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Body Image

A Celebration: Favorite Posts on Body Image, Eating & Dieting at Weightless



Today's my birthday. I'm turning the big 28! So to celebrate I wanted to highlight some of my most favorite posts from Weightless and other fantastic blogs.

Also, I wanted to thank you guys so much for reading, for leaving such thoughtful comments and for coming back day after day. I love writing posts for Weightless. I've learned and am learning sooo much. I greatly appreciate all your support and...
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Women, Food & God: Finding Your Way Back to Wholeness

Today, I'm thrilled to share with you a guest post by Kate Thieda that explores Geneen Roth's book, Women, Food and God. You might remember Kate shared her story about recovering from an eating disorder (part 1 and part 2), and wrote a guest post about seeking treatment at 28 years old. She's also written about her experiences as a student therapist for our World of Psychology blog (you can see all the posts here). I'm incredibly grateful for the...
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More on Body Image: Q&A with Author Dara Chadwick, Part 2


Here's part two of my interview with Dara Chadwick, author of You’d Be So Pretty If...Teaching Our Daughters to Love Their Bodies – Even When We Don’t Love Our Own.

Dara also writes a blog called You'd Be So Pretty If..., which features the oh-so true tag line: "because her body image starts with yours." On this blog, Dara discusses how moms can help their daughters build a healthier body image...
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Helping Your Daughter Build A Positive Body Image: Q&A with Dara Chadwick


Today, I'm excited to present part one of my interview with Dara Chadwick, author of You'd Be So Pretty If...Teaching Our Daughters to Love Their Bodies - Even When We Don't Love Our Own.

I highly recommend Dara's book to parents. It offers valuable advice in each chapter, along with a list of "body image builders" at the end of each one. She also includes slices from her life along...
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Body Image & Disordered Eating: Save the Messy Stuff

I've never written in a journal consistently. In fact, I usually just write on scraps of paper when I feel like I have to get something out, when I feel an overwhelming need to write.

In college, this overwhelming need usually came after I'd binged or just felt fat in general. I'd write about how disgusting I felt, how I could feel the fat swallowing me up, how I wished so badly to be skinny, and thereby pretty, how tired I was of counting...
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Emotional Eating, Food Fears & Body Image: Q&A with Christie, Part 2

Here's part two of my interview with Christie from Honoring Health, where she writes about intuitive eating, well-being and honoring your body. Plus, she also features drool-worthy recipes like this one. Yum.

Like I said yesterday, I love Christie's work. She's truly spreading a positive and healthy message. I'm so happy to share her wise words with Weightless readers.

Below, Christie talks about emotional eating, making peace with food, her favorite body image booster and more.

Check out part one of our interview...
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