Reject the Diet Mentality Americans spent $628.5 million dollars on weight loss vitamins, minerals, and supplements in 2017. In the United States, the diet industry as a whole is worth over $72 billion dollars. If you're a human and you live on this earth, (especially in the western hemisphere) the likelihood that you have gone [...]
Happy fall, y'all! It's finally getting to that point where I am ready to throw a scarf around my neck, slip on my boots, and pick up a hot pumpkin spice latte (#PSL) on my way to work! It's so crazy to think that just last week I was hiding out inside, sipping on my iced #PSL [...]
The concept seems innocent enough--track your steps to increase your activity level; increase your activity level, and improve your health-- or so it seems. But the question I want to present to you today is this: Does your Fitbit actually improve your health? Are you able to wear it without obsessing over how many steps [...]
What are food rules? Food Rules are a set of guidelines that a person internalizes that dictates when, where, how, and what he or she can eat on a given day. Here are some examples of common food rules found in our culture: "Do not eat anything after 7:00 pm." "No more than _________ calories [...]
Eating Disorder Recovery: Motivation
Is there a way to enjoy holiday treats without overindulging? Is overindulging the same thing as binging? Is it restricting if I say "no" to a dessert that I really don't want? How do we make sense of this?