Friday, December 9, 2016

NORMAL’s New Chapter — The Paradigm Shift Toward Mental Fitness

NEWS RELEASE Date: July 31, 2013 Contact: Robyn Hussa Farrell, rhussa@normalinschools.org   NORMAL Announces Their Next Chapter in Effecting a Cultural Paradigm Shift Toward Mental Fitness   New York, NY — NORMAL, a national nonprofit that collaborates with state agencies and national experts to educate about mental health, eating disorders, body image, and stress-management through […]

BODY EMPOWERMENT – “Generational Trauma with Ynanna Djehuty”

As part of the weekly Wednesday posting of my ongoing YouTube series “Body Empowerment,” here’s “Generational Trauma with Ynanna Djehuty (Body Empowerment 78)” originally posted March 18, 2013, on YouTube.com by Caroline Rothstein. Guest Ynanna Djehuty talks about generational trauma – the ways we carry trauma from our ancestors and heritage, and the ways we pass it […]

Wedding Day Yoga Leads to Bliss

This week I celebrated my wedding on the beach.  My husband and I were married privately 6 months prior, and had decided we wanted to create a special beach wedding celebration with close friends and family.  The thought was that it would be “easy” carefree and “simple” to host a gathering for 70 close friends. […]

BODY EMPOWERMENT – “Overeating”

As part of the weekly Wednesday posting of my ongoing YouTube series “Body Empowerment,” here’s “Overeating (Body Empowerment 77)” originally posted March 4, 2013, on YouTube.com by Caroline Rothstein. This video responds to a viewer’s question about overeating, and how to find ways to avoid letting overeating become a full blown relapse. About BODY EMPOWERMENT: Founded in 2008, […]

Recover from Shame: Value in Postponing

Bewildered, confused and angry about life challenges?  If you have an eating disorder you can be frightened by what seems to be relentless and impossible difficulties that present themselves every day. You may feel shame helplessness and resignation. A solution for you exists. Everyone, of course, has their share of problem solving to do.  But […]

Australia and eating disorders research

Hope Network Founder, Becky Henry is back to blogging and shares her experiences from eating disorders conference in Australia. What do Australia and eating disorders research have to do with an anniversary trip.  Plenty it turns out. Read below and find out…for in the name of sanity, time and that ever elusive “life-balance” I’m always […]

Feminist Scholar Blurs the Arts and Sciences: An Intimate Conversation

*This interview of Dr. Patricia Leavy was originally prepared for publication in the now defunct arts e-zine, HerCircle* I interviewed scholar and novelist Patricia Leavy for an UpClose Interview featured in February 2012 HerCircle E-Zine, about her passion for blurring the arts and sciences. Since that interview Leavy has gone from being a professor to […]

BODY EMPOWERMENT – “‘Live Well. Sleep Well.’ with Nancy Rothstein”

As part of the weekly Wednesday posting of my ongoing YouTube series “Body Empowerment,” here’s “‘Live Well. Sleep Well’ with Nancy Rothstein (Body Empowerment 76)” originally posted February 18, 2013, on YouTube.com by Caroline Rothstein. Guest Nancy Rothstein, the Sleep Ambassador, talks about the importance of sleep for our body’s well-being. About BODY EMPOWERMENT: Founded in 2008, “Body […]

New Mistakes

July 12, 2013 by  
Filed under Body Image

 Updated and graciously re-posted from Gürze:   We are sitting in a circle, a dozen high school students and I.

Promoting a Healthy Body Image in Your Home

As a child, I grew up in a very traditional, Italian home where dinner each night was by far the best part of my day. It was a time when my family of five would gather around the table, talking, laughing and sharing delicious fare together. Food was always a part of our lives and […]

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