How To Get Started With Health At Every Size

Moving from a diet/weight loss mentality to a Health At Every Size® mentality can feel pretty daunting. It’s not necessarily easy to let go of typical beliefs around weight and health when everyone from your doctor to your mom to various media to your office mate are telling you about the wonders of the latest diet/celebrity weight loss/the dangers of fat, etc. Even if you’ve been reading about HAES® and understand why it makes sense, it can be hard when you actually try to apply it to your own life. Read More How To Get Started With Health At Every Size

The Big Business of Losing Weight as a New Year’s Resolution

I noticed them the day before Christmas, when I turned on the TV. Blaring from my screen, in quick succession, the barrage of weight loss advertisements, clearly designed and intended for women who are feeling a bit bad about overindulging at the holidays, or who have chosen weight loss as their New Year’s Resolution. It seems like the advertisements start earlier each year. They play on the fears, and the guilt, that so many of us have been conditioned to feel around the holidays. Read More The Big Business of Losing Weight as a New Year’s Resolution