Sunday, December 6, 2020

Intuitive eating: an approach for the chronic dieter

September 21, 2010 by  
Filed under Dieting

This guest post provided by Heidi_PsyD Maria grew up in a family of 8 children. “It was very regimented,” she says. “It didn’t matter whether I liked bologna and cheese, that was lunch.” As a result of her upbringing Maria lost touch with many of her needs, and experiences such as going to restaurants is […]

Eat, Pray, Love: a journey of recovery pertinent to eating disorders

This guest post provided by Heidi_PsyD You’ve just exited your marriage in a painful split that leaves you bank account barren. You’ve lost your soul mate, who you love desperately but can’t live with. You’re popping Prozac like candy to get some relief from the crushing pain of it all. So what do you do? […]

Cosmetic Surgery: Quick Fix Or Deadly Obsession?

September 8, 2010 by  
Filed under Body Image, Media Literacy

Lauren James was a 26 year old, gorgeous, young woman, with a loving fiancee and family. And a future. She was beautiful – a pretty blonde with a slim figure. For reasons difficult for anyone looking at her to comprehend, she decided she needed liposuction. She died as a result of her surgery. She left […]

Orthorexia: too much of a good thing

September 3, 2010 by  
Filed under Disordered Eating, Nutrition, Orthorexia

This guest post provided by Heidi_PsyD Their favorite Sunday excursion is Trader Joe’s and their pantries are stocked with Kashi products unknown to the general public. Tofu, quinoa, and organic vegetables make up the centerpiece of their diets. They are “healthy eaters.” But could they also be disordered eaters? Orthorexia is the word for an […]

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