A Sense of Safety

by Lisa Pearl MS, RD, LDN, CEDRD, CEDS

This has been a tough week for all of us as we struggle to understand and process the grief of Las Vegas. Thank God for Jimmy Kimmel (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ruYeBXudsds) and the other late night talk show hosts…read more

Tips to Empower, Relax and Enjoy Meals in the Campus Dining Hall

by Nicole Patience MS, RD, LDN, CDE, CEDRD

Dining halls can serve as gathering meccas on campus.  You can view them as an opportunity to nourish your campus life, both through social connection…read more

Getting Started with Eating on Campus

by Nicole Patience MS, RD, LDN, CDE, CEDRD   

College dining halls can serve as a major source of connecting with friends at school.  Dining halls may serve to extend conversations…read more

Embrace Summer

by Natalie Gornstein, LICSW

The Body Image documentary “Embrace” has been widely screened in the US and beyond since it last appeared on our blog. Taryn Brumfit’s message of body acceptance…read more.

A Mindful Pause a la Farm

by Nicole Patience MS, RD, LDN, CDE,CEDRD

Summer in New England invites us to connect more fully with the local food movement.  A farm visit is a great opportunity to…read more

Nourish Your Mind

by Natalie Gornstein, LICSW

Have you checked out our list of recommended podcasts yet? Look under “resources” and you will find a variety of recommended podcasts…read more

A Strategy for Troubling Body Image Thoughts

by Jodi R. Galin, Ph.D

Many people with eating disorders are troubled by preoccupation with body image dissatisfaction.  Negative body thoughts can take up much time in someone’s head prior to full recovery.  These thoughts are…Read More

Self-Confidence Verses Shame in the Beauty Politic

by Jodi R. Galin, Ph.D.

Where is the line between self-confidence with good, healthy self-care on the one hand and pre-occupation, body image dissatisfaction, and body loathing on the other?  Debra Spar took on this question…Read More

Is There a Link to Zinc?

by Karlee Bushnell, Guest Blogger

Did you know that the average person has approximately 2-3 grams of zinc in their body? Zinc is primarily found in the liver, pancreas, kidney, bone, and muscles…read more

Unconditional Love: Celebrating Your Body In Sickness, In Health, And No Matter What

by Heather Bell, MPH RD LDN

When we talk about body acceptance, we often frame the discussion in terms of size and shape.  And we talk about loving our bodies whatever size… read more