Archives for January, 2016

Body Image

Self-Care Sunday Links 1.31.16

Some Sundays I share links to posts from other bloggers on body image, self-care and well-being (and a few of my own, too). Below, you'll find pieces on everything from building healthy boundaries to not comparing ourselves to others to adopting a new perspective on self-doubt. I hope you're having a wonderful Sunday!


A list of helpful body positive, intuitive eating and meditation blogs.

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To Make Fulfilling Decisions Reconnect with Yourself

I used to make decisions by asking everyone else what they thought I should do without ever really asking myself. I used to think I had to earn people's attention, care and love so I made many decisions that hurt my spirit. There were days (and still are days) that I'd look outside myself to see what everyone else was doing—wearing, saying, listening to, pursuing, creating, wondering, and I'd...
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Creating Meaningful Categories of Self-Care

Self-care comes in all shapes and sizes. How we take care of ourselves depends on what we need at the time, and what's available to us. In The Generalized Anxiety Disorder Workbook authors Melisa Robichaud, PhD, and Michel J. Dugas, PhD, suggest keeping a list of self-care activities we can turn to (and scheduling them, just like we would a dental appointment). They share these...
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Binge Eating

My Body Image Dream for 2016


Today, in the , we honor Martin Luther King, Jr., who had an incredible dream and helped make it a reality. Inspired by his powerful speech and Therese Borchard’s beautiful piece, every year I republish a post on my personal dream (which I’ve updated since last year). It’s a dream that focuses on everything from how we treat each other to how...
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Making a Profound Commitment to Yourself

In a recent yoga class, one of the instructors talked about tossing out resolutions and instead making a commitment. She gave the example of committing to saying something truly positive to ourselves every morning. I like this. I like it because making a commitment feels like you're honoring and respecting yourself. It feels solid and tangible and strong. A commitment feels like it's rooted in an...
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Self-Care Sunday: Inspiring Ways to Approach the New Year

Today, I'm sharing some of my favorite posts from others on how they're approaching the New Year. Their pieces are so inspiring and empowering. And I hope they inspire and empower you, too---and maybe even spark a few insights.


Alex shares 5 powerful questions to ask ourselves in the New Year, along with her own answers.

Rosie suggests doing a New Year Personal Summit...
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