Wednesday, September 28, 2016

BODY EMPOWERMENT – “Feeling vs. Looking Good”

As part of the weekly Wednesday posting of my ongoing YouTube series “Body Empowerment,” here’s “Feeling vs. Looking Good (Body Empowerment 41)” originally posted June 20, 2011, on YouTube.com by Caroline Rothstein. Check it out! About BODY EMPOWERMENT: Founded in 2008, “Body Empowerment” is hosted and produced by NYC-based writer, performer, and eating disorder recovery advocate Caroline Rothstein. In […]

deciding to live consciously and creatively

Effective therapy in NYC and beyond is about helping people create new realities in their lives—internally AND externally. And creating new realities starts with a decision to participate consciously and creatively in the present moment. Deciding to step into a conscious/creative mindset is so subtle as to almost be unrecognizable as an action that we […]

Are you Normal?

Do you see yourself re-imaged, re-presented, or depicted as you truly are in media? Your hair texture, the shape of your nose, the natural shape of your body or even your natural tone-color, and texture of your face with all of its wonderful imperfections? And finally, what about your social class or even the dialect […]

Gratitude is the source of your healing and self confidence

Being aware and grateful in your life promotes your own healing and develops you as a sturdy and worthwhile person. Gratitude is far more than saying “thank you” to someone for their efforts.

Heavy Petting

November 21, 2012 by  
Filed under Binge Eating, Eating Disorders, Featured, HAES

Sons and daughters are different.  That seems like an obvious statement but as the mother of a son, who did my best to raise him in an environment as free from gender stereotypes as possible, whenever I come across evidence of what seems to be a universal difference between boys and girls (genitalia and hormones […]

BODY EMPOWERMENT – “To Internalize, or Not to Internalize”

November 21, 2012 by  
Filed under Body Image, Eating Disorders, Featured, Recovery

As part of the weekly Wednesday posting of my ongoing YouTube series “Body Empowerment,” here’s “To Internalize or Not to Internalize (Body Empowerment 40)” originally posted June 13, 2011, on YouTube.com by Caroline Rothstein. Check it out! About BODY EMPOWERMENT: Founded in 2008, “Body Empowerment” is hosted and produced by NYC-based writer, performer, and eating disorder recovery advocate Caroline […]

Are You Getting Enough Sleep?

Graciously re-posted courtesy of Gurze Publications. When I interviewed Dr. Craig Johnson of the Eating Recovery Center in Denver in 2010, he told me a surprising statistic: “The average adolescent patient coming in for eating disorder treatment is reporting an average of 4.2 hours of sleep per night.” According to the National Sleep Foundation, teens […]

BODY EMPOWERMENT – “Intuitive Eating and Joyous Environments”

As part of the weekly Wednesday posting of my ongoing YouTube series “Body Empowerment,” here’s “Intuitive Eating and Joyous Environments (Body Empowerment 39)” originally posted June 6, 2011, on YouTube.com by Caroline Rothstein. Check it out! About BODY EMPOWERMENT: Founded in 2008, “Body Empowerment” is hosted and produced by NYC-based writer, performer, and eating disorder recovery advocate Caroline Rothstein. […]

I’m a STAR today because….

November is the time to become your own CHAMPION.  This is a month where you should start to express gratitude towards YOURSELF.  Let me tell you why I think this is important. Have you ever been in a relationship (i.e., business or personal) where the other person is extremely critical of you? Are they constantly […]

Thoughts on mental health

November 14, 2012 by  
Filed under Addiction, Eating Disorders, Featured

Updated and graciously re-posted from Gürze Publications: In the San Francisco Chronicle there was an article by Martha Woodruff titled, “Let’s treat addiction like the disease it is.” Ms. Woodruff was writing about an HBO executive who was seeking treatment for a substance abuse relapse. Woodruff asked, “When is this country going to relax its […]

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