had the great opportunity to speak with several women about their recovery from eating disorders and emotional eating (you can find the interviews here). I hope to regularly feature Q&As with individuals who’ve recovered from eating disorders, binge eating, negative body image or any kind of disordered eating. If you’d like to share your story of recovery, I’d love to hear from you! You can email me at
Here's Part 2 of my interview with Becky Oot about her recovery from an...
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Eating Disorder Recovery: Q&A with Reader Becky Oot

I’ve already had the great opportunity to speak with several women about their recovery from eating disorders and emotional eating (you can find the interviews here). I hope to regularly feature Q&As with individuals who’ve recovered from eating disorders, binge eating, negative body image or any kind of disordered eating. If you’d like to share your story of recovery, I’d love to hear from you! You can email me at
Today, I'm thrilled to include an interview with Becky Oot, who blogs at...
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Book Review: Goodbye Ed, Hello Me

Happy 2010 everyone! I hope you enjoyed a wonderful weekend. Today, I'm happy to feature a book review by reader Kate Thieda, who shared her story of eating disorder recovery with us last month here and here. Below, she's written an excellent review of Goodbye Ed, Hello Me by Jenni Schaefer. Thanks so much, Kate, for your review!! Oh, Marsha Hudnall over at the fantastic blog A Weight Lifted has included an interview with me today. I was thrilled to...
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